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Spin Control archive for April 18, 2013

THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013

Tougher DUI penalties need work, panel told

OLYMPIA – Efforts to fast-track a crackdown on repeat drunk drivers, announced with bipartisan fanfare Tuesday, hit some go slow warnings Thursday from prosecutors, judges and cops. They're raising so many questions that a key committee chairman all but acknowledged Thursday the Legislature might not…

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OLYMPIA -- Virginia Graham of Spokane watches as Gov. Jay Inslee signs a bill extending the statute of limitations on prosecuting child sex abuse cases. Behind Graham is Rep. Jeff Holy, R-Cheney, the bill's sponsor; Sen. Mike Padden, R-Spokane Valley is behind Inslee and former Rep. John Ahern is to Inslee's left. (Jim Camden)

Child sex-abuse prosecutions extended 

Virginia Graham watches as Gov. Jay Inslee signs a bill extending the statute of limitations on child sex abuse cases. OLYMPIA – Virginia Graham’s journey to get justice for victims of child sex abuse isn’t over, but after nearly 10 years of pleading and prodding…

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