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Twice as many veterans in rural areas will be able to go to a doctor near their home after a policy change made Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs.

The change follows a scathing report less than 24 hours earlier on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," which featured a KUOW story. #veterans   #healthcare  
Twice as many veterans in rural areas will be able to go to a doctor near their home after a policy change made Tuesday by the Department of Veterans
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 “If they went to people who knew what they were doing, Washington wouldn’t be the laughingstock of marijuana.”
Legislation to bring together Washington’s two dueling marijuana systems is moving forward. As KUOW’s Amy Radil reports, the challenge may come in deciding
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Kelley said in a brief emailed statement that he’s out of state with his family on vacation. He said he was not at his home when it was searched and that he hasn’t been served a search warrant or been informed of any reason for a search.
Federal agents have searched the Tacoma home of Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley. Agents from the U.S. Treasury Department spent about five hours in
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A team of nine investigators will watch closely to see how the wage increases, set to phase in beginning April 1, affect businesses, earnings, employment and low-income families in particular. #Seattle   #minimumwage  
Researchers from the University of Washington and the state are hoping cold, hard data can help settle the heated debate over the costs and benefits of
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“We're already seeing some radio-collared bears emerge from their dens."
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Ross Reynolds speaks with Anya Kamanetz, NPR’s lead education blogger, about her new book, "The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed With Standardized Testing -- But You Don't Have To Be."
Ross Reynolds speaks with Anya Kamanetz, NPR’s lead education blogger, about her new book, "The Test: Why Our Schools Are Obsessed With Standardized
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The product is in very early stages of testing, but Dr. Nathan White, an emergency room physician at Harborview Medical Center, says it could help stop bleeding in trauma patients and save lives.
Marcie Sillman speaks with Dr. Nathan White, an emergency room physician at Harborview Medical Center, about an injectable substance he created with UW
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Recognize any people or details in these photos? Help us identify them. #seattle   #history   #photography  
Seattle is a young city, young enough that most of its history can be traced through photographs. Until recently though, most of those photos have been
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Robinson's father came to the service. He didn't speak, but he brought a poem to be read. Tears streamed down his face as a group of ministers laid hands on him and prayed. He then walked home alone.
The site of Sunday's shooting in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood has turned into a shrine and gathering place for people remembering Robert Robinson,
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At two schools in Burien, children must eat lunch in five shifts. In Redmond and Kirkland, some students were asked to switch schools. Communities where bond measures have failed again and again are the hardest hit by overcrowding. 
Many suburban school districts around Seattle, children crowding into their classrooms, can’t get a bond or a levy past voters. That’s put pressure on
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Among Seattle Police Chief O'Toole's new hires is a top Amazon executive.
Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole has announced a long-awaited leadership shakeup, looking outside and within the department for four new assistant
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Of about 1,700 children in this foster program last year, 70 kids were placed in Washington. There is almost zero chance they’ll be reunited with their biological parents. #fostercare  
Sara, 20, is a Mexican student in Des Moines, Washington, a half hour south of Seattle. She wears her hair in two braids, tucked under her black knit hat.
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