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October 18, 2012 at 3:20 PM

Seattle Times news staffers protest company’s political-ad campaign

Updated at 3:40 p.m. More than 100 Seattle Times news staffers – including reporters, photographers, columnists, artists, editors and online news producers – signed a letter Thursday protesting the Times Co’s decision to sponsor newspaper ads supporting Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob McKenna and a statewide referendum for legalized gay marriage. The letter, which was delivered…

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October 18, 2012 at 1:56 PM

State Democratic chairman blasts Seattle Times for pro-McKenna ads

Dwight Pelz, chair of the Washington State Democrats, appears at a news conference Thursday to blast The Seattle Times for printing free ads promoting Rob McKenna. (Photo by Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times) State Democratic Chairman Dwight Pelz called a news conference Thursday to criticize The Seattle Times Co. for its More

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