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WA Roll-Your-Own Machines May be Gone for Good

Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.

07/10/2012

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Groups Want Say in Seattle Police – DOJ Reform Talks

Community groups want a say and more transparency in negotiations between the city of Seattle and the Justice Department over police department reforms.

06/21/2012

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WA Now Uses Fingerprint Analysis to ID Illegal Immigrants

A federal program that uses fingerprint analysis to identify illegal immigrants in county jails has been activated for Washington state. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesman Andre Munoz says the program went live on Tuesday.

04/04/2012

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WA Drug Raids Yield More Than 40 Arrests in Two Days

The U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle says more than 40 people have been arrested in Western Washington and elsewhere in two drug trafficking investigations.

03/30/2012

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Report: School Turnaround Program Mostly Failing in WA

Researchers at the University of Washington say the federal school turnaround program is mostly failing in Washington state, even though teachers and administrators are trying their best to make a difference for kids.

03/29/2012

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Federal Criticism Leads to Seattle Police Reforms

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn has proposed a series of police reforms following a damning federal report after a series of high-profile incidents involving minorities.

03/29/2012

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FBI: PA Man Stole Microsoft Co-Founder’s Identity

Federal investigators allege Brandon Lee Price changed the address on a bank account held by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, then had a debit card sent to his Pittsburgh home so he could use it for payments on a delinquent Armed Forces Bank account and personal expenses.

03/27/2012

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WA Lawmakers Want DEA To Reclassify Marijuana

More than three dozen Washington state lawmakers are asking the federal government to reclassify marijuana so it can be prescribed by doctors.

01/30/2012

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Barefoot Bandit’s Lawyers Say He’s Truly sorry

Headed to federal court for sentencing on Friday, lawyers for Colton Harris-Moore are fighting back against the notion that he’s not sorry for his infamous two-year crime spree.

01/26/2012