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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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Teenager Pleads Guilty In Beating Death Of WWII Veteran

A 17-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder in the beating death of 88-year-old Delbert Belton, a World War II veteran who survived the battle of Okinawa but was killed in a robbery outside a Washington state bar in 2013.

CBS Seattle–01/07/2015

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Thieves Steal Stained Glass From Church

In addition to the stained glass windows, four large, hand-carved decorative eggs were taken

CBS Seattle–12/08/2014

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Spokane Care Home Issued Numerous Citations

Federal regulators have cited a state-run home for people with disabilities for a long list of violations, including strapping residents to chairs in front of TVs and forcing them to face a wall for hours at a time.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2014

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Too-Friendly Washington Wolf Still On The Loose

Officials are still trying to trap a wolf that has to be moved from northeast Washington to prevent it from becoming too friendly with dogs, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department said Monda

CBS Seattle–10/13/2014

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Spokane Sewage Could Be Tested For Marijuana Level

The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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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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Regents Approve Pursuit Of New Medical School In Spokane

The board voted Friday to authorize WSU President Elson S. Floyd to pursue the controversial effort. The action came a day after a consulting firm said WSU is “well-positioned” to start a medical school.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

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The Gorge Has Big Economic Impact

On concert days, the 22,000-capacity amphitheater becomes the largest community in the county.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2014

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Fire Crews Contain Brush Fire In South Spokane

Firefighters have mostly contained a brush fire that broke out on a steep slope in south Spokane Monday afternoon.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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