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Children look at weapons used by the Japanese military in World War II at an exhibition about the war. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Museum Needs To Remove Weapons So It Doesn’t Violate New Gun Law

A museum in Washington State is removing World War II-era weapons from an exhibit to avoid violating a new voter-approved law requiring background checks on gun transfers.

11/19/2014

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Poll: Competing Gun Measures Lose Some Support

A ballot initiative that would expand background checks on all firearm sales and transfers in Washington state has lost some support in the past few months but still has a lead over another measure that would prevent any such expansion, according to a new poll released Monday

CBS Seattle–10/13/2014

(Photo by: By: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Audit Calls For Automatic Background Checks

A new state audit is calling for automatic notifications when someone like a foster parent or childcare worker is suspected of committing a crime any time after they’ve already passed an initial background check.

CBS Seattle–05/08/2013

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