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Bill to study later school start times clears Senate panel

A state Senate committee has unanimously passed a bill to study how students perform at schools that begin later in the morning.

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Clallam, Jefferson counties accepting texts to 911

People in distress in Clallam and Jefferson counties can now contact emergency services by text message.

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House OKs bill seeking accommodations for pregnant workers

Pregnant workers would be guaranteed accommodations for bathroom, food and water breaks under a measure passed by the House.

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Manager of an Everett halfway house pleaded guilty to first-degree murder

After a resident of a halfway house refused sexual desires to the manager, he was murdered.

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Testimony heard about making community and technical college tuition free

Legislative staff has estimated the cost to offer free college tuition would be between $94 million and $105 million.

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Two have been charged as adults in the Seattle homeless camp shooting

All three teens have been charged with first-degree murder and only the youngest will face the allegations in juvenile court.

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Marysville woman found guilty for soliciting her 6 year-old-daughter to sex crimes

A woman and her husband solicited the young girl through craigslist, but the woman plans to appeal the conviction.

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Seattle man arrested for hate crime outside a mosque

A man who was carrying a stolen pistol was arrested for property damage, assault and malicious harassment.

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Measure to seek reform reform representation of minorities in local election passes in House

The House passed the measure to switch from at-large to district elections in areas where large minority groups are present.

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Summer camp for adults with disabilities needs your help

The fire marshal is forcing Camp Horizon in Blaine to replace 72 dorm windows before they can open this year.

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Sehome High School evacuated twice for fires in restroom trash cans

The fire eepartment and the police are investigating two fires that were intentionally set Thursday.

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Bellingham woman in critical condition after getting hit in a crosswalk

A Bellingham woman is in critical condition after a car hit her while she was walking in a crosswalk.

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Totally Chocolate gets a taste of Canada

Totally Chocolate was sold to a Canadian firm.

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Senate’s plan to finish education funding, dwindling in Olympia

A state senate plan to finish work on education funding isn’t getting a warm reception in Olympia.

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Legislature examines free community and technical college

Legislation making community and technical college tuition free for anyone who doesn't already have a bachelor's degree continues to work its way through the state legislature.

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Amazon may open bookstores by the hundreds

Amazon operates one bookstore in Seattle and five staffed pickup locations for textbooks at universities.

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House hearing decides its too difficult to prosecute police for shooting people

Some say existing laws make it impossible to hold law enforcement accountable for unjustifiable use of deadly force.

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Bill: sexual assault victims should be allowed permanent protection order against their attacker

Temporary protection orders last a maximum of two years, but sexual assault victims would be able to renew them.

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Washington House passes bill to reduce gender wage gap

Lawmakers opposed to the bill claim current civil right laws already serve protection against the gender wage gap, but advocates of the bill say the existing law doesn't do enough.

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6 days ago

Department of Ecology proposes a new fish consumption rule

In attempt to reduce and control toxics in the environment, the Department of Ecology has proposed a new rule.

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Tens of thousands of fans cheered the Denver Broncos as the Super Bowl champions paraded through downtown Denver on Tuesday.

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Newton says, "Show me a good loser and I'll show you a loser."