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Monday parade to honor Enumclaw High champions

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Monday, March 2nd, at 4:30 pm, the Enumclaw School District will be honoring winter sport state champions with a traditional parade down Cole Street.

 

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King County Council members introduce legislation establishing paid parental leave for county employees

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The Metropolitan King County Council members introduced legislation that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by King County up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption, or new placement of a foster child.

Senate Ways and Means agenda Feb. 27 | Olympia

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SB 5999 - Addressing the caseload forecast council. SSB 5215 - Establishing the Washington internet crimes against children account.

Washington's smoke signals: Science of cannabis

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While research on the long-term health effects of marijuana use and Tetrahydrocannabinol or THC have only just begun, the cannabis plant itself has been thoroughly studied. The anatomy of the plant is well-known; the iconic five-leaf plant is easily recognizable in popular culture. The science of growing and processing the cannabis plant is also well documented and studied, giving both businesses and medical dispensaries innumerable ways to utilize the plant. On a chemical level, we know how THC affects the human brain and can even synthesize those same chemicals in a lab. Consider this your Cannabis 101 class - the science behind the plant.

Paid parental leave for county employees | King County

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Today, Metropolitan King County Councilmembers introduced legislation that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by King County up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption, or new placement of a foster child. The legislation was authored by Councilmember Rod Dembowski and is co-sponsored by Councilmembers Jane Hague and Larry Gossett.

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Due to a budget stalemate, will the Department of Homeland Security shut down Friday?

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