Eye On Olympia archive for April 2004

THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2004

Talmadge drops out...

Lawyer, former lawmaker and ex-Supreme Court justice Phil Talmadge is giving up his quest to become governor.Talmadge said Thursday that he has a benign tumor, called an angiomyolipoma, on his kidney. It's not life-threatening, he said, but may require surgery that would keep him off...

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MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2004

Ellensburg can rest easy...

A growing chorus of seismologists in Washington and California are taking pains to point out that the upcoming NBC miniseries "10.5", about a catastrophic earthquake, is just TV. (The promos feature a startling image of Seattle's Space Needle toppling.)The four-hour show depicts a huge quake,...

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FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2004

A little hearing aid for the GOP 's gubernatorial hopes...

Seeing a political opening, Senate Republicans are planning a highly unusual legislative hearing on whether Attorney General Christine Gregoire's office tried to get an outside consultant to soften criticism of the AG's office. Gregoire, a Democrat, happens to be running for governor.A Seattle Times story...

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