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Washington Loses Waiver Under No Child Left Behind

Washington state has become the first to lose its federal waiver for requirements of the No ChildLeft Behind education law.

State education officials say they received an email on Thursday saying they were losing the waiver because the state did not meet the U

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Slowdowns Expected Over Snoqualmie Pass

Welcome to construction season at Snoqualmie Pass.

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Washington State Gets Bang for Its Tax Buck — Dave’s Diary

Got that tax refund yet? Had to pay? With tax day and tax “freedom” day behind us, perhaps a look at our state’s “bang for the tax buck” is in order.

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Young Boy Dies During Accident In Olympic National Forest

A 12-year-old Washington state boy on a Boy Scout trip has died after a log that he and his friends were pushing down a hill caught his jacket and rolled over him.

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Seattle-Area Businesses Launching Own Minimum Wage Campaign

As the debate over whether to raise Seattle's minimum wage to $15 an hour continues, a business coalition has launched its own public campaign.

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Request for Taxpayers to Pay for Sex Offender Rehabilitation Denied

A judge has rejected Steven Powell's request to have taxpayers pay for his court-ordered sex offender treatment after a voyeurism conviction.

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Radioactive Waste Cleanup Continues At Hanford Nuclear Reservation
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State Rejects Feds Plan To Amend Hanford Cleanup

The state of Washington is rejecting the U.S. Department of Energy's proposal to amend the federal court agreement governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Reservation.

In a letter to the U.S.

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G.E.T. Program is Alive and Well

As the cost of college continues to skyrocket, more and more Washingtonians are taking advantage of the G.E.T. program. G.E.T., which stands for Guaranteed Education Tuition Program, allows families to prepare for college.

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Mudslide Missing Down to Six as Death Toll Rises

The number of people missing in the massive Washington state landslide has dropped to six.

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Olympia’s No. 2 for Bad Hair — Dave’s Diary

 Washington’s 2014 legislative session is over.  The politicians have all gone home. The capital city of Olympia has returned to what passes for normal. Still, this is no sleepy little burg by Budd Inlet. Even with the d

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