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Parting Shot -- 4.27.15 

A man throws a brick at police today, following the funeral of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a Baltimore Police Department van. Story here. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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WaLeg Spec Sess D-minus-2: Budget talks start

OLYMPIA -- Legislative leaders met with the governor and his budget chief today in what were variously described as a "useful meeting" and a "good discussion." Don't read that to expect a quick resolution to the dispute over the state budget.


Weird things you can learn during an interview 

My column last Sunday told the story of Joanne Martin, a Medical Lake woman who received a 10-cent check as her settlement from a huge class-action lawsuit against mega-wireless carrier Sprint. Sure. That predicament was entertaining. But some readers were more intrigued by my affection for the killer coffeecake that Joanne served me as we sat arou

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