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City Council Burns Voters Over Marijuana
It took a couple of hours.  More than a couple of dozen people spoke. Both sides of the question of whether to lift Yakima’s ban on marijuana grow, package and retail operations presented their arguments. In the end, the fact that nearly six in 10 voters said no to marijuana meant nothing to four me…
Yakima Program Targets Dangerous Structures for Demolition
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — There are about 100 buildings left in Yakima that officials are working to get fixed up or demolished as part of a program to address abandoned and potentially dangerous buildings in the city.
The Yakima Herald-Republic reports the City Council previously approved up to $100,000…
Deadly Fire, Indicted Auditor Top Washington Stories for 2015
SEATTLE (AP) — A blaze that killed three firefighters in north-central Washington was voted the state's top news story of 2015 by Associated Press member editors.
Other top news items of the past 12 months included the criminal indictment of Auditor Troy Kelley on money laundering and other charges…

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