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Washington, Idaho populations both grew 1.3 percent in 2014

Washington, Idaho populations both grew 1.3 percent in 2014
The number of people living in Washington and Idaho each grew by 1.3 percent last year, according to recent estimates. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated Washington's population at 7,061,530 in mid-2014, which reflected a net gain of nearly 88,000 new …
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2014 was warm and wet for most of Washington
That made it the seventh-wettest year on record in Seattle, representing a generally wet and warm 2014 across Washington. The Weather Service says the average temperature at SeaTac was about 55 degrees, exceeding the previous record of about 54 …
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Small business owners: Here's what we want most from Washington in 2015
Congressional leaders and President Obama have given little indication that they're likely to find much common ground in the new year. And if history is any indication, there's little reason to expect them to make headway on the country's most pressing …
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Russian ruble drops 7 percent as economy shrinks

Russian ruble drops 7 percent as economy shrinks
MOSCOW — The Russian currency extended its losses on Monday after a report showed the economy has started shrinking in annual terms for the first time since 2009 as the country is buffeted by falling oil prices and Western sanctions. Meanwhile, the …
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Critical decisions after 9/11 led to slow, steady decline in quality for
“We are not the Super Bowl team we once were,” Dan Emmett, a former Secret Service supervisor, said in a recent interview with The Washington Post. When the attacks came in 2001, the Secret Service was seen as a model organization, revered for its aura …
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