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Inventor Musk To Share Plans For High-Speed Travel

Twice as fast as an airplane, cheaper than a bullet train and completely self-powered: that’s the mysterious transportation system that inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk is promising to reveal design plans for Monday.

08/12/2013

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Mayors Across State Call For Gas Tax Hike For Transportation

The mayors of more than 40 cities across Washington have sent a letter to Gov. Jay Inslee and legislative leaders, urging them to consider an 8 cent per-gallon gas tax as a way to help pay for transportation needs.

CBS Seattle–02/13/2013

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Gregoire Makes Final Speech, Tells Olympia To Preserve Education And Transportation

In her final speech before she leaves office, Gov. Chris Gregoire on Tuesday urged the Legislature to focus on education and transportation in the coming months of the new legislative session that started this week.

CBS Seattle–01/15/2013

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Gregoire Proposing Major Transportation Package

Gov. Chris Gregoire is preparing a new transportation package that would rival the major deal she helped approve in 2005.

CBS Seattle–12/11/2012

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Best WA Whitewater Rafting Adventures

With lots of mountain snowpack, rivers that both flow lazily and roar with whitewater, Washington state has the water, nature and fun to take you on your next rafting adventure!

08/15/2012

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WA Roll-Your-Own Machines May be Gone for Good

Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.

07/10/2012

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New Car Ferries for WA State Ferry Service Called ‘Olympic’ Class

The new 144-car ferries on order for the Washington state ferry service will be known as the Olympic class of vessels, named for the Olympic mountains.

06/20/2012

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Police Say Driver Gets Three Speeding Tickets In An Hour To Make Court Date

Traffic officers along Interstate 84 in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge say a lead-footed driver was in such a hurry to make a court date on a meth possession charge that he racked up $2,000 worth of speeding tickets in an hour.

03/09/2012

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Settlement Reached In 2007 Kittitas Copter Crash

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A confidential settlement has been reached in the case of a 2007 Kittitas County helicopter crash that killed four people and ignited a 485-acre forest fire. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the […]

03/03/2012