Marijuana tax money is coming in faster than expected, but there's still a fight over how to spend the revenue. Last year Washington collected $315 million in marijuana taxes.
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Possible thunderstorms this weekend
We are going to see a big weather change to start the weekend. A front will bring increasing showers into Western Washington early Saturday morning with a chance of scattered thunderstorms and even hail in the afternoon.
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Maple Fire evacuations
Around 300 firefighters will join the effort to contain a wildfire burning on the east side of Olympic National Park on Friday. The Maple Fire has burned more than 800 acres and forced evacuations and trail closures.
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Medication given to J-50
Researchers injected ailing Southern Resident orca J-50 with antibiotics in a rare emergency effort to save her. A response team will decide next whether to feed the thin whale live salmon from a boat.
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'Babies of Homelessness'
An Eastside charity is helping the most vulnerable victims experiencing homelessness in Washington get the basics in life. 'Babies of Homelessness' tries to make sure new parents have essential items like diapers delivered to them within hours.
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