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  1. emily_wax_thibodeauxRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Partial completed hospital buildings along Fitzsimons Parkway at the new Veteran Administrator hospital in Aurora, Colo. on Dec. 10, 2014.

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  2. Washington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana marketRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    Haiden Day, 6, right, who has Dravet Syndrome, a form of epilepsy that his parents treat with medical marijuana, looks on as Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, signs a bill Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., that overhauls Washington's medical marijuana market.

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  3. Legislature adjourning Friday, returning in special sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

    The Legislature's 2015 regular session is scheduled to end Friday afternoon, two days ahead of schedule, but only because lawmakers are already set to return for a special session next week to finish their work on a two-year operating budget. The House and Senate each opened proceedings Friday, the 103rd day of the scheduled 105-day session, with the expectation they'll conduct a series of last-minute votes to send bills to Gov. Jay Inslee's desk before a formal adjournment ceremony.

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  4. U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall Resigns Effective May 15Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Willamette Week

    The state's top federal law enforcement official went on leave in March. Initially, she told U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden's office that her leave was health-related but it quickly emerged that Marshall was under investigation for allegedly stalking her top drug prosecutor, Scott Kerin .

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  5. Legislature passes oil train safety billRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The Washington Legislature has passed a measure to improve the safety of oil transportation due to a sharp increase in the number of oil-carrying freight trains in the state. Lawmakers reached a compromise Friday afternoon to resolve differences between competing versions that earlier cleared the Senate and House.

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  6. Governor signs off on new medical marijuana rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Haiden Day, 6, second from right, who has Dravet Syndrome, a form of epilepsy that his father, Ryan Day, right, says is best treated with medical marijuana, talks with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, left, before Inslee signed a bill Friday at the Capitol in Olympia that overhauls Washington's medical marijuana market. The bill also creates a voluntary database of patients and cracks down on unregulated dispensary sales.

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  7. Golden Gate Bridge officials want to keep drones away from spanRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    More and more the Golden Gate Bridge is being buzzed by camera-carrying flying drones, and security-conscious span officials are none too happy about it. “The increased presence of these unmanned aircraft is a major threat, and is of significant concern to those charged with the security of the Golden Gate Bridge,” read part of a letter sent last month to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who is looking into drone issues.

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  8. Hillary Clinton plans Nevada visitRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KRNV-TV Reno

    ... be her third trip of her 2016 campaign for president. The location of the stop is not immediately known. Clinton, a Democrat, is making her second run for president. She is a former secretary of state, U.S. senator from New York and first lady. She ...

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  9. Officials call for answers in death of Rockville man held in PakistanRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Gazette.net

    Family and officials have questions after the death of a Rockville aid worker kidnapped and held hostage in Pakistan for more than three years. The White House announced Thursday that Warren Weinstein, 73, of Rockville and Italian aid worker Giovanni Lo Porto were killed in an attack on an al-Qaida compound in the border region between Afghanistan and Pakistan in January.

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  10. Ex-Guantanamo detainees in Uruguay protest at US EmbassyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | KAUZ

    Attorneys for a man killed by a Tulsa County reserve deputy have released a report they say outlines a 2009 internal investigation showing colleagues expressed concerns about the volunteer's performance soon... Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a... A Minneapolis man has been charged with threatening law enforcement officials and an informant after authorities charged six men earlier this week with trying to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.

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  11. Map: Where the Armenian genocide is recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Boston.com

    ... Niki Tsongas is a big fan of national parks and, as a member of the Natural Resources Committee, is the top Democrat on the Federal Lands Subcommittee. With the arrival of "Avengers: Age of Ultron," it's time, then, to issue midterm report cards for ...

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  12. Drone killings reopen debate on U.S. hostage policyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    ... officials did not know that Weinstein and Lo Porto were being held at the compound. Delaney, a Montgomery County Democrat, said identifying where captives are being held is a basic step that should be emphasized. "It puts us in a position of trying ...

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  13. WestPoint Home: Closing not imminentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Washington County News

    ... ere 250 jobs are at risk," said Graham. "On their factory floor, it doesn't matter whether you're a Republican or a Democrat; they're focused on doing their job and making something real, right here in America." 1 comment

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    15 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    Comcast made a valiant effort to purchase Democratic support for its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner. Alas, the cable giant failed, but not before the firm dropped millions upon millions of dollars on fees to lawyers, lobbyists, and investment bankers.

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  15. I Endorse Al Franken for PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... of the Comcast deal grew, and grew louder. When the merger was announced in February 2014, Senator Al Franken, a Democrat from Minnesota, was its lone outspoken critic in Congress. Earlier this week, five other senators joined him in urging the ...

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  16. If you like your nun soap, you can't keep your nun soapRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Anchoress

    At least not if Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Susan Collins have their way, because the government can't leave anything alone; everything must be regulated: the Personal Care Products Safety Act will basically regulate the small cottage industry of artisanal soap-making out or existence with annual fees, multiple registrations and detailed information about every product they offer. You like to support the wives of veterans who are making a bit of money to supplement things? They are dismissed.

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    15 hrs ago | News Times

    NTSB photo of Elias Kontanis investigating the cause of the May 17, 2013 train derailment in Bridgeport, Conn. Photo: Contributed Photo Metro-North Railroad commuters on the New Haven Line are on track to reap the benefits of nearly $1 billion dollar safety upgrade.

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  18. Bill Clinton Ends Role With Chain of CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Bill Clinton's role as honorary chancellor for the college system, Laureate International Universities, was part of a five-year deal that began April 24, 2010, an aide with his office said. The end of the agreement was first reported by Bloomberg Politics, and an aide to Bill Clinton told Bloomberg that the separation had nothing to do with Hillary Clinton's campaign.

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  19. Hostage deaths raise questions about U.S. refusal to discuss drone attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    CIA Director John Brennan, left, and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers listen to remarks by President Obama on Friday at the headquarters of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The main target of the CIA drone strike in April last year was a Toyota carrying 11 armed men suspected of being part of an al-Qaeda plot to attack a military outpost in central Yemen.

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    15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Bruce Jenner takes to the air to tell all: Former Olympian says he is 'really excited for the future' in Diane Sawyer interview which is expected to show him revealing his transition into a woman 'I saved them': Military mom breaks her silence to say she has no regrets about shooting dead her two teen children in 2011 Woman, 25, gave birth in office bathroom, cut the cord with cuticle scissors, then sealed the baby in a plastic bag... and hid it in her desk drawer Baltimore police admit Freddie Gray should have got medical attention before van ride - but commissioner won't resign over his death Charles' and Di's 'secret daughter': Wills and Harry have an IVF sister living in hiding according to outlandish story gripping U.S... So is there a single scrap of evidence? 'We never gave up': Mom ignored doctors' claims pregnant daughter only had a 2% chance of surviving car crash coma - now ... (more)

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