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  1. Spokane County prosecutor ends bad-check partnership - Fri, 19 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Steve Tucker, for most of the 13 years the company has had a contract with the county. Many counties in Washington use BounceBack, which has not legally been classified as a collection agency but cooperates with prosecutors and businesses to receive ...

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  2. Stephen Colbert retires his 'Report' and the host he playedRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... in 2010 staged a "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" as a live TV extravaganza that drew tens of thousands to Washington's National Mall. "If all we achieved over the last nine years was to come into your home each night and help you make a ...

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  3. China's wealth finds home in Washington stateRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Savvy Seattle-area real estate agents have gained an advantage by paying attention to the growing connections between China and Washington state. This year, Chinese visitors are on pace to top the list of international travelers to the Evergreen State.

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  4. How Obama's undercover statecraft secured 3 major accordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WASHINGTON>> One aide slipped off a Hillary Rodham Clinton trip in Paris and flew to the Persian Gulf. Two others ducked out of the White House periodically to catch commercial flights to Ottawa, Ontario, or Toronto.

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  5. Metro reduces service for holidaysRead the original story

    Yesterday | Madison Park Times

    ... operate, and other routes have individual trips canceled. Also, some trips and routes serving the University of Washington are canceled when the university is not in session. Metro offices - including the Customer Information phone line, and Lost ...

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  6. E-cig and vape tax could be coming to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    Where there's no smoke, and no fire, can there still be trouble? That's the worry for Kim Thompson, who runs a popular chain of e-cigarette and vaping chains in Pierce County. She says the industry "just keeps growing exponentially."

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  7. Former Congressman George Nethercutt in favor of ending Cuba-U.S. economic embargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    One day after President Obama announced he wants to end the economic embargo with Cuba, former Washington State Congressman George Nethercutt is speaking out about that decision and his role in helping to ease restrictions 14 years ago. In 2000 Nethercutt spearheaded the passing of a bill which allowed the sale of food and medication from the U.S. to Cuba.

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  8. ID theft suspect found hiding in clothes dryerRead the original story

    Yesterday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Here's one takeaway from the Cowlitz County sheriff's office account of a woman's arrest: hiding in a clothes dryer may not be a successful strategy. Chief Deputy Charlie Rosenzweig says Detective Rob Stumph was investigating an identity theft case, in which a Longview, Washington, man's credit cards had been used by two women at stores in the Centralia area.

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  9. 39 bowl games and a reason to watch every oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Charlotte Observer

    In this Sept. 6, 2014, file photo, Washington linebacker Shaq Thompson runs for a 57-yard touchdown against Eastern Washington in the first half of an NCAA football game in Seattle.

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  10. DMV: Oregon faces federal deadline on license securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Estacada News

    ... as identification to board the aircraft that struck the World Trade Center towers in New York, the Pentagon near Washington, and a field in Pennsylvania. One of the federal requirements is for states to require proof of legal presence in the United ...

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  11. High surf advisory issued for Washington coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Daily News

    Jamye Wisecup of the Clallam County Office of Emergency Management, issued this press release at 5:40 p.m. today : The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a high surf advisory from 10 a.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday for seas 23-25 feet Friday afternoon and 20-22 feet Saturday along the Washington coast. It also issued a coastal flood watch for Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon.

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  12. Inslee proposes establishing state capital gains taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Peninsula Daily News

    ... in Inslee's proposed spending plan would go to schools. Inslee wants to spend $18.2 billion on K-12 education. Washington is under court order to increase the amount of money it spends on public school students. Social and Health Services would get ...

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  13. Prep Thursday: Okanogan boys basketball handles ChelanRead the original story

    Thursday | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  14. EPA to step in on fish consumption water rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday said it plans to come up with updated water quality standards for Washington partly tied to how much fish people eat - in case the state doesn't do it by next year. The federal process will run parallel to the state's own, which is currently underway, and ensures the EPA can propose a rule in a timely manner should it be necessary, EPA regional administrator Dennis McLerran wrote in a letter to Department of Ecology head Maia Bellon.

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  15. Throwback Thursday: Brian Baird on the Colbert ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... your head. Ready? Congressman Brian Baird. Well, if you're like me the first thing that came into your head was Washington's 3rd Congressional District," Colbert said. Stephen Colbert will break character forever as he leaves the Comedy Central show ...

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  16. Officials confirm Whitman County wolf killRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Growing concern for ranchers as the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed the first case of a wolf killing a sheep in Whitman County, which could mean there's a new wolf pack in the area.

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  17. AP Explains: Stephen Colbert vs. "Stephen Colbert"Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNDO

    ... Many of his "Colbert Nation" fans are left trying to imagine life without his incessant lampooning of the Washington establishment and TV pundits. Here's a brief explanation of Stephen Colbert and the alter ego he is retiring: The actor and comedian ...

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  18. Study: DOE lab in Richland supported 6,800 jobs in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    The U.S. Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland supported more than $1.3 billion in spending and 6,800 jobs in the Washington economy last year, according to a study prepared by lab economists and released Thursday. The PNNL is one of Washington's largest scientific research centers, conducting work in energy, the environment and national security.

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  19. Jeb Bush: upsides and downsides for a 2016 presidential runRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush gives the keynote address at the National Summit on Education Reform in Washington in this Nov. 20, 2014, file photo. On Tuesday, Bush took his most definitive step yet toward running for president, announcing plans to 'actively explore' a campaign and form a new political operation allowing him to raise money for like-minded Republicans.

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  20. Marijuana's big year: Medical, recreational pot blooms in Seattle, but challenges remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... in Seattle. Medical marijuana made waves in city and federal laws this year. It was a big year for marijuana in Washington - both the medical and recreational marijuana industries bloomed as the drug saw big changes to regulations, laws and public ...

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