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2 hrs ago | Mashable

Burning Man Isn't What You Think, And Never Has Been

Have you heard? Burning Man , the annual week-long art festival in the Nevada desert, has jumped the shark .


Related Topix: Arts, Burning Man, Washington Government

7 hrs ago | All Points Blog

GIS Health News Weekly: Australia and the Flu, GIving Blood, C-Sections in Washington State

Speaking from her base in California, Ms [Lauren] Bennett [Esri's new health industry manager] said advancements in mapping technology could provide unprecedented insights into how influenza and other disease outbreaks spread in Australia and who is most at risk.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

11 hrs ago | KIMA

Mudslides close roads, trap drivers in central Washington

Rain unleashed mudslides on land left bare by wildfires, washing down hillsides and damaging homes and closing highways in north central Washington.


Related Topix: Twisp, WA, Okanogan, WA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Spokane, WA

14 hrs ago | NBC Action News

Ford recalling more than 160,000 vehicles 2 hours ago

Heat Advisory issued August 22 at 3:53AM CDT expiring August 23 at 8:00PM CDT in effect for: Anderson, Brown, Clay, Cloud, Coffey, Dickinson, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Jackson, Jefferson, Lyon, Marshall, Morris, Nemaha, Osage, Ottawa, Pottawatomie, Republic, Riley, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Washington Heat Advisory issued August 20 at 9:54PM CDT expiring ... (more)


Related Topix: Wagon, Hybrid, Ford, Ford C-Max

18 hrs ago | Business Journal

Do coal exports pencil out? Opponents push the financial case

Weakened global coal prices, with little chance of price recovery, could be knocking the economic basis from under a pair of proposed Washington coal export terminals.


22 hrs ago |

Feds weigh moving grizzlies into Washington

The National Park Service said Thursday it will consider moving grizzly bears into the North Cascade Mountains of Washington state to aid their recovery.


Thu Aug 21, 2014


Study: Gorge Amphitheater has huge economic impact

Nearly 400,000 people attended concerts at The Gorge Amphitheater in 2013, generating $4.6 million in state and local taxes, according to an economic study created by the owners as they seek to expand the scenic venue.


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.


Kent Reporter

Strong state employment, but warning lights are flashing | Brunell

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


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

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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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.


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

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.


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

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.


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.


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 .


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Thurston County, WA


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