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Toll Violators Can Get Penalties Waived

first-time toll violators can now resolve their civil penalties

07/20/2015

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What’s Next For Washington’s Education Lawsuit

SEATTLE (AP) — The new state budget makes a $1.3 billion down payment toward fully paying the cost of basic education in Washington. But even the lawmakers who crafted the budget do not expect the […]

CBS Seattle–07/19/2015

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Explosion, Fire Close I-90 Friday Afternoon

An explosion sent a mushroom cloud of flames and smoke 1,000 feet into the air Friday and burned at least four buildings at a company that makes plastic tarps to cover haystacks in central Washington state.

CBS Seattle–07/17/2015

A student embraces a family member after being evacuated from Marysville-Pilchuck High School. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Father Of MPHS Shooter Indicted On 5 New Charges

The father of the Washington teenager who fatally shot four high school classmates and then himself in October now faces additional federal firearms charges

CBS Seattle–07/17/2015

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Seattle Police: Man Fatally Shot After Ramming Patrol Car

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities say a man was shot and killed by a Seattle police officer after he rammed another officer’s patrol car on Interstate 5. Seattle Police said in a statement an officer reported […]

07/17/2015

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Alaska Air Flight: Laser Strike, Lands Safely In Seattle

The plane carried 70 passengers and five crew members

07/17/2015

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Man Killed While Trying To Stop Robbery Identified

So far sheriff’s officers have not been able to identify or locate the robbery victim or locate a suspect

07/17/2015

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Teen Tried To Save Step-Grandparents In Plane Crash

SEATTLE (AP) — The teenager who survived a small plane crash in Washington’s Cascade Mountains says she burned herself trying to pull her step-grandparents from the burning wreckage. Autumn Veatch told NBC News there was […]

07/16/2015

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Washington Farmworkers Entitled To Break Pay

SEATTLE (AP) — Farmworkers who are paid by how much they pick are entitled to separate, additional pay for their rest breaks, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday in a unanimous opinion that could have […]

07/16/2015

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Engine Fire Forces Emergency Landing

SEATTLE (AP) — Passengers saw flames shoot from an airliner’s engine and the Delta flight with more than 260 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing at the Seattle airport before dawn […]

07/16/2015

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SEATTLE, WA - MAY 14:  Environmental activists from the Duwamish Tribe protest the arrival of the Polar Pioneer, an oil drilling rig owned by Shell Oil, as it arrives on May 14, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. The rig is part of a fleet that will lead a controversial oil-exploration effort off Alaska's North Slope. (Photo by Karen Ducey/Getty Images)

‘Kayaktivism’ In Elliot Bay [Gallery]

Environmental activists in kayaks protest the arrival of the Polar Pioneer, an oil drilling rig owned by Shell Oil. The rig is part of a fleet that will lead a controversial oil-exploration effort off Alaska’s North Slope.

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March 23rd Is National Puppy Day

Get your puppy fix right here!

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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