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State’s aerospace sector slims down, but economic impact grows

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 18:49
An updated assessment of aerospace’s outsized impact on Washington state estimates that last year the industry supported 267,000 jobs here and paid out $22 billion in wages and $635 million in state taxes.

State’s aerospace sector slims down, but economic impact grows

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 16:45
An updated assessment of aerospace’s outsized impact on Washington state estimates that last year the industry supported 267,000 jobs here and paid out $22 billion in wages and $635 million in state taxes.

UCLA wakes up in time to beat Washington State, 72-67

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 16:23
At halftime of UCLA's game Sunday night against Washington State, UCLA Coach Steve Alford tore into his team.

Judge: Washington state florist who refused to do flowers for gay wedding broke state law

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 15:19
RICHLAND, Wash. — A florist in Washington state who refused to provide flowers to a gay couple for their wedding violated state consumer protection and anti-discrimination law, a judge ruled Wednesday.

No. 7 Arizona blows away Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 14:43
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Brandon Ashley, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Kaleb Tarczewski each scored 17 points as No. 7 Arizona routed Washington State 86-59 on Sunday night.

UCLA wakes up in time to beat Washington State, 72-67

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 13:56
At halftime of UCLA's game Sunday night against Washington State, UCLA Coach Steve Alford tore into his team.

Washington State men beat Sun Devils

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 13:02
Dexter Kernich-Drew, making his first start since Nov. 27, scored a career-high 27 points to lead Washington State past Arizona State 74-71 Friday night.

Washington State holds off late charge by USC for 70-66 victory

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 12:54
Shorewood High product Josh Hawkinson has 11 points and 13 rebounds to tie WSU season record with 17th double-double.

Washington state’s Boeing tax breaks are illegal, Europe charges

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:46
The World Trade Organization on Monday agreed to set up a panel to examine European Union allegations that Washington state’s $8.7 billion in tax breaks to the Boeing Co. to… Click to Continue »

Washington state House to vote on raising minimum wage to historic levels

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:41
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The state House is expected to vote Tuesday on raising Washington’s minimum wage to $12 an hour. Washington has the highest minimum wage in the nation at $9.47. The legislation, House Bill 1355, would raise the minimum wage over a four-year period in a series of 50-cent hikes. Democrats are sponsoring […]

Washington State drops another tight game, loses to Oregon State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 11:31
Sydney Wiese scored 16 points and Oregon State overcame a 16-point first half deficit to beat Washington State 61-56 on Sunday. In January, OSU also fell behind by 16 points and rallied to beat the Cougars 73-70.

ObamaCare exchanges weigh extending deadline for insurance sign-ups

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:26
Washington state on Monday became the first state to extend the sign-up deadline for health insurance until mid-April, allowing uninsured people to get health plans while filing their tax returns.

Washington edges Washington State 87-84

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:18
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Andrew Andrews scored a career-high 35 points, including a game-winning 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left, to lift Washington to an 87-84 triumph over Washington State on Sunday night. Nigel Williams-Goss added 20 points and six assists for the Huskies (15-11, 4-10 Pac-12), who snapped a seven-game ...

State ethics board says lawmakers may accept free U.S. Open tickets

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 10:06
A Washington state ethics board voted Tuesday that some lawmakers can receive free tickets to the U.S. Open golf tournament without violating state rules limiting gifts to legislators.

Washington state panel mulls bill to trim vaccine exemptions

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:37
Personal or philosophical opposition to vaccines would not be an authorized exemption for the parents of school-age children under a measure that received a public hearing before a House committee on Tuesday, drawing at least two dozen opponents to the proposed change.

Washington State holds off USC 70-66

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 09:26
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Road wins have been hard to come by for Washington State this season. It wasn't easy, but the Cougars finally got a respite from their road woes on Wednesday night. Dexter Kernich-Drew scored 19 points, DaVonte Lacy added 17 and Washington State held off a late ...

State ethics board says lawmakers may accept free U.S. Open tickets

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:40
A Washington state ethics board voted Tuesday that some lawmakers can receive free tickets to the U.S. Open golf tournament without violating state rules limiting gifts to legislators.

Washington women clobber Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:20
On Sunday, the Huskies avenged Friday’s 11-point upset with a dominating defensive effort during their 83-43 victory in front of 1,203 at Beasley Coliseum.

No. 13 Utah rallies to win at Washington State

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:19
No. 13 Utah rallies to win at Washington State

Ethics board OKs US Open golf tickets for some lawmakers

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 08:14
A Washington state ethics board voted Tuesday that some lawmakers can receive free tickets to the U.S. Open golf tournament without violating state rules limiting gifts to legislators.