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  1. Let's talk about an income taxRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    Now that he has your attention, state Treasurer James McIntire hopes that everyone in Washington, not just lawmakers, might give the idea some thought over the next year. Much of the reason that legislators are now struggling to find agreement on how to fully fund education - and why they'll now need a special session to do it - is easily traced back to the state's revenue system.

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  2. The worrisome rebirth of class conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The current legislative session in Olympia is providing, unintentionally, a look at an issue that is changing American politics and the American economy: class conflict. Included in the proposed budget is a plan to reduce tuition at the state's public universities, including the University of Washington, Washington State University and Western Washington University.

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  3. New Book From Sea Raven Press Reveals Shocking Facts About the American Civil WarRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... as his sources the original writings and speeches of numerous 18th- and 19th-Century individuals, from George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, and Jefferson Davis, to Ulysses S. Grant, Mary Chesnut, Alexander H. Stephens, and ...

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  4. Police pull woman to safety at Port Angeles City Pier after suicide...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... her arms on both sides." The woman, whose age and hometown were unknown, was placed into police custody under the Washington Involuntary Treatment Act for her protection. No citation was issued. The woman was transported by the Port Angeles Fire ...

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  5. Trash transforms into treasure at tonight's Trashion Show in ForksRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Association interns; artists Robert Stephens, Hank Walker, Celeste Tucker and Skyla Dawkins; and even Washington CoastSavers coordinator Jon Schmidt. The contestants, all of whom provided their own models along with their fashions, are competing for ...

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  6. City Council creates panel to craft paid sick leave legislation - Fri, 24 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... option if this is passed is to move our business to Post Falls," said Lambeth, who is also a board member for the Washington Policy Center, a conservative think tank. "Most of our employees are single moms with kids that we've taken with no ...

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  7. Forks celebrates rivers, oceans with RainFest starting tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    NOTE: "Today" and "tonight" refer to Friday, April 24. FORKS - The second half of RainFest begins tonight with a series of short films, a coastal cleanup, a dinner and trash art and fashion shows, all focusing on the Pacific Ocean and the rivers of Clallam and Jefferson counties. RainFest River and Ocean Days opens at the Rainforest Arts Center, 35 N. Forks Ave., with the CoastSavers display: "Bottles, Foam and Rope: Talking Trash on the Washington Coast" and the Trashion show, each highlighting the ongoing battle with marine debris on shorelines.

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  8. Eagles on wing highlight of Neah Bay fest SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    ... chowder and buckskin bread lunch will be offered at the Makah Marina. 1 p.m. - Julia Parrish, a University of Washington seabird researcher, will give a free lecture on eagles at the Makah Community Gym, 1394 Bayview Ave. 2 p.m. - Makah ...

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  9. AUF wins 6 of 7 seats and forms govt with Victor Banks new Chief MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Herald

    ... Read more... Drone strike inadvertently killed US, Italian hostages; Obama apologizes Thursday, 23 April 2015 WASHINGTON--A U.S. drone strike in January targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan near the... Read more... France arrests heavily armed ...

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  10. Storm Large helps out the little onesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The worst thing about growing up with severe mental illness in the family wasn't the suicide attempts or ambulances or blood or other insanity, rock singer Storm Large told an audience at the Hilton Vancouver Washington on Thursday night. Worst of all was the silence, she said.

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  11. AFC North draft capsulesRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Tribune-Chronicle

    ... Cleveland's offense lacked playmakers and defense couldn't stop run, finishing last in NFL. POSSIBLE FIRST PICK: Washington DT Danny Shelton. The 6-foot-2, 340-pound run stuffer would address Browns' interior weak spot. NT Phil Taylor is coming off ...

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  12. Legislature faces big divides in special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

    ... to concede. In 2013, the deadlock mostly focused on how much to pay for extra education funding to meet the Washington Supreme Court's 2012 ruling. This year's budget negotiations face several other issues or dilemmas. A major plank of the 2012 ...

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  13. Market MoverBUSH'S Mini-Bailout Missed a Mega-OpportunityRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... and began the long decline in labor activity in the United States. Republicans still hate labor. GOP lawmakers in Washington seem willing to let Ford, Chrysler and General Motors go bankrupt, rather then give these companies the same sort of aid the ...

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  14. Teen Suspended for Fake Bomb Vest Prom Proposal Stands by His ActionsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Ibrahim Ahmad was suspended for five days from La Center High School in Washington after wearing a fake bomb vest for his prom proposal. Photo by: Ibrahim Ahmad - The teen who donned a fake bomb vest to issue a prom proposal and received a five-day suspension for his actions told ABC News that he stood by his idea and believes the school's punishment was unfair.

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  15. Comcast reportedly to abandon Time Warner Cable takeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... charge of navigating the deal past regulators. The well-connected executive is known for his lobbying skills in Washington. On Wednesday, Comcast officials met with the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission, facing signs of ...

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  16. UVa's President Sullivan is elected to the American Academy of Arts & SciencesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... and capable individuals. From the eighteenth century, among them were Benjamin Franklin and President George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton; from the nineteenth century, Daniel Webster, John J. Audubon, Henry Wadsworth ...

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  17. Vintage 'base ball' clinic part game, part history lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Columbian

    ... make 1860s base ball a regular event in the region. "We would like to have a vintage base ball game somewhere in Washington or Oregon every Saturday" during the summer, Jahnke said. Saturday's gathering is a first step. In the 1860s, base ball games ...

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  18. IMO Head Predicts Surge in Med MigrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    ... of human trafficking detained in Sicily. As many as 5,000 migrants a week could The U.S. Coast Guard and Washington Department of Ecology will host a spill preparedness conference May 20-21 at the Jackson Federal Building in Seattle. The A Chinese ...

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  19. Nathan Hale High School juniors boycott state testRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Not a single junior at Seattle's Nathan Hale High showed up to take new state tests in reading and math this week, a school-district spokeswoman said Thursday. Testing started Tuesday at the school, where a group of teachers, administrators, parents and students had earlier agreed to boycott the exams, called Smarter Balanced, which are replacing Washington's old statewide tests.

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  20. Washington's Tax Freedom Day comes later than usual | BrunellRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

    Will you celebrate Tax Freedom Day this year? Until April 24, every penny we've earned in 2015 goes to pay your taxes. While this year, national Tax Freedom Day is 114 days into the year, for us in Washington, it won't arrive until April 29. In 2015, Americans will pay $3.28 trillion in federal taxes and $1.57 trillion in state and local taxes, for a total tax bill of $4.85 trillion.

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