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Spin Control quasquicentennial archive

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 12, 2014

Quasqui- what? No, we didn't make that up

A few people have called or e-mailed to accuse the newspaper of making up quasquicentennial as a word to mean 125 year anniversary in this morning's story about Washington's birthday celebration. To which we would say, truthfully, we're not that smart. It's a real word,...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 11, 2014

OLYMPIA -- Washington students take the oath to be Keepers of the Capsule and help prepare the state's time capsule for the next 25 years. (Jim Camden)

State marks 125 years with new 'Keepers'

Young "Keepers of the Capsule" take the oath Tuesday. OLYMPIA –Washington marked its quasquicentennial Tuesday with an eye to the future, swearing in a new group of children charged with sending a bit of today to coming generations. Quasquicentennials are 125 year anniversaries. They aren't...

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