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File photo of a women's bathroom. (credit: Oleg Nikishin/Getty Images)

Portland Sues Company Over Outdoor Restrooms

The City of Portland thinks something stinks about the public bathrooms being marketed by a Southern Oregon company.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2013

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Twice As Many Bound For All-Day Kindergarten

Twice as many children will be in state-paid full-day kindergarten this fall. The change affects kids in 269 schools in 38 of the state’s 39 counties.

CBS Seattle–08/14/2013

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Bellingham To Pay $15K To Man Who Wore Gun In Park

Lawyers say Bellingham has agreed to pay $15,000 to a man who was threatened by a police officer for wearing a holstered gun in a city park.

CBS Seattle–08/13/2013

File photo of a police officer holding a bottle of pepper spray. (Photo by Aaron Tam/AFP/GettyImages)

Suit: Police Used Excessive Force In Occupy March

A photograph of an Occupy Portland demonstrator blasted with pepper spray as she opened her mouth to shout at a police officer became a defining image of the month-long encampment.

CBS Seattle–08/06/2013

A federal jury in Oregon awarded $18.6 million to a woman who spent two years unsuccessfully trying to get Equifax Information Services to fix major mistakes on her credit report. (Getty Images)

Fed Jury Awards Woman $18.4M For Credit Report Errors, Wrongful Collection Attempts

A federal jury in Oregon awarded $18.6 million to a woman who spent two years unsuccessfully trying to get Equifax Information Services to fix major mistakes on her credit report.

07/27/2013

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Author Ann Rule Sues Seattle Weekly For Defamation

True-crime author Ann Rule is suing a weekly Seattle newspaper, claiming she was defamed by a 2011 article written by the fiance of a convicted killer.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

Layne Staley, lead singer of Alice In Chains performing on MTV Unplugged in 1996 (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Alice In Chains Sued By Layne Staley’s Mother

Nancy McCallum, the mother of late Alice In Chains singer Layne Staley, has filed a lawsuit against his former bandmates alleging she is owed royalties from the band’s music — past, present and future. The band’s 1992 album Dirt, for which Staley was best known, sold more than 4 million copies.

CBS Seattle–05/14/2013

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Ore. Attorney Says Whistleblowing Motivated Layoff

A former attorney for Lane County claims two top administrators violated his constitutional rights when they laid him off last year in a move that was blamed on the budget.

05/03/2013

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Judge Dismisses Another Lawsuit Over Seattle Arena

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit over a proposal to build a $490 million professional basketball and hockey arena in Seattle.

1090 The Fan–04/12/2013

File photo of a person mushing a sled dog team. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dog Musher Calls PETA Apology To Her A ‘Weak Effort’

After the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals publicly maligned dog musher Paige Dronby by falsely accusing her of abandoning one of her dogs to die, the racer fought back.

04/08/2013

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