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State Lawmakers Begin New Session

Lawmakers returned to the Capitol Monday for a new legislative session facing a roughly $1 billion budget shortfall for the upcoming two-year budget, not counting money they will need to spend to improve funding for education.

CBS Seattle–01/14/2013

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Seattle’s Most Outrageous Runs of 2013

Whether it’s dressing like Elvis, running in your undies, through mud, foam, with zombies or electric lights, Seattle has got some crazy 5Ks for you in 2013. Get in shape, let loose and have fun! Here are some of our favorites.

01/09/2013

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Best Ways to Celebrate Elvis’ Birthday in Seattle

Elvis was born on January 8, 1935. Even after his passing in 1977, his music and personal style have lived on in America and around the world. Here in Seattle, you’re invited to remember and celebrate Elvis – from his favorite sweet treat to his favorite music to his visit to Seattle in 1962!

01/08/2013

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Best Spring Shows for Animal Lovers in Seattle

Dog and cat lovers, springtime means fun cat and dog show events! Come support local animal rescues, see beautiful animals doing agility, and learn about products to keep your pets healthy and happy!

01/07/2013

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Gregoire Reflects On Eight Years In Office

When Gov. Chris Gregoire took office eight years ago, it was against a backdrop of a contested election that led to two recounts and a court challenge.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2013

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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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