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State Supreme Court could "redo" the budget?
State Supreme Court could "redo" the budget? (Washington.gov)
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State Supreme Court Holds Legislature in Contempt for Education Budget

Thursday, the Washington State Supreme Court, according to many critics, overstepped itself in holding the Legislature in 'contempt' for failing to live up to educational spending standards.

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Guess who someday will control everything your child is taught?
Guess who someday will control everything your child is taught? (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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Common Core Nothing New — Concept Dates Back 100 Years

The term Progressive Education probably doesn't ring a bell,  but it's been quietly pushed since the last 1800's...now, it's called Common Core.

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Officers cleared in fatal shooting of car chase suspect
Officers cleared in fatal shooting of car chase suspect (Cameron Robertson photo)
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Kennewick Officers Cleared in Fatal Shooting of Suspect In June

Two officers have returned to duty after an investigation showed they acted with proper force.

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Kennewick police investigating threat at school
Kennewick police investigating threat at school (KNDU-TV)
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Threat Prompts Cancellation of Classes at St. Josephs School – UPDATE – Arrest Made

Due to threatening messages left on the school answering machine, classes were cancelled Wednesday at the Catholic School in Kennewick.

(UPDATED INFORMATION)

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Pay attention to signs of suicide
Pay attention to signs of suicide (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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Suicide Rates Up Slightly in Washington State, Says Department of Health

 

According to the latest data released by the Washington state Department of Health,  about three people commit suicide in our state each day.

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Supply scam hitting schools across America, Washington state
Supply scam hitting schools across America, Washington state (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)
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School Supply Scam Hitting Districts This Fall – WA Attorney General and BBB Get Involved

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has teamed up with Better Business Bureau officials to issue a warning to school districts in Washington state and around the Pacific Northwest.

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Scene of drive by shooting in Pasco
Scene of drive by shooting in Pasco (KNDU TV)
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Pasco Shooting Believed to Be Gang Related

A Pasco teen was treated for non-life threatening injuries, but it could have been worse.  (photo courtesy of KNDU-TV).

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Dust Devils break records, come close to others
Dust Devils break records, come close to others (Tri City Dust Devils - Facebook)
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Dust Devils 2014 Highlights – Part Two of Three

The Tri-City Dust Devils liked to run, play very long games, and put up football-like scores this season.

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Inslee wants to tax bottled water now
Inslee wants to tax bottled water now (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee Wants to Tax Your Bottled Water for Schools

In a move destined to make him even less popular with business owners and the private sector,  Inslee wants to eliminate even more tax breaks.  And one of them would affect the bottled water we all buy at the store.

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Tri City Dust Devils
Tri City Dust Devils (Townsquare media image- Tri City Dust Devils)
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Dust Devils Highlights of the 2014 Season – Part One of Three

Football is here, but baseball still going on strong, as are the memories of the 2014 Northwest A League Season.

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