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Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands

The company that operates 300 Value Village, Savers and other thrift stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia is suing Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, saying his office has violated its rights by demanding $3.2 million to settle a three-year investigation.

Two arrested in protest against Tacoma natural gas plant

Authorities say two people were arrested after locking themselves in a construction crane tower as a protest against a liquefied natural gas plant being built in Tacoma.

Kenya’s president urges unity after divisive election season

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging unity after a divisive election that was boycotted by his main opponent.

Jones victorious in stunning Alabama Senate upset

In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations.

Some farmers in Washington and Idaho seeing more acidic soil

Some farmers in northern Idaho and western Washington are looking for solutions after years of applying nitrogen-based fertilizer has left their land with acidic soil.

Alabama voters still divided before Tuesday’s Senate vote

Alabama Democrats see Tuesday’s special Senate election as a chance to renounce a history littered with politicians whose race-baiting, bombast and other baggage have long soiled the state’s reputation beyond its borders.

Washington, Amazon sue company over seller training programs

Washington’s attorney general and Amazon.com are going after a Massachusetts company for what they say are fraudulent “training” programs for people selling on the online retailer’s website.

Mexico conservative party chief resigns, eyes presidency bid

The head of Mexico’s conservative National Action Party presented his resignation Saturday, positioning himself to run for president as the candidate of a left-right coalition in an increasingly crowded field.

Froma Harrop: Moore pollutes Alabama’s business climate

There aren’t enough advertising dollars on Madison Avenue to counter the reputational damage that a Moore win would bring.

Report: Wolf population increase not hurting deer numbers

The growing population of wolves in eastern Washington state does not appear to be hurting the populations of deer, elk, moose and bighorn sheep, according to a report issued this week by the state Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Last day to make formal challenge to Honduras’ election

International observers are urging Honduras’ opposition to file a formal complaint about the country’s troubled Nov. 26 election as the deadline fast approaches.

Vancouver lays de-icer on streets to get ahead of snow

The city of Vancouver is snow ready. In fact, preventative measures have already occurred. The city applied de-icer to streets Monday evening for the first time this year.

Longtime medical marijuana activist JoAnna McKee dies

JoAnna McKee, a pioneering medical marijuana activist in Washington state, has died at age 74.

14 states sue to allege U.S. failure to enforce smog rules

Fourteen states, including Washington, and the District of Columbia announced Thursday that they are suing the Trump administration over what they say is a failure to enforce smog standards.

Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis

Amid a deepening electoral crisis in Honduras, the administration of President Donald Trump on Thursday certified the country’s progress in protecting human rights and attacking corruption.

79-foot Montana Christmas tree lit outside US Capitol

A Christmas tree that was transported more than 3,600 miles from Montana’s Kootenai National Forest has been lit on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.

Honduras president open to review of disputed vote

Honduras’ president said he is open to a review of a disputed vote count in a bid for re-election that has plunged the country into a political crisis following claims of fraud from his opponent and violence on the streets.

Judge: State’s lawsuit over detainee pay can proceed

Washington state can pursue its lawsuit seeking to force one of the nation’s largest privately run immigration detention centers to pay minimum wage for work done by detainees, a federal judge in Tacoma ruled Wednesday.

Donald Trump Jr. in private interview with House panel

Donald Trump Jr. was being interviewed Wednesday in private as part of the House intelligence committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Seattle moves ahead with arena remodel to attract NBA, NHL

Seattle is moving forward with efforts to renovate the aging city-owned KeyArena into a premier venue that could be ready for an NBA or NHL team within three years.