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April 14, 2014 at 5:56 AM

State beginning plans to reopen highway at Oso mudslide

DARRINGTON (AP) — As the search continues for seven people still missing in the Oso mudslide, Snohomish County and the state Transportation Department are beginning the process to reopen Highway 530 by holding a community meeting.

About a mile of the highway is covered by debris from the March 22 slide, blocking the main route between Darrington and Interstate 5.

Officials are holding a community meeting to discuss the highway tonight at Darrington, a 7 p.m. at the Darrington Community Center.

Similar meetings are planned Tuesday at the Oso Community Chapel and Wednesday at the Stillaguamish Senior Center in Arlington

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