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November 13, 2019 - 3:38 pm
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer . WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government, which ended the 2019 budget year with its largest deficit in seven years, began the new budget year with a deficit in October that was 33.8% bigger than a year ago as spending hit a record. The Treasury Department...
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August 30, 2019 - 5:44 pm
By KEITH RIDLER Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — More than 1,100 sea lions could be killed annually along a stretch of the Columbia River on the Oregon-Washington border to boost faltering populations of salmon and steelhead, federal officials said Friday. The National Marine Fisheries Service...
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August 23, 2019 - 2:29 pm
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The Trump administration is opposing Washington state's effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration detention center pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued The GEO Group in 2017,...
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August 07, 2019 - 2:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is calling for rural voters to engage in the gun control debate as she campaigns in Iowa. She says, "I think we need rural voices in this gun debate as we head into the next few months." Klobuchar is running to be the Democratic presidential nominee...
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August 01, 2019 - 6:16 pm
By GENE JOHNSON Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — A theft ring in Washington state sold millions of dollars' worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and a pair of Amazon delivery drivers was involved, recently unsealed federal court documents show. According to a search warrant...
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June 26, 2019 - 11:11 am
Richmond, VA – The City of Richmond’s Neighbor-To-Neighbor program is looking for 200 volunteers to serve as Richmond Training Camp Ambassadors. The Washington Redskins Training Camp will begin on July 25 and conclude on August 11, held at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center. The...
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Jeff Katz
June 20, 2019 - 5:28 pm
At Whatcom Community College in Washington, Students for Life America set up a display of small pink crosses supporting the pro-life movement, only to have a pro-choice protestor walk up and start pulling the crosses from the ground. The students repeatedly ask him to stop and that they'd be happy...
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June 17, 2019 - 1:16 pm
By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court decided Monday against a high-stakes, election-year case about the competing rights of gay and lesbian couples and merchants who refuse to provide services for same-sex weddings. The justices handed bakers in the Portland, Oregon...
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December 04, 2018 - 4:49 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Pro Football Writer Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the team "talked about and discussed" bringing in quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a tryout "but we will probably go in a different direction."...
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November 05, 2018 - 12:36 pm
By KEN SWEET , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal...
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