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TUESDAY, SEPT. 1, 2015

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MONDAY, AUG. 24, 2015

SATURDAY, AUG. 22, 2015

Sunday Spin: Legislators balk at Supreme Court order 

OLYMPIA – With a significant part of the state in flames and entire towns being evacuated, this is no time to throw the word “crisis” around lightly. So it must be noted first and foremost that when the group that runs the state Senate invoked the “C” word Friday, they mean a crisis of a more theoretical nature.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 21, 2015

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 19, 2015

TUESDAY, AUG. 18, 2015

GET sales suspended for up to 2 years

OLYMPIA -- The state will suspend sales of GET units for as long as two years as the board overseeing the college tuition program wrestles with the downside of what many lawmakers touted as a major benefit of the last session: Lower tuition at state colleges.

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MONDAY, AUG. 17, 2015

SATURDAY, AUG. 15, 2015

FRIDAY, AUG. 14, 2015

70 years ago today

On Aug 14, 1945, Emperor Hirohito announced to the Japanese people the country was surrendering to the Allies. Washington state marked the occasion at the World War II memorial on the Capitol campus.

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THURSDAY, AUG. 13, 2015

Bestiality was legal in Washington until 2006 

Gruesome fatality in 2005 linked to Enumclaw horse ranch exposed loophole in state's animal cruelty laws that Washington Legislature quickly remedied, establishing the criminal charges that suspected Spokane animal sex abuser Travis Austin Joy now faces.

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