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Seattle Mayor's beverage tax would include sports drinks (Getty Images)
Seattle Mayor's beverage tax would include sports drinks (Getty Images)
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Seattle Mayor Wants Big ‘Sugary’ Beverage Tax

KIRO-7 TV in Seattle is reporting Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to institute a tax on 'sugary drinks' that could raise the price of popular beverages $.2 cents per ounce. Where would the money go?

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New plates would make existing offerings look plain (Washington state department of licensing)
New plates would make existing offerings look plain (Washington state department of licensing)
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Get Ready (Maybe) For New ‘Special Image’ License Plates in WA

If a proposed Senate bill passes, there could be a whole new menu of license plates to choose from in Washington state. Apparently these new plates would really 'take off' with new colors, images and more.

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Do school district workers have to adhere to social media policies in our area? (Getty Images)
Do school district workers have to adhere to social media policies in our area? (Getty Images)
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Do Area Schools Have Social Media Policies for Employees?

With the recent placing of two workers on administrative leave by the Prosser School District over social media posts, the question being raised by some is, 'do these districts have specific policies the employees must adhere to, perhaps as part of their contracts?' Are there 'rules' and regulations regarding social media and personal expression?

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Ruined Benton County  Road (Benton County Road Department)
Ruined Benton County Road (Benton County Road Department)
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Mother Nature Hammers Benton County Roads, Many Closed

One of the harshest winters in years has destroyed or damaged many Benton County roads, some are closed short-term, several probably won't be fixed for months. For those who don't travel into the outlying areas, these pictures are the first visuals of just how hard nature has been.

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Second employee placed on administrative leave, this one worked Prosser Heights Elementary (Google Street View)
Second employee placed on administrative leave, this one worked Prosser Heights Elementary (Google Street View)
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Second Prosser School Employee Sidelined Over Facebook Immigration Comments

Just a few days after one Prosser school worker was placed on administrative leave a second has also had that happen over comments made on their own Facebook pages concerning the "A Day Without Immigrants" protests.

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Ok, they're a little bigger than this. But you get the idea (Getty Images)
Ok, they're a little bigger than this. But you get the idea (Getty Images)
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New Bill Would Make Tiny House Dream Closer to Coming True

You've probably seen the wildly popular FYI Network show "Tiny House Nation," featuring families and people who build small homes anywhere from 150 to 400 square feet. It's part of a tiny house movement that is sweeping across the country. Many folks are looking for freedom of mobility, flexibility, and having a paid off home. They're bigger than the one in the picture, but  you get the idea!

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Kiko's Tacos celebrates opportunities in America (Google Street View)
Kiko's Tacos celebrates opportunities in America (Google Street View)
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While Others Closed For ‘A Day Without Immigrants’, One Shop Boomed Business

Freedom of expression is what makes our nation different from many others around the world, and often produces very different reactions to societal issues. Often, different groups, entities or people will voice very different views. It's a necessary part of freedom.

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Resolution would be decided by voters, would ban such a tax (Getty Images)
Resolution would be decided by voters, would ban such a tax (Getty Images)
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Legislators Seeking to Permanently Ban Idea of WA State Income Tax

Fearing the State Supreme Court and other political groups might try to enact one, state House and Senate GOP members hope to ask Washington citizens to do something dramatic to permanently ban the idea of a state income tax.

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State Supreme Court threatens personal freedom with ruling (Arlene's Flowers Facebook)
State Supreme Court threatens personal freedom with ruling (Arlene's Flowers Facebook)
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Supreme Court Makes Shocking Attack on Individual Freedom in Arlene’s Ruling

The Washington State Supreme Court made a chilling, shocking statement as part of their ruling against Arlene's Flowers, when they announced Thursday that the owner of the Richland Floral Shop discriminated against a same sex couple.

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Stolen check writing suspect (Benton County Sheriff's-Kennewick police)
Stolen check writing suspect (Benton County Sheriff's-Kennewick police)
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Fraud Suspect Floating Stolen Checks All Over Tri-Cities

Crime Stoppers and the Benton County Sheriff's department have joined an investigation with other agencies to find this guy. He's accused of using a checkbook stolen from a Benton City resident to pay for a lot of stuff around the area.

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