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Washington Jobless Rate Holds Steady at 5.8 Percent
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state added an estimated 10,600 jobs last month and the unemployment rate is holding steady at 5.8 percent.
In numbers released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department, officials said that February jobless rate matches January's numbers. The..…
Proposal to Fix Washington School Funding Gets Hearing
 
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A plan from Washington lawmakers that seeks to fix how the state pays for education was met with much criticism and some qualified support in a public hearing.
Many denounced the plan at the hearing Monday for not saying how the Legislature will reduce overreliance on local sch…
School District to Pay $200,000 for Autistic Child Program
KENNEWICK, Wash. (AP) — The Kennewick School District must pay a family more than $200,000 after they pulled their autistic son from the district's schools and placed him in a residential treatment facility.
The Tri-City Herald reports the child's move came after ongoing incident…
Techno Fan’s Dream, CES Gadget Show Opens Today in Vegas
AS VEGAS (AP) — The CES gadget show, which officially opens at 9:00 a.m. today in Las Vegas, has begun catering more heavily to startups hoping to break through the noise. The sprawling show has sections for wearable fitness gadgets, drones, autonomous vehicles, education, virtual reality…

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