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Washington State Panel Mulls Bill To Trim Vaccine Exemptions

Personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines would not be an authorized exemption for the parents of school-age children under a measure that received a public hearing before a House committee on Tuesday

CBS Seattle–02/17/2015

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Bill Would End Daylight Saving Time In Washington

Some lawmakers want to end the annual shift to daylight saving time and put Washington on standard time year around.

1090 The Fan–02/03/2015

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State Aims To Share Marijuana Taxes With Cities

Washington legalized marijuana more than two years ago, but in much of the state, there’s still no place to get the sanctioned stuff: More than 100 cities and counties have banned pot businesses, posing a big hurdle as officials try to undermine the black market.

CBS Seattle–02/02/2015

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Olympia Lawmakers Weigh Medical Marijuana

Hundreds of medical marijuana activists are expected at a hearing Thursday in Olympia as lawmakers weigh a proposal for reining in the unregulated system.

CBS Seattle–01/22/2015

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1,000 Protest New Gun Law At Washington Capitol

About 1,000 gun-rights advocates, many openly carrying rifles and handguns, rallied Saturday outside the Capitol to protest a new expanded gun background check law in Washington state.

12/13/2014

Ralph's Thriftway in Olympia sued the state Pharmacy Board claiming it should be exempted from dispensing the Plan B emergency contraceptive because of the owner's religious objections. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Hears Washington Pharmacy’s Emergency Contraceptives Case

Ralph’s Thriftway in Olympia sued the state Pharmacy Board claiming it should be exempted from dispensing the Plan B emergency contraceptive because of the owner’s religious objections.

11/20/2014

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Court Rules Health Insurers Must Cover Certain Autism Therapies

Washington’s Supreme Court says health insurers must cover certain developmental therapies, such as those used to treat autism, if they’re medically necessary.

CBS Seattle–10/09/2014

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It’s Fall; It Rains In Washington

In the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports nearly an inch of rain (.98) fell at Sea-Tac Airport

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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Low Turnout Expected For Washington Primary

With no statewide contests on the ballot only about 40 percent of Washington’s registered voters are expected to cast ballots in Washington’s primary election.

CBS Seattle–08/05/2014

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Wildfires Prompt State Of Emergency Declaration

A state of emergency has been declared in 20 Eastern Washington counties because of multiple wildfires that threaten several hundred homes

CBS Seattle–07/16/2014

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