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KXLY-TV Spokane
Texts on public employee's cell phone public recordsThe Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a public employee's wor
Texts on public employee's cell phone public records
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
The Washington Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cell phone are public records. The ruling Thursday came in a case filed by a Pierce County Sheriff's detective who... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Court: Texts on public employee's phone are public records SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled tha
Court: Texts on public employee's phone are public records
KOMO Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Court: Texts on public employee's cell phone public recordsSEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that
Court: Texts on public employee's cell phone public records
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously ruled that a public employee's work-related text messages sent and received on a private cellphone are public records. The ruling came in a case filed by Pierce County Sheriff's... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Court rules former Yakima priest to pay $5 million in sexual abuse caseBBOLD ADVERTISING NEWS RELEASE -- On Thursday, August 20, 2015, the Honorable R
Court rules former Yakima priest to pay $5 million in sexual abuse case
KIMA Yakima / Posted 6 days ago
BBOLD ADVERTISING NEWS RELEASE -- On Thursday, August 20, 2015, the Honorable Rosanna Malouf Petersen (Chief Judge of the Federal District Court, Eastern District of Washington) issued a civil judgment against Father Dale Calhoun in the amount of $5... Read more
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Crosscut
Some GOP senators want to fight state Supreme Court over daily finesSen. Michael Baumgartner Credit: John Stang Nineteen Majority Coalition Caucus
Some GOP senators want to fight state Supreme Court over daily fines
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
Sen. Michael Baumgartner Credit: John Stang Nineteen Majority Coalition Caucus state senators want the Legislature to defy the Washington Supreme Court on its $100,000 daily fines for not complying with its McCleary ruling. The 19 — including... Read more
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The Columbian
Levies Must Be AddressedThey buried the lead. When the Washington Supreme Court ruled last week that t
Levies Must Be Addressed
The Columbian / Posted 9 days ago
They buried the lead. When the Washington Supreme Court ruled last week that the Legislature remains derelict in its duty of funding public education, the justices included an inexplicable footnote: "We offer no opinion on whether full state funding... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersCreated: 08/20/2015 2:21 PM By: By RACHEL LA CORTE OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A di
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 10 days ago
Created: 08/20/2015 2:21 PM By: By RACHEL LA CORTE OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a first-in-the nation initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Thursday Afternoon Business BriefAnother sell-off in the Chinese stock market has spread across the globe, causi
Thursday Afternoon Business Brief
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 10 days ago
Another sell-off in the Chinese stock market has spread across the globe, causing steep declines in U.S. markets and others. The declines pushed the Standard & Poor's 500 index into the red for 2015 in early afternoon trading. Greek Prime Minister... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Bruce Dammeier leaving Senate to run for county executiveTACOMA, Wash. (AP) - State Sen. Bruce Dammeier has announced he will be leaving
Bruce Dammeier leaving Senate to run for county executive
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - State Sen. Bruce Dammeier has announced he will be leaving the state Senate to run for Pierce County executive in 2016. The Republican from Puyallup told The News Tribune newspaper (http://is.gd/bZEvpX ) he will continue to... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersThe Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to rais
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 10 days ago
The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling Thursday, the majority upheld the entirety of Proposition 1 and... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-appro
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
The Evening Sun / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling Thursday, the majority upheld the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-appro
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling Thursday, the majority upheld the entirety of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington Supreme Court to rule on airport minimum wageOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-appro
Washington Supreme Court to rule on airport minimum wage
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling Thursday, the majority upheld the entirety of... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-appro
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling Thursday, the majority upheld the... Read more
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The Columbian
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workersOLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiati
Court says minimum wage increase applies to airport workers
The Columbian / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its 5-4 ruling Thursday, the majority upheld the entirety of Proposition 1... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Court: Sea-Tac Airport must pay workers $15 minimum wage OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-app
Court: Sea-Tac Airport must pay workers $15 minimum wage
KOMO Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. In its... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Washington Supreme Court to rule on airport minimum wageOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on whet
Washington Supreme Court to rule on airport minimum wage
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 10 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on whether a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in the city of SeaTac should apply to workers at the airport. The court is expected to issue its ruling Thursday... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Lawmakers deadlocked despite state Supreme Court's daily fine over school fundingOLYMPIA, Wash. — It’s been nearly a week since the Washington Supreme Court iss
Lawmakers deadlocked despite state Supreme Court's daily fine over school funding
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
OLYMPIA, Wash. — It’s been nearly a week since the Washington Supreme Court issued its unprecedented $100,000-a-day fine against the state for underfunding public schools. But as the penalty racks up, lawmakers are deadlocked over how to solve the... Read more
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The Columbian
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctionsSEATAC — Gov. Jay Inslee is set to meet with legislative leaders on Monday to d
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctions
The Columbian / Posted 13 days ago
SEATAC — Gov. Jay Inslee is set to meet with legislative leaders on Monday to discuss how to address the Supreme Court sanctions announced last week over education funding. They are holding a private meeting at SeaTac City Hall Monday afternoon to... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctionsThey are holding a private meeting at SeaTac City Hall Monday afternoon to disc
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctions
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 13 days ago
They are holding a private meeting at SeaTac City Hall Monday afternoon to discuss the latest development in the McCleary education funding lawsuit. Then the governor is set to talk with reporters. Last Thursday, a unanimous court said the state... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctions over education fundingGov. Jay Inslee says he is "frustrated ... disappointed ... angry" over the Ber
Inslee, lawmakers set to meet to discuss court sanctions over education funding
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 13 days ago
Gov. Jay Inslee says he is "frustrated ... disappointed ... angry" over the Bertha tunnel-digging failures. Gov. Jay Inslee says he is "frustrated ... disappointed ... angry" over the Bertha tunnel-digging failures. SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay... Read more
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KEPR Pasco
Q&A on the $100,000 daily fine Washington is facing for schools SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Su
Q&A on the $100,000 daily fine Washington is facing for schools
KEPR Pasco / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supreme Court because justices say lawmakers have failed to adequately pay to educate the state's 1 million... Read more
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KIMA Yakima
Q&A on the $100,000 daily fine Washington is facing for schools SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Su
Q&A on the $100,000 daily fine Washington is facing for schools
KIMA Yakima / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supreme Court because justices say lawmakers have failed to adequately pay to educate the state's 1 million... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Washington state gets failing grade on school fundingSEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supr
Washington state gets failing grade on school funding
The Evening Sun / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supreme Court because justices say lawmakers have failed to adequately pay to educate the state's 1 million school children. Lawmakers have allocated billions of dollars... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Washington state gets failing grade on school fundingSEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supr
Washington state gets failing grade on school funding
New Jersey Herald / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supreme Court because justices say lawmakers have failed to adequately pay to educate the state's 1 million school children. Lawmakers have allocated billions of dollars... Read more
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York Daily Record
Washington state gets failing grade on school fundingSEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supr
Washington state gets failing grade on school funding
York Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supreme Court because justices say lawmakers have failed to adequately pay to educate the state's 1 million school children. Lawmakers have allocated billions of dollars... Read more
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The Columbian
Court rules on young adults' sentencesSEATTLE — The youth of an adult defendant can form the basis of an unusually li
Court rules on young adults' sentences
The Columbian / Posted 16 days ago
SEATTLE — The youth of an adult defendant can form the basis of an unusually light sentence, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday in ordering a new sentencing hearing for a teen who raped a 12-year-old girl just days after his 18th... Read more
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Crosscut
Court fines state for school funding failuresThe Washington Supreme Court is fining the state $100,000 a day until it comes
Court fines state for school funding failures
Crosscut / Posted 17 days ago
The Washington Supreme Court is fining the state $100,000 a day until it comes up with solid plans to comply with a 2012 ruling that teacher-student ratios must be drastically improved in Grades K-3 and permanently funded. In a unanimous order... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuitCreated: 08/13/2015 4:52 PM SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has be
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuit
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 17 days ago
Created: 08/13/2015 4:52 PM SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state education spending for many years. The 2012 McCleary decision started the newest round of discussion, but the debate in Washington goes back nearly 30... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuitSEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state educatio
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuit
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 17 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state education spending for many years. The 2012 McCleary decision started the newest round of discussion, but the debate in Washington goes back nearly 30 years. Here are... Read more
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The Evening Sun
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuitSEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state educatio
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuit
The Evening Sun / Posted 17 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state education spending for many years. The 2012 McCleary decision started the newest round of discussion, but the debate in Washington goes back nearly 30 years. Here are... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuitSEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state educatio
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuit
New Jersey Herald / Posted 17 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state education spending for many years. The 2012 McCleary decision started the newest round of discussion, but the debate in Washington goes back nearly 30 years. Here are... Read more
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York Daily Record
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuitSEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state educatio
A look back in time at Washington's education lawsuit
York Daily Record / Posted 17 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has been involved in state education spending for many years. The 2012 McCleary decision started the newest round of discussion, but the debate in Washington goes back nearly 30 years. Here are... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Court: 18-old child rapist may qualify for lighter sentenceCourt: 18-year-old child rapist may qualify for lighter sentence SEATTLE (AP)
Court: 18-old child rapist may qualify for lighter sentence
KOMO Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
Court: 18-year-old child rapist may qualify for lighter sentence SEATTLE (AP) - The youth of an adult defendant can form the basis of an unusually light sentence, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday in ordering a new sentencing hearing for a... Read more
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Crosscut
Vying for governor, Bill Bryant seeks to expand his brandThe first job for Bill Bryant, the only declared GOP gubernatorial candidate so
Vying for governor, Bill Bryant seeks to expand his brand
Crosscut / Posted 20 days ago
The first job for Bill Bryant, the only declared GOP gubernatorial candidate so far, is to tell Washingtonians that he exists. As a Port of Seattle commissioner, Bryant is well known in Westside business and industrial circles, and better known in... Read more
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Crosscut
Land use: Seattle's oh-so-human hesitations about changeA land use notice sign in Seattle: Sometimes people get worked up. Credit: she
Land use: Seattle's oh-so-human hesitations about change
Crosscut / Posted 24 days ago
A land use notice sign in Seattle: Sometimes people get worked up. Credit: shelmac/Flickr Now that Mayor Ed Murray has shifted Housing and Livability Agenda (HALA) priorities away from changes to single-family zones and back toward Seattle’s... Read more
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Everett Herald
Despite misconduct, prosecutors rarely face disciplineTed S. Warren / Associated Press Steve Marrival (left) poses for a photo with
Despite misconduct, prosecutors rarely face discipline
Everett Herald / Posted 27 days ago
Ted S. Warren / Associated Press Steve Marrival (left) poses for a photo with his wife, Carolyn Merrival, on July 2 outside the County-City Building in Tacoma. Merrival, a deputy prosecuting attorney, has filed a whistleblower complaint with the... Read more
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KOMO Seattle
Pierce Co. prosecutors commit most misconduct in stateReview: SEATTLE (AP) - Jurors sat in Pierce County Superior Court for a month
Pierce Co. prosecutors commit most misconduct in state
KOMO Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
Review: SEATTLE (AP) - Jurors sat in Pierce County Superior Court for a month, viewing grisly photos and listening to emotional testimony about the ambush that left four Lakewood police officers... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Many Pierce County cases reversed because of prosecutorsSEATTLE (AP) - Jurors sat in Pierce County Superior Court for a month, viewing
Many Pierce County cases reversed because of prosecutors
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 27 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Jurors sat in Pierce County Superior Court for a month, viewing grisly photos and listening to emotional testimony about the ambush that left four Lakewood police officers dead in 2009. They ultimately found Darcus Allen guilty of... Read more
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Crosscut
Lawmaker wants a shot at top education jobChris Reykdal State Rep. Chris Reykdal, D-Olympia, said Thursday that he is ru
Lawmaker wants a shot at top education job
Crosscut / Posted 30 days ago
Chris Reykdal State Rep. Chris Reykdal, D-Olympia, said Thursday that he is running for Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. That makes him the second official candidate for the top education position in the state. Erin Jones, 42, a... Read more
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Crosscut
Lawsuit tries to pre-empt EymanTim Eyman reacts to a state Supreme Court ruling in a case over one of his init
Lawsuit tries to pre-empt Eyman
Crosscut / Posted 30 days ago
Tim Eyman reacts to a state Supreme Court ruling in a case over one of his initiatives. Credit: John Stang Opponents of Tim Eyman’s latest anti-tax ballot measure filed a lawsuit Thursday, alleging that the initiative promoter’s new proposal is... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Calls 'Choice' An Empty Concept For Poor WomenWASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the concept of "ch
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Calls 'Choice' An Empty Concept For Poor Women
The Huffington Post / Posted a month ago
WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said the concept of "choice" is an ephemeral one for low-income women who live in states that pass laws limiting access to abortion, as they may not be able to afford to travel to a state with... Read more

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