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Troopers suspect mulitple factors in deadly crash

Early New Year’s Eve crash kills two

bellingham riot

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

Job Briefcase

Two cities increase public defense

Complying with court ruling

money hand

Employees give bonuses to charity

Local company gives back

drunk driving

Drunk drivers face new punishment program

Pilot program starts Jan. 1

health exchange

People awaiting ID card will be reimbursed

Must request retroactive coverage

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