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MIDLAND, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in northwestern Washington state say a Pierce County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a 40-year-old man who charged at the deputy with a knife. The News Tribune reports that deputies responded at about 11 p.m. Thursday after a woman called saying her son was suicidal, had taken methamphetamine and had a knife.

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in northwestern Washington state say police shot a 36-year-old man who pointed a handgun at officers surrounding a house during a standoff. The Bremerton Police Department in a statement says officers opened fire at about 8 a.m.

FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) - Police in Washington state say they've recovered a stolen motor home and reunited its owner with about 10 dogs that were inside. Officials say someone stole the Winnebago on Friday evening from the parking lot of a sporting goods store. Authorities tell KING-TV that police in Lacey on Saturday took into custody one person in connection with the case. Police say the show and service dogs include a Doberman pinscher, five toy fox terrier puppies, three miniature pinschers and a poodle.

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Washington State University wants to start a pilot program to test methods of decomposing human bodies that could offer an alternative to burial or cremation. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports that the school is acquiring necessary approvals to test equipment at one of its campus facilities as part of the Urban Death Project.

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