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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
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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Auditor investigation now focuses on employee
Auditor investigation now focuses on employee (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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State Auditor Probe Focuses on Employee in Auditor’s Office

The name Jason Jerue is so unknown in the Washington State Auditor's office, most employees don't ever remember seeing him there.  That could be because the part-time technical writer telecommutes from California and has done so since the beginning of 2013.

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Tri city regional chamber
Tri city regional chamber (Tri-Cities Regional Chamber of Commerce)
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Tri-City Regional Chamber Plans FREE Government Contracting Workshop April 7

It's time for the next in a quarterly series of free workshops offered to area business owners, designed to help them learn how to more effectively land contracts that can greatly help expand their businesses.

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Gov Inslee could be pushing an illegal tax
Gov Inslee could be pushing an illegal tax (Getty images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Capital Gains Tax Is an Illegal Idea Say Experts

In his efforts to close a budget gap of just under $2 billion dollars, Gov. Jay Inslee wants to impose a capital gains tax on what he calls the wealthiest "1%" of Washington's wage earners.  The only problem - he would be in violation of our state's tax laws.

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