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Brian Kemp’s office orders ‘hacking’ probe of Georgia Democrats on eve of election he’s competing in

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Sunday announced an investigation into the state’s Democrats over a “failed attempt to hack the state’s voter registration system” – an extraordinary claim made two days before an election in which he is running against Democrat Stacey Abrams to become governor.


Gianforte’s fortunes tied to Trump in Montana House race

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is pinning his third campaign in two years on Montana residents being better off economically since President Donald Trump took office and that the voters will give him some of the credit.


Former Seattle police official tells why he appears in election ad with Charleena Lyles’ sister

A pro Initiative 940 commercial featuring Jim Pugel and Charleena Lyles’ sister has been running on TV for weeks, angering some current and retired officers.


Campaigns make final push to galvanize voters for midterms

The 2018 midterms, a campaign that seemingly launched the day after Donald Trump was elected president two years ago, is climaxing in the shadow of a bomb plot targeting Democratic leaders and the worst anti-Semitic shooting in U.S. history. Each side is doing everything it can to mobilize voters, warning of the dire consequences of failure.


Judge: Police reports at psychiatric hospital are public

A judge has ruled that the names of people in police reports involving alleged crimes are public records even if the people are patients at a Washington state psychiatric hospital.


Officials: Handful of Spokane County ballots wrongly marked return to sender due to equipment error

Eight ballots were scanned incorrectly and marked to return to their point of origin by postal service equipment in Spokane County, according to officials. Six of those have already been turned in to the Elections Office.


Police shutter 18 massage parlors in suburban Seattle

Police have posted notices at 18 massage parlors in the Seattle suburb of Kent saying that they will be shut down.


Man gets nearly 16 years for role in shooting woman in shoulder

A Wapato man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for his role in the shooting of a woman and for trying to elude police.


How well are Washington students prepared for the jobs of the future?

By 2021, 740,000 jobs are expected to open in Washington state.


State is liable for children’s safety with foster parents, Washington Supreme Court rules

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state is responsible for protecting children from abusive foster parents.



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Latest news

Brian Kemp’s office orders ‘hacking’ probe of Georgia Democrats on eve of election he’s competing in

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Sunday announced an investigation into the state’s Democrats over a “failed attempt to hack the state’s voter registration system” – an extraordinary claim made two days before an election in which he is running against Democrat Stacey Abrams to become governor.


Gianforte’s fortunes tied to Trump in Montana House race

U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte is pinning his third campaign in two years on Montana residents being better off economically since President Donald Trump took office and that the voters will give him some of the credit.


Former Seattle police official tells why he appears in election ad with Charleena Lyles’ sister

A pro Initiative 940 commercial featuring Jim Pugel and Charleena Lyles’ sister has been running on TV for weeks, angering some current and retired officers.


Campaigns make final push to galvanize voters for midterms

The 2018 midterms, a campaign that seemingly launched the day after Donald Trump was elected president two years ago, is climaxing in the shadow of a bomb plot targeting Democratic leaders and the worst anti-Semitic shooting in U.S. history. Each side is doing everything it can to mobilize voters, warning of the dire consequences of failure.


Judge: Police reports at psychiatric hospital are public

A judge has ruled that the names of people in police reports involving alleged crimes are public records even if the people are patients at a Washington state psychiatric hospital.


Officials: Handful of Spokane County ballots wrongly marked return to sender due to equipment error

Eight ballots were scanned incorrectly and marked to return to their point of origin by postal service equipment in Spokane County, according to officials. Six of those have already been turned in to the Elections Office.


Police shutter 18 massage parlors in suburban Seattle

Police have posted notices at 18 massage parlors in the Seattle suburb of Kent saying that they will be shut down.


Man gets nearly 16 years for role in shooting woman in shoulder

A Wapato man has been sentenced to nearly 16 years in prison for his role in the shooting of a woman and for trying to elude police.


How well are Washington students prepared for the jobs of the future?

By 2021, 740,000 jobs are expected to open in Washington state.


State is liable for children’s safety with foster parents, Washington Supreme Court rules

The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state is responsible for protecting children from abusive foster parents.