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

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MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) - Crews used a remote-controlled device to recover the bodies of three hikers from a dangerous area of Carbon Glacier on Mount Rainer. The bodies were found in an area where six climbers disappeared in May. The bodies of the three other climbers have not been found. The Park Service says confirmation on the identities will come from the Pierce County medical examiner.

KENT, Wash. (AP) - Police are checking surveillance video to identify a car that fled a Kent gas station after two men were fatally shot this morning. Witnesses tell KOMO that the shooting occurred during an argument over a car that blocked access to a gas pump. The two victims were declared dead at the scene.

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration is detailing the toll that the escalating cost of fighting forest fires has had on other projects as it pushes Congress to overhaul how it pays for the most severe blazes. In a new report issued today, the Agriculture Department said that staffing for fighting fires has more than doubled since 1998.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Kendrys Morales homered for in a losing effort for Seattle this afternoon in Philadelphia as the Phillies defeated the Mariners, 4-3. James Paxton took the first loss of his 10th career start.

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