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Man Who Punched Girlfriend Ordered To Write ‘Boys Do Not Hit Girls’ 5,000 Times

A district judge has ordered a man who injured his girlfriend to write the phrase “boys do not hit girls” 5,000 times, in addition to a maximum prison sentence.

12/24/2013

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Committee Makes Rulings On Pop Culture Vanity Plates

A committee charged with making decisions about which vanity license plates stay and which go recently grappled with two rather odd cases.

02/05/2013

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Appeals Court Rules Cop-Killer’s Sister Wrongly Convicted

A state appeals court ruled Friday that the sister of cop-killer Maurice Clemmons was wrongly convicted of rendering criminal assistance, a decision that Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist said he’ll appeal.

06/22/2012

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Fate of WA Liquor Initiative has Distillers in Limbo

Washington’s craft distillers are finding themselves in a state of limbo following a judge’s ruling last week that could derail the voter-approved initiative that requires the state to get out of the liquor business.

03/06/2012