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  1. Oil-terminal decision: How green is our governor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The Columbian

    Jay Inslee, champion of action on climate change, must decide whether to approve the nation's largest oil-by-rail terminal Gov. Jay Inslee, right, and Hyogo Prefecture Gov. Toshizo Ido shovel dirt onto a newly planted magnolia tree on the Capitol grounds in Olympia during a 2013 visit by a delegation from Hyogo, Japan, to celebrate a sister-state relationship. For Inslee, 2015 could be the year he rolls out some of the most ambitious proposals in the nation to reduce the state's carbon pollution.

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  2. DNR harvesting plan a top priority for Peninsula's legislative delegation in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... a portion of Grays Harbor County. The three legislators spoke by phone with Peninsula Daily News late last week from Olympia, where they'll launch the 2015 session Monday. While they probably won't introduce a bill to this effect, the district's ...

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  3. Thank you, Federal Way | LetterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... the hard work, dedication and expertise of city staff; our city's positive relationships with representatives in Olympia and in "the other" Washington; and the efforts of city officials. As a City Council member, I am prohibited from speaking for my ...

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  4. School dollars will dominate budget debate in OlympiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | KREM-TV Spokane

    School dollars will dominate budget debate in Olympia Washington lawmakers must figure out how to finish paying for education reforms they approved in previous years. Check out this story on KREM.com: SEATTLE - The state education budget isn't the only topic up for debate in Olympia this legislative season, but money for schools will likely dominate the conversation.

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  5. Small quake off Washington coast; no damageRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 10 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... unconstitutional, hundreds are still in jail cells. The state education budget isn't the only topic up for debate in Olympia this legislative season, but money for schools will likely dominate the conversation. The state education budget isn't the ...

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  6. Gov. Inslee wants to start conversation about big ideas | Jerry CornfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Renton Reporter

    ... to pass them. When they didn't act on a transportation package he sounded politely frustrated. And when they left Olympia on time, he couldn't contain his pleasure. Inslee stopped holding steady in mid-December when he put forth arguably the largest ...

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  7. Editorial: 4 things the Washington Legislature should do right awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Seattle Times

    THE Legislature reconvenes Monday with such a large challenge on education financing that the lead budget writers in the Republican-led state Senate and Democratic-led state House cannot even agree on what constitutes a baseline level of spending, as they showed at an Olympia briefing last week. But until then, lawmakers should settle on a handful of pressing issues that have bipartisan support and interest.

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  8. Spokane County Jail inmate attempts escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Jeremiah R. Logan, is incarcerated for charges of second degree child molestation and second degree child rape. OLYMPIA, Wash - A person with measles traveled to Sea-Tac airport and visited public areas in King and Snohomish counties while ...

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  9. Gun backers take aim at I-594 with another Olympia rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The voter-passed measure requires criminal background checks for those purchasing firearms at gun shows or over the Internet. The state's gun lobby, a big loser in the November election, is targeting the Legislature with a big rally on the steps of the state capitol in Olympia next Thursday, as part of a legal and legislative strategy to undermine recently enacted Initiative 594.

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  10. State seeking two-tier system for driver's license, ID cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | The Columbian

    ... cards, Sermonti said. Whether the state should require proof of legal U.S. residency has been a protracted debate in Olympia, with immigrant advocates arguing that cutting access to licenses for immigrants illegally in the country makes roads less ...

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  11. Association of Washingtonspirits and Wine Distributors v. Washington State Liquor Control BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | FindLaw

    ... Appellant. Mary Maureen Tennyson, Washington Atty. General, Dept. of Lic. & Admin. Law A.G. Office, Attorney at Law, Olympia, WA, Leah E. Harris, Washington State Attorney General's Office, Seattle, WA, for Respondent. David John Burman, Ulrike ...

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  12. Avian flu found in SE Wash. backyard flockRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | KNUS-AM Aurora

    ... ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming 710 KNUS events, movie screening passes, giveaways and more! OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Avian influenza has been found in a backyard poultry flock in southeast Washington after previously showing up in ...

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  13. Attorneys with more masculine voices are less likely to win in court: studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Fox News

    In this Sept. 3, 2014 file photo, Supreme Court Justices Susan Owens, left, and Debra Stephens listen to Thomas Ahearne, attorney for the coalition that sued the state over education funding, during a hearing before the state Supreme Court, in Olympia, Wash.

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  14. Fatal Lacey shooting seen as self-defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A New Year's fight between two brothers who had been drinking early Thursday ended with one of them dead in a street near Lacey. The Thurston County sheriff's office says the fight between the 35-year-old and 37-year-old brothers spilled outside and two 22-year-olds from a nearby house intervened.

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  15. Columnist John McGrathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | The Olympian

    The Washington Huskies will play a football game on ESPN on Friday night. To neutral observers inclined toward snap judgments - I'm talking here about 99 percent of the national television audience - the Huskies have little at stake in their Cactus Bowl contest against Oklahoma State.

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  16. 30 bodies recovered from AirAsia plane.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... is to lose weight and live healthier. Wake Up Montana's Tim Pham is hit the gym this morning to burn some calories. OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Opponents of a new expanded gun background check measure in Washington state are asking a federal judge to ...

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  17. Kennewick Neighbors Annoyed with Drone Flying Over Their BackyardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 29 | KFBB

    ... is to lose weight and live healthier. Wake Up Montana's Tim Pham is hit the gym this morning to burn some calories. OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Opponents of a new expanded gun background check measure in Washington state are asking a federal judge to ...

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  18. Fitness Revolution for Your ResolutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 1 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... is to lose weight and live healthier. Wake Up Montana's Tim Pham is hit the gym this morning to burn some calories. OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Opponents of a new expanded gun background check measure in Washington state are asking a federal judge to ...

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  19. WACOPS Selects Deputy Bergstrom as 2014 Law Enforcement Officer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Bothell Reporter

    ... The award will be presented to Deputy Bergstrom at the WACOPS Winter General Membership Meeting, Jan. 16, 2015, in Olympia. We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting ...

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  20. Some education news to watch for in the upcoming yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Seattle Times

    As the final days of 2014 tick by, here are five of the education stories we plan to keep an eye on in 2015: From left, Kelsey McCleary, 20, mother and plaintiff Stephanie McCleary, and son Carter McCleary, 15. Photo by Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times. Lawmakers in Olympia will wrestle this session with how to meet a court order to give more state dollars to public schools and pay for a sweeping class size initiative that voters approved in the November election.

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