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Washington AG asks court to let car-tab cuts happen

SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington State Attorney General’s Office is asking the state Supreme Court to allow voter-approved car-tab tax cuts to take effect this week, despite a lower-court ruling putting the cuts on hold.

Apple Cup stays with Washington after 31-13 win over Wazzu

SEATTLE (AP) - Jacob Eason threw for 244 yards and one touchdown and ran for another, Richard Newton added a pair of short touchdown runs, and Washington kept possession of the Apple Cup for a seventh straight season after a 31-13 win over Washington State on Friday.

Trump explores selling DC hotel

The Trump Organization is considering selling its three-year-old hotel in downtown Washington, DC, that's been a focus of ongoing complaints that Donald Trump is profiting off his role as President.

Jane Fonda handcuffed at climate event

Capitol Police arrested Jane Fonda Friday as she led her weekly climate protest inspired by young Swedish activist Greta Thunberg.

Severe vaping-related illness confirmed in Western Washington

SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle and King County Public Health says a teenager has received medical treatment for severe lung disease linked to vaping. County health officials said Wednesday that the teen was hospitalized in August with a fever, cough and shortness of breath. Officials say he was treated in the intensive care unit, released from the hospital five days later and is now recovering.

Document reveals how BLM will spread offices across country

An internal draft document reviewed by CNN reveals how individual offices within the Bureau of Land Management will be spread out across states and time zones under the agency's proposed reorganization plan, putting federal workers who once worked together in Washington thousands of miles apart.

US, China agree to meet in Washington as trade war rages on

The United States and China have agreed to return to the negotiating table in Washington to discuss trade. It will be the first face-to-face meeting between the two sides since the trade war's rapid escalation in recent weeks.

Child care costs more than a mortgage

Ian and Nikki Aguilar were overjoyed when they welcomed a baby girl, Emilia, in July. But when they started investigating day care centers in their neighborhood, the new parents experienced some serious sticker shock.

Washington state considers taxing drivers by the mile

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Transportation officials are considering replacing Washington state's gas tax to a system that would charge drivers by the mile. The News Tribune reported Wednesday that the state Transportation Commission is expected to vote in December on tax recommendations to give the state Legislature.