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Activists Plan Protest Of Wisc. Governor’s Visit

Republican Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is headed to Seattle on Thursday and New York City later this month for a pair of fundraisers.

CBS Seattle–09/03/2013

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Ed Koch: The Archived Interview With Lee Callahan

We lost Ed Koch over the weekend, due to congestive heart failure at the age of 88.  He was an American lawyer, politician, political commentator, movie critic and reality television arbitrator. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977, but is best known […]

CBS Seattle–02/04/2013

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Bills Would Ban Chemicals In Baby Products, Sofas

Some Washington state lawmakers are pushing to ban potentially cancer-causing chemicals from children’s products and sofas.

CBS Seattle–01/31/2013

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Head Of State Senate Dems Wants Capital Gains Tax

The leader of the Senate Democrats in Washington state proposed a capital gains tax Friday to help add hundreds of millions of dollars to education.

CBS Seattle–01/25/2013

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Feb. 12 Special Elections In Most Of Washington

There are special elections ending Feb. 12 in 32 of Washington’s 39 counties.

CBS Seattle–01/23/2013

Governor Christine Greogire (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Gregoire Issues Six Pardons On Last Day In Office

A three-strikes offender who blew the whistle on a plot to murder a deputy prosecutor is among 10 people who had their convictions erased or their sentences reduced by Gov. Chris Gregoire during her final days in office.

CBS Seattle–01/16/2013

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Board Announces Forums For Public Input On Legal Pot

Members of the public are getting their chance to influence the creation of a legal marijuana market in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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State Lawmakers Begin New Session

Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday for a new legislative session facing a roughly $1 billion budget shortfall for the upcoming two-year budget, not counting money they will need to spend to improve funding for education.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2013

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UPDATE: McGinn Running For Reelection

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn faces Sen. Ed Murray, City Councilman Tim Burgess and former City Councilman Peter Steinbrueck in his run for reelection.

CBS Seattle–01/09/2013

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