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September 12, 2014 at 7:56 AM

Police: Idaho man stole $60,000 in lottery tickets

The Associated Press TWIN FALLS, Idaho — A south-central Idaho man accused of stealing about $60,000 in lottery tickets from his employer and then cashing them to gamble on slot machines and card tables in Jackpot, Nevada, is facing charges. The Times-News reports  in a story on Thursday that 35-year-old James Michael Adam of Twin Falls is…


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July 14, 2014 at 11:03 AM

Lottery winner fined for clearing brush, trees on San Juan Island

An out-of-state multi-million dollar lottery winner has been fined $79,000 by the state for illegally clearing land on San Juan Island. The cleared land is on the right. (Photo / Washington State Department of Ecology) The Associated Press Washington state regulators have fined a property owner $79,000 for illegal clearing sensitive shoreline on San Juan Island. The…


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April 21, 2014 at 5:41 AM

Lottery week for pot retail licenses in Washington

OLYMPIA  (AP) — A lottery is being held this week for 334 licenses the state of Washington plans to issue for the recreational marijuana stores. The state Liquor Control Board set up a lottery system using an accounting firm and Washington State University’s Social and Economic Sciences Research Center. A favorable rank in the lottery won’t guarantee…


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May 22, 2012 at 7:00 AM

Morning Memo/Tuesday: Knox in Maxim … Floating billboards … McGinn on guns

Weather: Did you find it chilly this morning? We did, although it gets light out very early, and that’s cool. As we said yesterday, the forecast calls for rain through next Monday, but if we cross our fingers and ignore the forecasts, perhaps there will be some sun breaks in there somewhere. Yeah, right….


Comments | Topics: Amanda Knox, floating ads, Lake Washington