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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