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The jury awarded Apple nearly $120 million, much lower than the $2.2 billion Apple demanded. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/GettyImages)

Jury: Apple And Samsung Were Illegally Using Each Other’s Patents

The jury awarded Apple nearly $120 million, much lower than the $2.2 billion Apple demanded.

05/02/2014

Police had argued that officers need legal protections when out making prostitution busts. (Getty Images)

Hawaii Lawmakers Agree To End Police Sex Loophole

Legislation in new crime bill will revoke a legal exemption that allow police officers to have sex with prostitutes.

04/17/2014

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Hawaii Law Lets Police Have Sex With Prostitutes

Police say officers need legal protection to catch lawbreakers in the act.

03/20/2014

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Bill To Prevent Gay Conversion Passes House

Bill would help protect anyone under 18 from being forced to undergo “gay conversion therapy.”

02/14/2014

One month after the legalization of recreational marijuana use, Coloradans have mixed feelings about the law. (Getty Images)

Colorado Mulls Lessons From 1st Month Of Pot Sales

Poll shows Coloradans still support legal weed but worry it tarnishes the image of the state.

02/10/2014

Passengers leaving Sea-Tac are not screened for marijuana. (Getty Images)

Washington And Colorado Airports Have Few Ways To Stop Carry-On Weed

Little effort has been made to stop passengers from boarding aircraft with marijuana.

01/30/2014

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Senate Panel Weighs New Felony DUI Bill

A Seattle man who lost his parents and whose wife and infant son were seriously injured last March by a drunken driver asked a Senate panel on Monday to pass a measure that would make it a felony charge to drive under the influence when the driver has three prior offenses within 10 years.

01/20/2014

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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.

11/25/2013

Oregon police arrest a "designated driver" for drunk driving. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: “Designated Driver” Arrested For DUI After Hitting Two Cop Cars

SALEM, Ore. (CBS Seattle) – An Oregon woman crashed into two police cars parked on a highway near Salem with their emergency lights flashing, reports KATU-TV. In the car were two highly intoxicated passengers and […]

CBS Seattle–10/15/2013

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Minority Youth More Often In WA Courts Than Whites

Minority youth are arrested and in the Washington state’s court system more often than their white counterparts, a recent study commissioned by the state Supreme Court shows. But researchers said counties aren’t keeping complete data on ethnicity and the gap between minority and while youth is larger.

01/21/2013

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