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Local State Senate Republicans release 'no new taxes' budget
Washington Senate Republicans on Tuesday released a two-year state budget proposal that doesn't include any new taxes, mostly relying instead on existing revenue, fund transfers and earmarking tax income from recreational marijuana sales for education.

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This magnetic storm is HUGE, and still going. Has reach KP 8 today. Would have stayed later to keep filming, but the clouds moved in. Let's hope it persists into the evening tonight also for more pictures.

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Local Two teens stranded on island in Yakima River
The two juveniles were fishing the river, in a small raft that was forced up on the island due to the water’s current. During the process the raft had been punctured and was losing air.

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Sports Falcons fined, lose draft pick for pumping in fake noise
The NFL has fined the Atlanta Falcons, stripped the organization of a draft pick and suspended team president Rich McKay from the league's Competition Committee beginning April 1 following the team's use of fake noise at home games.

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National & World Obama commutes sentences of 22 people in federal prison
President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life in prison, in an act the White House said continues Obama's push to make the justice system fairer by reducing harsh sentences that were handed down under outdated guidelines.
National & World No nuke agreement yet: Iran talks push past deadline
With stubborn disputes unresolved, nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers went past a self-imposed deadline and into overtime as negotiators renewed efforts to hammer out the outline of an agreement.

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Consumer Some popular plants are toxic to pets Some popular plants are toxic to pets
Think about your pets as you do your springtime gardening and get the yard back in shape. The ASPCA reminds pet parents to be wary of some popular, but poisonous plants.

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Technology Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructure
Because Internet service is largely unregulated by the federal government and the states, decisions about network reliability are left to the service providers. Industry analysts say these companies generally do not build alternative routes, or redundancies.

Health

Health CDC: Uninsured drop by 11 million since Obamacare
The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Health UK, drugmakers establish $100 million Alzheimer's fund
Major drugmakers, the British government and a top Alzheimer's research charity are pooling more than $100 million to create a global fund to accelerate efforts to find a treatment or even a cure for the mind-robbing disease within a decade.
Health UN: Limit use of personal audio players to 1 hour a day
People who use personal audio players should consider limiting their use to one hour a day and turn down the volume to prevent permanent hearing loss, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Business

Business Fast-food labor organizers plan actions for April 15
Fast-food labor organizers say they're expanding the scope of their campaign for $15 an hour and unionization, this time with a day of actions including other low-wage workers and demonstrations on college campuses.

Consumer

Consumer Rental scams on the rise (Video)
If you're looking online for vacation rentals or even a place to live, be sure to proceed with caution. Rental scammers are hitting virtually all the rental housing websites. Make the wrong move online and bogus landlords will con you out of hundreds, even thousands of dollars that you'll never get back.
Consumer Fix those leaks and save $$$$
Household leaks – from dripping faucets, loose showerheads and faulty toilets – are quite common. And they can be very costly.