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Do Immigrant Minors Lack Legal Representation?

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday in federal court in Seattle on behalf of eight plaintiffs, all minors

CBS Seattle–07/09/2014

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Updated: Mayor Announces New Seattle Police Chief

Mayor Ed Murray will make the announcement during a Monday press conference

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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Marijuana Banking Regulations On The Way

Regulations would allow banks to do business with legal marijuana sellers.

01/24/2014

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Feds Seek To Legalize Marijuana Industry Banking

The Justice Department will work to make it possible for financial institutions to do business with the legitimate marijuana industry, the deputy attorney general told Congress Tuesday.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2013

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Report: Drug Agents Have Access To Billions Of Phone Call Records In Collaboration With AT&T

For at least six years, federal drug and other agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret, newly released documents show.

09/03/2013

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Officials Approve Draft Rules For State’s Marijuana Industry

The Washington Liquor Control Board has approved draft rules for the state’s new marijuana industry.

07/03/2013

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Goldman Sachs Firm, Employees Won’t Be Prosecuted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says it won’t prosecute Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs or its employees in a financial fraud probe. In a statement, the department says it conducted an exhaustive investigation of allegations […]

CBS Seattle–08/09/2012

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Seattle, Federal Officials Agree To Police Reforms

Seattle officials have agreed to an independent monitor and court oversight of the city’s police department as part of a deal with the Justice Department following a report that found officers routinely used excessive force.

07/29/2012

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Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

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