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3 hrs ago | Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington schools receive 2013 Washington Achievement Awards

The Lake Washington School District will receive the most Washington Achievement Awards from the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education for 2013 than any other year in its history.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lacey, WA, Index, WA, Kirkland, WA

7 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Steven Powell wants state to pay for treatment

Steven Powell wants the state of Washington to pay for court-ordered sex offender treatment he says was denied while serving time in prison for voyeurism.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

11 hrs ago | Trend

Caught in the Syrian tempest Saudi Arabia replaces chief spy

A Saudi royal decree announced that the kingdom's top spy, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, the head of the country's intelligence services was being relieved of his post, at his own request, and that his deputy would replace him.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Washington Government

15 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Dish to refund $2 million to Wash. customers

Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday by the state attorney general's office.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Asian Correspondent

Obama sets date for tricky Malaysia visit

US President Barack Obama is expected to visit Japan, South Korea, the Philippines and Malaysia this month as part of his push to increase US diplomatic, economic and security engagement with countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Malaysia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama,

The Lake Stevens Journal Online

Lake Stevens residents help at Oso landslide

A Lake Stevens based AmeriCorps crew from the Department of Ecology's Washington Conservation Corps joined the response to the SR 530 Landslide disaster last week.

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Related Topix: Lake Stevens, WA, Oso, WA, Snohomish County, WA, Everett, WA

King County Journal

Black Diamond Mayor Dave Gordon and City Council collide

The honeymoon between Black Diamond Mayor Dave Gordon and the City Council officially came crashing down amid a flurry of public allegations, accusation and acrimony.

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Related Topix: Wedding

Free Republic

Here Are The Two Soviet Propaganda Posters Hanging In The White House ...

Washingtonian MOM magazine's spring issue has a profile of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's wife, ABC News contributor Claire Shipman, that features a picture taken inside their home.

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Bellingham Herald

Use caution when buying Washington wines from 2011 vintage

Co-sponsored by Visit Seattle and the Washington Wine Commission, the two-day Grand Tasting event featured over 200 Washington wineries, 65 Seattle-area restaurants and 50 exhibitors.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Chinook, WA

Kirkland Reporter

Washington State Department of Revenue earns national award for tax model

The Washington State Department of Revenue has taken top honors for its online tax model that allows users to redesign Washington's tax system with a few clicks of a mouse.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

Bellingham Herald

Total lunar eclipse may be visible tonight, weather permitting

On April 14, at 10:58 p.m. PDT, the moon will move into Earth's shadow. The full lunar eclipse – when the entirety of the moon is shaded by Earth – begins just over an hour later at 12:07 a.m. and lasts until 1:25 a.m. PDT.

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Related Topix: Astronomy, Science

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Washington Company Recalls Thousands of Egg Products

A company in Washington is recalling over 80 thousand pounds of processed egg products that may be contaminated with Salmonella.

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Related Topix: Washington Government

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Seattle Times

Morning links: Danny Shelton poised for a big senior year with a new number

Washington's Danny Shelton and Hau'oli Kikaha team up for the sack of BYU quarterback Taysom Hill.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

Reforming Punishment In Washington Public Schools

Steve Scher talks with Katie Mosehauer, executive director of Washington Appleseed, about proposed changes to school discipline policies in Washington state public schools.

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The News Tribune

Dog, believed to have died, rescued in Eastern Washington

On Wednesday, April 2nd, the park received a phone call from the daughter of a man who had been walking his dog in the Hawk Creek area, which is close to Fort Spokane.

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TheBlaze.com

This book offers an alternative explanation for why Jay Carney might...

Over the weekend, TheBlaze noted that in a glowing profile on White House Press Secretary Jay Carney's wife Claire Shipman in Washingtonian MOM magazine , what garnered the most attention was the Soviet-era propaganda hanging in Carney and Shipman's home.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, US News

BAGnewsNotes

Beyond the Photoshopping: Privilege, Poverty and the Washingtonian's Jay Carney Spread

The photoshopping of a different picture may have drawn drawn widespread attention to this Washingtonian Magazine feature , but the lead photo is a lot more troubling.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Washington Government, Breakfast, Life, Food

Sun Apr 13, 2014

InsiderOnline

Policy Studies

Congress will soon debate the fate of the U.S. Export-Import Bank , which doles out financing to favored corporations and credit to foreign governments.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Washington Government

Bellingham Herald

Window opens on secret camp within Guantanamo

Connell is allowed to say virtually nothing about what he saw in the secret camp where the most notorious terror suspects in U.S. custody are held except that it is unlike any detention facility he's encountered.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Cuba, World News, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison

NJ.com

Political memorabilia gathering in Titusville on May 17

For the 11th year in a row, East Coast collectors of political buttons, badges, ribbons and related ephemera will meet in Titusville on Saturday, May 17, to sell, trade and display memorabilia from the most recent campaigns, as well as from political campaigns throughout the centuries.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Bill Clinton, History in the News

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