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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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Washington Weather Takes A Turn To Fall

With the start of fall, here come the clouds and a forecast of rain for Washington.

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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Marijuana To Boost Washington State Tax Revenue By $25M In The Next Year

Legal marijuana could boost Washington state’s tax revenue by $25 million by next July, with an estimated $200 million increase by mid-2017, according to state economists.

09/18/2014

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Washington Unemployment Rate 5.6 Percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate remained at 5.6 percent last month

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

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Magnitude 4.0 Quake Jolts Washington’s Puget Sound

The earthquake was centered near the town of Seabeck in Kitsap County

CBS Seattle–09/17/2014

Sen. Maria Cantwell speaks as Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby listen during a news conference September 16, 2014 on Capitol Hill (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Cantwell Ties NFL Tax Status To Redskins Name

Sen. Maria Cantwell has taken aim at the NFL’s pocketbook by announcing she will introduce a bill to strip the league’s tax-exempt status because it has not taken action over the Redskins name.

CBS Seattle–09/16/2014

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Study: Slowed State Tax Growth Aids The Wealth Gap

The study by credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s shows a significant decline in annual average state tax growth among the 10 most sales tax-dependent states, which includes Washington.

CBS Seattle–09/15/2014

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Microsoft To Buy ‘Minecraft’ Maker For $2.5 Billion

Microsoft will acquire the maker of the long-running hit game Minecraft for $2.5 billion as the company continues to invest in its Xbox gaming platform and looks to grab attention on mobile phones

CBS Seattle–09/15/2014

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Seattle Housing Facility Ticketed For Bird Death

A senior housing facility in Seattle has been issued a $375 federal ticket for blowing nesting birds out of an air vent.

09/13/2014

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2 Women Threaten Niketown Staff In Robbery

The women stole bags of clothes and threatened employees with a metal foot-measuring tool, say police.

09/12/2014

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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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