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1 hr ago | Washington Post

Suriname leader's son pleads guilty to taking money from Hezbollah

The son of the president of Suriname pleaded guilty Friday to charges he sought to offer a home base in his South American country to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Drugs, Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

5 hrs ago | The Newberg Graphic

Gresham men, Washington woman face federal child porn, abuse charges...

A 35-year-old Gresham man, his girlfriend and father have each been charged with federal offenses related to child pornography.

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Related Topix: Washington Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

5 hrs ago | ABC News

Washington Judge Upholds Local Pot Business Bans

A judge says cities in Washington state can ban licensed marijuana businesses, even if they're allowed under state law.

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Related Topix: Marijuana

5 hrs ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

Washington judge upholds small city's pot shop ban

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Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Tacoma, WA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Lake Cushman, Washington

My blog is about an alternative retirement lifestyle - Full-Time RVing. Here you get to follow my travels and see many of the interesting places and people I encounter along my way.

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9 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Warm waters divert sockeye salmon run to B.C. instead of Washington

Built circa 1892, 'Wintemute House' is a historical residence in Burnaby, offering a one-of-a-kind tranquil setting complete with magnificent grounds.

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Related Topix: Canada, Bellingham, WA, Lummi Island, WA

14 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

Putin urges rebels to allow Ukrainian retreat

Pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine should open a humanitarian corridor for surrounded Ukrainian troops to retreat from the battlefield, the Russian president's office said Friday.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Belgium, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

18 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Governor Inslee Signs Cider Proclamation

It's official. September 4th thru 14th is Washington Cider Week. Governor Jay Inslee officially signed a proclamation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors, Eastlake (Seattle, WA)

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Seattle Times

In Liberia’s capital, an Ebola outbreak like no other

Some people are swimming in and out of the Ebola quarantine zone in the seaside capital of Monrovia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Kent Reporter

Official language policy needed to unite Washington residents | Guest Op

Yes, the Evergreen State is home to a diverse group of residents. Washingtonians speak 167 different languages, according to the United States Census Bureau, and nearly 60 languages are spoken by more than 1,000 residents.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington Government, Opinion

Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge schools top state averages in testing

Officials with the Bainbridge Island School District hailed new test results released this week that show a gain in island students meeting state standards.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

No-pot city takes aim at Washington marijuana law

To Tedd Wetherbee, the vacant storefront seems a suitable spot for selling pot. It's in a strip mall across from BJ's Bingo parlor, in a long commercial stretch occupied by fast-food joints, dry cleaners and massage parlors.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs, Fife, WA, Tacoma, WA, Pierce County, WA

Crosscut.com

The courage to do hard things

Watching Washington communities stand up to wildfires and mudslides that destroyed property and lives left Gov. Jay Inslee "humbled, inspired and, most importantly, resolute."

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jay Inslee, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Twisp, WA, Natural Disasters, Family, Kids

City Paper

Six Steps to Restore Our Faith in the Corcoran

When Roy Slade came to the Corcoran College of Art + Design as dean in 1970, he found an institution at rock bottom.

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Related Topix: George Washington University

Patch.com

Burglaries, Forgery, Public Drunkenness, Illegal Fireworks, on Cop Blotter

10:30 PM- A burglary occurred at "Fair Oaks Burger" 2500 block Fair Oaks Avenue.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Auction of Washington Wines raises $1.8 million for charity

The Auction of Washington Wines gala events were held August 14th -16th, centered at the grounds of Chateau Ste.

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Washington State University

Journal of the San Juans

Taxable sales increase 4.9 percent for first quarter of 2014 | Washington State Department of Revenue

The state's taxable retail sales totals grew to $27.3 billion in the first quarter of 2014 , recording a 4.9 percent increase over the same period in 2013.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

The Waterland Blog

Highline College joins 'Make it in Washington' to help state manufacturers

Highline College has joined a partnership of state organizations on an initiative to help state manufacturers "Make it in Washington."

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Related Topix: Washington State University, Shoreline, WA

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Washington test scores hold steady over 3 years

Washington public school students are doing about as well on state tests as they have done over the past few years, but many more schools are failing to meet federal standards because the rules have changed, state education officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Tacoma, WA

Seattle Times

'Cops' crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

Police who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha struck and killed a crew member with the "Cops" television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Life, Fast Food, Food

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