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Marijuana

Next round of pot rules expected today

Board expected to approve changes to draft rules

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Army Corps of Engineers delays terminal announcement

Environmental review statement pushed to end of week

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Teen vaccinations on the rise in Wash.

Study shows 86 percent of teens got Tdap shot

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School zone speeds in effect

Police strictly enforcing speed and school bus violators

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Inslee wants special session for transportation package

Renewing his call for a 10-cents-per-gallon increase

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Scientists defining Cascadia Subduction Zone

Trying to predict point of next big quake, tsunami

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Port candidates consider airport noise compensation

Property owners claiming jet noise impacts property value

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Annual Lummi Island ferry dry-dock starts Wednesday

Foot passenger service only until late Sept.

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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.