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Lawsuit Over Lease For Shell Arctic Drilling Fleet Rejected

A Washington state judge has rejected a lawsuit challenging the Port of Seattle’s decision


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Anti-tax Measure Qualifies For November ballot

Initiative promoter Tim Eyman’s latest attempt to limit the Legislature’s ability to raise taxes has qualified for the November ballot.


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Trump Reads Sen. Graham’s Personal Phone Number

Donald Trump disclosed an opponent’s cell number in a fiery speech

CBS Seattle–07/21/2015

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Gov. Inslee Blames GOP For Climate Failures

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has gained national attention for rolling out some of the most ambitious climate initiatives in the country, signing pacts with other Western states and speaking at an international summit.

CBS Seattle–07/14/2015

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Oregon Is First State To Adopt Automatic Voter Registration

Gov. Kate Brown signed a bill that puts the burden of registration on the state instead of voters

CBS Seattle–03/16/2015