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Spin Control archive for April 4, 2013

THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 2013

Both Transpo Budgets hold line on taxes, projects

OLYMPIA – Legislators began hearings Thursday on competing but similar multi-billion-dollar spending plans for the state’s highways, bridges, ferries and mass transit. Prepared separately by the House and Senate, the two $8.4 billion transportation budget proposals have many things in common. Described variously as “bare…

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Karen Mobley is the director of the Spokane Arts Department.

Mobley won't lead revamped arts agency

The woman who led the city’s arts department for 15 years before it was dismantled last year won’t be the permanent leader of the new agency promoting the arts in Spokane. Karen Mobley said Thursday that she decided to step down as the interim director…

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Setting rules to ban smoking pot in bars 

OLYMPIA -- The Washington State Liquor Control Board started the process to set a new rule ban the use of marijuana in bars. One might say that Initiative 502, which legalized marijuana use by adults, was pretty clear about that by saying it's illegal to…

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