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State of redundancy

Was listening to NPR's “Morning Edition” today and the broadcasters kept referring to the mountain tragedy that took place in “Washington state.”

Is the state identifier really necessary in that context?

Do they have a lot of avalanches in the District of Columbia?

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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