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Dish Network agrees to refund Washington customers - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:12
SEATTLE – Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced ...

Two incompatible gun ballot measures lead in Washington state

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:24
By Jonathan Kaminsky OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Two incompatible ballot measures on background checks for gun buyers in Washington state enjoy majority support in a poll released on Tuesday, but the one advancing stricter gun controls is more popular. They are the latest touchstones in a longstanding fight over background checks on gun buyers. The debate hinges on whether their expansion ...

Dish to refund $2M to Washington state customers

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:54
Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday ...

Washington State guard Woolridge to transfer

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:38
Washington State guard Woolridge to transfer

Dish Network denies wrongdoing in $2M settlement

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:31
SEATTLE (AP) — The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge, but the satellite TV provider denies any wrongdoing. Dodge says the company decided to settle with the state to avoid a court fight.

Dish to refund $2M to Washington state customers

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:24
Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for a surcharge officials called deceptive, but the satellite TV provider denied wrongdoing in the agreement announced Tuesday ...

Dish Network denies wrongdoing in $2M settlement to repay Washington state customers

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 06:13
SEATTLE - The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge, but the satellite TV provider denies ...

Washington attorney general: Dish to refund $2M

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 04:31
SEATTLE (AP) — The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge. Under the agreement announced Tuesday, the Colorado-based satellite TV company will also give existing customers cash credits or free programming and pay the state nearly $570,000.

Washington attorney general: Dish to refund $2M

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 04:00
The state attorney general's office says Dish Network Corp. will reimburse Washington state customers about $2 million for what it calls a deceptive surcharge. Under the agreement announced Tuesday, the ...

Washington Mudslide Death Toll Rises to 37

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:30
The death toll from the Washington state mudslide rose to 37 on Tuesday, according to local officials.The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office says it has received a total of 37 victims from the March 22 landslide that took out State Route 530 and devastated the small town of Oso, Wash.

Washington state Attorney General forces DISH to pay up to $5 million for deceptive surcharges | State News

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:05
Hundreds of thousands of Washington state consumers to receive full refund and additional benefits

State Patrol finds no clear evidence of child porn in Monte case

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 01:58
Detectives with the Washington State Patrol concluded their investigation on potential child pornography on City of Montesano-owned computers. No charges will be filed against anyone due to a lack of evidence and no clear suspects.

Death toll from Washington state mudslide rises to 37

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:52
The official death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills of Washington state last month rose to 37 on Tuesday, after search teams extricated another body from the mud and rubble. A rain-soaked hillside collapsed above the north fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22, unleashing a torrent of mud that swallowed up a stretch of a state highway ...

Washington State Department of Revenue earns national award for tax model

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:19
The Washington State Department of Revenue has taken top honors for its online tax model that allows users to redesign Washington’s tax system with a few clicks of a mouse.

Washington State Kitchen and Bath Sponsors Benefit Concert and Auction for Victims of Oso Landslide and Seattle ...

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:33
On Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 6pm at Maggiano’s Restaurant in downtown Bellevue, Washington State Kitchen and Bath will sponsor a fundraising event to benefit Richard Newman (helicopter crash victim) and families impacted by the Oso landslide. The event will feature Robert Fischer, formerly of the band HEART. (PRWeb April 15, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04 ...

Washington state auditor deployed to South Korea

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 06:46
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley is in South Korea on a two-week military deployment. Spokesman Thomas Shapley said Monday that Kelley left the state on Saturday. While working as state auditor, Kelley is also a lieutenant colonel in the National Guard and works as ...

AP-Washington News Coverage,ADVISORY

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 04:52
Washington state at 1:30 p.m. The Seattle bureau can be reached at (800) 552-7694 or (206) 682-1812. The photo supervisor is at (206) 682-4801 or (800) 552-7694. For questions on stories from Olympia, call (360) 753-7222. For questions on Spokane-area stories, call Correspondent Nicholas Geranios at (800) ...

State Senate Majority leader bows out of election

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:35
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom told his caucus Monday that he was dropping his re-election bid. Tom, a Democrat from Medina, leads the predominantly Republican Majority Coalition Caucus.  In an email to colleagues, Tom cited health issues tied to kidney stones he suffered during the end of the legislative session as part of his decision to not run again. He ...

State Senate Majority leader bows out of election

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 03:24
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington state Senate Majority Leader Rodney Tom told his caucus Monday that he was dropping his re-election bid. Tom, a Democrat from Medina, leads the predominantly Republican Majority Coalition Caucus.  In an email to colleagues, Tom cited health issues tied to kidney stones he suffered during the end of the legislative session as part of his decision to not run again. He ...

Washington state man gets 21 years for sexually assaulting boy, 9

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 00:20
A registered sex offender from the state of Washington was sentenced today to 21 years to life in prison for luring a 9-year-old boy who was walking his puppy into an East Side home and then sodomizing him.