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The Seattle Times
Soil heaves while Bertha sits; experts check building foundations“Some of the Alaskan Way Viaduct columns and buildings show similar movement,”
Soil heaves while Bertha sits; experts check building foundations
The Seattle Times / Posted an hour ago
“Some of the Alaskan Way Viaduct columns and buildings show similar movement,” says an update Friday by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). However, structural experts found no damage to building foundations, said Dave Sowers,... Read more
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NBC News
Google is Taking Its Robot Car Tests to Washington StateGoogle parent company Alphabet said Wednesday that its self-driving car project
Google is Taking Its Robot Car Tests to Washington State
NBC News / Posted 6 hours ago
Google parent company Alphabet said Wednesday that its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company's Google unit has conducted autonomous... Read more
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The Columbian
Room For ImprovementThe statistics are encouraging, with officials announcing this week that the nu
Room For Improvement
The Columbian / Posted 7 hours ago
The statistics are encouraging, with officials announcing this week that the number of Washington residents who don’t have health insurance has been cut in half under the Affordable Care Act. Yet, the overriding question remains: At what cost? In... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Diving into traditions, Pacific Islander youth see a bright future with nonprofit’s helpFor most of American history, immigrant parents have wondered how to raise resp
Diving into traditions, Pacific Islander youth see a bright future with nonprofit’s help
The Seattle Times / Posted 19 hours ago
For most of American history, immigrant parents have wondered how to raise respectful teenagers in a seemingly rootless new land. Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) is into the third year of a helpful idea: Teach the children of Pacific... Read more
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Everett Herald
Toll lane chronicles: Who can make them free?Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Toll lane chronicles: Is a la
Toll lane chronicles: Who can make them free?
Everett Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Published: Thursday, February 4, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Toll lane chronicles: Is a law needed to make them free? A group of Republican senators and Gov. Jay Inslee think the Legislature needs to put the change into law. But a key House Democrat disagrees... Read more
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CNBC
Google testing self-driving cars in WashingtonGoogle began a few weeks ago driving a single Lexus RX450h SUV around a few squ
Google testing self-driving cars in Washington
CNBC / Posted 21 hours ago
Google began a few weeks ago driving a single Lexus RX450h SUV around a few square miles in North Kirkland to create a detailed map of the streets. The company says its self-driving software has already been tested in over 1.4 million miles of... Read more
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The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle
Candidates speak at Lincoln Day dinnerOMAK - The party of Lincoln wasted no time during their annual Lincoln Day dinn
Candidates speak at Lincoln Day dinner
The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
OMAK - The party of Lincoln wasted no time during their annual Lincoln Day dinner on Monday to talk about the upcoming elections in the state level. Gubernatorial candidate Bill Bryant speaks at the Okanogan County Republican Party's Lincoln Day... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Google expands self-driving car trial to Washington state because: rainGoogle’s self-driving cars are about to get their toughest test to date: a rain
Google expands self-driving car trial to Washington state because: rain
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Google’s self-driving cars are about to get their toughest test to date: a rainy spring in the hilly Pacific Northwest. On 3 February, Google’s holding company Alphabet announced that its self-driving cars would take to public roads in Kirkland,... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Google to expand self-driving car testsAlphabet will expand its self-driving car project to Kirkland, Washington later
Google to expand self-driving car tests
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Alphabet will expand its self-driving car project to Kirkland, Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company's Google unit has conducted autonomous vehicle testing for six years in Mountain View,... Read more
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International Business Times
Google to teach autonomous cars to drive in rain and navigate hills in US state of Washington Google has extended its self-driving car project to Kirkland, in the US state o
Google to teach autonomous cars to drive in rain and navigate hills in US state of Washington
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Google has extended its self-driving car project to Kirkland, in the US state of Washington, where the vehicles can learn what it is like to drive in the rain. Until now, its autonomous cars have only driven in California and Austin, Texas, where... Read more
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Crosscut
Why a blue state elects a purple governmentSeattle residents, even the newest ones, know it in their hearts: Washington is
Why a blue state elects a purple government
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
Seattle residents, even the newest ones, know it in their hearts: Washington is a blue state. A lot of those newcomers, in fact, may have found the state’s Democratic, even progressive reputation to be part of the allure of moving to the Greater... Read more
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Crosscut
Senate Democratic leader will offer homeless funding proposalRep. Sharon Nelson After widely publicized shootings in a sprawling Seattle en
Senate Democratic leader will offer homeless funding proposal
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
Rep. Sharon Nelson After widely publicized shootings in a sprawling Seattle encampment and reports of rising homelessness across the state, the leader of the Senate Democrats will propose a move to fight the problem: a cash boost from the state’s... Read more
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Crosscut
5 things lawmakers shouldn't ignoreThe Capitol Dome Credit: Allyce Andrew Gov. Jay Inslee will get the 2016 sessi
5 things lawmakers shouldn't ignore
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
The Capitol Dome Credit: Allyce Andrew Gov. Jay Inslee will get the 2016 session of the Legislature into high gear with his State of the State speech today. He is already urging action on addressing a teacher shortage, preparing for wildfires,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Google takes self-driving car to Washington to experience bad weatherGoogle to take self-driving cars to Washington State: Kirkland experiment will
Google takes self-driving car to Washington to experience bad weather
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
Google to take self-driving cars to Washington State: Kirkland experiment will 'teach vehicles to drive in bad weather' Cars currently testing in Texas and Mountain View New site will allow car to experience 'different driving environments, traffic... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Obama signs disaster declaration for December stormsPresident Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by Dec
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties. Gov. Jay Inslee thanked Obama Tuesday for signing the declaration, the second... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Carlile murder-for-hire trial: 'Henrikson angry Suckow left a witness'VIDEO: Explosion blasts whole in plane during flightVIDEO: Explosion blasts who
Carlile murder-for-hire trial: 'Henrikson angry Suckow left a witness'
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
VIDEO: Explosion blasts whole in plane during flightVIDEO: Explosion blasts whole in plane during flight MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Officials at Somalia's civil aviation authority say they have found no evidence so far of a criminal act in an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington StateWASHINGTON: Alphabet Inc said Wednesday its self-driving car project will expan
Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington State
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON: Alphabet Inc said Wednesday its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company's Google unit has conducted autonomous vehicle... Read more
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Reuters
Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington StateA Google self-driving car is seen inside a lobby at the Google headquarters in
Google expands self-driving car testing to Washington State
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
A Google self-driving car is seen inside a lobby at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, California November 13, 2015. WASHINGTON Alphabet Inc said Wednesday its self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Washington later this... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Spokane County Sheriff's deputy in-training saves newborn's life SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Two Spokane County Deputies are being hailed as heroe
Spokane County Sheriff's deputy in-training saves newborn's life
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - Two Spokane County Deputies are being hailed as heroes after saving the life of an infant who... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Friends sneak into movie dressed as one personNewborn baby left at fire stationNewborn baby left at fire station SPOKANE, Wa
Friends sneak into movie dressed as one person
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Newborn baby left at fire stationNewborn baby left at fire station SPOKANE, Wash. - A mother of five had to make the heartbreaking choice of giving up her newborn baby girl, telling firefighters she couldn't handle taking care of another one, but... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
6 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that w
6 Things to Know for Today
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. IOWA SHOWS POLLING IS SLIPPERY BUSINESS 2. ELECTION MYSTERY MONEY RETURNS 3. SOMALI... Read more
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The Columbian
Camden: Senate GOP secures documents, expert to read themSenate Republicans trying to delve deep into the early-released-inmate scandal
Camden: Senate GOP secures documents, expert to read them
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
Senate Republicans trying to delve deep into the early-released-inmate scandal may be learning first hand the truth of the old adage “be careful what you ask for because you may get it.” Early last week they muscled subpoenas for Department of... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Support Special Olympics! It's KHQ vs. iHeart Radio in the 2016 Polar Plunge CALL THE KHQ CONNECT CENTER AT 509-443-1111 TODAY TO SUPPORT THE SPECIAL OLYM
Support Special Olympics! It's KHQ vs. iHeart Radio in the 2016 Polar Plunge
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
CALL THE KHQ CONNECT CENTER AT 509-443-1111 TODAY TO SUPPORT THE SPECIAL OLYMPICS AS KHQ'S SEAN,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Trace elements of DNA found from Hawaii helicopter crash HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps says trace elements of DNA have been fo
Trace elements of DNA found from Hawaii helicopter crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
HONOLULU (AP) - The U.S. Marine Corps says trace elements of DNA have been found from Marines killed in a helicopter crash off Hawaii... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Newborn baby left at fire station SPOKANE, Wash. - A mother of five had to make the heartbreaking choice of giv
Newborn baby left at fire station
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
SPOKANE, Wash. - A mother of five had to make the heartbreaking choice of giving up her newborn baby girl, telling firefighters she couldn't handle taking care of another one, but... Read more
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The Columbian
Disaster declaration OK’d for Clark, 9 other countiesSEATTLE — President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage d
Disaster declaration OK’d for Clark, 9 other counties
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE — President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties, including Clark. The rainfall between Dec. 1 and 14 exceeded 20... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Sandpoint teen airlifted to hospital after crash SANDPOINT, Idaho - A Sandpoint teenager was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical
Sandpoint teen airlifted to hospital after crash
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
SANDPOINT, Idaho - A Sandpoint teenager was airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane after being hit by a car while walking down the street... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for d
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Teen feels helpless after hit and runObama signs disaster declaration for December stormsObama signs disaster declar
Teen feels helpless after hit and run
KHQ Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Obama signs disaster declaration for December stormsObama signs disaster declaration for December storms SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Obama signs disaster declaration for December stormsSEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for dam
Obama signs disaster declaration for December storms
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for damage done by December wind and rain storms, making federal assistance available in 10 Washington counties. Gov. Jay Inslee thanked Obama Tuesday for signing the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Federal funds approved for Washington storm cleanupVANCOUVER, Wash. – Federal funds have been approved to help pay for damages cau
Federal funds approved for Washington storm cleanup
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
VANCOUVER, Wash. – Federal funds have been approved to help pay for damages caused by the December storms throughout western Washington. President Obama approved the disaster declaration request, which can pay up to 75 percent of the costs of... Read more
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The Columbian
Vancouver extends moratorium on oil-handling facilitiesFor the third time, the Vancouver City Council has extended its moratorium on c
Vancouver extends moratorium on oil-handling facilities
The Columbian / Posted 3 days ago
For the third time, the Vancouver City Council has extended its moratorium on crude oil-handling facilities by six months, drawing praise from citizens Monday night. “Your example has led to people throughout the region taking a closer look at the... Read more
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The Columbian
State rejects sinkhole report, wants more facts before Bertha can dig againThe state says it’s not satisfied with answers coming from Highway 99 tunnel co
State rejects sinkhole report, wants more facts before Bertha can dig again
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
The state says it’s not satisfied with answers coming from Highway 99 tunnel contractors about why a sinkhole suddenly formed along the waterfront this month. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) requested more information... Read more
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The Columbian
Judges issue $1.14 million in fines in Washington competency casesSEATTLE — Judges across the state of Washington have issued contempt orders and
Judges issue $1.14 million in fines in Washington competency cases
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
SEATTLE — Judges across the state of Washington have issued contempt orders and $1.14 million in fines against a health services agency for failing to provide timely competency evaluations and treatment for mentally ill defendants, despite a federal... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
US economy slowed to 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter The U.S. economy’s growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2015 to
US economy slowed to 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The U.S. economy’s growth slowed sharply in the final three months of 2015 to a 0.7 percent annual rate. Consumers slowed spending, businesses cut back on investment and global problems trimmed... Read more
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The News & Observer
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter | News & Observer January 29, 2016 9:17 AM FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer January 29, 2016 9:17 AM FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarterFILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen For
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge master machinist, left, talks with Gov. Jay Inslee, center, on a tour of the plant in Seattle. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, the Commerce Department issues the first of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarterFILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen For
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge master machinist, left, talks with Gov. Jay Inslee, center, on a tour of the plant in Seattle. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, the Commerce Department issues the first of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarterFILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen For
US economy slowed to scant 0.7 pct. growth rate last quarter
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge master machinist, left, talks with Gov. Jay Inslee, center, on a tour of the plant in Seattle. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, the Commerce Department issues the first of... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man dead after being found with gunshot wound in Texarkana homeIn Mideast wars, hunger grips millions across the regionIn Mideast wars, hunger
Man dead after being found with gunshot wound in Texarkana home
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 7 days ago
In Mideast wars, hunger grips millions across the regionIn Mideast wars, hunger grips millions across the region (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed). In this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 photo, a malnourished child lies in a bed waiting to receive treatment at a... Read more
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The News & Observer
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter | News & Observer January 29, 2016 3:21 AM FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
| News & Observer January 29, 2016 3:21 AM FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Oil terminal a step closer to permitting decisionNow that public meetings and the public comment period have ended, the Energy F
Oil terminal a step closer to permitting decision
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 7 days ago
Now that public meetings and the public comment period have ended, the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council (EFSEC) will soon send its environmental impact recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee, who will decide whether to permit Vancouver Energy’s... Read more
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The China Post
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the final three
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter
The China Post / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON - The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the final three months of 2015 -- and the picture seems to have grown gloomier in the first few weeks of 2016. Sinking oil and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarterFILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen For
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter
Stamford Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge master machinist, left, talks with Gov. Jay Inslee, center, on a tour of the plant in Seattle. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, the Commerce Department issues the first of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarterFILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen For
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter
Connecticut Post / Posted 7 days ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Jeff Cuvelier, Jorgensen Forge master machinist, left, talks with Gov. Jay Inslee, center, on a tour of the plant in Seattle. On Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, the Commerce Department issues the first of... Read more
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The Columbian
Outside probe in prisoner release OK’dOLYMPIA — A Senate panel on Thursday approved the hiring of an outside investig
Outside probe in prisoner release OK’d
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
OLYMPIA — A Senate panel on Thursday approved the hiring of an outside investigator to sort through documents received as part of that chamber’s inquiry into the erroneous early release of thousands of prisoners in Washington state. The Facilities... Read more
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The Columbian
Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratoryTACOMA — The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laborator
Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratory
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
TACOMA — The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laboratory, marking their first foray into the Washington’s budding marijuana industry. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that Gov. Jay Inslee signed a compact this week to make... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Bill threatens to scrap Boeing tax breaks if jobs are movedRENTON, Wash. -- A bill that would threaten to limit massive tax breaks for Boe
Bill threatens to scrap Boeing tax breaks if jobs are moved
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
RENTON, Wash. -- A bill that would threaten to limit massive tax breaks for Boeing is getting bi-partisan support in Olympia. House Bill 2638 would tie state tax incentives to jobs. Sen. June Robinson, D-Everett, says the intent is to grow the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratoryThe Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laboratory, markin
Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratory
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laboratory, marking their first foray into the Washington's budding marijuana industry. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports that Gov. Jay Inslee signed a compact this week to make the move... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratoryTACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testi
Puyallup Tribe to open marijuana testing laboratory
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 8 days ago
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - The Puyallup Tribe of Indians is opening a marijuana testing laboratory, marking their first foray into the Washington's budding marijuana industry. The News Tribune of Tacoma reports (http://bit.ly/1KHNLgG ) that Gov. Jay... Read more
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