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Lottery Week For Pot Retail Licenses

A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2014

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Washington State University Considers Med School

“It’s clear we need more primary care physicians,” WSU president Elson Floyd said. The University of Washington has done a great job of putting doctors in the region, he said, but increasing demand in rural Washington state “is so great it may require two medical schools.”

CBS Seattle–04/13/2014

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WSU Working On Overdose-Preventing Nasal Spray

A nasal spray that can counter the effects of heroin or prescription pain pill overdoses could become available at Washington State University this fall.

03/12/2014

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Washington Legislature Studying Hemp Issue

With recreational marijuana use now legal in Washington, state legislators are discussing whether the state should also launch an industrial hemp industry.

CBS Seattle–02/07/2014

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Washington Scientists Studying Sick Grizzly

Scientists at Washington State University used an MRI to discover brain lesions in a 3-year-old female grizzly bear that has been suffering seizures.

01/17/2014

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State Audit: Misuse Of Washington College Credit Cards

A new state audit has found Washington university credit cards were used to make more than $225,000 in purchases not allowed by state policies.

CBS Seattle–12/16/2013

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Retired Wash. Supreme Court Justice Chambers Dies

Tom Chambers took a 90 percent pay cut when he walked away from his lucrative law practice to join Washington’s Supreme Court. He always said it was worth every penny.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2013

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WSU Reports 2nd Highest Enrollment

Washington State University is reporting the second-highest enrollment in its history at its four campuses.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2013

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WSU Tries New Tactics To Combat Binge Drinking

Washington State University will take new steps to try to reduce binge drinking and drug use by students, including scheduling more Friday morning classes and notifying parents if an underage student is caught drinking or using drugs, university officials announced Monday.

08/12/2013

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WSU Study Finds No More Genetically Modified Wheat

A study by Washington State University has found no additional sign of the genetically modified wheat discovered at one Oregon farm this spring.

CBS Seattle–08/07/2013

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