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Judge denies preliminary injunction against Sound Transit, as taxpayers would receive refunds if lawsuit prevails
By MARIYA FROST  | 
Oct 18, 2019

Asked about the outcome of the hearing today, Ard said, “The state has fully committed to issuing refunds to everyone if we win either lawsuit, so Judge Nevin said there was no need to issue any order right now because at the end of the lawsuit, if we win, everyone in the taxing district is getting a refund.”

 

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U.S.-China trade talks move forward
By PAM LEWISON  | 
Oct 17, 2019

It has been 18 months since the first round of tariffs were implemented between the United States and China.

At its peak in 2013, U.S. exports of soybeans, pork, and other commodities to China reached $29 billion. News broke late last week of a deal struck between the U.S. and China that would include the purchase of $40 to $50 billion in U.S. agricultural goods over the next year.

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National 4-H Week celebrates inspiration
By PAM LEWISON  | 
Oct 17, 2019

“Learning by doing” is the slogan of the 4-H organization in the United States.

If you’re not familiar with the National 4-H organization, it was formed around 1902 as a non-profit organization with the goal of “engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.” And, while largely considered an agriculture program, 4-H has expanded to include everything from computer programming to biology, engineering, and nutrition. 

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