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Police arrest Washington state man suspected of murdering girlfriend, posting photos online

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 12:22
Police in Oregon have arrested a Washington state man suspected of killing his girlfriend and posting photos of the crime scene online.

New Age Farm to Purchase Property in Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 11:59
New Age Farm to Purchase Property in Washington State Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / November 5, 2014 / New Age Farm Inc. (CSE:NF) ("New Age" or the "Company") is pleased to announce ...

Washington state voters approve measure to expand gun background checks

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:08
By Victoria Cavaliere SEATTLE (Reuters) - Legislation to expand background checks for gun buyers in Washington state passed overwhelmingly, election results showed on Wednesday, making the state the first in the country to close the so-called gun-show loophole through popular vote. Initiative 594, which requires background checks for all gun purchases in Washington state, whether at gun shows ...

Gun Control Groups See Future in State Ballot Initiatives

Washington State News Wire - Thu, 11/06/2014 - 01:41
A victory in Washington state could be a template for other states in 2016

US state of Oregon votes to legalize marijuana

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 21:32
        PORTLAND, Oregon --- Voters in the northwestern state of Oregon and the Washington capital district approved ballot measures Tuesday allowing the recreational use of marijuana by adults, elating legalization activists who hope to extend their winning streak across the United States.   Oregon will join the company of Colorado and Washington state, where voters approved the recreational ...

Washington approves expanded gun background checks

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 17:02
Voters on Tuesday approved expanding background checks on gun sales and transfers in Washington state, a measure supporters said would help keep guns out of dangerous hands and make it easier for police to track weapons used in crimes.

Oregon, Washington, D.C. legalize marijuana

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 16:55
Voters in Oregon and Washington, D.C., have voted to approve sweeping pro-marijuana legalization, according to a CNN projection.

Washington voters OK strict background checks for gun purchases

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 15:20
Just weeks after a fatal high school shooting north of Seattle, voters in Washington state on Tuesday were set to approve a measure that would establish one of the nation’s toughest background checks for gun purchases.

Washington voters OK strict background checks for gun purchases

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 15:04
Just weeks after a fatal high school shooting north of Seattle, voters in Washington state on Tuesday were set to approve a measure that would establish one of the nation’s toughest background checks for gun purchases.

Oregon, DC voters OK legal marijuana; Colorado rejects 'personhood' proposal

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 14:46
Oregon and Washington D.C. joined Colorado and Washington state Tuesday as voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana use.

Washington approves expanded gun background checks

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 14:14
By RACHEL LA CORTE The Associated Press SEATTLE —  Voters have passed a measure to expand background checks on gun sales and transfers in Washington state. Initiative 594 was one of two rival gun measures on Tuesday's ballot. It requires background checks on all sales and transfers, including private transactions and many loans and gifts. It had especially strong support in King County. The ...

State Patrol upgrades its DUI breath-test machines

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:15
The Washington State Patrol is replacing its old breath-test machines with sleek, fast, new $9,500 devices that are used to test drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Washington, D.C., voters OK recreational pot possession

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:11
NEW YORK - The marijuana-legalization movement, which achieved historic victories two years ago, sought further momentum Tuesday as voters in Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C.

State Patrol upgrades its DUI breath-test machines

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 11:03
The Washington State Patrol is replacing its old breath-test machines with sleek, fast, new $9,500 devices that are used to test drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.

Rival gun measures headline state ballot

Washington State News Wire - Wed, 11/05/2014 - 02:51
Voters decide Tuesday whether to increase the number of background checks on gun sales and transfers conducted in Washington state.

Washington State Freight Report Shows Columbia Basin Railroad as Busiest Short Line in Eastern Washington

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 23:02
MOSES LAKE, Wash., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a recent Washington State Freight and Goods Transportation System report published by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT), the Columbia Basin Railroad line from Connell, WA to Moses Lake/Wheeler, WA is shown as an "R2" Freight Rail Corridor, which handles 1 million to 5 million tons per year. In particular, the ...

Our Washington, D.C., delegation: Will it be functional again?

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:05
Washington State used to be known in Washington, D.C., as a medium-sized state with outsized influence. The reason: Its lawmakers shouldered and solved state problems, and stood united in defense of state interests. Party lines were put aside at state boundaries. Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers, R-Wash.: Can she put aside House leadership ambitions to work across party lines on state issues? The ...

Washington state Wendy Heisman finalists

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 10:20
The Wendy’s High School Heisman Program today announced 19 of Washington’s best student-athletes as state finalists. They will proceed to the next round of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Program, in which only one male and one female student will advance to be named Stat

Leach: Halliday out for season with broken ankle

Washington State News Wire - Tue, 11/04/2014 - 07:11
Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday suffered a broken ankle in Saturday's loss to Southern California, an injury that will end the senior's college football career. Coach Mike Leach revealed the injury Monday, and said the nation's passing leader remains in the hospital. Leach said he did not know when Halliday would be released from the hospital, or when he might be able to play again ...