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Local Tribes from around US gather to discuss legal marijuana
The Justice Department's December announcement that it would allow the nation's Indian tribes to legalize and regulate marijuana on their reservations brought notes of caution - if not silence or opposition - from many tribes.
Local (New) Seattle doctor disciplined for 'sexting' during surgery
A Seattle anesthesologist's suspension to practice was indefinitely continued for repeatedly sexting during surgeries and engaging in sexual activity at his workplace, among other activities, according to the state Department of Health.

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Local (New) Oregon tackles how to regulate medical, recreational pot
The agency in charge of implementing Oregon's legal marijuana program said Friday that medical and recreational pot should be subject to the same tracking and testing systems if they're to be sold in the same retail outlets.
Local State Senate starts moving transportation bills
The Senate started moving some pieces of a state transportation package off the chamber floor Friday, including a measure that would exempt all state highway projects from the state sales tax and would redirect sales tax money from non-highway transportation projects away from the state general fund.

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National & World (New) Congress OKs 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open
Bordering on dysfunction, Congress passed a one-week bill late Friday night to avert a partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, as leaders in both political parties quelled a revolt by House conservatives furious that the measure left President Barack Obama's immigration policy intact.
National & World Black Madam: Amber Rose hired me to plump her posterior
A Gothic hip-hop artist charged with killing a London break dancer with an illegal buttocks injection name-dropped her way through testimony Friday, saying one of the celebrities who sought her out became "a walking billboard" for her work.

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Sports No. 3 Gonzaga sluggish but gets past San Diego, 59-39
Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory.

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Consumer Top-rated car brands from Consumer Reports Top-rated car brands from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports is out with its annual report card on carmakers and once again Japanese brands take the top spots – with Lexus out in front.

"They have excellent cars that are comfortable, well made and absolute aces for reliability,” said Mike Quincy with Consumer Reports Autos.
Consumer Free help filing your tax returns Free help filing your tax returns (Video)
Many taxpayers are giving money to professional tax preparation services when they could be using that money on food or other essentials- and getting their taxes done free of charge. It's part of an Internal Revenue Service program called VITA- Volunteer Income Tax Assistance.

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Entertainment Bill Cosby: 'I am far from finished'
Comedian Bill Cosby has issued a new statement as women continue to add their names to the list of sexual abuse and inappropriate behavior accusers speaking out about alleged trysts with the funnyman

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Technology Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers
Internet activists declared victory over the nation's big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

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Business As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises
Major companies are testing whether it would pay to tuck away their world famous logos in favor of more hipster guises: PepsiCo, for instance, introduced a craft soda called Caleb's last year and McDonald's opened a cafe that lists lentils and eggplant on its menu.
Business Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from U.S. travelers
Cuban cigar makers are licking their chops over new U.S. rules, announced in December as part of a partial detente, allowing more Americans to travel to the island and legally bring back small quantities of the coveted stogies for the first time in decades.

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