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Drunk drivers face new punishment program

Pilot program starts Jan. 1

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People awaiting ID card will be reimbursed

Must request retroactive coverage

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Washington ranked 9th in volunteering

Two million volunteers

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Free events ring in the New Year

Polar plunge and free activities in Whatcom County

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Unemployment safety net expires for thousands

Over 25,000 people in Washington use state benefits

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Washington minimum wage to rise in 2014

Washington wage highest in the nation

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Machinists vote this week on Boeing offer

‘Vote No’ rally scheduled

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Power plants, refineries top carbon pollution

19.2 million metric tons released in Washington

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in Sports

NFL player Ray McDonald arrested in domestic violence case

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San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald (91) lines up against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.

Police say Chicago Bears defensive end Ray McDonald has been accused of domestic violence in Northern California, the latest arrest for the former San Francisco 49er.

in Entertainment

PHOTOS: Dogs of Hollywood

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Check out these celebs and their four-legged friends.

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Visitors to NYC’s World Trade Center can ‘see forever’

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The center's new observatory opens Friday, offering spectacular views stretching 50 miles past the Manhattan skyline to the Atlantic Ocean.

in Entertainment

National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

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In the age of selfies and social media, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons of the past.

in Sports

Hall of Famers join celebs for All-Star softball game

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Hollywood stars will be at bat for the MLB All-Star Legends and Celebrity softball Game.