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Three killed in big Washington state mudslide

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SEATTLE — A massive landslide of dirt, trees and rocks in rural Washington killed three people on Saturday, injured at least eight others and destroyed six houses, authorities said. The slide — at least 135 feet wide and 180 feet deep — hit just before 11 a.m., Snohomish County authorities said. The landslide completely blocked State Route 530 near the town of Oso, about 55 miles north of Seattle. Also blocked was the North Fork ...

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