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End of death penalty, new hockey team among top 2018 stories

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018, 1:14 p.m.

The abolishment of the death penalty was voted the state’s top news story of 2018 by Associated Press staff and member editors. Other top news items of the past 12 months included the awarding of a new professional hockey franchise for Seattle, the death of Microsoft co-found Paul Allen and the end of a long-running court battle over education funding.
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FDA casts shadow on hemp win, calling CBD products illegal

The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop.