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December 2, 2014 at 5:59 AM

6-ton excavator stolen in SW Washington

The Associated Press LONGVIEW — What do you do with a stolen 6-ton excavator? The owner of one that vanished last Friday night say investigators say it’s probably already on another job site. The Daily News of Longview reports that Michelle Horsley and her husband, Greg, own Horsley Timber & Construction of Castle Rock, Washington. They were…

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October 2, 2012 at 1:44 PM

Radioactive Hanford excavator sent to Pasco shop

The Associated Press PASCO — An excavator contaminated with radiation was mistakenly sent from the Hanford nuclear reservation to a Pasco shop last week for maintenance. Washington Closure Hanford spokesman Mark McKenna says the problem was discovered Monday afternoon when the excavator was returned to Hanford. The Tri-City Herald reports a crew was sent to the…

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