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4th District Election heated in 2014
4th District Election heated in 2014 (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
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Top ’11′ Stories of 2014 – Didier Vs. Newhouse Congressional Race

After starting off nice, it turned into a bitter campaign.  For the first time in our state's 125 year history, two candidates from the same party opposed each other on a Congressional ballot.

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NFIB fires back against Inslee's environmental plans in budget
NFIB fires back against Inslee's environmental plans in budget (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)
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Leading Business Group Hits “Back” Against Inslee Gas ‘Tax’ Plan with Radio Ads

In the wake of Gov. Inslee announcing a plan for low carbon fuel standards and other costly environmental ideas in his 2015-17 budget, a leading business group is hitting back hard on the airwaves, and asking for the public's help.

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$36 million a drop in bucket compared to state budget
$36 million a drop in bucket compared to state budget (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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Report Touts Inslee’s Programs Saving $36 Million, Ignores $12 Billion Budget

Tuesday,  Gov. Inslee's office released results of several government efficiency programs that claim to have in various forms, saved the state $36 million dollars.

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Arlenes' Flowers preliminary hearings
Arlenes' Flowers preliminary hearings (Arlene's Flowers Facebook page)
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No Decisions Reached in Arlene’s Flowers Lawsuit Preliminary Hearings

A written ruling has been promised by the judge, but no date given.

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Inslee wants to tax e-cigs, related products - even nicotine free
Inslee wants to tax e-cigs, related products - even nicotine free (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Proposed Budget Includes 95% Tax on e-Cigs, Related Products

Critics say tax would not only 'destroy' their profits, but drive consumers back to traditional cigarettes.

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Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images
Chung Sung-Jun, Getty Images
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North Korea Currently Under Cyber Attack + How U.S. Used to Punish Kim Jong-Il

 

The Washington Post is reporting right this very second that North Korea's Internet is experiencing usual "blips" and outages. Firms that monitor Internet performance on the Korean peninsula say the slowness is characteristic of a cyber attack.

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Greg Olson
Greg Olson (Courtesy Oakland Raiders website)
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Top ’11′ Stories of 2014 – Former Richland QB Nearly Lands Raiders Head Coaching Job

A former Richland High School standout was one of two finalists for the Oakland Raiders head coaching job this fall.

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GOP already challenging Gov. Inslee's budget proposals
GOP already challenging Gov. Inslee's budget proposals (Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)
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“Pushback” Already Coming to Gov. Inslee’s Budget Proposal from Legislators

Just a few hours after Gov. Jay Inslee released his 2015-17 budget proposal,   legislators from across the state began chiming in with caution, and even resistance.

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Inslee (center in photo) plans numerous new taxes in 2015-17 budget
Inslee (center in photo) plans numerous new taxes in 2015-17 budget . (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Budget Proposal Includes Capitol Gains Tax, Raising Cigarette Taxes

So much for his campaign promise to veto any new taxes.   A long time ago, when Candidate Inslee was running for office,  he said he thought the state budget could be balanced without tax increases.   Governor Inslee has apparently come down with amnesia.

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Which industries does Inslee specifically consider to be polluters?
Which industries does Inslee specifically consider to be polluters? (Newstalk 870 file image)
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Which Industries Will Face ‘Pollution’ Tax Under Gov. Inslee’s Environmental Plan?

This week,  WA Governor Jay Inslee released information about how he wants to spend $12-plus billion dollars to upgrade roads, bridges and transportation infrastructure in our state.

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