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No. 9 Gonzaga beats Washington State - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 PST

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:56
Przemek Karnowski tied a career high with 22 points and No. 9 Gonzaga beat Washington State 81-66 on Wednesday night at the Spokane Arena.

No. 9 Gonzaga breezes past Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:48
No. 9 Gonzaga breezes past Washington State

Karnowski's 22 points give No. 9 Gonzaga leg up on Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 14:44
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Przemek Karnowski tied a career high with 22 points and No. 9 Gonzaga beat Washington State 81-66 on Wednesday night.

Women’s basketball notebook: WSU improved by taking its lumps - Wed, 10 Dec 2014 PST

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 12:41
If Washington State’s thrilling come-from-behind victory over Gonzaga represents a shift in regional dominance of women’s basketball, coach June Daugherty said it came because a few players were willing to take some lumps before they could attain bigger things.

Washington County ready for the state finals

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 05:58
State championship part two for Washington County. Aside from the prospects of a trophy and the trip to the dome, the Hawks see this as a second chance after losing in the finals a year ago.

2014 Washington apple crop 3 percent less than estimate but still a record 150 million boxes

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 03:58
The 2014 apple crop came in 3 percent less than forecast but is still a record 150 million boxes, the Washington State Tree Fruit Association said in a report Tuesday on the harvest.

Delays plague Hillary Clinton's State Dept. files

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 03:42
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has failed to turn over government documents covering Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state that The Associated Press and others requested under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act ahead of her presumptive presidential campaign. They include one request AP made four years ago and others pending for more than one year.

2014 Washington State Apple Crop Numbers Are Released.

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 12/11/2014 - 02:58
 The 2014 apple crop came in 3 percent less than forecast but is still a record 150 million boxes.

Washington ranks 13th in nation in overall health

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 13:15
Washington moved up a notch in America’s Health Rankings this year, with high marks for healthy-weight newborns and physical activity, but ongoing problems with whooping cough and drug-related deaths.

Ex-Washington legislator shot and killed in Barrow, Alaska

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 09:41
Former Washington State Rep. Brian Sullivan was shot and killed Monday night in the Alaskan Arctic village of Barrow, where Sullivan was an assistant district attorney and had lived since 2012. The death is considered a homicide and a suspect, Ronald Fischer, 47, is in custody, Alaska Dispatch News reported on Tuesday. Fischer had a previous Barrow court conviction for multiple assaults. He has ...

Man arrested in death of former Washington lawmaker in Alaska

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 12/10/2014 - 05:03
A former Washington state representative working as an assistant district attorney in Alaska was killed Monday night in a shooting.

Washington State QB Connor Halliday honored with billboard in Spokane (Photo)

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 23:33
Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday was honored by his hometown.

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries Selects InDemand Interpreting to Provide Video Remote Interpreting ...

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 21:00
SEATTLE, Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) announced a new program for injured workers and crime victims needing language services. The program ...

US state lawmakers launch gun control coalition

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 11:42
WASHINGTON - State lawmakers have launched a nationwide non-partisan coalition to combat gun violence, in part because the US Congress has failed to reform gun laws, members of the group said on Monday. Some 200 lawmakers from 50 states have joined the alliance, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, said the group's founder, Democratic New York State Assembly member Brian ...

Jail wait lists not that bad, state says

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 09:32
SEATTLE — Washington state, under scrutiny for holding mentally ill people in jails instead of providing timely competency evaluations and treatment, is fighting efforts to have a federal judge rule quickly in favor of the defendants.

Jail wait lists not that bad, state says

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 09:27
SEATTLE — Washington state, under scrutiny for holding mentally ill people in jails instead of providing timely competency evaluations and treatment, is fighting efforts to have a federal judge rule quickly in favor of the defendants.

Washington State nixes Mike Leach rumor, #WSURumors is born

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 06:13
The rumor mill can be an interesting place. One unsubstantiated rumor can be posted to Twitter and more than 300 retweets later, it is somehow taken as fact. That was the case Sunday night when a Texas-based television reporter gave legs to the idea that Washington State coach Mike Leach would be interested in coaching at Houston. It never passed the smell test, but weirder things have happened ...

State lawmakers launch gun control coalition

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 06:00
By Lacey Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - State lawmakers have launched a nationwide non-partisan coalition to combat gun violence, in part because the Congress has failed to reform gun laws, members of the group said on Monday. Some 200 lawmakers from 50 states have joined the alliance, American State Legislators for Gun Violence Prevention, said the group's founder, Democratic New York State ...

Jail wait lists not that bad, state says

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 03:14
SEATTLE — Washington state, under scrutiny for holding mentally ill people in jails instead of providing timely competency evaluations and treatment, is fighting efforts to have a federal judge rule quickly in favor of the defendants.

Feds say nuke facility cleanup deadlines sought by Washington state would cost $18 billion

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 12/09/2014 - 02:34
RICHLAND, Wash. — Cleanup deadlines sought by the state of Washington for the nation's most polluted nuclear weapons production site would require an extra $18 billion over the next 14 years and should be rejected as too expensive, the federal government said in a court filing.