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Washington Marijuana Sales Exceed $250M In 1st Year


Wednesday marks the first year of recreational marijuana in Washington state. Sales so far have exceeded $250 million. Of that, the state made more than $65 million in taxes.

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Pasco Shooting Inquest Preparations Ramping Up


The Franklin County prosecutor is expected to release a second batch of documents and details Wednesday in the police shooting of Antonio Zambrano-Montes.

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Quintana Galleries Closes Its Doors After 42 Years


Quintana Galleries is known nationwide for its collection of Native American Art. The gallery won’t actually close until mid August.

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Heroin Use Surges, Especially Among Women And Whites


All told, more than half a million Americans used heroin in 2013, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents a nearly 150 percent increase since 2007.