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  1. Washington state legislation would mandate larger crew on oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington's Republican-controlled Senate could set a national precedent with a bill passed Monday night that would require up to two railroad workers in the rear of trains carrying crude oil and other hazardous cargo.

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  2. 520 bridge toll rates to be discussed at transportation meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Kirkland Reporter

    Toll rates for the State Route 520, along with the Tacoma Narrows bridges, will top the agenda when the Washington State Transportation Commission meets next week in Olympia. Both bridges will see rate adjustments on July 1. The commission will continue its work on tolling Wednesday evening, holding a final hearing on the I-405 express toll lanes rates and policies in Kirkland.

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  3. Author of book on Clallam County during World War II to sign copies Saturday in ForksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Archibald said. Archibald's photographs have appeared not only locally but also in publications in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia and Alaska, as well as The Associated Press, CNN and Fox News. He won the 2011 News Photo of the Year award from the ...

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  4. Starfish deaths prompt calls for helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | The Columbian

    ... truth of the matter is we have absolutely no system in place to respond. None," Heck, a second-term congressman from Olympia, said in a speech on the House floor. Heck's bill, called the Marine Disease Emergency Act, would require federal agencies ...

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  5. Give voters a voice in selecting presidential nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Seattle Times

    11172012 - 125810Secretary of State-elect Kim Wyman stands outside of her new office in the Legislative Building in Olympia. She will be the only statewide elected Republican official in Washington - and the entire West Coast (CA, OR, WA) when she is ...

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  6. LIQUOR | March 12, 2015Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Magnolia News

    Questions or comments about the following applications or actions should be directed to the Regulatory Services Division, Washington State Liquor Control Board, 3000 Pacific Ave. S.E., P.O. Box 43098, Olympia, WA 98504-3098, or call 664-1600.

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  7. Washington state Senate passes oil train safety billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - The state Senate passed a measure Monday night to improve the safety of oil transportation, one of two competing bills that deal with the increasing shipments of crude oil through the state.

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  8. Oregon, Washington Lawmakers Balk At Tougher Vaccination MandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... deadline for House bills to advance off the floor. The legislative flame outs followed emotional testimony in Olympia and Salem from parents and medical professionals. Some parents resisted the state dictating medical decisions for their children. ...

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  9. Bear Creek forensics team wins its first-ever district sweepstakes awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Redmond Reporter

    ... in Dallas, Texas. The NSDA's National Qualifying Tournament for Congress was held on Feb. 28 at the State Capitol in Olympia, the only national qualifying tournament in the country held in a statehouse. Nine members of the forensics team competed ...

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  10. Gov. Inslee's personal emails range from trivial to politicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... about eight times a month, according to state records. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1C6YRuM OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Governor Jay Inslee uses his personal email for state business about eight times a month, according to ...

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  11. Local legislators to host town-hall meeting March 14Read the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Newcastle News

    Residents can join local legislators to discuss the ongoing session in Olympia at a town hall meeting in Bellevue this Saturday. Meet state Sen. Steve Litzow and state Reps.

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  12. Ruben F. RoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Wenatchee World

    ... so he retired after 30 years in law enforcement. Retirement only allowed him to do other things like serving in Olympia for the Washington State Law Enforcement Association to be an advocate for Law Enforcement Issues. He never really stopped being ...

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  13. Spokane woman to be honored for role in Dutch resistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | HeraldNet

    A Spokane great-grandmother will be honored in Olympia next week for her work as a teenage Dutch Resistance operative during World War II. Carla Olman Peperzak, 91, helped hide approximately 40 Jews from the Germans.

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  14. WA House votes to strike local bans on church homeless campsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... to religious institutions that work to help the needy. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1BTc1vb OLYMPIA, Wash. - City and county governments across Washington will lose some ability to restrict church-hosted homeless encampments ...

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  15. Smaug Stout won't leave the tastebuds desolateRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | NJ.com

    "Did you think I did not know this day would come, that a pack of canting dwarves would come crawling back to the Mountain?" - Smaug The Seattle-area beverage company, BevLink, partnered with Fish Brewing Co. , Olympia, Wash., to create the Hobbit beer series.

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  16. Senate OK bills to promote nuclear energy in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... enough electricity for roughly 1 million homes. (Photo by Paul T. Erickson/Tri-Valley Herald/MCT via Getty Images) OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Senate has approved a measure to advance nuclear power as part of Washington's future energy mix. Senate ...

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  17. Political circles float more names in Federal Way races | Inside PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Federal Way Mirror

    ... position, but to retain the seat she must win the election this November. But, while the Democrat has been busy in Olympia trying to advance Federal Way's legislative interests, Republicans have been busy looking for candidates to run against her. ...

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  18. Washington lawmakers may receive raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Washington lawmakers may receive raise The salary for governor would go from the current $166,891 to $173,617 under the proposal. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1G7oY3y OLYMPIA, Wash.

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  19. It's almost cherry blossom time at the University of WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... But the University of Washington expects the blossoms to reach their best in mid-March Nya Uberman-Gillon, 9, of Olympia climbs a Yoshino cherry tree as the tree blossoms at the University of Washington in Seattle. These photos come from April 2012. ...

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  20. State asks judge to dismiss lawsuit challenging new gun lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... the constitutionality of the state's new gun law. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1G6wuM1 OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality ...

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