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Opinion: It’s About Questionable Needs Of Those Who Get Government Assistance

Stricter governmental guidelines are needed for a person to receive a government paycheck. These guidelines need to involve stricter limits on what people can do with their free government paycheck. If something isn’t needed for survival, it should not be purchased with the American taxpayer’s dollars.

07/02/2012

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Group Asks Judge To Halt Sea Lion Killings

A federal judge will decide by the end of May whether to stop the government from killing sea lions that eat endangered wild salmon bottled up at Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

05/15/2012

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Afghan Suspect Attorney: US Gov’t ‘Hiding Evidence’

John Henry Browne told The Associated Press that members of the defense team in Afghanistan were told they would have access to witnesses at a hospital, but later discovered the people had been released.

03/30/2012

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Wash. Rep. Inslee May Resign House Seat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic officials say veteran Rep. Jay Inslee intends to resign from Congress to focus full time on running for governor of Washington state this fall. Inslee is in his eighth term representing […]

03/10/2012

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Fate of WA Liquor Initiative has Distillers in Limbo

Washington’s craft distillers are finding themselves in a state of limbo following a judge’s ruling last week that could derail the voter-approved initiative that requires the state to get out of the liquor business.

03/06/2012

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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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