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  1. More Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KXVO

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  2. This Week At The Washington Auto Show: Sports Stars, Children's...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WJRT

    The Washington Auto Show's legendary Hands-On Contest is back! The hottest reality TV show in town began on Tuesday as nine Washingtonians compete for a brand-new Hyundai! The contestants must physically maintain contact with the vehicle through Sunday at noon, with only 15-minute breaks every three hours. Who do you think will drive home with the Hyundai?! .

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  3. AP Analysis: Youth concussion laws pushed by NFL lack biteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Charlotte Observer

    In this Dec. 1, 2006, file phot, Dr. Richard Ellenbogen holds a model of the brain as he speaks to reporters in Seattle, a day after he performed brain surgery on Washington quarterback Johnny DuRocher to remove a tumor that was discovered as a result of DuRocher suffering a concussion in a college football game against Stanford. Dr. Ellenbogen also treated Zackery Lystedt, the middle-school football player who nearly died after getting two concussions in a game.

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  4. Letter: Pot shops off limits to military membersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Letter: Pot shops off limits to military members Dozens of recreational pot shops in Washington received letters that the stores are off-limits to military members Check out this story on KREM.com: OLYMPIA, Wash. - Dozens of recreational marijuana businesses in Washington state have received letters from the military telling them that their shops are off limits to all members of the armed forces.

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  5. Healthy Pet LogoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Pet Product News

    Healthy Pet, based in Ferndale, Wash., has been awarded S.T.A.R.T. certification from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. To qualify, a business must earn a total recordable incident rate below Occupational Safety and Health Administration's average rate in its North American Industry Classification System and must undergo comprehensive assessments from Labor & Industries' Risk Management, Safety and Health Consultation staff.

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  6. Washington-area obituaries of noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    Laura R. Brown, 82, who sold real estate in Fairfax County, purchased and renovated houses for investment and resale, and ran a financial advisory firm, died Dec. 17 at her home in Washington. The cause was arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease, said a daughter, Lynda M. Brown.

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  7. Legislators Owe Taxpayers a Formal Vote on Expanding Medicaid in Washington StateRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Washington Policy Center

    In 2013, legislators and the governor in Washington state decided to accept the ACA's expanded Medicaid program. A formal vote was not taken, however.

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  8. Washington woman, boyfriend dead in apparent murder-suicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    GRAHAM, Wash. >> A Pierce County, Washington, sheriff's spokesman says detectives think a woman fatally shot her estranged boyfriend, then drove to a church parking lot and killed herself.

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  9. PHOTOS: Family of moose hanging out near Eagle RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    KHQ viewer Olivia sent us these photos of a family of moose hanging out west of Spokane in the Eagle Ridge area. Olivia said she was driving through the neighborhood and was able to snap off a few pictures while the moose roamed about and ate off of trees.

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  10. Babies reactions to going through tunnels is pricelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Apparently, no matter what their mood, babies all have the same reaction when driving through a tunnel, and it is awesome. We're not sure who the first parent was to figure this out and then decide to document it, but it is known enough to where someone made a compilation video of the precious faces going from sad, happy or sleeping to suddenly being in awe of the light changes that are happening before their eyes while traveling through a tunnel.

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  11. Domex Superfresh pushing promotions, sales with blogRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Packer

    The nutritional benefits of apples are just one of the promotional points Domex Superfresh Growers hopes retailers will push this spring and summer. The record apple crop for the 2014-15 season provides retailers the perfect opportunity to promote Washington apples through the coming spring and summer months more aggressively than in most years, according to Domex Superfresh Growers.

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  12. Sen. Litzow and Rep. Senn Back Bipartisan Bill for WA Social-Emotional Learning StandardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | GlobeNewswire

    A bipartisan bill recommending statewide standards for social-emotional learning was introduced to the WA State Legislature today. HB 1760/SB 5688, An Act Relating to Providing Students with Skills that Promote Mental Health and Well-Being and Increase Academic Performance, is sponsored by Rep. Tana Senn and Sen. Steve Litzow .

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  13. Land Trust gets $1 million to purchase old Waterman Mill propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | South Whidbey Record

    More than 2,000 feet of shoreline, 33 acres of forest and wetlands, and 26 acres of beach and tidelands on South Whidbey will be protected in part due to a $1 million federal grant awarded this month. The property has been a high priority for the Whidbey Camano Land Trust which has long wanted to protect and restore the old Waterman Mill property along Possession Sound, according to Pat Powell, Land Trust executive director.

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  14. After police seize license plates, citizens see them on officer's carRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | WICU12 Erie

    St. Louis County, MO -- A police officer, who in the past has been accused of drugging and raping women, appears to have used license plates seized by his old police department. Steve Blakeney no longer polices for Pine Lawn, where he was commander.

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  15. Moratorium on capital punishment last year may help bill gain tractionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | KLEW-TV Lewiston

    Washington State lawmakers are looking at a bill that would get rid of the death penalty. It is an effort that has failed in the past, but supporters are hoping Governor Jay Inslee's decision to impose a moratorium on capital punishment last year will help the bill gain traction.

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  16. Justices block three Oklahoma executions over drug usedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | USA Today

    The Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the next three executions scheduled in Oklahoma pending its review of the state's controversial three-drug cocktail for lethal injections. Justices block three Oklahoma executions over drug used The Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked the next three executions scheduled in Oklahoma pending its review of the state's controversial three-drug cocktail for lethal injections.

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  17. Remembering James B. EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | AmmoLand

    On the morning after Christmas, James B. Edwards passed away. Few Americans under the age of 40-unless they are South Carolinians-had probably never heard of Jim.

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  18. Guest Editorial: We Need to Become a State Where Everyone Pays Their Fair ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Stranger

    Governor Jay Inslee delivering his State of the State address on January 13. He argues that state legislators must act this session to reform our unfair tax system. On so many fronts, Washington leads the nation.

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  19. Lots of a famous for D.C.a folks signing up for the new luxury-at-home app VeluxeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Washington Post

    Last March, we told you all about the new beauty-on-demand app Veluxe, hatched by Washington socialite-turned-start-up boss Susanna Quinn. Well, your personal yoga instructor will see you now.

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  20. BWTB: Paging Moses Lake, WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Houston Texans

    The town of Moses Lake, Wash., has a population of 20,366 people. Apparently one is a huge Texans fan.

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