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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

food bank

Washington ranked 9th in volunteering

Two million volunteers

NewYear

Free events ring in the New Year

Polar plunge and free activities in Whatcom County

job search

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

plane

Machinists vote this week on Boeing offer

‘Vote No’ rally scheduled

polution

Power plants, refineries top carbon pollution

19.2 million metric tons released in Washington

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in National

Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

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In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

in Sports

This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

in Sports

This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

in National

Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

in Entertainment

Angelina Jolie crowned world’s top feminist icon

Angelina Jolie arrives at the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards at the Hollywood Palladium on Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, in Los Angeles.

Angelina Jolie and Emma Watson top the list of the world's foremost feminist icons.