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Complications Arise With Drug-Free Work Places And Legal Pot

Pot may be legal, but workers may want to check with their boss first before they grab the pipe or joint during off hours.

CBS Seattle–12/07/2012

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Suspect In Local Ecoterrorism Fires Surrenders

One of the three remaining fugitives in a string of high-profile fires across the West that focused national attention on a group of environmental radicals surrendered to authorities Thursday after spending years in hiding in Canada.

11/29/2012

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What To Expect Before Joining A Homeowner Association

Most homeowners associations come with a lot of rules. But they also come with plenty of benefits.

11/28/2012

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Price’s 5 TDs Lead Washington Past Colorado

Keith Price threw a career-best five touchdown passes and Washington overcame a slow start to whip hapless Colorado 38-3 on Saturday for the Huskies’ fourth straight win.

CBS Seattle–11/18/2012

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Gregoire: No Fed Decision Yet On Pot Legalization

Governor Gregoire says the federal government still hasn’t decided whether to take action to block new laws legalizing marijuana in her state and Colorado.

CBS Seattle–11/13/2012

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Pot Votes In Washington Likely To Increase Tourism, Boost Economy

Marijuana legalization votes this week in our state and Colorado don’t just set up an epic state-federal showdown on drug law for residents; the measures also open the door for marijuana tourism.

CBS Seattle–11/09/2012

Martin Nickerson Jr. has sued Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and state tax chief Carol Nelson in federal court, arguing that he cannot be taxed on the state and local levels because he’s already being federally prosecuted, Courthouse News Service reports. His attorneys argue that he is unable to defend himself from state tax charges because he would be forced to waive his Fifth Amendment rights by responding to the local tax charges. (credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Mexican Think Tank: States Should Legalize Pot To Curb Drug Cartels

A study released by a respected Mexican think tank asserts that proposals to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in Colorado, Oregon and Washington could cut Mexican drug cartels’ earnings from traffic to the U.S. by as much as 30 percent.

11/06/2012

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If Voters OK Hemp, Unclear Farmers Would Grow It

Residents of Washington, Oregon and Colorado won’t just be considering whether to let adults buy pot at state-sanctioned shops when they vote next month on legalizing and taxing marijuana. They’ll be voting on whether to let farmers grow marijuana’s far less potent cousin — hemp — for clothing, food, biofuel and construction materials among other uses.

10/08/2012

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Obama Takes Off From Seattle for New Orleans

After a fundraising swing through the Seattle and Portland, OR, Obama is flying to New Orleans on Wednesday to address the National Urban League, a civil rights group.

07/25/2012

A girl leaves flowers at a memorial near theater where 12 people were killed July 20, 2012 in Aurora. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Theater Shootings: A Politicized American Tragedy

Persons who only make our nation’s bad times worse by spewing ill-timed hate and prejudice ought to keep their microphones turned off.

07/23/2012

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