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Strike continues at Bellingham Technical College

Other college workers honoring picket lines

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Students play nurse in new life-like classroom

New building at WCC opens with school year

TREES (2)

Road to Artist Point closing for tree cutting

Removing dead trees before storms hit

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Strike authorization vote results announced today

Grocery workers in the Puget Sound area

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Report: Washington taxes poor the most of any state

Nearly 3 percent higher than second place state

Play Steve Mudd on negotiations

Judge wont force striking BTC teachers back to work

State mediators will set next bargaining session

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Coal terminal backers applaud Corps separate review decision

Say Corps doesn’t agree with scope of state’s review

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Specialty crop grant included in House farm bill

Local berry farmer says program could be a major asset

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Knutson taking leave of absence for back surgery

Asking fellow city council members for time off

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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.