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Best Day Trips For Under $100 In The Seattle Area

Nestled between the Cascade Mountains to the east and Puget Sound on the west, the Seattle area is filled with opportunities for day trips under $100.

CBS Seattle–06/28/2013

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Native American mascots challenged in Washington State

The state Board of Education is making another attempt at encouraging Washington schools to replace their Native American mascots.

09/28/2012

A South Dakota man is suing his hospital for allegedly scarring him with a 'KKK' symbol. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Blind Native American Sues Hospital For Alleged KKK Letters Carved Into Stomach

A lawyer for a Native American man who claims the letters KKK were carved into his stomach during surgery has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the South Dakota hospital where the operation took place, the hospital’s board of directors and others.

07/17/2012

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Western WA Tribes Say Fishing Rights at Risk

Western WA Native American tribes say their treaty rights with the U.S. are at risk because the region is losing habitat that salmon need to survive. They say their treaty rights won’t mean much if there’s no salmon to harvest, and they’re warning the federal government that they could resort to court action if more isn’t done.

07/01/2012