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Florist rejects Washington attorney general’s deal requiring her to serve same-sex weddings


A Washington florist who was sued after refusing to provide services for a gay wedding rejected Friday the state attorney… READ MORE
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Seahawks coach shrugs at 9/11 truther rumors


Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is not backing down from his support among 9/11 truthers. Carroll, who will coach the… READ MORE

Seahawks stars line up for ObamaCare

The president is calling on a pair of National Football League stars to help rack up the points for ObamaCare coverage, as the clock ticks down ahead of the 2015 enrollment deadline. Seattle Seahawks quarterback… READ MORE

Baby Jesus stolen from nativity scene at Washington state capitol

A Washington state man who created a nativity scene to display near the state Capitol in Olympia this week can’t understand why someone stole the baby Jesus figure. State officials confirmed that the baby Jesus… READ MORE

Michael Bloomberg Gives $1 Million Toward Washington State Gun Control

On August 29, Michael Bloomberg-funded Everytown for Gun Safety confirmed plans to give $1 million to Initiative 594, the gun control push in Washington state. This means Bloomberg is coming alongside other one-percenters–like Bill Gates,… READ MORE

A look at legal pot as Washington stores prepare

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s first recreational marijuana stores open for business this week, more than a year and a half after voters…… READ MORE

Washington pot shops prepare for historic sales

SEATTLE (AP) — With the clock ticking down to the start of legal weed sales in Washington state, store owners hoping to start selling on Tuesday…… READ MORE

Doc Hastings to Retire From Congress

Rep. Doc Hastings, R-Wash., will retire at the end of the year, he announced Thursday in a statement. “It is with deep appreciation for that privilege that I announce that this will be my final… READ MORE

Seattle facing rift between police and politicians over jump in crime, open pot smoking

Whether it’s commercial airplanes, coffee or computers, Seattle has long been a city known for being ahead of the curve. But now, a range of issues – including a jump in serious downtown crime and… READ MORE

Congresswoman’s ‘miracle baby’ may be first to survive Potter’s Syndrome

Doctors believe baby Abigail Beutler, the daughter of U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera-Beutler and her husband, Dan, may be the first baby ever to survive Potter’s Syndrome, a prenatal condition affecting the development of a baby’s… READ MORE

Washington State GOP Elects Ex-TV Anchor as Chairwoman

Washington Republicans elected former TV news anchor Susan Hutchison as their new party leader in August. It was a competitive race and several state GOP operatives were doubtful of her chances. The bet was that… READ MORE

Washington Republicans Have Turnover at the Top

The Washington State Republican Party is the latest state GOP organization suddenly tasked with electing a new party chairman. The former state chairman, Kirby Wilbur, announced his resignation suddenly in late July. He left the… READ MORE

Man cites Joe Biden in shotgun defense

Forget Stand Your Ground laws. A man in Washington state is using Vice President Joe Biden as his defense for shooting a gun in the air to scare off what he thought were car thieves.… READ MORE