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2 hrs ago | CBS Local

Parents Of Slain Member Of SEAL Team VI Call For President Obama's Resignation

The parents of a SEAL Team VI member who was killed in action, Aaron Carson Vaughn, has called on President Barack Obama to resign the office because of his "cowardly lack of leadership."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Body found in Wash. home linked to blood-stained carpet: deputies

The body, believed to be of Brandon Zomalt, was discovered in a Pierce County home after deputies were called to perform a welfare check, KOMO News reported.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

10 hrs ago | South Wales Argus

Behind the Headlines: Nato summit will focus world's eyes upon us

President Barack Obama waves at the end of his news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Friday, Dec. 20, 2013.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Entertainment, Drama, Television, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

14 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island

This is called 'failing'? in Our Opinion

Earlier this month, the Bainbridge Island School District was officially notified that both Bainbridge High School and Ordway were labeled as "failing" and in need of improvement for not making "adequate yearly progress" under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Opinion

18 hrs ago | Washington Times

Law enforcement part of debate over gun measures

Whether or not Washington state should expand background checks on gun sales and transfers has divided support within the law enforcement community, with some organizations choosing to not weigh in at all on two competing measures on the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

22 hrs ago | Bainbridge Island Review

Navy to conduct oil spill drill near Fort Ward Park

The Washington Department of Ecology and the United States Navy will test an oil spill response strategy at Fort Ward Park on Bainbridge Island as part of an exercise simulating a large release of oil from a vessel near Blake Island later this month.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Washington Government

Mon Sep 01, 2014

CNN

A brewing fight over Washington education

Washington State's Supreme Court will hold a special hearing on Wednesday. The hearing will be to hear arguments about whether it should hold the State Legislature in contempt of court for not doing enough to fund public education.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

National Review Online

Washington Journal

After a steady diet of NRO stalwarts like Kevin D. Williamson, Jonah Goldberg, and Andy McCarthy, you might not think it's possible to be boring about politics, but it is.

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Wenatchee World

What all of Washington has in common: Top priorities are the same despite regional differences

If you've driven into Seattle lately, you would probably think Washington's economy is booming.

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Related Topix: Grays Harbor County, WA, Ferry County, WA, King County, WA

Armenian Liberty

Press Review

Interviewed by "Aravot," Aram Karapetian, the leader of the opposition Nor Zhamanakner party, speculates that the White House probably had a hand in the resolution by the California State Legislature calling for U.S. recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Related Topix: Washington Government, World News, Armenia

KATU-TV Portland

8 rescued when boat capsizes off island in Washington

The Coast Guard says one of its Response boats and a civilian vessel rescued seven adults and a 4-year-old child after their skiff capsized off Bainbridge Island.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

In-depth Africa

Israel and the U.S.-Qatari Axis

When considering the geo-political map of the current Middle East, not everything is negative or alarming, at least from an Israeli point of view.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Qatar, Africa, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Oregonian

Bicyclist killed in Seattle on Friday was well-respected attorney

The King County Medical Examiner's office has identified the bicyclist who died in a collision with a truck in downtown Seattle as a well-respected attorney who in 2010 was part of the American Civil Liberties Union's legal team that challenged the U.S. military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

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Related Topix: ACLU, US Military, US Air Force

Reuters

Dust storm causes 50-car pile up in Washington state

A huge dust storm that swept over a stretch of highway in southern Washington causes a massive 50-car pile up, sending 7 people to the hospital and injuring nearly 20 others.

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KETV-TV

Brad Ashford

On this edition of KETV NewsWatch 7's Chronicle, we focus on the November election.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lee Terry, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Washington Government

Wenatchee World

Remembering the nightmare

July 17: To say it was a tough day in the battle against the Carlton Complex fires is an understatement.

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UW Dawg Pound

Washington At Hawaii - Third Quarter Recap - UW Leads 17-13

UW got the ball to open the half, but a sputtering three and out gave Hawaii the ball almost immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Washington NCAA

Sat Aug 30, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Iran president calls US sanctions an 'invasion'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" Saturday after Washington imposed new penalties over the country's contested nuclear program, though he promised negotiations with world powers would go on.

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Bainbridge Island Review

Bainbridge blotter | Alleged assault at Visconsi protest

The two people who had apparently been assaulted in the video, however, refused to speak with police without a lawyer.

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Port Orchard Orchard

Taxable sales increase 4.9 percent for quarter

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

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