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News Minute: Here is the latest Washington news from The Associated Press

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky coroner says a drug overdose caused the death of a University of Louisville cheerleader from suburban Seattle. The Courier-Journal reports that 22-year-old Danielle Cogswell died of an overdose of heroin, amphetamines and Xanax last month. Cogswell was from the Seattle suburb of Sammamish and transferred to U of L from Arizona State last year.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Washington state man faces sentencing today in federal court on charges he led an interstate meth-trafficking ring that exploited workers in Montana's oil patch. Robert Armstrong of Moses Lake pleaded guilty in January to possession with intent to distribute meth. They say he ran a network of dealers and enforcers selling large quantities of almost-pure meth in eastern Montana.

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The ACLU is expressing concern Washington State University's plans to operate a health clinic on the Spokane Campus with Providence Health Care. The ACLU says the partnership could prevent patients from obtaining birth control or other reproductive services. A WSU Spokane spokesman declined to comment.

SEATTLE (AP) - Divers have recovered the body of a man who drove a stolen car off a dock and into the water. Seattle police say divers found the body yesterday near where the car went under in the Ship Canal. Authorities saw a man in the water, but he pushed an officer away who tried to rescue him.

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