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Customers browse the pot products at Cannabis City in Seattle. In Washington, the 2012 initiative to legalize pot was sold as a way to decrease expenses for local governments. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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Cities Argue For a Bigger Share Of Pot Tax Revenue

In Washington and Oregon, local governments argue they should get more tax funds from marijuana, because legalized pot will increase their expenses. States say cities' costs will actually fall.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio tours and meets with youth Dec. 17 at Second Chance Housing on Rikers Island in New York City. Second Chance Housing is an alternative for incarcerated adolescents, instead of punitive segregation, also known as solitary confinement. Susan Watts/Getty Images hide caption

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To End Solitary Confinement, Rikers Steps Out Of The Box

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Colomb Nicolas Jaar
Sort Of Revolution Fink

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Obama's 'Body Man' Looks Back On His Presidential Education

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Randall Park and Constance Wu co-star as husband and wife Louis and Jessica Huang in Fresh Off the Boat. Gilles Mingasson/ABC hide caption

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Korean Dictator, All-American Dad: One Actor's 'Very Unique Year'

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Firework (Piano Instrumental) - Single At the Piano

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Cities Argue For a Bigger Share Of Pot Tax Revenue

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Lonely Boy [CD] The Black Keys
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100 Years Later, What's The Legacy Of 'Birth Of A Nation'?

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Bird Of A Feather: Rudresh Mahanthappa On Learning From Charlie Parker

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Talin Is Thinking Rudresh Mahanthappa
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