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See Why It’s OK to Be Irrationally Afraid of Sharks [VIDEO]

I heard once there's a better chance you'll be squished by a vending machine than be bitten by a shark. Yeah, well, vending machines are full of deliciousness. Watch the video to see what's inside a shark:

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Legislators trying to find way to fund I-1351
Legislators trying to find way to fund I-1351 (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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I-1351 Standoff Still Keeping Legislators is In Olympia – Teachers Union Wants $2 Billion

It's often been said that politicians spend money like a drunken sailor. Now, it appears the Washington Education Association wants to do the same, and it's YOUR money.

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Portland Easiest Place in U.S. for Teens to Buy Cigarettes

Portland used to be one of America's top cities for bicycles. It's still a great city to find a job. It's one of the hottest housing markets. It's frequently listed as one of the most beautiful cities in America. And apparently it's also the No. 1 place in America for underage tobacco purchases!

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Controversial labor union center shut down by legislative cuts
Controversial labor union center shut down by legislative cuts (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)
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Controversial Labor Research Center Defunded by State Legislature

Known as the LERC, or Labor Education Research Center, it was essentially put out of business when the legislature approved the recent budget. Why?

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The only traffic cams we have in Tri-Cities
The only traffic cams we have in Tri-Cities (WSDOT)
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School Zone Traffic Cameras Possibly Coming to Spokane

The City Council of Spokane plans to vote next Monday night if they should take the final step, and install radar-triggered traffic cameras in school zones in August.  Could they be headed out way? Currently, the only traffic cams we have are from the WSDOT on the Blue Bridge.

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Legislators finally approve budget
Legislators finally approve budget (Washington state legislative website)
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Reactions Mixed on Passage of State Budget – Teachers Union Protesting

It largely depends upon which side of the political arena you are on.

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Ondrej Hajek
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Oregon Judge Says State Vote Can’t Change Federal Law on Marijuana

A medical marijuana dispensary in southwest Oregon was told it cannot carry marijuana because it's illegal in the United States regardless of what Oregon law says.

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State Supreme Court Says Yelling, Swearing at Police Is Protected Speech

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday swearing and yelling at police is protected free speech. The ruling is from a case where a teen boy swore at police arresting his teen sister for misbehaving while drunk.

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Expert predicts the eventual failure of Obamacare
Expert predicts the eventual failure of Obamacare (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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What Does Supreme Court Ruling Mean for Obamacare? We Explain

Everyone's heard about the big Supreme Court ruling upholding subsidies for Obamacare. But what does it really mean?

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10 Things You’re Doing That Infuriate Grocery Store Workers

Grocery store employees save us time. Let's be nice to them. Here are 10 things they CAN'T STAND:

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