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Police In Pot-Legal States Being Sued To Get Their Seized Marijuana Plants Back

Police in some medical marijuana states who once routinely seized illegal pot plants by ripping them out by their roots and stashing them away in musty evidence rooms to die are now thinking twice about the practice.

06/25/2014

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Washington Among States With Measles Outbreak

Washington state is one of a handful of places where a national measles outbreak has hit record levels this year.

CBS Seattle–05/30/2014

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Seattle Is Nation’s Fastest-Growing Major City

The Census Bureau estimates that Seattle grew at a faster rate than any other major American city in the past year

CBS Seattle–05/22/2014

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Derelict Vessel Law Signed By Gov. Inslee

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Wednesday to give the state more power to remove derelict vessels from state waterways.

CBS Seattle–04/03/2014

An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal lawsuit alleges. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: Man Arrested, Searched For Marijuana Solely For Having Colorado License Plate

An Idaho state trooper arrested and fully searched a 70-year-old Washington man’s vehicle solely because he had a Colorado license plate – a state where marijuana is legal – a federal lawsuit alleges.

03/28/2014

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Man Arrested Near Canadian Border, Accused Of Plot To Join al-Qaida

Federal prosecutors say a 20-year-old California man has been arrested near the Canadian border in Washington state and charged with trying to provide support to al-Qaida’s efforts in Syria.

CBS Seattle–03/17/2014

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Lacy’s 39 Points Not Enough For Cougars Against Cal

Lacy was everything for the Cougars, Wednesday. The junior guard finished 10-for-20 from the field including 8-for-15 from 3-point range with 26 points in the second half alone.

1090 The Fan–02/12/2014

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Governor Inslee Suspends Death Penalty

Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he was suspending the use of the death penalty in Washington state, announcing a move that he hopes will enable officials to “join a growing national conversation about capital punishment.”

02/11/2014

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New Report Studies Spokane Quake Danger

Previously unknown earthquake faults may run deep through eastern Washington.

01/04/2014

Cougars Recap

No. 1 Wildcats Prove Too Talented For Washington State

Kaleb Tarczewski scored 11 points while much-hyped freshman Aaron Gordon grabbed 10 rebounds to go with his five points, as Arizona (14-0, 1-0) got contributions up and down its roster to win the Pac-12 conference opener for each university.

1090 The Fan–01/02/2014

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