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Islamic State recruits broadly, not just fighters

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 14:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State organization is trying to recruit more than fighters to its cause.

Inslee: Spend on early education, full-time kindergarten, freeze college tuition

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 10:11
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, center, poses for a photo with a group of students, after he signed into law the DREAM Act, expanding state financial aid to include undocumented students. Inslee is unveiling sweeping education measures, ranging from more pre-school for poor kids to expanded scholarship aid and a tuition freeze for college students. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) Washington Gov. Jay Inslee ...

Audit: Washington state cybersecurity must improve

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 09:59
Tests done earlier this year at five state agencies show Washington state needs to improve compliance with security standards to guard against cyberattacks, an audit released Monday found . The audit by the office of state Auditor Troy Kelley showed that of 1,035 components tested over several months earlier this year, investigators found close to 350 instances in which the agencies were not in ...

Audit: Washington state cybersecurity must improve

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:18
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Tests done earlier this year at five state agencies show Washington state needs to improve compliance with security standards to guard against cyberattacks, an audit released Monday found. The audit by the office of state Auditor Troy Kelley showed that of 1,035 components tested ...

Tia Presley Named Pac-12 Player of the Week

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 06:34
Washington State senior guard Tia Presley has been named the Pac-12 Conference Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Presley earned her second career Pac-12 weekly accolade after scoring a game-high 21 points in WSU's 59-58 road victory over Gonzaga last Tuesday.

New Age Farm Signs First Tenant Lease in Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/16/2014 - 05:31
New Age Farm Washington, LLC Enters into Lease Agreement Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / December 15, 2014 / New Age Farm Inc. (CSE:NF) ("New Age Farm" or the "Company") is pleased to ...

How income inequality is keeping state coffers low

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 17:36
Washington's poor-heavy taxes, income inequality and decreasing state tax revenue: It's a vicious cycle.

Washington undecided on U.N. resolution for Palestinian state

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 06:31
* Washington says discussing resolutions, weighing options * Israel seeks U.S. veto of proposed Palestinian resolution * Europeans see "window of opportunity" for consensus draft (Adds Palestinians possibly submitting resolution in coming days) By Jeffrey Heller and Lesley Wroughton JERUSALEM/ROME, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Israel said it hoped the United States would veto any moves at the United ...

Penn State defeats George Washington 64-51

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 05:01
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- A solid defensive effort enabled Penn State to inch closer to its coach's season-long goal of playing a complete, 40-minute game on Sunday.

Penn State defeats George Washington 64-51

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 12/15/2014 - 03:29
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) D.J. Newbill scored 20 points, Brandon Taylor added 17, and Penn State defeated George Washington 64-51 Sunday for its eighth straight win.

Santa Clara holds off Washington State 76-67

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 14:11
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jared Brownridge scored 25 points, including five 3-pointers, and Santa Clara beat Washington State 76-67 on Saturday night, ending a four-game losing streak to the Cougars.

Boys basketball preseason all-state team

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 10:56
A look at the top 10 prep boys basketball players in Washington State.

Coprich, Illinois State KO Eastern Washington

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 09:11
Cheney, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - As usual Saturday, red ruled at Eastern Washington's Roof Field, home of the red "Inferno" turf. This time, however, it was the Illinois State Redbirds, not host Eastern Washington, that kept changing the scoreboard the most as the fifth-seeded visitors stunned the fourth-seeded Eagles, 59-46, in the FCS quarterfinals. Illinois State (12-1) will next play on the ...

Washington State Issues First Licenses for Pot Retail Stores

Washington State News Wire - Sun, 12/14/2014 - 04:28
Shops will be allowed to open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, an occasion expected to be accompanied by high prices, shortages and celebration. read more

Washington knocks off No. 13 San Diego State 49-36

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 13:06
SEATTLE (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 15 points, and Washington held No. 13 San Diego State to a school record for fewest points in the Huskies' 49-36 win on Sunday.

Washington painting reclaims place in State House

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 10:50
Back in 1859, when one of Maryland's most prized paintings was first hung in the State House, workers took out a fireplace in the Senate chambers to install the mammoth piece.

Washington State regents approve health clinic

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 07:35
SPOKANE — Washington State University’s board of regents on Friday approved the designs for a teaching health clinic on the WSU Spokane campus. The Spokane Teaching Health Center is a consortium of WSU, Providence Health Care and Empire Health Foundation.

WSU regents approve health clinic

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 03:35
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Washington State University's board of regents has approved the designs for a teaching health clinic on the WSU Spokane campus. The Spokane Teaching Health Center approved Friday is a consortium of WSU, Providence Health Care and Empire Health Foundation. The proposed clinic would ...

Washington state economy 'built on fraud,' bishop says

Washington State News Wire - Sat, 12/13/2014 - 01:26
"Much of the economic underpinnings for Washington state's economy is built on fraud" fostered "by the very structure of our immigration laws," said Bishop Joseph Tyson of Yakima, Wash., in a homily Thursday during a vigil Mass for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.

Washington State University Extension holds open house

Washington State News Wire - Fri, 12/12/2014 - 18:41
MOSES LAKE – The Washington State University Extension wants people to see their new office.