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Native American Tribes Converge To Discuss Pot Legalization

Tribal representatives from around the country are converging in Washington state to discuss the risks and rewards of marijuana legalization.

CBS Seattle–02/27/2015

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Proposals push nuclear energy in Washington state

Some lawmakers are pushing proposals to advance nuclear power as part of Washington’s future energy mix.

CBS Seattle–02/24/2015

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Early Warning System Not As Fast As Hoped Following Washington Earthquake

A magnitude-4.3 earthquake that rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range early Wednesday was “not a great advertisement” for an early warning system undergoing tests, an official said.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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4.3 Earthquake Shakes Cle Elum

ELLENSBURG, Wash. (AP) — A magnitude-4.3 earthquake rumbled under Washington state’s Cascade Range, but no injuries or damage have been reported. The Pacific Northwest Seismic Network says the quake struck at 1:04 a.m. Wednesday and […]

02/18/2015

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Former Foster Child Receives $2.5 Million From Washington

Washington state has agreed to pay $2.5 million to settle a lawsuit brought by a former foster child who said she was sexually abused by a foster father who was a convicted sex offender.

CBS Seattle–02/03/2015

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State Aims To Share Marijuana Taxes With Cities

Washington legalized marijuana more than two years ago, but in much of the state, there’s still no place to get the sanctioned stuff: More than 100 cities and counties have banned pot businesses, posing a big hurdle as officials try to undermine the black market.

CBS Seattle–02/02/2015

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Former Soldier Charged With Stealing $250,000 In Benefits

A former Idaho National Guard soldier who is also an official in the Washington city of Snoqualmie has been indicted on charges that he lied his way to a Purple Heart and more than $250,000 in government benefits.

CBS Seattle–01/29/2015

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Beef Produced In 2012 Recalled By Washington Company

A Toppenish, Washington, company is recalling 1,620 pounds of boneless beef-trim products produced in 2012 that may have been contaminated with E. coli O157:H7 bacteria.

CBS Seattle–01/28/2015

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Suspect In Idaho Shooting Makes First Court Appearance

A man suspected in the shooting deaths of his adoptive mother and two others in Idaho made an initial court appearance Monday in Washington state, where he was ordered held on $500,000 bail.

CBS Seattle–01/12/2015

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Gov. Inslee Announcing Environmental Priorities

Gov. Jay Inslee is announcing his proposals Wednesday for reducing carbon pollution and creating clean energy jobs in Washington.

CBS Seattle–12/17/2014

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