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Oil trains arriving at BP

Receiving up to one train a day

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Troopers suspect mulitple factors in deadly crash

Early New Year’s Eve crash kills two

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New law changes ‘riot’ wording

Easier to charge rioters

Marijuana

State taxes medical marijuana dependencies

Lawyers argue for exemption

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.

No welcome yet for pot shops in many cities

Bans and moratoriums on pot sales

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Two cities increase public defense

Complying with court ruling

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Employees give bonuses to charity

Local company gives back

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Prosecutors: No charges for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch

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Delaware prosecutors will not file criminal charges following allegations of domestic violence by his ex-girlfriend.

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2016 Rolex race to be first event at renovated Daytona

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Daytona International Speedway will showcase its renovated motorsports stadium next January.

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The elephants are out of the circus

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The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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PREP BASKETBALL: State Tournament begins today

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The Lynden Christian team hoists the division 1A girls basketball championship trophy on Saturday, March 8, 2014, at the Yakima Valley SunDome in Yakima, Wash. Lynden defeated King's 55-40. Makayla Lancaster, in pink, injured her knee during the first game of the state tournament.

Lynden Christian girls looking to repeat as 1A state champs

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

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Jurors in the Boston Marathon bombing trial spent the first day of testimony listening to heartbreaking stories.