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  1. Bill poses limits on records requestsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Wahkiakum County Eagle

    Lawmakers are looking to modify the Public Records Act in an effort to help local agencies that claim they're burdened by overly broad and massive public-records requests. House Bill 2576 would give local agencies the power to limit the time they spend each month responding to public-records requests, and would allow local agencies to charge a fee for providing public records that are requested for commercial purposes.

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  2. Sen. Maria Cantwell Receives Nat'l Wheat Growers Assn's "Leader of the Year" AwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Agri Marketing

    SEN. MARIA CANTWELL RECEIVES NAT'L WHEAT GROWERS ASSN'S "LEADER OF THE YEAR" AWARD Feb. 3, 2016 Source: National Association of Wheat Growers reports: U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell was selected as the 2015 Wheat Leader of the Year by the National Association of Wheat Growers board of directors. NAWG leaders, including Washtucna, WA, farmer Brett Blankenship, president of NAWG, presented her the award during the annual Wheat Industry Winter Conference in Washington, D.C. "America is producing some of the best wheat in the world thanks to our growers and their families - many of whom are in Washington State.

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  3. Eastern Signs 19 Players on National Signing DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Including the quarterback his coaching staff coveted, Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin announced the signing of 19 high school players on Wednesday to letters of intent to attend EWU and play for the Eagles. The class features 13 All-State players from five Western states, including five from Washington, three from Oregon, three from California, and one each from Idaho and Arizona.

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  4. Bill to make prosecuting police killings easier has hearing OLYMPIA,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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    Wednesday Feb 3 | University of Washington

    UW women's soccer added six players, two from Washington and four from California, comprising the 2016 Signing Day class. SEATTLE UW women's soccer announces its six-member 2016 Signing Day class, highlighted by two local products and four players from the state of California.

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  6. New plan would allow extended protective orders for Washington...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KIRO-TV Seattle

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  7. Rep. Pollet, Sen. Frockt, submit free community college proposal,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | North King County

    Rep. Gerry Pollet, , introduced the Washington Promise program in the House, while Sens. Pramila Jayapal and David Frockt have pushed the measure in the Senate. The bills would provide two years of guaranteed tuition at community and technical colleges for all eligible Washington residents.

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  8. Court Certifies Title VII Discrimination Case Based On Discretionary Decision-MakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | JD Supra

    In Rollins v. Traylor Brothers , Case No. 14-CV-1414 , Judge John Coughenour of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington certified the claims of a class of workers alleging claims of discrimination under both disparate impact and disparate treatment liability theories.

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  9. Google to take self-driving cars to Washington: Kirkland experiment ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Daily Mail

    Alphabet's self-driving car project will expand testing to Kirkland, Washington later this month, the third city where it is testing autonomous vehicles. The company's Google unit has conducted autonomous vehicle testing for six years in Mountain View, California, where it is based, and it expanded testing to Austin, Texas last summer.

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  10. Businessmen Who Abandoned Toxic Mess Now Want To Build Refinery In WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The state inspector thought his visit to Odessa, Washington, would be routine: a knock on the door, a chat with the operators, a look around the corrugated metal warehouse where they ran a biodiesel plant. But when Jerry French arrived at the TransMessis Columbia Plateau facility in eastern Washington this past March, the door was locked.

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  11. An about face: Washington driver's license no longer gets you on basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Whidbey News-Times

    A guard checks identification at the gate leading into the Seaplane Base. Visitors must provide other identification than state issued licenses to get on base.

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  12. Coupeville trio off to world championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Whidbey News-Times

    Rees, Piercy and Harrison are bonded by a passion for dragon boat racing, which they've each felt has softened the blow of growing older. Rees, Piercy and Harrison are part of a 50-plus women's masters team from Washington that has qualified for the 2016 Club Crew World Championships in Adelaide in April.

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  13. How high is too high to drive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | CBC News

    Washington State Patrol members arrest a 19-year-old man who admits to smoking a single joint after work and driving home. "It smells like marijuana in the car," Trooper Mallorie Baffa says as she shines her flashlight in the face of a 19-year-old man in a Lexus.

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  14. Cheat SheetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Stranger

    The ballot now in your mailbox is asking you to renew two existing Seattle Public School levies that do very important things: cover the day-to-day costs of teaching our kids, like books and part of teachers' salaries, and fund school construction. In an ideal world, all children would get shame-free sex education, all parents would get ample supplies of vape juice, and these local levies wouldn't matter so much because the suckhole known as the Washington State Legislature would be full of smart, capable people willing to do their jobs.

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  15. Six Walker Jones attorneys receive national and regional awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Fauquier.com

    Six lawyers from the Warrenton and Washington-based law firm Walker Jones have been honored with regional and national awards.

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  16. Freedom Kicks: D.C. United, MLS, and USMNT links for Wednesday February 3, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Black And Red United

    Washington Post Steve Goff had the big breaking news story of yesterday in all of MLS, and it concerned D.C. United . The short version is that Orlando City is run by the sort of knuckleheads that throw out the instruction manual and then get mad when the thing they assembled doesn't work.

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  17. South Carolina files Congressional Term Limits ResolutionRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Moultrie News

    The South Carolina General Assembly has filed resolutions that would help bring about the Term Limits Convention, a new initiative to place term limits on members of Congress.

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  18. Using big trees to fight global warmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Star Online

    Lush and lofty, the big trees in a 200ha forest gracing the vista of Mount Rainier in Washington in the US are now doing double duty, in the first-ever carbon-capture programme of its kind in the US Pacific Northwest. Microsoft bought the carbon credits in this forest under California's rigorously verified cap-and-trade programme.

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  19. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | KTMF

    The Bozeman Police Department and Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a 20 year-old woman, who was found unresponsive along with a male over the weekend at a local business on Gallatin Park Drive. The female has been identified as Montana State student, Natalie Dietrich.

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  20. Rep. Graham Hunt quits Legislature after false military record claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Embattled State Rep. Graham Hunt, an Orting Republican, quit the State Legislature on Tuesday, days after the Seattle Times questioned his claim to be a "combat veteran" of Afghanistan and Iraq. "It is with a heavy heart that I inform you that I hereby resign from my position as representative from the 2nd District, effective immediately," Hunt wrote on his Facebook page.

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