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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

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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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Obama Says He is ‘Shocked’ by Colorado Shooting

President Barack Obama said Friday he was “shocked and saddened” by a deadly shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater and urged the nation to “come together as one American family” in the aftermath of the tragedy.

07/20/2012

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Obama in Colorado Meeting with Fire Victims

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — President Barack Obama will tour wildfire-stricken Colorado Friday, where thousands of people have been displaced by out-of-control blazes. The president’s visit comes as about half of the active federal firefighting […]

CBS Seattle–06/29/2012

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Obama to Tour Fire Devastation in Colorado

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will tour the scene of devastating wildfires in Colorado on Friday, and thank firefighters battling some of the worst fires to hit the American West […]

CBS Seattle–06/27/2012

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Frontier Airlines Announces Daily Service Between Bellingham And Denver

Another alternative for travel to Denver, CO from Washington state is aboard Frontier Airlines. They’ve announced they are adding seasonal daily nonstop service between Bellingham and Denver, with introductory discounted fares.

02/10/2012

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