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Legal Or Not, The Pot Business Is Still Wacky

The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those who want to exploit it.

CBS Seattle–09/04/2014

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Demonstrators Block Train Tracks In Everett

In Washington, crude oil shipments went from zero in 2011 to 17 million barrels in 2013, according to rough state estimates.

CBS Seattle–09/02/2014

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Washington’s First Charter School Prepares To Open

First Place must show that it can help low income kids do as well or better academically than they would have at their neighborhood schools

CBS Seattle–09/01/2014

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Bloomberg Donates $1M To Gun Initiative

A campaign seeking universal background checks on gun sales has now raised more than $7 million after a $1 million donation from a group funded by former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

CBS Seattle–08/31/2014

For Gamers, Combating Online Abuse Not Easy

While most attendees of Penny Arcade Expo come to the boisterous convention to play games, bag swag and meet like-minded people, a few take the time to investigate online bullying and why it’s so prevalent among the gaming community.

08/31/2014

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Seattle Police Kill Armed Man Who Shot At Officers

Inside the man’s home, officers found body armor and multiple fire-arms, including semi-automatic rifles

CBS Seattle–08/31/2014

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)

Judge Upholds Fife’s Pot Ban

Case could set precedence for other Washington communities that want to block the sale of marijuana.

08/29/2014

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Miley Cyrus’ Date Turns Self In, Posts Bail

The young homeless man who accompanied Miley Cyrus to the MTV Video Music Awards and who had been sought on an Oregon arrest warrant has turned himself in and posted bail, an Oregon official said Thursday night.

CBS Seattle–08/29/2014

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Cannabis Cuisine Rises In Wake Of Legalization

Cannabis cuisine is a small niche in the culinary world but one that is drawing more interest as the legalization movement moves pot closer to the mainstream.

CBS Seattle–08/29/2014

A Lexus driver attempted to drive off while officers were attaching a wheel clamp to the vehicle, say authorities. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Police: Driver Crushes Parking Officer’s Hand

Lexus driver attempted to drive off while officers were attaching a wheel clamp to the vehicle, say officials.

08/28/2014

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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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