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Report: Kids In Washington Are Poorer But Better Educated

More Washington kids are living in poverty today than before the recession, but they are better educated and their health has improved, according to a new report released Monday.

CBS Seattle–06/24/2013

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Pearl Jam, Music Superstars Offer Tickets For Activism

(CBS Seattle) — Seattle band Pearl Jam is joining some other big names in music participating in the Global Citizen Tickets Initiative. The goal is to get fans involved in fighting poverty, by rewarding them […]

CBS Seattle–05/03/2013

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Opinion: Romney Denigrates 47% Not Paying Taxes As He Uses Loopholes Trying To Do The Same

Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.

09/21/2012

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Property Values May Point To Likelihood Of Obesity

The value of your home may be a stronger predictor of your weight than the genes inherited from your ancestors, a new public health study from the University of Washington has found.

05/24/2012