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Stink bugs invade more counties, homes in Washington

By Linda Weiford, WSU News

Stink-bug-80PULLMAN, Wash. – A recent upsurge of dirty, rotten, no-good brown marmorated stink bugs in the Pacific Northwest has researchers scrambling to keep the insect’s numbers from exploding. » More …

Cougar invasion leads to Seattle proclamation

WSU Cougars are gearing up to invade the Emerald City this Saturday and take on the Nevada Wolf Pack in the new Seahawk Stadium. Ticket sales are hitting new records and approaching capacity. Joy to the journey now was added Wednesday, when Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels proclaimed Aug. 26-31 as WSU Week. During a Downtown Seattle Rotary Association luncheon, Nichols encouraged people to wear crimson on Aug. 31 to show support for Washington#s land-grant institution.Because WSU has contributed more than $730 million and 10,000 jobs to the Washington state economy, the week recognizes athletic success, outstanding research, service and academic achievement, the proclamation read.The second … » More …