Washington (state)

10:40am

Tue January 28, 2014
Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl Tickets Are 'Cheap,' And Weather Isn't Only Reason

Originally published on Tue January 28, 2014 10:53 am

Tickets? Tickets? Anybody need tickets? Some are available to Sunday's Super Bowl in New Jersey at "bargain" prices.
Charlie Riedel AP

Sure, the game-time temperature's going to be in the low-30s or high-20s at Sunday's Super Bowl in New Jersey.

But brokers say that's not the only reason why tickets to the game aren't going for super-high prices on the websites where they're being resold.

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9:30am

Tue November 19, 2013
Marijuana

With Legal Marijuana Taxes Set, All Eyes On Colorado And Washington

Stay Faded Photography Creative Commons

Colorado voters overwhelmingly approved a plan for taxing their state’s legal marijuana market earlier in November. And Washington state will start issuing licenses to retailers in December to sell recreational marijuana.

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7:30am

Fri October 4, 2013
Politics

Around The Nation: Pot, Gambling And GMOs On The Election Ballot

Protesters in the "No On Proposition AA" campain in Denver's Civic Center Park, Sept. 21.
No on Proposition AA Facebook

In Colorado, voters will consider a huge tax hike on newly legal marijuana. New Yorkers could expand gambling. And Washington voters are in the midst of a multimillion-dollar campaign over the labeling of genetically modified foods.

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1:43am

Wed September 25, 2013
Around the Nation

Proposed Power Lines Tangle With Native American History

Originally published on Wed September 25, 2013 4:25 am

Four humanlike figures were painted in a cave in Washington hundreds or even thousands of years ago.
Colin Fogarty Northwest News Network

Imagine running power lines through a cathedral. That's how archaeologists describe what the Bonneville Power Administration proposes doing in the Columbia River Gorge in Washington state. The federal electricity provider is trying to string a new transmission line near a cave that contains ancient paintings, a site considered sacred by Native Americans.

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2:34pm

Wed September 11, 2013
Marijuana

Marijuana Hearing Places Colorado At Center Stage

file photo: The U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Rob Crawley Flickr - Creative Commons

Tuesday’s U.S. Senate committee meeting, Conflicts between State and Federal Marijuana Laws, was aptly named. At issue was the conflict that now exists on the federal level with Colorado and Washington’s legalization of recreational marijuana.

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