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The race for governor gets nasty…

"You know, I think I was told by my colleagues `Get ready for things that you couldn't anticipate. Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever anticipated anybody suggesting that I am a racist. Nothing could be further from the truth."

--Attorney General Christine Gregoire, now running for governor. She's catching flak for being president of an all-white sorority nearly 40 years ago. Shortly after graduation, she tried to get the sorority to change its policies.

Short takes and breaking news from the Washington Legislature and the state capital.