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Spin Control archive for April 16, 2013

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2013

Phone books may some day be rare 

OLYMPIA – Some day soon, small children could have trouble reaching the dining room table. Doors will blow shut with the breeze. Well-muscled men will search in vain for something to tear in half to prove their strength. Navin Johnson will not jump for joy…

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Beware of scams from Boston bombing

OLYMPIA -- Be careful about giving money to groups that claim to be helping victims of the Boston Marathon bombing, state officials warned today. In what some would consider a disturbing sign of the times, Attorney General Rob Ferguson and Secretary of State Kim Wyman…

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House passes $8.4 billion Transportation Budget 

OLYMPIA -- House Democrats passed a two-year spending plan for the state's transportation system today, overcoming Republican objections about a controversial bridge over the Columbia River and the way tolls are set on roads and bridges. Included in the bill is some $79 million for…

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