Anna King en Why This Year's Blueberry Bounty Has Growers Feeling Blue The blueberries on your morning cereal are less expensive this year. That's because farmers are harvesting a bumper crop this summer. It's good news for berry lovers, but the bounty might wreck some blueberry growers.<p>In Richland, Wash., Genoa Blankenship pops open the lid on a box of blueberries. Her three young children struggle to stop wiggling. Blankenship loves the idea of healthy snacks that are easy to take along to soccer practice.<p>"We tend to eat blueberries at least twice a day. Fri, 16 Aug 2013 06:52:00 +0000 Anna King 36132 at Why This Year's Blueberry Bounty Has Growers Feeling Blue Federal Budget Cuts Hamper Waste Cleanup At Washington Nuclear Reservation Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>In Washington State, radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is leaking from underground containment tanks. The site contains the leftovers from plutonium production, some from World War II, most from the Cold War. And it turns out the federal budget sequester is slowing the cleanup.<p>From Richland, Washington, Anna King of the Northwest News Network has that story.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MACHINERY)<p>ANNA KING, BYLINE: Up to three gallons of radioactive waste a day seeps into the desert sand at Hanford, not far from the Columbia River. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 21:33:00 +0000 Anna King 27555 at Prehistoric 'Kennewick Man' Was All Beefcake For nearly a decade, scientists and Northwest tribes in Washington state <a href="">fought bitterly</a> over whether to bury or study the 9,500-year-old bones known as Kennewick Man. Scientists won the battle, and now, after years of careful examination, they're releasing some of their findings.<p>For starters, Kennewick Man was buff. I mean, really beefcake. Fri, 12 Oct 2012 17:44:00 +0000 Anna King 19176 at Prehistoric 'Kennewick Man' Was All Beefcake In Washington State, Picker Shortage Threatens Apple Boom In western Michigan, there <a href="">aren't enough</a> apples to pick because bad weather decimated 85 to 90 percent of the crop. But Washington state has the opposite problem — there's an abundance of apples, but not enough pickers.<p>This should be the happiest, busiest time of year in Washington apple orchards. Wed, 03 Oct 2012 07:25:00 +0000 Anna King 18739 at In Washington State, Picker Shortage Threatens Apple Boom