Mike Boyer, the first to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane, Washington, was fired from both of his jobs after appearing on the news for being first in line.» Read More
CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by Foster Farms to include products believed to have been sent to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Ore.— Recreational pot is now for sale in Washington state, and that means easy access for many residents of neighboring Oregon. The closest legal pot shop to Portland opens Wednesday, just across the Columbia River in Vancouver, Washington.
CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by California- based Foster Farms to include products believed to have been send to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.
CASCADE, Idaho— The surviving pilot of a deadly midair collision involving two small private planes in central Idaho is an aviation professor at Central Washington University. Authorities say 52- year-old Amy Hoover of Ellensburg, Washington, landed her plane in a grassy area after the Monday morning collision about 30 miles east of Cascade.
But it remained unclear when Boeing's assessment of the damage to its aircraft parts would be finished. The train carried six 737 narrow-body fuselages and assemblies for Boeing's 777 and 747 wide-body jets.
SPOKANE, Wash.— Police in Washington state say a gunman fatally shot his wife Tuesday morning before turning the weapon on himself at a downtown Spokane medical center. Spokane police said a man went to his wife's workplace in the Deaconess Medical Center complex and opened fire.
Montana Rail Link spokeswoman Lynda Frost says the second newly manufactured Boeing 737 fuselage was winched up Monday without any problems. She says the third is expected to be removed from the Clark Fork River embankment near Alberton by the end of Tuesday.
BELLINGHAM, Wash.— Legal marijuana goes on sale in Washington, second state to allow pot without doctor's note.
*Amazon expected to expand food sales at home and abroad. BERLIN, July 8- Big retailers are taking a calculated hit to margins to invest in online grocery operations, in the hope they can persuade consumers to add more profitable items like clothes and computers to their orders of fruit and vegetables.
NEW YORK— Kyle Taylor Parker is going from backup dancer to leading man— but staying in 6- inch heels. The performer who has been in "Kinky Boots" since it made its debut in Chicago in 2012 will step into Billy Porter's formidable high heels as the star of the first national tour of "Kinky Boots," which kicks off in Las Vegas on Sept. 4.
Lines were already forming in front of the lucky few stores in Washington state that got last-minute approval to sell.
The agency didn't say where the 30- year-old Moscow man, Roman Valerevich Seleznev, was arrested Saturday, but he was transported to Guam for an initial court appearance and detained for a July 22 hearing. Attorney Jenny Durkan in Seattle says the arrest shows cybercrooks can't hide behind distant keyboards.
A: The state's Liquor Control Board issued the first two dozen retail marijuana licenses in the wee hours Monday, and stores can open at 8 a.m. Tuesday if they're ready.
SALEM, Ore.— Advocates seeking more lenient marijuana laws have no intention of stopping with Colorado and Washington. Alaska may seem like an unlikely place to follow the lead of liberals in Colorado and Washington, but the state's libertarian electorate may provide a good look at how a different breed of voters will respond to marijuana legalization.
BELLINGHAM, Wash.— Surrounded by thousands of packages of marijuana, Seattle's top prosecutor needed some advice: Which one should he buy?
SEATTLE— Seattle has moved one step closer to lifting the cap on rideshare cars that are allowed to pick up passengers alongside traditional taxi companies. The Seattle City Council voted Monday to repeal its previous rules governing companies like Uber and Lyft. The deal was brokered by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray.
July 7- Boeing Co said there would be no delay in shipments from supplier Spirit Aerosystems Holdings Inc, following the derailment of a train last week en route to the planemaker's factories in Washington state. Wichita, Kansas- based Spirit Aerosystems builds all of Boeing's 737 fuselages.
The agency isn't say where the 30- year-old Moscow man, Roman Valerevich Seleznev, was arrested Saturday, but he was transported to Guam for an initial court appearance and detained for a July 22 hearing.
WASHINGTON, July 7- U.S. authorities have arrested a Russian man accused of hacking into American retailers' computer systems to steal credit card data from 2009 to 2011, officials said on Monday. The Secret Service arrested Roman Valerevich Seleznev, 30, on Saturday, according to the Department of Homeland Security.
MISSOULA, Mont.— Boeing is deciding what to do with six new commercial airplane bodies that fell off a train in western Montana, including three that slid down a steep riverbank, a company spokeswoman said Monday.