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GMO Labeling Initiative Qualifies For Ballot

It’s official: an initiative to require the labeling of genetically modified foods in Oregon has qualified for a statewide vote in November.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2014

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WSU Names New Apple

The newest variety of apple developed by Washington State University will be called the Cosmic Crisp

CBS Seattle–05/21/2014

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Jackson County, Oregon, Approves GMO Ban

Residents in a southwest Oregon county voted emphatically to ban genetically engineered crops following a campaign that attracted a bushel of out-of-state money

CBS Seattle–05/21/2014

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Local Elections Have National Implications

In the airport city of SeaTac, a campaign backed by labor unions seeks to raise the minimum wage to $15 for many workers. In Whatcom County, an unprecedented amount of outside money is influencing an election that may shape whether the area becomes home to the largest coal shipping terminal on the West Coast.

CBS Seattle–11/04/2013

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More Money Pours Into Food Labeling Fight

Biotechnology giant Monsanto Co. on Monday dumped another $540,000 to fight a Washington state ballot measure requiring genetically engineered foods be labeled.

CBS Seattle–10/29/2013

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Big Money Shapes GMO Food Labeling Fight In Wash.

The debate over labeling genetically modified foods has shaped up to be one of the costliest initiative fights ever in Washington state, with most of the dollars coming from out of state.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2013

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