Seattle-based coffee company Pura Vida's core mission is to help its bean growers in Central America improve their lives. NewsHour special correspondent Lee Hochberg reports.
In a landmark decision, a Washington state pollution board has ruled that flow of polluted storm water into local water systems must be reduced. Lee Hochberg reports on the ruling and controversy over the impact of new home developments on…
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The rematch for the governor's office in Washington between Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire and Republican challenger Dino Rossi is turning out to be very, very close -- again. Just weeks before Election Day, polls show the candidates virtually tied.
As the immigration debate continues to evolve, some states are denying children of undocumented immigrants government grants and tuition loans offered to low-income students to help pay for college. Lee Hochberg reports on how undocumented students are coping.
Washington's Fort Lewis, the nation's third-largest Army post, has endured numerous losses from the Iraq war, many from Stryker brigades that patrol Baghdad. NewsHour correspondent Lee Hochberg reports on how the base is coping with the deaths.
The Senate agreed Thursday to increase the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour after a heated debate about its potential impact on the economy. The NewsHour reports on the minimum wage gap between Idaho and neighboring Washington state.
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