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  1. Washington City Paper's Margarita WarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | TBD.com

    This Thursday, 18 of the best mixologists from across the DMV will shake...squeeze...and salt their way to the top of the pack during the Washington City Paper's 3rd Annual Margarita Wars. Stephen Ball from the Washington City Paper, was here to talk more about the event.

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  2. Inslee signs bill that affirms WHL playersa amateur statusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | HeraldNet

    The Everett Silvertips and the rest of the WHL's Washington-based teams are no longer in danger of being at a competitive disadvantage. Washington State governor Jay Inslee on Monday signed a bill into law that affirms the amateur status of WHL players.

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  3. Snoqualmie Valley Hospital gets fresh startRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Snoqualmie Valley Record

    The new, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital is officially open, as of Wednesday, May 6. Hospital CEO Rodger McCollum described the move-in as "flawlessly executed," during the Thursday, May 7, hospital board meeting at Snoqualmie City Hall. McCollum took the time to thank the Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Auxiliary club before opening up the floor to hospital COO Tom Parker.

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  4. Oregon Ducks coach Casey Martin birdies 18th to advance in U.S. Open qualifyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | OregonLive.com

    August 27, 2012 - Casey Martin, former PGA pro and golf coach at the University of Oregon, drives on the first hole at the Umpqua Bank Challenge, played at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club. Three years after making a surprising run to qualify for the U.S. Open, Casey Martin put himself in position to do it again.

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  5. Zendejas serves as page for Sen. FainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Auburn Reporter

    Michael Zendejas, a homeschooled student from Auburn, recently served as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. Zendejas was one of 32 students who served as Senate pages for the 13th week of the 2015 legislative session.

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  6. Washington AG cracks down on cancer charity scamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | KEPR CBS 19

    ATTORNEY GENERAL'S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE -- Attorney General Bob Ferguson today joined with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, and attorneys general of all 49 states and the District of Columbia in a complaint charging four sham cancer charities and their operators with bilking consumers out of some $187 million. Of that, only $5 million, or 2.7 percent, was used for charitable purposes.

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  7. Obama signs bill creating nationwide alert system for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    President Barack Obama reaches for a pen as he signs S. 665, the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 on Tuesday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. From left are, Justin Ramos, 19, Jayden Ramos, 14, Vice President Joe Biden, Maritza Ramos, Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., Rep. Dave Reichert, R-Wash., Rep. Bill Pascrell, D-N.J., Wei Tang Liu, and Xiu Li.

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  8. Anti-Islam pastor ran for Washington governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Spokesman-Review

    Washington political activists with decent memories may have recognized the name Shahram Hadian when they read s taff writer Scott Maben's profile in this morning's paper about the Spokane-area pastor who has played a role in the Idaho Legislature's dispute over a child support law. At the time, he was living in Everett and serving as a pastor of a Mill Creek church.

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  9. My View: Federal oil train rules neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Portland Tribune

    The domestic energy market is experiencing an unprecedented boom. Energy projects, from crude oil to propane and methanol, are being proposed at ports and in communities all along the lower Columbia River.

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  10. Americaa s fittest city? A new study puts Washington at the topRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Washington Post

    Most lists of "America's fittest cities" are ridiculous, but the American College of Sports Medicine puts out a legit one each year that actually tells us something about people's health habits and the opportunities their communities provide to stay fit. The ACSM American Fitness Index rates the 50 largest U.S. metropolitan areas on 31 separate measures, and there is no truth to the argument that I'm writing this post because my home in greater Washington, D.C., came in first, for the second consecutive year. 1 comment

  11. A's might turn to Washington to help shore up defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | SFGate

    The A's, leading the major leagues in errors by a large margin, are considering reuniting with longtime infield coach Ron Washington , The Chronicle has learned. The A's have made 43 errors, and shortstop Marcus Semien has committed 15 of them, putting him on pace for 59 this season.

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  12. Investor Education Would Be Difficult Under DOL Standard, Lawyers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Insurance News Net

    Advisors will have a tough time promoting products such as annuities in educational materials without potentially violating the Department of Labor's proposed fiduciary standard, industry lawyers say. The investment materials that would potentially be subject to the new standard include plan information, general investment information, asset allocation models and interactive investment materials, according to lawyers at Sutherland, Asbill & Brennan.

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  13. Road 80 annexation moving forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KEPR CBS 19

    Pasco City Council approved moving ahead with taking over what's being called the Road 80 doughnut hole Monday night. Located between Road 80 and Road 100, north of Court Street, these properties if annexed would cut the largest doughnut hole in Pasco in half, leaving just two holes left outside city limits.

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  14. Suicide prevention event includes dinner and speakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | KIMA

    YAKIMA VALLEY FARM WORKERS CLINIC NEWS RELEASE Suicide is the second leading cause of death in Washington among teens and young adults between the ages of 15-24. In October 2014, the students of Mt.

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  15. Washington State Is In A Drought 'Unlike Any We've Ever Experienced'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | ThinkProgress

    Citing historically low snowpack, falling river levels, and rising temperatures, Gov. Jay Inslee declared a statewide drought emergency for Washington on Friday. "We're really starting to feel the pain from this snowpack drought.

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  16. Ind. Gov't. - State of Indiana ranks at or near the bottom in public health and environmentRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Indiana Law Blog

    Following on a lengthy list of earlier ILB entries on Indiana's health care crisis, Maureen Groppe of the Star Washington Bureau puts it all today in what is a lengthy, really shocking front-page Star story about the state of our State. Some quotes: But the county's unprecedented HIV outbreak - the first in the nation linked to the injection of oral painkillers - revealed underlying issues in Indiana long noted by public health experts that suggest it could happen elsewhere in the state.

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  17. WA Governor Inslee signs interchangeable biologic medicines bill.Read the original story

    Monday May 18 | ThomasNet

    BIO and Washington Biotechnology & Biomedical Association commend Governor Jay Inslee for signing Bill 5935, which creates pathway for substitution of interchangeable biologic medicines. Policies outlined in said bill align with BIO's principles on biologic substitution, and BIO president and CEO Jim Greenwood specifically noted included "communication on all biologic medicines dispensed in order to maintain a consistent and complete medical record."

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  18. D.C. Spring: Memories of the month when the Redskins didna t dominateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | The Washington Post

    Late Saturday night, a couple dozen 20-somethings in sundresses and boat shoes started a rousing chorus of Hail to the Redskins at Bethesda's Barking Dog. Less than 24 hours earlier, the Wizards were clocked out of the playoffs, officially ending the D.C. Spring.

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  19. Seattle Pain Relief Now Accepting First Choice Health Insurance for Top Notch TreatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | PRWeb

    Seattle Pain Relief is now accepting First Choice Health insurance for top notch treatment options. The Double Board Certified Seattle pain management providers at the practice offer both medication management and interventional treatments.

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  20. Family of former mayor Tony Williams in probate court over mother's willRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Washington Post

    Anthony Williams, newly elected mayor of Washington, gets a kiss from his mother, Virginia Hayes Williams. During the eight years Anthony A. Williams served as mayor of the District, his mother, Virginia E. Hayes Williams, was a familiar fixture Some 10 years before her death last year at age 87, Williams filed her last will and testament with the court bequeathing many of her modest possessions and remaining money to her children and a local charity.

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