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  • 2014 General Election Results Certified

    VOTEFinal Certification in Mason County. Each county certifies results on November 25, 2014. The Secretary of State certifies final results by December 4, 2014.The results posted before certification are unofficial. Voter turnout in Mason County was 59.5%. A total of 20,903 ballots were counted.… Read More +

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  • October Unemployment Rates Released

    UnemployByCountyOct2014Unemployment in Washington State ticked up to 6.0% in October from a rate of 5.7% the month prior. The federal unemployment rate crept down to 5.8%. Thurston County reported a modest 6.3% unemployment rate, which was notably lower than most neighboring counties, which included 8.1% in… Read More +

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  • Huskies Prep For Apple Cup Vs. Washington St

    applecup2014Washington coach Chris Petersen had barely sat down Monday when he started getting peppered with questions about coaching in his first Apple Cup. Petersen at least wanted a moment to recognize what the Huskies accomplished over the weekend, becoming bowl eligible and taking some of the stress out of his first matchup with Washington State.

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Jeff Bezos Flown from Galapagos Cruise After Kidney Stone Attack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-01_02eaca59d4.jpgPhoto by David Ryder/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon.com was taken by helicopter from a cruise ship in the Galapagos Islands to his private jet so that he could return to the U.S. to receive emergency treatment for an apparent kidney stone attack. According to a statement from the Ecuadorian Navy, Bezos was flown off the cruise on New Year's Day.

The helicopter flew him to his private jet, which was stationed on Baltra Island. Bezos' family and business associates sent messages of thanks to the Ecuadorian Navy.

Amazon sent ABC News a brief statement from Jeff Bezos, "Galapagos: five stars. Kidney stones: zero stars." 

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