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New Wash. state CPL tally more than 7,000 higher than mid-May
More than 7,000 new concealed pistol licenses have been issued in Washington State since Examiner last checked with the Department of Licensing in mid-May, bringing the total to 433,223 as of Monday morning, when this column noted new figures would be available.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Wong: Continuing the convoluted tale of budgets in Oregon, Washington
In Washington state, government appears headed for a partial shutdown unless legislators can break their stalemate and agree on a single budget by July 1. In Oregon, even though a budget stalemate of sorts is continuing, there's almost no likelihood of a partial shutdown of state government.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Prism: Bigger data seizure
In this Jan. 31, 2008, file photo President Bush waves after signing a 15-day extension of the Protect America Act after a speech in Las Vegas.
More humpback whales visit Wash. waters
Cascadia Research Collective's baleen whale researcher John Calambokidis says the increased sightings are consistent with the population rebound the whales have seen off the country's West Coast.
Roosevelt: An Autopsy, by H.L. Mencken
ONE thinks of Dr. Woodrow Wilson's biography of George Washington as of one of the strangest of all the world's books.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Seattle Gay News
Lesbian general receives second star - Patricia Rose is now the U.S....
Patricia 'Trish' Rose became the U.S. military's highest ranking out Gay officer May 31. She is married to retired Navy Lt.
House blocks Guantanamo detainee transfers to Yemen
The U.S. House of Representatives voted Friday to restrict transfer of detainees to Yemen, a move designed to stall the closing of the prison at Guantanamo Bay.
Letter: State Legislature's (not so) special session
I am so happy to hear that the Washington Legislature has been watching and learning from our fine U.S. government.
News Talk Florida
Wash. Death Increase Among Youth Due To Heroin
Heroin use and related deaths have increased significantly across Washington over the past decade, especially among people younger than 30, according to a new study released Wednesday.
Top 10 Considerations When Applying for a Marijuana License
Under the current draft rules, the WSLCB will open a 30-day application window for all license types in Septemeber.
New York Post
The Cincinnati lie
The Internal Revenue Service hadn't spoken four sentences about its targeting of conservative groups before it blamed "our line people in Cincinnati."
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Photos: Whale found beached along Wash. coast
A dead whale was found beached Wednesday night along the Washington coast, just about three miles north of Ocean City.
Third Washington State gun control initiative filed, this one is pro-regulation
Gun control is a hot topic all over the nation and the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility just turned up the temperature of the debate in Washington State.
Washington press lemmings fall in behind gun control effort
The first of what will likely be a chain of editorials supporting the gun control initiative filed by the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility appeared today in the Vancouver Columbian .
KEPR CBS 19
FBI files show disdain for former Wash. Gov. Albert Rosellini
Over his decades in public life, former Gov. Albert Rosellini helped bring Washington into the modern era, burnishing his reputation as one of the state's most effective leaders by reforming state prisons, modernizing mental health institutions and helping create the 520 floating bridge that links Seattle to its job-rich eastern suburbs.
New wildfires flare in Oregon, Washington
Six new wildfires flare in the Northwest over the past 24 hours, scorching more than 14,000 acres.
Green Bay Press-Gazette
Column: Bright but lazy make best leaders
Be honest -- you would be, too, if the nation's elected leaders won their high offices by repeatedly running campaigns that bellowed how much they, and all right-thinking Americans, distrusted and despised Your Hometown.
BMO Private Bank Changing Face of Wealth Study: Forty Percent of Washington's Wealthy are Women
The inaugural report found that women make up a sizeable percentage of Washington's affluent, accounting for 40 percent of the state's wealthy.
D.C. has nation's highest percentage of women
The District has a higher percentage of female residents than any of the 50 states, according to census data released Thursday.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Inslee begins talks on potential shutdown
A shutdown could occur if the Legislature fails to adopt a budget before July 1 when the new fiscal year begins.