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1 hr ago | Mercer Island Reporter

a Dui in Washington state will cost you plenty

Impaired driving not only puts a driver, passengers and others in danger, but can be expensive if you are caught.

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1 hr ago | Kent Reporter

Strong state employment, but warning lights are flashing | Brunell

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Opinion

4 hrs ago | DC Military

NDW Community Service Program offers range of opportunities

Olivia Hunter, Naval District Washington Community Service Program manager, right, greets children during a Read Across America event at Tyler Elementary School in Washington, D.C., in March.

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8 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Bill Clinton enjoys a Gurkha cigar, "the Rolls Royce of the cigar industry." He "loves the Gurkhas," Gurkha chief executive officer Kaizad Hansotia, maker of the HMR cigar, which stands for His MajestyA s Reserve.

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Related Topix: Bill Clinton, History in the News, Dick Cheney, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Rick Perry, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, US Senate, Democrat

12 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Wheat farmers taking a double hit as prices drop and weather takes its toll

Glen Squires with the Washington Grain Commission says the current average price per bushel of wheat is around $6.20 down from last year's price at $7.53.

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Related Topix: Washington Government, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Spokane, WA

16 hrs ago | Deseret News

Jay Evensen: Marijuana acceptance will lead to social costs

Washington and Colorado are on the leading edge of a dangerous public policy move that separates getting high from responsible behavior.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Marijuana, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Fife, WA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Columbian

Washington hops grower Haas also brews is own beers

Foam shoots from the lip of a freshly filled bottle of lager in the research brewery at John I. Haas.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Yakima, WA, River Road, WA

Business Journal

Can't find a doctor in your hometown? Sen. Murray wants to help

Sen. Patty Murray , D-Wash., is making the rounds in her home state, meeting with local healthcare leaders to promote legislation that would help train 1,500 primary care doctors to help treat people in underserved communities in the U.S. Murray is sponsoring the Community-Based Medical Education Act of 2014 .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Patty Murray, Democrat, Washington Government

The Fresno Bee

Martin Schram: NATO shouldn't let Ukraine tensions derail nuclear anti-terror reforms

The bucolic views of 2,000 acres of Wales countryside surrounding Celtic Manor just outside Newport are magnificent.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Horse

Washington Reports First Equine WNV Case of 2014

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has reported that an unvaccinated horse from Mesa, in Franklin County, has contracted West Nile virus , the first equine case in that state this year.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, West Nile Virus, Health, Franklin County, WA, Walla Walla County, WA, Pasco, WA

KTRE-TV Lufkin

Wanted man rear-ends Washington police detective

Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road.

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Related Topix: Washington Government, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

News Observer

Bucket list adventure: Wine and willows in Washington's Woodinville Wine Country

The best repurposing of a strip center surely has to be in Woodinville, Washington, where deserted malls have been repopulated with wineries - dozens and dozens of them.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Woodinville, WA, Home Gardening, Home

Crosscut.com

How militarized are Washington's police departments?

In Ferguson, Mo. police used military equipment in response to protestors. Washington law enforcement agencies have some of the same gear.

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Related Topix: Thurston County, WA

Tri-cityherald.com

Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

You can't see them from far away, but up close, tiny gray hairs are starting to emerge - color-sapped reminders that the New York Jets quarterback is no longer the speedy youngster fresh out of Virginia Tech.

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New York Daily News

Activist teen refuses to leave tree ahead of mall construction

As of Tuesday evening, it's been more than 24 hours since 19-year-old Chiara D'Angelo climbed up into the tree on Bainbridge Island in protest of an impending development project that will demolish more than 800 trees, KOMO reported.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The News Tribune

Will the US fight for a Mideast where minorities can thrive?

Somewhere in the afterlife, Mullah Mustafa Barzani, the eagle of the Zagros Mountains, is smiling.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Wine Business Online

Washington Wine Auction Sees Gains and Faces Challenges

Three days of tastings, dinners, a picnic and a formal gala, were part of the 27th Annual Auction of Washington Wines that just took place from August 14th to the 16th.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink

Business Journal

Former IRS commissioner: Political environment impedes tweaking the ACA, reforming tax code

IRS Commissioner Mark Everson testifies on ways to reduce the tax gap at a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2007.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

The Columbian

Washington View: Too many of state's youths still seek jobs

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Vancouver, WA

Bellingham Herald

Friends dona t spy? Turkey outraged at Germany

While officials in Berlin sought to play down the reports, Turkey summoned the German ambassador to demand an immediate investigation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Turkey, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Angela Merkel

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