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6 hrs ago | Peach Pundit
Yesterday, David Pennington's campaign issued a presser saying that he had a major announcement.
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11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Beginning May 1, inmates in the state's 11 prisons will no longer be allowed conjugal visits, the agency announced.
15 hrs ago | Seattle Times
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.
15 hrs ago | USA Today
As the government moves toward more medical "transparency" by releasing a slew of new data, entrepreneurs are creating new products to help consumers use the data to choose quality, lower-cost care.
21 hrs ago | Trend
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.
Jessica Lee, 19, and Ashley Cavner, 21, marry just after midnight on Dec. 9, 2012 in Vancouver, Wash., just moments after same-sex marriages became legal in Washington.
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., right, gestures as she speak to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, center, as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington last month.
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.
Jensen Shipyard celebrates Earth Day this year with the prestigious Leadership Clean certification from the Clean Boating Foundation of Washington.
A performance audit released Monday by State Auditor Troy Kelley's office examined 2010 payments by two insurers that cover most of the hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians enrolled in the state's Medicaid managed-care program for the poor: Community Health Plan of Washington and Molina Healthcare of Washington.
The ribbon to the Georgetown DMV service center is cut April 14 by Brian Boyle, Brian Hanlon, Jack Evans, Mayor Vincent Gray, Mary Cheh, Lucinda Babers and Bill Starrels.
Tests on more than 200 children's products sold in Washington show most manufacturers are following laws that regulate the use of and seven potential violations on lead or cadmium.
As a city we need to do something about smokers and smoking in public, populous areas like schools, the university, downtown and other places where there are innocent people walking around and doing their thing.
A Lake Tapps couple is staying in a hotel in northern California, thanks to the Red Cross, after a FedEx truck slammed into their car before crashing into a bus full of high school students on I-5 Thursday.
Henry Chapman takes a moment at the refreshment table to speak with Hank Aho at the Gibbs Library tribute to Chapman's wife Liane.