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BNSF says Sierra Club lawsuit is meritless

Argue polution problem is already solved

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Twenty percent of marriages are same-sex couples

Nearly 2,500 same-sex couples married since law began

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Whatcom group provides health insurance exchange assistance

HelpIng Whatcom, Skagit, San Juan, Island and Snohomish counties

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Defense bill funds Whidbey Island Naval Air Base

Proposed bill funds Poseidon program at base

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Washington ranks fourth in GDP growth

Grew 3.6 percent in 2012

Procession, funeral honor fallen trooper

Motorcade of about 350 police cars

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Drowning: Not like in the movies

Coast Guard’s warning signs

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Artists raising money to renovate Parkade into performing arts venue

Online fundraiser for the Commercial Street Theatre Project

Trooper’s funeral scheduled today in Everett

500 police cars are expected to participate

Photo courtesy of WSDOT

NTSB to release report on I-5 bridge collapse

Investigators interview pilot driver

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Today in entertainment: March 4

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A look at the Hollywood headlines of years past.

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Environmental groups sue over plan to kill wolves

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Five environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against the federal government challenging its authority to kill endangered wolves in Washington state.

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Washington House readies its version of pot market overhaul

In this graphic provided by the Washington State Liquor Control Board, a logo that will be used for labeling legal marijuana produced in Washington state is shown. Officials released a preliminary draft of regulations for growing and selling legalized marijuana Thursday, May 16, 2013. Voters last November made Washington and Colorado the first states to legalize the sale of taxed marijuana to adults over 21 at state-licensed stores.

With the state Senate passing a bill to regulate medical marijuana, Washington's House of Representatives is preparing its version of a pot-market overhaul.

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Washington House votes to raise hourly minimum wage to $12

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The Washington state House has voted to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour.

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Washington House passes bill to require paid sick leave

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The Washington state House has passed a bill requiring many of the state's employers to offer employees paid sick leave.