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22 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com
The Department of Licensing began November with a backlog of 106,000 pistol transfers to enter into the database, which is used by city, county and state authorities to find owners of handguns that turn up during investigations, the Daily Herald reported Sunday .
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Is increasing income inequality a bad thing for America?
4 hrs ago | The News Tribune
If you were trying to predict the course and character of world politics for the next 50 years or so, what question would you like to know the answer to today? It's easy to think of different candidates, such as: Will climate change continue unabated with far-reaching effects on the world economy and low-lying areas? Will the euro survive? Will ... (more)
8 hrs ago | The Wave
One of the most lamentable trends we've seen in Washington has been consistent inability of Congress to discharge even the most basic responsibilities of governing without creating an apocalyptic showdown.
While Forte was out-dueling Zach Zenner of SDSU , the leading rusher in FCS, and scoring the final touchdown for the Eagles, Vernon Adams was throwing five touchdown passes, including two to freshman Cooper Kupp.
One of the biggest question marks for Chris Petersen as he takes the reigns at Washington is how the change in coaching staffs will impact recruiting, especially the 2014 class.
A Tacoma, Washington gang member was sentenced today to 13 years in prison for his role in a violent, take-over style bank robbery ring, announced U.S. Attorney Jenny A. Durkan.
In this Sept. 16, 2013 photo Sergio Garcia empties a bag of just-picked Golden Delicious apples into a bin at a Valicoff Fruit Company orchard near Wapato, Wash.
This Dec. 3, 2013 file photo shows House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio leaving a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
On a recent late-fall Saturday, Barbara Deuschle, a local restaurant owner, was recounting her first impression of her congressman, Tom Cotton, who is now running for the Senate.
There were about 152,335 same-sex married couples and 440,989 same-sex unmarried couples in the United States in 2010 Gay weddings made up 17 per cent of marriages in Washington this past year, the first year gay marriages were legal in the state, state officials reported Wednesday.
Florida state attorney Willie Meggs announces his office will not press charges against Florida State's quarterback Jameis Winston on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 in Tallahassee.
The real estate research blog, Movoto, releases a ranking of top cities in Washington State and lists Richland at #10.
Petersen agreed to become the Huskies' new coach Thursday night in Boise. Petersen will be named the University of Washington's new coach today, according to a report this morning by ESPN's Joe Schad and Brett McMurphy.
In October, conservation and fishing groups sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, charging that since the agency determined that the state's fish consumption rates are too low, it has a responsibility to step in and require both consumption estimates and water quality standards to be raised.
An Amber Alert has been activated across California at the request of the Washington State Police in regard to the alleged abduction of a 14-year-old girl, the California Highway Patrol is reporting.
This photo provided by Yemen's Defense Ministry shows security forces at the scene after an explosion at the Defense Ministry complex in Sanaa, Yemen, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.