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State Senate Leaders Claim Budget Deal Reached

Leaders in the state Senate said Wednesday that lawmakers have agreed to the framework of a new budget to avert a government shutdown, but counterparts in the House cautioned that no final accord had been reached.

CBS Seattle–06/27/2013

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Gubernatorial Candidate Jay Inslee Wants To Improve Higher Education

SEATTLE (AP) — To improve higher education, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee wants a state-backed student loan capped at a 3 percent interest rate, expand online courses to aid people who dropped out of college […]

CBS Seattle–06/13/2012