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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 Entertainment

It’s gonna cost more to rent at Redbox

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Prices for renting movies and video games will increase starting next week.

in National

Grand jury reaches decision in Michael Brown shooting

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An announcement on whether a grand jury has indicted a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager is expected this afternoon.

in Local Sports

AP Source: Seager, M’s agree on $100M, 7-year deal

Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager hits a three-run go-ahead home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Seattle.

SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Seager has cashed in on the best season of his young career, becoming the third Seattle…

in Sports

FSU remains No. 1

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Florida State remains No. 1 with Alabama No. 2, Oregon third and Mississippi State fourth.

in National

Hagel resigns as Defense Secretary

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Hagel was appointed less than two years ago as Obama pushed his signature program of winding up wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.