A baby orca, the first born to one of Puget Sound's killer whale pods since 2012, is missing and presumed dead. The calf, seen here in a photo provided by the Center for Whale Research, apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia.
LOADED WITH LEAD, PART 3: At the Vancouver (Wash.) Rifle and Pistol Club, youngsters' alarming lead tests in 2010 prompted the club to upgrade the range.
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