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  • County Announces L&A Test On Ballot Machines


    your vote countsThe Elections Division of the Thurston County Auditor’s Office will conduct a Logic and Accuracy test on its ballot tabulation machines on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. for the 2015 Special Election. A Logic and Accuracy test, or “L&A,” is a collection of… Read More +

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  • Pot-Related Poison Control Calls Increasing

    cannabis underlightsMarijuana related calls to poison control centers in Washington and Colorado have spiked since the states began allowing legal sales last year, with an especially troubling increase in calls concerning young children. New year-end data show that the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center… Read More +

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  • Kingdome Repairs To Be Paid

    kingdome tilesFifteen years after the Kingdome was demolished in a controlled explosion, King County is paying off the money it borrowed to make emergency repairs in 1994 to falling ceiling tiles. County finance director Dwight Dively said the bonds will be paid off in March, an early thanks to healthy hotel-motel tax revenue due in part to the boost from Seahawks playoff games.

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Weekly Jobless Claims Drop to 358,000

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_82b78e69e0.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Jobless claims dropped during the second week of October, falling to 358,000, the Labor Department reported Thursday. For the week ending Oct. 12, the number of people filing for benefits tumbled by 15,000. The previous week, claims stood at 373,000.

The four-week average, meanwhile, went up, increasing by 11,750 to 336,500.

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