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By 2017 middle and high schools will have special suspension rooms
By 2017 middle and high schools will have special suspension rooms (Kennewick School District)
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Kennewick School District Plans to Build “Suspension Rooms” – Instead of Expulsions

Over the next two years, Kennewick school district officials plan to spend over $200,000 to create what will be called in-school suspension rooms;  fewer kids will be sent home for behavioral or conduct infractions. (Pictured is Kamiakin High School).

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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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Salsbury
Salsbury (Richland police department)
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Former Prostitution Ring Leader Now Living in Richland – Sex Offender Alert Issued

Richland police have issued an alert to the community that a former convicted sex offender is now residing in the 2000 block of Stevens Drive in Richland. (pictured is most recent photo of subject Melissa Salsbury)

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Oregon rollover fatal claims life of teenager
Oregon rollover fatal claims life of teenager (Oregon State Patrol)
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Rollover Crash East of LaGrande Kills 14-Year-Old – Seatbelt Use Being Investigated

A tragic crash on Interstate 84 near Ladd Canyon East of LaGrande continues to be investigated by the Oregon State Patrol.

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Double murderer dies in Walla Walla state pen
Double murderer dies in Walla Walla state pen (Washington state penitentiary)
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Man Serving Life for Grandparents Murder Dies in Walla Walla State Pen

A Renton, Washington, man serving life in prison for a double-murder has died.

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Pasco police seeking drive by shooters who injured cyclist in arm
Pasco police seeking drive by shooters who injured cyclist in arm (Townsquare media image)
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Drive-By Shooting Leaves Pasco Man Injured

A 36-year-old Pasco man suffered an apparent gunshot wound to one of his arms Wednesday evening after he was reportedly shot at.

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Highway Speed Limit May Soon Be 75 mph in Mid Columbia

A bill in Olympia to raise the highway speed limit to 75 miles per hour has support in the state senate. The increase would not be mandatory, it would merely give WSDOT permission to raise the limit in certain areas if they chose to.

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Seattle judge refuses to delay part of minimum wage law
Seattle judge refuses to delay part of minimum wage law (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Judge Refuses to Block Part of Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Law

If you own a McDonalds, Burger King, KFC or any other franchise inside the Seattle city limits, your wallet just took a hit.

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Zombies descend on state capitol Tuesday
Zombies descend on state capitol Tuesday (Townsquare media image)
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Why Were Zombies ‘Invading’ State Capitol in Olympia Tuesday?

No, it wasn't an offshoot of The Walking Dead, although if these zombies get their way, there will be a lot more of them in our state.

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Grandview teen dies during gun sale
Grandview teen dies during gun sale (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)
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Grandview Teen Dies As Result of Illegal Gun Sale

Authorities say the accidental discharge of a gun that was being illegally purchased has led to the death of a 16-year-old teen.

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