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Kindle Customers May Get Credit From Settlements

Seattle-based Amazon has alerted its Kindle customers that they are entitled to a credit on prior electronic book purchases as part of settlements between some major e-book publishers and the government.

10/15/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Talk Jobs, Economy and Government

Vestiges of the economy also were found in the second question in the CBS Local Presidential Forum on their view of the role of the federal government.

10/09/2012

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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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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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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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