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Local Letter: Pot shops off limits to military members Letter: Pot shops off limits to military members
Dozens of recreational marijuana businesses in Washington state have been sent letters from the military saying the shops are off limits to all members of the armed forces, an official said Tuesday.
Local Microsoft stock tanks 10 percent amid PC slump, warnings Microsoft stock tanks 10 percent amid PC slump, warnings
Microsoft shares plunged 10 percent Tuesday after the software giant reported quarterly revenue that beat expectations but warned that a weak PC market and a strong dollar will curb growth this year.
Local Wash. lawmakers introduce bill to abolish death penalty Wash. lawmakers introduce bill to abolish death penalty
Bills to abolish the death penalty were introduced in the state House and Senate on Monday, an effort that seeks to build on Gov. Jay Inslee's decision last year to impose a moratorium on capital punishment.