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  • Mason County Pot: More Changes

    medmariChanges were recently made (as early as today) to Title 17 of the Mason County Code regulating recreational Marijuana. This code encompasses building codes requirements for the recreational marijuana production, processing and retail sales. This industry is constantly changing, and the changes… Read More +

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  • State Calls For Mental Health Insurance Review

    WA oicWashington's insurance commissioner has ordered all companies selling health insurance in the state to review their mental health policies in the wake of a Washington Supreme Court decision earlier this month. The court ruled that health insurers must cover certain… Read More +

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  • Mariners Young Named Comeback Player Of Year

    youngCHRIS YOUNG NAMED AMERICAN LEAGUE COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR. Young honored by the Sporting News after going 12-9 with a 3.65 ERA in 30 games/29 starts in 2014. Seattle Mariners right-handed pitcher Chris Young has been named the 2014 American League Comeback Player of the Year by the Sporting News.

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More Americans Planning Holiday Season Vacations

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-10_07e3a4fcbe.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Americans won’t just be going shopping this holiday season -- they’ll also be traveling. A new survey of 2,300 travelers finds six in 10 Americans expect to take at least one vacation before January, a 7 percent jump compared to the same time last year. The survey by MMGY Global, a marketing services firm, also finds that travelers believe vacations are more affordable now than in recent years and feel safer about traveling compared to 2012.

While more Americans are expected to get away between now and January, the survey also finds that the amount of time people have to take vacation is down. “Although leisure travelers will continue to watch their spending and look for the best deals possible, these data suggest that the recovery experienced by the travel industry during the past 18 months will extend well into 2014,” Steve Cohen, an executive for MMGY Global, told the Los Angeles Times.

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