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Local Washington House approves marijuana deals with tribes
The Washington state House of Representatives passed by a wide margin a bill to allow the state's Native American tribes to formally participate in the state's legalized marijuana business.

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YouNews Amazing Nebula in Orion Amazing Nebula in Orion
I wanted to share these amazing images I took during our clear nights this winter from the Constellation Orion. These were imaged on Jan.20th, Jan. 28th,29th and Feb.14th & 22nd of this year from my backyard in Sedro Woolley WA.

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National & World Bubbles from glacier ice turn up the noise in Alaska fjords
Glaciologist Erin Pettit began a research project to find out what humpback whales heard when a big piece of ice falls from a glacier and crashes into the ocean. But the sound generated by ice drifting in the water turned out to be just as interesting.

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Home Daffodils in bloom Daffodils in bloom (Video)
Spring arrived early in the Skagit Valley. OverSkagit.com shared this aerial video of the daffodils in bloom.

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Consumer Paving scammers target local property owners (New) Paving scammers target local property owners (Video)
Roving asphalt pavers are targeting local property owners and walking away with thousands of dollars. The latest complaints are from East King County where at least four victims were hit. The victims report the pavers drove a white truck with a flashing yellow light on the top. They claim to have extra material from an earlier job and offer to patch your driveway or parking lot for a bargain. Don't do it.

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Business U.S. factory orders slip for third month in a row
Orders to factories edged down 0.2 percent in January following declines of 3.5 percent in December and 1.7 percent in November, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

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Offbeat Canadians 'Spocking' the image of ex-minister on $5 bill
The death of actor Leonard Nimoy last week has inspired people to post photos on social media of marked-up five-dollar Canadian banknotes that show former prime minister Wilfrid Laurier transformed to resemble Spock, Nimoy's famous "Star Trek" character.
Offbeat Snowy Boston starts removing parking-space savers (Photo Gallery)
Bostonians have another reason to be steamed about this winter of epic snow: The city is starting to remove the lawn chairs, milk crates, orange cones and other stuff that people set out in the street to reserve the parking spaces they've dug out.