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By Gene Johnson The Associated Press

Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

Mail-order weed? You betcha!

With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in nine U.S. states that have legalized adult recreational use of the drug. Age limits, government involvement in distribution and sales, and access to banking are some big discrepancies.

’Dreamer’ reunites with family, says he’s hopeful for future

TACOMA, Wash. — Their hug was silent, their smiles broad. After more than six weeks in custody, a Mexican man who had been arrested despite his participation in a program designed to prevent the deportation of those brought to the U.S. illegally as children was freed Wednesday pending deportation proceedings.

App helps save Seattle cardiac patient

SEATTLE — If your heart is going to stop, right outside a hospital is not a bad place for it.

And if 41 people within a 330-yard radius have a cellphone app alerting them to your distress, so much the better.

That’s what happened in Seattle last week when Stephen DeMont collapsed at a bus stop in front of University of Washington Medical Center.

Appeals court: Washington must fix salmon-blocking culverts

SEATTLE — In a case that could have big implications for dams and other development in the Northwest, a federal appeals court panel said Monday that Native American tribes have a right not only to fish for salmon, but for there to be salmon to catch a ruling that affirms the duty of the United States to protect the habitat of the prized fish under treaties dating back more than 150 years.