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Net neutrality approved by FCC
Net neutrality approved by FCC (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
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FCC Ignores Congress, Approves Net Neutrality – What It Means to You

Numerous communications groups, businesses, freedom advocates and others are condemning the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) decision. The internet was considered one of the last "free' parts of American business and technology.

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credit www.friendshipcircle.org/bikes/2015/02/bethany-v
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Take 1 Minute Today and Help a Special Needs Kennewick Girl

There is a little girl from Kennewick that needs your help and it will only take 2 minutes at most to help her. She is a special needs child diagnosed with Rett Syndrome and has symptoms including Cerebral Palsy, Anxiety Disorder, Autism, Parkinsons and Epilepsy

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Federal drug trial begins for Washington state medical pot patients
Federal drug trial begins for Washington state medical pot patients (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
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Precedent-Setting Federal Trial Begins over Growing Medical Pot in Washington State

A lot of eyes will be watching the Federal Courthouse in Spokane starting today, when the Kettle Falls Five go on trial on federal drug charges.  It's expected to be a precedent-setting case over state's rights vs. the federal government, especially over legalized pot.

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credit Steve Frost
credit Steve Frost
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New Movie Theater Approved in Richland — Not Serving Restaurant Food

A new theater is being built in West Richland but it won't include restaurant style food and service like was reported earlier. When I first heard about it I got really excited but it turns out I got excited for no reason because plans have changed

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Supreme Court hears arguments over search warrants for digital information
Supreme Court hears arguments over search warrants for digital information (Washington state legislative website)
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State Supreme Court Weighing Issue of Personal Electronic Record Searches

Is it possible authorities in the future might have to get a judge's warrant before searching a person's phone, email, bank and other personal electronic records?

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Oleg Zabielin
Oleg Zabielin
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Special Forces Around the World — A Sneak Peek

I'm obsessed with what used to be called the "Military Channel." I love watching those shows about Green Beret, Rangers, Delta Force, Navy SEALs, etc. But what about the rest of the world? Here's a review of some of the top fighting forces around the globe

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New attorney reported to be taking over Zambrano-Montes shooting case
New attorney reported to be taking over Zambrano-Montes shooting case (Townsquare media image)
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$25 Million Dollar Pasco Shooting Lawsuit Likely to Be Replaced With Another

The only reason the original suit was withdrawn is because the widow of a slain Pasco man has switched attorneys.

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Walla Walla State Penitentiary - Site of Death Row
Walla Walla State Penitentiary - Site of Death Row (washington state penitentiary website)
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Did Procedural Mix-Up Cause Anti-Death Penalty Bill to “Die” in Legislature?

There was so much hype about this proposed legislation which would replace the death penalty with life in prison.

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Bill would abolish the Death Penalty in Washington State
Bill would abolish the Death Penalty in Washington State (Photo by Douglas Doig/Evening Standard/Getty Images)
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House Legislator Introduces Bill That Would Repeal Washington State’s Death Penalty

Following the introduction of a bill that would do away with Death Row, the House Judiciary Committee this week has heard testimony on both sides about this bill.

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Bill raising tobacco age to 21 passes important Committee in Olympia
Bill raising tobacco age to 21 passes important Committee in Olympia (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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Legislation to Raise WA Tobacco Age to 21 Passes Committee, Headed to House Vote

The bills pushed by Attorney General Bob Ferguson have cleared the first big hurdle towards raising the tobacco (and e-cig) age to 21.

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