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Nicole Neroulias

Colorado, Washington first states to legalize recreational pot

Nov 07 2012

DENVER/SEATTLE Colorado and Washington became the first U.S. states to legalize the possession and sale of marijuana for recreational use on Tuesday in defiance of federal law, setting the stage for a possible showdown with the Obama administration.

Obama endorses same-sex marriage initiatives in three states

Oct 25 2012

SEATTLE President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed state ballot initiatives to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, Maryland and Maine as he sought to galvanize gay and lesbian enthusiasm for his re-election bid.

Obama endorses same-sex marriage initiatives in three states

Oct 25 2012

SEATTLE President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed state ballot initiatives to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state, Maryland and Maine as he sought to galvanize gay and lesbian enthusiasm for his re-election bid.

Judge considers whether to block Washington state sex ad law

Jul 20 2012

SEATTLE A district judge heard arguments on Friday on whether to block a tough Washington state law requiring advertising sites to verify the age of people depicted in sex ads following a challenge by Backpage.com.

U.S. judge considers whether to block Washington state sex ad law

Jul 20 2012

SEATTLE, July 20 A U.S. district judge heard arguments on Friday on whether to block a tough Washington state law requiring advertising sites to verify the age of people depicted in sex ads following a challenge by Backpage.com.

Girl jabbed in foot by syringe at Washington state hotel

Jun 08 2012

SEATTLE A 9-year-old girl will need to undergo periodic testing for exposure to HIV and hepatitis after being accidentally jabbed in the foot with a used hypodermic needle left in her bed in a Washington state hotel room, her mother said on Thursday.

Girl jabbed in foot by syringe at Washington state hotel

Jun 07 2012

SEATTLE A 9-year-old girl will need to undergo periodic testing for exposure to HIV and hepatitis after being accidentally jabbed in the foot with a used hypodermic needle left in her bed in a Washington state hotel room, her mother said on Thursday.

Girl jabbed in foot by syringe at Washington state hotel

Jun 07 2012

SEATTLE A 9-year-old girl will need to undergo periodic testing for exposure to HIV and hepatitis after being accidentally jabbed in the foot with a used hypodermic needle left in her bed in a Washington state hotel room, her mother said on Thursday.

Girl jabbed in foot by syringe at Washington state hotel

Jun 07 2012

SEATTLE, June 7 A 9-year-old girl will need to undergo periodic testing for exposure to HIV and hepatitis after being accidentally jabbed in the foot with a used hypodermic needle left in her bed in a Washington state hotel room, her mother said on Thursday.

Washington state woman pleads guilty in son's school shooting

May 15 2012

SEATTLE A Washington state woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to weapons charges stemming from her 9-year-old son's accidental shooting of a classmate with a loaded gun he found in his mother's car, according to attorneys in the case.

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