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Benton county judge agrees with WA AG opinion on pot bans
Benton county judge agrees with WA AG opinion on pot bans (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Benton County Judge Agrees With AG Opinion on City-County Pot Bans

Now, this makes three...Friday another Superior Court Judge agreed with the January opinion issued by WA State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, that cities and counties to have the authority to pass their own pot bans.

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Man With Alzheimer’s “Wakes Up” After Hearing His Favorite Music! [VIDEO]

A documentary called "Alive Inside" featured a man named Henry with extreme Alzheimer's disease who was unable to answer simple "yes" or "no" questions after a series of strokes. His recreational therapist began having him listen to his favorite music and he "woke up" -- so to speak. He's not cured of his Alzheimer's disease, but he's able to converse again to a limited extend. Watch his face as he listens!

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Inside one of Hanford nuclear waste storage tanks
Inside one of Hanford nuclear waste storage tanks (KNDU-TV)
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WA State Attorney General Sues D.O.E. Over Workers Exposure to Hanford Tank Farm Vapors

Wednesday, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said he plans to sue the Department of Energy and Washington River Protection Services over what has been called an ongoing issue with harmful tank vapors at Hanford, which have affected workers.

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Red counties are where I-502 was basically crushed
Red counties are where I-502 was basically crushed (Newstalk 870 file image)
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Pot Bans In Washington State Here To Stay – Newstalk Explains Why

This week, West Richland joined the list of dozens of cities, and even counties, who've passed ordinances banning the growth, processing and sale of recreational marijuana.  That list includes Richland, Pasco, Kennewick, Yakima, Yakima County and Wenatchee.  Here's why they can do that, despite I-502 making it legal...and why those bans are likely to stay in effect.

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DEA officials visit NFL locker rooms - part of investigation
DEA officials visit NFL locker rooms - part of investigation (DEA website)
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Seahawks, Chiefs Part of NFL Prescription Drug Investigation – More Teams To Be Looked At

Seattle Seahawk and Kansas City Chief officials confirmed they were one of the teams "visited" by DEA agents as part of an investigation into alleged prescription medication abuse in the NFL.  Some experts say this could be the biggest issue to rock the NFL ever.

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WA healthcare exchange crashes again
WA healthcare exchange crashes again (healthcare.gov)
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Washington State Not Only Healthcare Exchange to Go Haywire, Shutdown

Less than 12 hours after healthcare exchange officials across the country gleefully kicked off the latest open enrollment for this year's round of Obamacare,  healthcare exchange sites across the country began crashing faster than a helium balloon at a dart tournament.

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I Know What I Want for Christmas! TRX Suspension Belts [VIDEOS]

I've heard TRX was developed for the Navy SEALs so they could exercise anywhere when deployed. I think it's awesome -- definitely the funnest, most effective exercise equipment I've ever used. I definitely want one for Christmas.

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Shriners Hospital changes medical benefit plans after complaint
Shriners Hospital changes medical benefit plans after complaint (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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After Complaint, Shriners Hospitals to Extend Same Sex Medical Coverage

The Washington State Attorney General's office reports that Shriners Hospital  will now extend medical benefit coverage to same-sex couples.

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WA Attorney General "defending" Obamacare
WA Attorney General "defending" Obamacare (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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WA AG Fights Joins Fight to “Save” Obamacare

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined other State's AG's in a legal battle over parts of Obamacare - and they're trying to support it.

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Oregon woman being monitored for deadly virus.
Oregon woman being monitored for deadly virus. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
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Oregon Woman Being Monitored for Ebola – Has “Acute Illness” say Doctors

A woman who was recently in West Africa is being quarantined in a Milwaukee, OR hospital after showing some signs of the disease.

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