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Campfires At Washington Campgrounds Banned

Due to the extreme fire danger across nearly all of Washington from hot, dry weather, the state has expanded its ban on outdoor fires.

CBS Seattle–08/11/2014

Randy Loucks, right, of Brewster, Wash., and Rich Pitkethly of Brewster dig through the remains of a home belonging to Loucks mother-in-law following a wildfire on July 20, 2014 in Pateros, Wash. (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Obama: Largest Wildfire In Washington State’s History Can Be Attributed To Climate Change

Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control.

07/23/2014

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Obama Says He Doesn’t Watch The News: ‘Whatever They’re Reporting About, Usually I Know’

Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obamaconceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a recovering economy is not improving their lives.

07/23/2014

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

WATCH: ‘Drive High, Get A DUI’ Commercials Introduced In Washington

The Washington Traffic Safety Commission has rolled out a few public service announcements aiming to prevent driving under the influence of marijuana.

CBS Seattle–07/21/2014

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Report: Small Uptick In Revenues For Washington

Officials say a trend of slow economic growth is expected to continue in Washington state.

CBS Seattle–06/17/2014

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3 Prison Officers Injured In Walla Walla Attack

Some prison officers were injured while breaking up an early morning attack at the Washington State Penitentiary.

06/14/2014

File photo of crime scene tape left in a field during an investigation. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Missing Utah Man Found Safe In Washington State

Oregon State Police say a man reported missing in Utah by his mother who was worried because he wasn’t taking medications has been located at a relative’s home in Washington state and is safe.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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New Round Begins For Washington Charter Proposals

Organizations that want to open a charter school in Washington state have until the end of the day on Friday to turn in a form that says they plan to apply to the statewide charter commission.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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Lawsuits Over Monsanto Wheat Centralized In Kansas

A lawsuit filed in Arkansas against Monsanto over the May 2013 discovery of an isolated field of genetically engineered wheat in Oregon has now landed in federal court in Kansas.

CBS Seattle–06/13/2014

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Washington Rates For Health Insurance Raise In 2015

People who buy their own health insurance in Washington state can expect rates to go up in 2015, but probably not as fast as insurance costs increased in the years before federal health care reform took effect.

CBS Seattle–06/12/2014

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