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University of Washington Fraternity Disbanding After Hazing Incident

A fraternity at the University of Washington is disbanding because of hazing incident earlier this year.

The Seattle Times reports that all members of Beta Theta Pi must move out of the house about a block north of campus as part of a decision by its international organization.

There are 126 members of the fraternity, 80 o

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Benton County Superior Court Upholds Pot Ban

A third Washington state judge says cities and counties can ban licensed marijuana businesses within their jurisdictions.

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Time To Weigh In on The State’s Transportation Plan

It’s one thing to make a list, it’s quite another to pay for what’s listed. That, in a nutshell, is Washington’s transportation projects list. Nonetheless, it’s now your turn to add to it.

After months of collaborating with local and regional transportation planning organizations, the Washington State Department of Transportation is ready to present its annual list of future statewide transportation-improvement projects to the public for review and comment

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Washington Health Plan Finder Offline

Washington's health care exchange will likely be off line until Sunday morning.

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Open Enrollment for Washington’s Health Insurance Begins Saturday

The people who run Washington's health insurance exchange are hoping 85,000 people will buy private insurance during an open enrollment period that begins Saturday.

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Record Crop Might Not Get to Central America Due to Labor Woes

Growers say labor woes at major West Coast sea ports have slowed the export of a record crop of Washington apples and endangered big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central America.

Delays have also hit shipments of autos, smartphones and numerous other products as longshoremen and shippers try to hammer out a new contract involving work at 29 West Coast ports

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Class Size Initiative Backers Declare Victory

Backers of a measure limiting class sizes in Washington state are declaring victory.

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Fourth Teen Dies from Marysville Shooting

Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to five the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in the cafeteria two weeks ago.

Officials at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle said 15-year-old Andrew Fryberg died Friday evening

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Supporters of Expanded Background Checks Branching Out

Washington voters decisively backed expanded background checks for guns, a victory for advocates of stricter gun laws who say they will use the momentum from to pursue similar measures in other states

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Classroom Size Initiative Too Close to Call

Early returns show no clear decision yet on an initiative that would limit class sizes in Washington state.

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