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Minority Youth More Often In WA Courts Than Whites

Minority youth are arrested and in the Washington state’s court system more often than their white counterparts, a recent study commissioned by the state Supreme Court shows. But researchers said counties aren’t keeping complete data on ethnicity and the gap between minority and while youth is larger.

01/21/2013

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New Washington Carbon Monoxide Alarm Requirement In 2013

A new requirement for carbon monoxide detectors in Washington homes takes effect on January 1, 2013. The new law requires the detectors in all existing residences, including hotels, dormitories and institutions.

12/04/2012

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WA Roll-Your-Own Machines May be Gone for Good

Roll-your-own cigarette machines may be out of business for good, just as Washington state was looking to tax them.

07/10/2012

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Opponents Get Over 200,000 Signatures To Block Gay Marriage Law

Opponents of gay marriage say they have enough signatures to qualify a referendum for the November ballot.

06/06/2012

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Norm Is Discussing Racism And The Law On Today’s Norman Goldman Show

Today on the radio, justice is served on the law; racism and race relations; climate change; taxes; Afghanistan and Iran. Senior Legal Analyst time returns with two stories: The shootings in Tulsa, Oklahoma and the […]

1090 The Fan–04/09/2012

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Gov Gregoire to Sign Gay Marriage Bill Today

Gregoire will sign the bill legalizing gay marriage in the Capitol at 11:30am. The law takes effect June 7, but opponents have promised to fight back with a ballot measure that would allow voters to overturn it.

02/13/2012

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Washington Governor To Sign Gay Marriage Bill Into Law

Gov. Chris Gregoire will sign a measure legalizing gay marriage in Washington state into law on Monday.

02/13/2012

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