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Man Wrongfully Imprisoned For A Decade Gets $500K

The money is part of a new law that compensates people who have been erroneously sent to prison with $50,000 per year of imprisonment.

CBS Seattle–09/26/2014

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Washington Receives $4.3 Million Federal Grant

The U.S. Department of Defense is giving a $4.3 million grant to Washington state in an effort to address the potential statewide economic effects of planned defense spending cuts

CBS Seattle–09/26/2014

Would-be pot salesman Tedd Wetherbee sued the Tacoma suburb to overturn its pot shop ban, but the judge ruled against him. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Seattle’s About To Get Its Second Legal Pot Shop

The Washington state Liquor Control Board has licensed a second legal pot shop in Seattle

CBS Seattle–09/25/2014

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Jimmy John’s Says Customers’ Card Data Stolen; Includes Washington State Locations

The list of affected stores published by the chain this week includes three locations in Washington state: University Way (Seattle), Kirkland, and Renton.

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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It’s Fall; It Rains In Washington

In the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports nearly an inch of rain (.98) fell at Sea-Tac Airport

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Teacher Of The Year: 4th Grade Teacher From Seattle

A Seattle elementary school teacher who begins his day playing the guitar and singing with his students was named Monday as the Washington state teacher of the year for 2015

CBS Seattle–09/23/2014

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Missing Reels and ‘Not Touring': Checking in with Rocket from the Crypt

John Reis, (aka Speedo or Swami) talks about the state of Rocket from the Crypt ahead of two Pacific Northwest dates.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Investigation: Seattle Ferry Wasn’t Overloaded

The investigation report was released Monday under a public records request. It suggests that a malfunctioning hand-clicker used to count the passengers was to blame for the erroneous count.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Washington Files Lawsuit Against Online Company

The company, doing business under the name Stroll, promoted foreign language programs with low introductory offers through the website http://www.pimsleurapproach.com

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes To Dismiss Seattle Marijuana Tickets

Seattle’s elected prosecutor says he’s dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Cale Holdsworth, in town from Kansas to visit family, celebrates after purchasing two grams of marijuana strain "OG's Pearl" for $26.50 at Top Shelf Cannabis, a retail marijuana store, on July 8, 2014 in Bellingham, Washington. Top Shelf Cannabis was the first retail marijuana store to open today in Washington state, nearly a year and a half after the state's voters chose to legalize marijuana.  (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Washington Pot Shops: Opening Day

People began purchasing marijuana at 8 a.m. at Bellingham’s Top Shelf Cannabis

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Seattle Bike To Work Day

Scenes from Seattle’s Bike to Work Day on May 16, 2014!

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Sub Pop’s Sea-Tac Store Grand Opening

Get a first look at Sub Pop Records’ new retail store in Sea-Tac

Twenty-four Killed, Many Missing After Major Washington State Mudslide

Latest From The Devastating Slide

The recovery effort continues in Oso as crews deal with restoring the town and families cope with tragedy.

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