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Top Charter School Organizations Eye WA

Some of the most successful charter school organizations in the nation say they would like to open schools in Washington state if voters approve the charter initiative on the November ballot.

09/03/2012

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WA Students Show Math and Science Improvement

Statewide test results released Wednesday show more Washington state students are passing their science and math exams, but reading scores are down at some grade levels.

08/29/2012

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NJ Gov Christie Rallies for GOP in Bellevue

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie headlined a Bellevue rally on Thursday for gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and other Republican candidates.

08/10/2012

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WA Justices Owens and Gonzalez Retain Seats

Washington Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens and Steve Gonzalez easily retained their seats in Tuesday’s primary, while Seattle appeals lawyer Sheryl Gordon McCloud and former Justice Richard Sanders were leading a crowded field seeking to replace the retiring Tom Chambers.

08/07/2012

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WA Voters Decide Primary for Governor, Other Races

Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee are poised to advance to one of the country’s most competitive governor’s races as voters return their ballots Tuesday in Washington state’s primary.

08/07/2012

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National Money Flowing into WA Governor’s Race

National money is now flowing into Washington’s race for governor, with Democratic officials committing $1.25 million and Republicans reserving ad time for the November election.

07/20/2012

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Baumgartner – A US Senate Candidate in a Hurry

Senate hopeful Michael Baumgartner doesn’t so much speak as blurt out a torrent of words. A Republican who is seeking the nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Baumgartner, 36, is clearly a man in a hurry.

07/14/2012

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President Obama Wants WA to Get More College Degrees

A new government report shows Washington is one of 15 states that saw the number of college degrees held by 25- to 34-year-olds decrease during the recession.

07/12/2012

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Best Puget Sound Summer Wine and Beer Festivals

Washington is ‘on the map’ for wine and craft beer connoisseurs! Since we’ve got local wineries and breweries in our own back yard, why not celebrate them? Here are some of our favorite Puget Sound summer wine and beer festivals!

07/11/2012

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Dino Rossi Gets Sworn in as Temporary WA State Senator

Dino Rossi is back in political office. This time he didn’t need to run a campaign.

07/10/2012

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