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Today's top news

Seattle marijuana farmers readying first crop for retail sales

Aspiring marijuana retailers will soon learn whether they've landed a coveted license to sell pot legally in Washington. And growers are already hard at work to make sure there will be plenty of product as soon as possible.

Is Seattle really overdue for an earthquake?

With a 6.6 magnitude earthquake off the coast of British Columbia's Vancouver Island Wednesday night and reports of more than 130 earthquakes recorded near Mount Hood and Mount Rainier in the past few weeks, you might be concerned about what's happening below Seattle.

Feds yank No Child Left Behind waiver from Washington

Washington is the first state to lose control of federal education dollars because of The No Child Left Behind Act.

New zombie show 'Z Nation' filming in Washington state

Producers of the Syfy Network series "Z Nation" plan to shoot 13 episodes of the zombie television series in Spokane.

Seahawks' Richard Sherman named to Time's list of 100 most influential people

Outspoken Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has been named to Time's list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Commission not agreeing yet, but Seattle mayor still set for minimum wage annoucement

Seattle's Income Inequality Commission has discussed and debated raising the minimum wage to $15. And so Mayor Ed Murray said in a blog post he would announce his own plan at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

Apple's iPhone would stop you from texting and driving, says patent proposal

Apple is getting into the life saving business because too many drivers know the dangers of texting while driving, and choose to do it anyway.

As Prop 1 trails, new plan to save Metro bus service in Seattle

King County leaders insist that bus service cuts are coming, that there is no 'Plan B or 'Plan C' to save Metro Transit from what they call devastating cuts.

Regulations for e-cigarettes imminent but enthusiasts wary of limits

The honeymoon period for e-cigarettes are over. The Food and Drug Administration will announce regulations this month for the growing new industry.

Magnitude 6.7 quake rattles coast of British Columbia

The U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 6.7 quake has been recorded in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island.

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