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DNA From Ancient Skeleton Shows Ties To Native Americans

Analysis of the 8,500-year-old skeleton known as Kennewick Man, stored at the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, showed a close relationship to Native Americans in Washington State.

06/19/2015

Commission to let state’s first charter school stay open

On a vote of 4-3, Washington’s first charter school is going to survive to teach another year, despite serious concerns by the statewide Charter School Commission about the school’s financial viability.

06/18/2015

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Fate Of Washington’s First charter School To Be Decided

The fate of Washington’s first charter school may be decided at a meeting of the statewide charter commission on Thursday.

06/18/2015

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Penalty Phase For Man Convicted Of Killing Seattle Officer

The same jury that convicted a man for killing a Seattle police officer in 2009 is weighing whether he should be sentenced to death.

06/17/2015

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Starbucks Closing La Boulange Cafes

Company says it will shut down the 23 La Boulange restaurants, which are mostly in San Francisco, by the end of September.

06/17/2015

Bellevue: Sprinkler issue floods part of apartment building

A Bellevue Fire Department spokesman says a sprinkler system problem flooded a portion of a high-rise apartment building in the Seattle suburb, forcing some residents to temporarily leave their homes.

06/17/2015

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University Of Washington Investigated Over Response To Report Of Sexual Violence

UW spokesman Victor Balta says the university has been working on combating sexual assault on campus

CBS Seattle–06/15/2015

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House Passes Testing Reform, Change In Grad Requirements

The state House of Representatives on Thursday passed an updated version of a bill that would temporarily eliminate the need to pass a science test for graduation, but as previously, it is likely to stall in the Senate.

CBS Seattle–06/11/2015

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Senate Offers Another Way To Fix Washington School Budget

A new bipartisan bill from the Washington Senate makes another attempt at eliminating the state’s dependence on local tax levies to pay for public schools, but it doesn’t offer a concrete way to pay for it.

06/11/2015

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Seattle Installing Ping Pong Tables In City Parks To Deter Crime, Prostitution

The city of Seattle is looking to rid crime in its parks by bringing it to the table – the ping pong table.

06/07/2015

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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

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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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