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Friday, December 19, 2014

New Background Check Law Likely Stopped Prohibited Buyer At Washington Gun Show

Washington’s new voter-approved background check law appears to have prevented the sale of a rifle to a man with a warrant out for his arrest. More » Listen to this story

Friday, December 19, 2014

Oregon, Washington Seek To Juice Electric Car Sales With More Incentives

A coalition in Oregon and the Democratic governor of Washington want to juice sales of electric cars by providing more state incentives. More » Listen to this story

Friday, December 19, 2014

ODOT Says Use Of Studded Tires Has Dropped Dramatically

A perennial bill in the Oregon legislature is banning studded tires. Or taxing them because they chew up the roads. More » Listen to this story

Friday, December 19, 2014

Mobile Home Rentals Fall Into Regulatory Gray Area

Across the Northwest, some families will spend Christmas in rented mobile homes where the living conditions are marginal at best and dangerous at worst. More » Listen to this story

Friday, December 19, 2014

Long-Awaited Report Could Dictate Next Chapter For Bergdahl

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is due to be briefed on a report detailing the disappearance of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. More » Listen to this story

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Judge To Hear Arguments Against Florist Who Declined Gay Couple

A closely watched court case dealing with whether religious business-owners must provide services to gay couples is headed to oral arguments Friday in... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Giant Filter From Richland, Washington, Treats Leaking Radioactive Water In Japan

An environmental cleanup company with engineering headquarters in Richland, Washington, has just flown its second water treatment system to Japan with a... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Polar Express For Grown-Ups: Washington Wine Shipments Frantic Before Holidays

For the Northwest wine industry this is crunch time. A massive rail and trucking facility in southeast Washington is pushing its final shipments out to... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Inslee Proposes Robust Tax Package For Washington State Budget

Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Thursday, "it is time to reinvest in Washington." He proposed that the state adopt a new capital-gains tax to help... More » Listen to this story

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Northwest Exporters Eye New Opportunities In Cuba

Northwest farmers and orchardists are among the potential beneficiaries if the U.S. and Cuba normalize their relationship and the trade embargo ends. More » Listen to this story

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