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Spin Control archive for Jan. 9, 2014

THURSDAY, JAN. 9, 2014



Midterm grades for Inland Northwest lawmakers

We're halfway through the 113th Congress, and legislative watchdog GovTrack.us has handed down its marks for lawmakers based on multiple indicators of legislative success. Inland Northwest legislators had their fingers in several pieces of sweeping, high-profile federal legislation enacted in 2013, including an update to…

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Demand high for pot licenses

Applications for marijuana stores in Spokane County Applications for marijuana growing licenses in Spokane County OLYMPIA — Washington is seeing a green rush of sorts in marijuana, with far more people wanting to grow and sell the drug legally than the state will allow. State…

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