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Wind Knocks Out Power Across Puget Sound Area

High winds early Monday have knocked out power for about 8,000 Puget Sound Energy customers in south King County and Thurston County.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2012

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New WSP Troopers Sworn in at State Capitol

Thirty-seven Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by state Supreme Court Justice James Johnson Friday in a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda. The troopers were given their commission cards by Gov. Chris Gregoire and patrol Chief John Batiste.

12/14/2012

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Thurston Co. Sees Spike in Teens Stealing Booze

Since private stores started selling hard liquor in June, more teenagers in Thurston county are shoplifting booze that’s now available at grocery stores.

12/13/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle December 14 – 16

There are plenty of holiday celebrations to keep you and your family busy all weekend long! Whether it’s spending a few moments with Santa, checking out the gorgeous light displays, playing with toy trains or enjoying potato latkes, you’ll find something to do in Seattle!

12/11/2012

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New Washington Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirement In 2013

A new requirement for carbon monoxide detectors in Washington homes takes effect on January 1, 2013. The new law requires the detectors in all existing residences, including hotels, dormitories and institutions.

12/04/2012

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Gov Gregoire Looks to Broker One More Major Deal

Gov. Chris Gregoire’s time in office may be best remembered for the major deals she helped broker, often in late-night bargaining sessions in which negotiators were ordered to find a resolution. Now the Democrat, two months away from leaving Washington state government, is looking to finalize one more big agreement.

11/25/2012

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Best Holiday Runs in Puget Sound

Spend a fun day with family and friends, dressed in holiday gear and keeping yourselves in shape for all those goodies and treats! Here are some of the best runs you’ll find around town. Many of them benefit local charities.

11/23/2012

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State’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.2 Percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent and the state netted a gain of 6,700 jobs last month, state officials said Thursday.

11/15/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle November 9 – 12

It’s Veteran’s Day Weekend, which means the annual Veteran’s Day Parade and other observances. Plus, there’s plenty of fun for you and the kids all weekend long!

11/06/2012

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Battle Is On For Control Of State Senate

Whether Republicans or Democrats take control of the state Senate next year will be up to voters in a handful of districts.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2012

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