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Washington gun law leads museum to remove rifles

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 04:41
SEATTLE (AP) — A small museum in Washington state is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid having to comply with a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers.

Washington state museum pulls firearms from WWII exhibit over new gun law

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 04:37
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A museum in Washington state plans to remove about a dozen borrowed firearms from a World War Two exhibit and return them to their owners to comply with a new gun law that requires background checks for all gun transfers, the institution said on Wednesday. Washington voters passed legislation earlier this month expanding background checks on all firearms ...

State’s unemployment rate rises above U.S. average

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 02:28
Washington state’s jobless rate rose again in October, reaching 6 percent, while the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area unemployment rate remained flat at 4.8 percent.

State’s unemployment rate rises above U.S. average

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 02:26
Washington state’s jobless rate rose again in October, reaching 6 percent, while the Seattle/Bellevue/Everett area unemployment rate remained flat at 4.8 percent.

Tacoma Port slowdown threatens Christmas tree shipments to Asia

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 01:08
Seattle– A slowdown at a busy Washington state port amid a labor dispute could mean that thousands of Christmas trees grown in the Pacific Northwest will not be shipped in time to meet holiday demand in Asia, industry officials said on Monday.Some 8 million to 10 million evergreen trees grown in Washington state and Oregon are sold as Christmas trees each year, many destined for markets in Asia ...

Marijuana poisoning incidents spike in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 21:00
Marijuana exposure incidents, or 'pot poisonings,' have spiked in Washington state, especially among teenagers, in a trend experts said on Tuesday appears to be linked to the state's largely unregulated medical marijuana industry.

How closely is Washington state monitoring Ebola?

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:21
Officials tell lawmakers that state health care providers are gearing up for any actual cases.

Washington St.-Arizona St. Preview

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:04
After defeating four Top 25 teams during a five-game winning streak, Arizona State was in prime position to make a second straight trip to the Pac-12 championship game with a shot at qualifying for the inaugural College Football Playoff.

Washington St.-Arizona St. Preview

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 06:53
After defeating four Top 25 teams during a five-game winning streak, Arizona State was in prime position to make a second straight trip to the Pac-12 championship game with a shot at qualifying for the inaugural College Football Playoff.

Marijuana poisoning incidents spike in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/19/2014 - 06:10
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - Marijuana exposure incidents, or 'pot poisonings,' have spiked in Washington state, especially among teenagers, in a trend experts said on Tuesday appears to be linked to the state's largely unregulated medical marijuana industry. Marijuana exposures are defined as any situation where an adult or child suffers an adverse reaction to the consumption of ...

Washington state health exchange shuts down

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 18:52
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington's health care exchange shut down after the first few hours of open enrollment Saturday as state officials and software engineers tried to resolve a problem with tax credit calculations.

Washington State keeps up spirited competition

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:42
Cougars continue daily battles for playing time

Washington State keeps up spirited competition

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 13:28
Cougars continue daily battles for playing time

TCU routs Washington State 81-54

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 12:24
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Hit 'em first is the saying the Horned Frogs like to use, but with just 20 wins in their first two seasons under coach Trent Johnson, TCU isn't usually the team landing the first punch.

Truck driver's negligence blamed for Washington bridge collapse

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 07:44
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Washington state bridge collapse that sent two cars tumbling into a frigid river last year was primarily the result of negligence on the part of a commercial truck driver who should have known his rig was too tall to clear the span, the state patrol said on Monday. The truck hauling an oversized load clipped the truss of the Skagit River Bridge along ...

Washington State Patrol says driver involved in Skagit collapse ticketed for negligence

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 06:00
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol issued a report Monday with its final findings from the Skagit River bridge collapse, saying that the truck driver who was driving an oversized load hit 11 arced sway braces on the bridge during the May 2013 accident that sent two cars into the river.

Washington State Patrol says driver involved in Skagit collapse ticketed for negligence

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 05:58
The Washington State Patrol issued a report Monday with its final findings from the Skagit River bridge collapse, saying that the truck driver who was driving an oversized load hit 11 arced sway braces on the bridge during the May 2013 accident that sent two cars into the river.

Washington State Patrol says driver involved in Skagit collapse ticketed for negligence

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 05:50
OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Washington State Patrol issued a report Monday with its final findings from the Skagit River bridge collapse, saying that the truck driver who was driving an oversized load hit 11 arced sway braces on the bridge during the May 2013 accident that sent two cars into the river.

Patrol: Driver in bridge collapse received ticket

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 05:41
The Washington State Patrol issued a report Monday with its final findings from the Skagit River bridge collapse, saying that the truck driver who was driving an oversized load hit 11 arced sway braces ...

State Department's unclassified email systems hacked

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/18/2014 - 02:12
By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The State Department's unclassified email systems were the victim of a cyberattack in recent weeks, around the same time as White House systems were breached, a senior U.S. official said on Monday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said no classified systems were compromised. Portions of State's unclassified systems have been shut down ...