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 Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Washington is bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west; Oregon to the south (the Columbia River forming most of this border); Idaho to the east and British Columbia, Canada to the north.
Washington is also noted for being home to four of the five longest floating bridges in the world: the Evergreen Point Floating Bridge, Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge and Homer M. Hadley Bridge over Lake Washington, and the Hood Canal Bridge connecting the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas.
Washington does not collect inheritance taxes; however, the estate tax is decoupled from the federal estate tax laws, and therefore the state imposes its own estate tax.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Washington   (2592 words)

Washington County is a rural county that covers approximately 391,040 acres, of which 16,448 are fresh water and 374,592 are land.
Washington County is centrally located in the Florida Panhandle providing both residents and guests with an array of choices in shopping, church activities, dining, recreational, and employment opportunities.
The climate in Washington County is humid subtropical with 71 inches of annual rainfall distributed throughout the year.
www.washingtonfl.com   (259 words)

 George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress
Washington's election as delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses and his command of the American army during the Revolutionary war are well documented as well as his two presidential administrations from 1789 through 1797.
Because of the wide range of Washington's interests, activities, and correspondents, which include ordinary citizens as well as celebrated figures, his papers are a rich source for almost every aspect of colonial and early American history.
The complete George Washington Papers collection from the Manuscript Division at the Library of Congress consists of approximately 65,000 documents.
memory.loc.gov /ammem/gwhtml/gwhome.html   (322 words)

WASHINGTON — A former congressional chief of staff to Rep. Bob Ney, R-Ohio, pleaded guilty Monday in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal, admitting he participated in a conspiracy to corrupt Ney and other members of Congress and their aides with trips, free tickets and meals.
WASHINGTON — President Bush's approval rating has slumped to 31% in a new USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, the lowest of his presidency and a warning sign for Republicans in the November elections.
WASHINGTON — The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a rare second hearing for judicial nominee Brett Kavanaugh today, spurred by Democrats who have focused on the power of the court he would join and his background.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/digest.htm   (380 words)

 Internet Public Library: POTUS
Washington has the distinction of being the only president to be elected unanimously by the electoral college.
Washington posed for Stuart's portrait, which is now on the one dollar bill.
George Washington -- from The Presidents of the United States of America
www.ipl.org /div/potus/gwashington.html   (798 words)

 Washington County, KS
The Washington County Fair is the third week of July in Washington.
However, most of the thousands of goldseekers traveled across Washington County in 1849 along the Oregon Trail on their way to California.
Washington County Travel and Tourism   (785) 325-2116
skyways.lib.ks.us /counties/WS   (811 words)

 University of Washington - Official Athletic Site
Washington will compete with 26 other teams May 18-20 at the Tucson National Golf Club for one of 10 spots to advance to the NCAA Championships.
The 27th-ranked Washington men's golf team was named the No. 10 seed in the West Regional today when the NCAA announced the fields for its three regional championships.
Washington junior Alex Slovic was a first-team selection and senior Pierre Metenier earned honorable mention honors as the conference office announced the All-Pac-10 teams for men's tennis, Monday.
gohuskies.cstv.com   (170 words)

The Washington State Bar Association Amicus Brief Committee is considering a request received on May 4, 2006, that the WSBA appear as amicus curiae in the case Ehsani v.
Washington's 11th annual Access to Justice Conference is June 9—11 at the Yakima Convention Center and Red Lion Yakima Center Hotel.
These events are only a portion of the two-day joint conference held annually in Washington state for members and supporters of the Alliance for Equal Justice, and for the leaders of bar associations throughout the state.
www.wsba.org   (1295 words)

 Washington State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
Passed in 1923, Washington state law describes the flag as having dark green bunting with a state seal in the center.
Chateau Westport Motel: Washington Coast - Ocean views, heated indoor pool, hot tub and cable TV.
Shopping - Compare prices on Washington State, read reviews and more.
www.50states.com /washingt.htm   (273 words)

 University of Washington Computer Science & Engineering
University of Washington Computer Science and Engineering includes roughly forty faculty members, forty staff members, two hundred seventy-five graduate majors (150 in the Doctoral program and 125 in the Professional Masters Program), and four hundred fifty undergraduate majors (160 graduates per year).
We are located in the spectacular new Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science & Engineering at the center of the UW campus in Seattle, Washington -- a national and international technology center in software, biotech, the health sciences, and other fields.
www.cs.washington.edu   (124 words)

 Washington, North Carolina
In its infancy, Washington was a regional shipping center because of its strategic location at the junction of inland and coastal rivers.
Recent renovations to the waterfront provide a stronger connection between Washington's unique features— its scenic water venue and its quaint Historic District — as the city and the community chart the course for a prosperous and vital future.
Main Street in Washington's Historic Downtown is flanked by 19th and early 20th century commercial buildings punctuated with ornate brickwork.
www.ci.washington.nc.us   (300 words)

 Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Home Page
Welcome to Washington’s state parks, where you can discover the natural beauty of sandy ocean beaches, sheltered Puget Sound islands and old-growth forests and desert and Columbia River Gorge landscapes.
Washington’s 120 state parks and other recreation areas offer opportunities for enjoyment and learning.
Day vehicle parking fee no longer required at state parks.
www.parks.wa.gov   (130 words)

George Washington - Washington, George, 1732–99, 1st President of the United States (1789–97), commander in...
University of Washington - Washington, University of, at Seattle; state supported; coeducational; chartered and opened 1861 as...
Treaty of Washington - Washington, Treaty of, May, 1871, agreement concluded between the United States and Great Britain...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108286.html   (433 words)

 Washington Huskies Football, Basketball, and Recruiting Front Page
Last year, because of the upheaval surrounding the Washington program, it was tough to find top-shelf players from out of state who were interested in the Dawgs early in the recruiting season.
That isn’t the case in 2007, as several top prospects from California and Washington made the trip to Citrus College in Los Angeles for the Scout All-American Combine.
Get the 2006 Recruiting Guide and a full year of Sports Washington Magazine with an Annual Total Access Pass.
washington.scout.com   (183 words)

 ESPN.com: Washington Wizards Clubhouse
Washington Wizards head coach Eddie Jordan makes a point during the second quarter in Game 2 of their NBA...
Scouts Inc. breaks down the Eastern Conference first-round series between the No. 5 Washington Wizards and the No. 4 Cleveland Cavaliers and picks the winner.
It's been an unbelievable first round and Bill Simmons has his NBA playoffs stock watch, from Nash and Kobe to LeBron's beard and Reggie Evans' trip to hell.
sports.espn.go.com /nba/clubhouse?team=was   (230 words)

However, in fact, Washington can be divided into 3 geographic regions: the Washington's Cascade Mountains running down the center of the state, Seattle/King County Basin and the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas on the west, and the Rocky Mountain Gateway in the interior.
Puget Sound Basin is the economic and demographic nucleus of Washington.
It recieves less rainfall than the rest of the state, but there is adequate water from the rivers which run through it to irrigate the crops.
www.ohwy.com /wa   (313 words)

 Technorati Tag: Washington
The faculty at Gallaudet University last night expressed a lack of confidence in Jane K. Fernandes and in the board of trustees’ decision to name her...
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www.technorati.com /tag/Washington   (545 words)

 Atlas: Washington
The Woman at the Washington Zoo: Writings on Politics, Family, And Fate by Marjorie Williams and Timothy Noah
Washington's Spies : The Story of America's First Spy Ring by Alexander Rose
My Senator And Me : A Dog's Eye View Of Washington, D.C. by Edward Kennedy
www.infoplease.com /atlas/state/washington.html   (152 words)

 Washington Courts
If you are looking for Washington State laws, you will find the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) at the web site for the Washington State Legislature.
The Washington State Ethics Advisory Committee will hold campaign forums in Spokane and Seattle this May for candidates for judicial office.
The Administrative Office of Courts is initiating this Request for Proposals to solicit responses from companies interested in undertaking a project to create, print and distribute a judicial voters’ guide for the state of Washington’s 2006 primary election.
www.courts.wa.gov   (131 words)

 Washington County, MN
Washington County officially started construction on a facility designed to bring its services closer to home for south county residents.
Washington County, MN Info for Residents Info for Business Things to Do Here Employment Opportunities
www.co.washington.mn.us   (65 words)

 Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University to award five honorary degrees at Commencement
Drug may prevent recurrence of depression in patients with diabetes
www.wustl.edu   (44 words)

 IPL Kidspace: Stately Knowledge
ThingsToDo.com is an online guide to information about Washington's entertainment, recreation, and travel, and includes the state's interesting facts, famous people, and special events.
This site offers reviews of "weird sites along the highway" in Washington.
Experience this 400 mile self-guided tour which circles the heart of the state: from the waters of Puget Sound, through the Cascade Mountains, and into the high desert climate of the Columbia River Valley.
www.ipl.org /div/kidspace/stateknow/wa1.html   (297 words)

 Online Banking Services from Washington Mutual
Washington Mutual Insurance Services, Inc. offers home, auto and life products to help you protect what's most important to you.
*Washington Mutual Insurance Services, Inc. and WM Financial Services are affiliates of Washington Mutual, Inc. and its banking subsidiaries.
© Copyright 1998 - 2006, Washington Mutual, Inc. All Rights Reserved
www.wamu.com   (173 words)

 Official Tourism Site of Washington, DC - Home
Washington, DC Prepares to Celebrate American Originals - Summer is approaching.
Memorial Day through Labor Day, DC will celebrate all things American with the re-opening of two major museums.
Official Tourism Site of Washington, DC- Home
www.washington.org   (186 words)

 Gladden, Washington -- Gladden, Washington: in Cornell University's Making of America
Gladden, Washington, Labor and Capital, a Connecticut Experiment.
Gladden, Washington -- Gladden, Washington: in Cornell University's Making of America
Gladden, Washington, Poems in Memory of J G Holland.
cdl.library.cornell.edu /moa/browse.author/g.50.html   (186 words)

 Washington D.C. Webcam, Video and Audio from washingtonpost.com
The Washington Post Company: Information and Other Post Co. Websites
Washington D.C. Webcam, Video and Audio from washingtonpost.com
A view of Washington from the washingtonpost.com newsroom in Arlington, Va.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/mmedia/webcams/eyeondc.htm   (55 words)

 Kenmore, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kenmore is also located between the University of Washington's main campus in Seattle and its satellite campus and the co-located Cascadia Community College in nearby Bothell, with paved bike trails and express bus service connecting the city to all three schools.
Kenmore, occasionally known as "Kenmore by the Lake," is a city in the United States located on the north shore of Lake Washington in King County, Washington.
Kenmore's official city flower is the dahlia, the official city bird is the great blue heron, and the official city evergreen is the rhododendron.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kenmore,_Washington   (1813 words)

 Issaquah, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Issaquah is located at the south end of Lake Sammamish 17 miles east of downtown Seattle.
The Issaquah Salmon Hatchery is located on the Issaquah Creek within the city limits of Issaquah.
Issaquah is surrounded on three sides by the Issaquah Alps (Cougar Mountain on the west, Squak Mountain to the south, and Tiger Mountain to the east) and on the north by Lake Sammamish.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Issaquah,_Washington   (1309 words)

 Woodland, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Historically, Woodland is part of Cowlitz County, Washington and the majority of the city's citizens live in Cowlitz County as opposed to Clark County.
Woodland is a city located in Clark County, Washington.
Woodland was officially incorporated on March 27, 1906.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Woodland,_Washington   (471 words)

 Morton, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Morton is a city located in Lewis County, Washington.
Morton was officially incorporated on January 7, 1914.
Morton is a fairly Republican area, although less so than Lewis County as a whole.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Morton,_Washington   (417 words)

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