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New law will ban computerized ticket sales by robot programs
New law will ban computerized ticket sales by robot programs . (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images
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Bill Banning ‘Ticket-Bots’ Passes State Senate – Outlaws Computerized Vendor Purchases

We don't always agree with Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson. But on THIS one, he got it 100% right. The Senate passed the bill, the House already has, and it will soon become a law.

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Despite rallies and protests, state Senate shoots down $15 minimum wage
Despite rallies and protests, state Senate shoots down $15 minimum wage (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Statewide $15 Minimum Wage Bill Stalls in Senate – Won’t Vote on House Bill

Once again, the last line of defense in the State Senate has business owners - especially small ones - breathing a sigh of relief. At least ones OUTSIDE of Seattle.

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Amazon testing drones at secret location in British Columbia
Amazon testing drones at secret location in British Columbia (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Grounded in Washington State, Amazon Now Testing Delivery Drones in Canada

Leave it to the British papers (again!) to get the scoop on amazing technology being tested, and bringing the real story about stuff in our backyard.

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Medical identity theft fastest growing problem in America
Medical identity theft fastest growing problem in America (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Medical Identity Theft Becoming Growing Problem

Some of the explosion of this new form of identity theft is due to Obamacare, other experts say it was inevitable in our information and technology age.

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Legislature considering bill to raise minimum wage - again!
Legislature considering bill to raise minimum wage - again! (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images for McDonald's)
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New Bill Would Raise Washington’s Minimum Wage to $12 – $15 Next?

The Washington State Senate Monday will hear testimony on a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage (already the highest in the nation) to $12-per-hour, in $.50 increments over the next five years.

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Top Blue Jays Prospect Signs for $2 Million, Still Lives in Car

Baseball has always had its fair share of quirky characters and this promising prospect is doing his part to keep that tradition.

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House Democrats want tax on bottled water
House Democrats want tax on bottled water (Wa state legislative website)
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State Democrats Seek Bottled Water Tax, Among Others, In New Budget

The Washington State House Democrats are set to unveil their 2015 budget proposal, and it features new taxes in the name of "education."

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Starbucks pulls plug on controversial, offensive Race Together campaign
Starbucks pulls plug on controversial, offensive Race Together campaign (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
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Was Starbucks “Race Together” One of Biggest Corporate Blunders of All-Time?

While some say it actually worked because even more people were talking and thinking about Starbucks (if that's possible!) others say it's one of the biggest corporate blunders of all time.

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Washington State unemployment rate virtually unchanged
Washington State unemployment rate virtually unchanged (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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Washington State Unemployment Rate Virtually Unchanged January Through February

At showing some stability, Washington state's unemployment rate showed virtually no change the first two months of the year.

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Terry Katz
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Introducing Walla Walla Classifieds

Buy and sell your used or new items on Walla Walla Classifieds. Sell your cars, furniture, books, toys, electronics, and other items you don't want anymore.

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