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Gregoire Tours Eastern Washington

WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire will be touring parts of Eastern Washington to talk to locals about water projects, farm labor issues and biofuels.

Gregoire starts the tour in Walla Walla on Thursday to discuss river restoration efforts. Other stops on the tour include the Red Mountain wine region near the Tri-Cities and a meeting with the Yakima River basin water enhancement group.

On Friday, Gregoire will visit a 600-acre farm near Sunnyside, a leading fruit grower in Brewster and an oilseed company in Odessa.

Joining Gregoire on the tour are Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant, Agriculture Director Dan Newhouse and Commerce Director Rogers Weed.

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