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4th Of July To Bring Dry, Sunny Weather To Puget Sound Region

After a sometimes soggy weekend in parts of Washington, forecasters expect the weather will remain dry this week and through the Fourth of July weekend.

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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5 Things To Know About Washington Legal Pot Sales

The nation’s second legal recreational marijuana market is opening in Washington state next week, but it might not be what voters expected when they legalized the sale of heavily taxed pot a year and a half ago. Here are five things to know about challenges facing the industry…

06/30/2014

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Gay Pride Parades Across The US Draw Large Crowds

Actor George Takei, who played in the “Star Trek” TV show and movies and is now an activist for gay and civil rights, was celebrity grand marshal of the Seattle parade

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

A Puyallup man helpfully warned narcotics officers searching his home that there was a hand grenade in his bedroom refrigerator, say prosecutors. (Getty Images)

Police: Drug Suspect Had Grenade In Fridge

Suspect warned narcotics officers searching his home that there was a hand grenade in his bedroom refrigerator.

06/27/2014

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Polygon Northwest Sold For $520 Million

William Lyon Homes has announced it is acquiring Bellevue-based Polygon Northwest for $520 million in cash

CBS Seattle–06/27/2014

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Hope Solo Apologizes Following Arrest

Solo took to social media to say sorry to her fans, says she wishes to resolve the domestic violence arrest within her family.

06/26/2014

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Washington Health Department: If Puget Sound Were A State, It Would Rank 4th In Skin Cancer Rates

The department says residents should protect themselves from ultraviolet light even on cloudy days

CBS Seattle–06/26/2014

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Insurance Rules On Gender Identity Clarified

The Washington Insurance Commissioner notes if services are covered for others, such as hormone therapy or breast reconstruction, they have to be covered for transgender people

CBS Seattle–06/25/2014

Church agreed to settle 30 claims filed by men who said they were abused decades ago by staff members at two Catholic schools. (Getty Images)

Abuse Claims: Seattle Archdiocese To Pay $12 Million

Church agreed to settle 30 claims filed by men who said they were abused decades ago by staff members at two Catholic schools.

06/24/2014

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New Washington Ferry Tokitae Not Ready

Washington State Ferries has again postponed the introduction of its newest vessel, the Tokitae.

1090 The Fan–06/24/2014

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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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