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$242 million dollar investment rejectedd by Oregon Land Officials
$242 million dollar investment rejectedd by Oregon Land Officials (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Oregon Officials Reject Coal Terminal Plan in Boardman

A $242 million dollar investment in the Boardman, OR area has been shot down by the Oregon Department of State Lands.  The announcement was made Monday.

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Need Help Talking to the Power Company or Your Phone Company? — Call UTC!

This morning we talked to Anna Gill with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission. If you find unfamiliar charges on your bill, see taxes you're not familiar with or are facing a cancellation of service threat, call the commission for help!

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State Supreme Court rejects union pension lawsuits
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Washington Supreme Court Rejects $1.3 Billion Union Pension Lawsuits

The decision by the court means $1.3 billion won't be dumped onto taxpayers.

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Prosser pot store to offer marijuana soda soon
Prosser pot store to offer marijuana soda soon (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
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Edible Pot Products Coming to Prosser Marijuana Store Soon?

Back in the day,  a person had to smoke weed to get high.  Soon, you might be able to double up on  your munchies.

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FORBES says don't panic over huge Russian security breach
FORBES says don't panic over huge Russian security breach (Getty Images)
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Did Russians REALLY Steal 1.2 Billion Passwords? FORBES Expert Says, ‘So What?’

According to a  security firm,  Russian hackers have reportedly stolen 1.2 billion passwords, hacked from some 420,000 websites and more than 500 million email addresses. But is it really THAT bad?

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Inslee supports internet sales "fairness" tax
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Gov. Inslee Throws Support Behind Internet Sales Tax

He's signed off on a letter urging Washington state legislators to vote in favor of a proposed internet sales tax.

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Fife, Wenatchee being sued over pot bans
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WA Attorney General Jumps into Pot Lawsuits

Fife and Wenatchee are being sued by perspective marijuana growers and sellers, and the State Attorney General appears to be possibly taking the side of the cities.

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Carbon tax would hit construction industry, among many
Carbon tax would hit construction industry, among many (Getty Images)
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How would Gov. Inslee’s Carbon Tax Idea Affect YOU?

It's not even being disguised anymore.  Gov. Jay Inslee is preparing to unveil not only a proposal for a cap-and-trade system but a carbon tax in Washington state.

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Tesla vehicle in showroom
Tesla vehicle in showroom (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Washington Tried to Land Massive Tesla Electric Car Factory — Would It Be Worth It?

News has leaked out in economic circles that Washington state Governor Jay Inslee tried to woo controversial electric car maker Tesla to build it's battery "gigafactory" in our state.

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House votes to keep DEA from going after banks accepting pot money
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U.S. House Votes to Prevent Feds from Penalizing Banks Taking Pot Money

It's seen as a positive step by pot stores in our state, but most banks still won't touch drug money even if it's legal.

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