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State, Tribes Still Can’t Agree on Puget Sound Salmon

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A final round of negotiations between the state and tribal fishery managers has failed to end in an agreement on whether to allow salmon fishing in Puget Sound...

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Bird Strike Leaves Large Dent on Jetliner’s Nose

SEATTLE (AP) — Officials say a Dallas-bound American Airlines flight returned to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport shortly after takeoff after a bird strike left a large dent on the jetliner's nose...

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Secretary of State, Her Staff, to Skip Tennessee Meeting

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington secretary of state says no one from her office will attend a national conference in Tennessee in part because of a bill signed by the governor there allowing counselors to refuse to treat patients based the therapist's religious or personal beliefs...

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King County Council Imposes 4-month Moratorium on Pot Shops

SEATTLE (AP) — The Metropolitan King County Council has imposed an emergency moratorium on pot businesses in unincorporated areas.

The Seattle Times reports council members voted 8-1 Monday for the four-month ban after hearing that residents were opposing the businesses and reports that businesses were clustering in certain less-affluent areas...

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Governments Struggle to Enforce “living wage” Laws

SEATTLE (AP) — As more states and cities phase in new laws raising wages to at least $15 an hour, they are learning just how difficult it can be to make sure tens of thousands of businesses actually pay their workers what the laws require...

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Governor Awaiting Next Move in Auditor Case

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The first Washington state official indicted in 35 years escaped conviction at his five-week federal fraud trial, but that doesn't mean others in state government are any happier that he remains in office...

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Executive Order Signed for Support for Former Prisoners

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an executive order to give those who have completed their prison terms more support once they're back in their community...

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Hanford Seeks Possible Leak in 2nd Double-walled Tank

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Officials for the Hanford Nuclear Reservation are trying to determine if a second giant tank containing radioactive waste from the production of plutonium for nuclear weapons is leaking...

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Citizens in Vancouver, Spokane Oppose City Leaders’ Raises

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Citizens in Vancouver and Spokane are working to undo pay raises recently approved for elected leaders in their cities...

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Jury Continues Deliberating in Washington Auditor Trial

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal jury in Tacoma continues trying to reach a verdict in the fraud trial of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley...

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