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February 14, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Revived gun-control bill approved 97-0 in state House

OLYMPIA — House Bill 1840 is back. The proposal, which would require some gun owners with a restraining or protective order against them to temporarily surrender their firearms while the order is in effect, was seen last year as the one gun-control bill that could actually make it through the Washington Legislature — until it…

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October 17, 2013 at 1:20 PM

McGinn calls on Murray to take down “deceptive” domestic-violence ad

Mayor Mike McGinn and some advocates for women today called on Sen. Ed Murray to stop airing an ad that questions McGinn’s decision to eliminate the city’s Division of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention in 2011 and its director, Terri Kimball. McGinn called the ad “highly misleading and deceptive” and said he protected funding…

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