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West Coast Dockworkers Back on the Job This Weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez says dockworkers will return to West Coast ports Saturday evening.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Perez said that both the dockworkers' union and their employers agreed to resume weekend work now that they have reached a new contract

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Washington AG Releases Statement Regarding Richland Same-Sex Descrimination Case

In light of yesterday’s Benton County Superior Court ruling that a Richland florist violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson released a statement Thursday afternoon.

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Judge Says Richland Florist Violated Consumer Protection Law in Same-Sex Descrimination Case

A Benton County Superior Court ruling Wednesday held that a Richland florist violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013.

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Port Angeles Hospital Isolating Measles Patients in Tent

PORT ANGELES (AP) -- A hospital in Port Angeles has erected a tent to isolate patients with measles symptoms and prevent the disease from spreading inside the building.

The public health officer for Clallam and Jefferson counties, Dr

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Pasco Hispanic Group Asks Feds to Review Police Shooting

PASCO (AP) -- The leader of a Hispanic group in Pasco is asking the Justice Department to investigate the fatal police shooting last week in Pasco.

Consejo Latino Chairman Felix Vargas says he supports law enforcement in general but he believes there's a conflict of interest in the investigation by a local law enforcement team, the multi-agency Tri-City Special Investigations Unit

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Anger, Frustration Run High at Pasco Rally [UPDATED]

PASCO (AP) -- Hundreds gathered in the Tri-Cities Saturday to protest police brutality in the wake of a deadly shooting of a man who had been throwing rocks at police.

But the rally ended peacefully, though KNDO-TV reported that a smaller group of demonstrators blocked traffic in the area of 10th and Lewis streets

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Seattle Will Wait on Police Body Cameras

SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle is delaying its plan to equip police with body cameras until privacy issues can be considered, and public comment heard.

The Seattle Times reports (http://is.gd/xSZzSb ) the city's Commu

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Class-Size Measure Might Come Back to Voters

OLYMPIA (AP) -- State lawmakers are considering sending the class-size initiative approved by voters last November back to the people.

The Olympian reports (http://is.gd/jc9GA1 ) budget writers m

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Gambling Board Clears Way for More Slots at Tribal Casinos

OLYMPIA (AP) -- The state gambling board has approved a plan to allow more slot-like machines at tribal casinos.

The Olympian reports (http://is.gd/DWlPWB ) the agreement approved Friday would let tribes collectively have 2,700 more machines immediately and then let market conditions influence if they eventually have thousands more.

The new compact is between th

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Representative Gina McCabe Introduces Tougher Voyeurism Bill

 

The Republican 14th District representative from Goldendale is sponsoring a bill that would expand the definition of voyeurism as a crime.

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