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Topic: Death with Dignity

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June 5, 2014 at 6:40 AM

Thursday Memo: 2 die in plane crash … Death with Dignity … Withholding facts on oil trains

Fatal plane crash: We hope to have more today on the crash of a WWII-era plane that killed two men yesterday near Buckley. Mountain rescue: Likewise, we’re keeping tabs on the woman who fell and was injured while climbing Mount Stuart yesterday. Death with Dignity: More than 100 people died last…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: climber, Death with Dignity, Mount Stuart

June 20, 2013 at 6:14 PM

More patients, doctors using Washington’s Death with Dignity Law

Since Washington’s Death with Dignity Act took effect in March, 2009, the number of patients using it to acquire lethal medication, and the number of doctors prescribing it, has grown slowly but steadily. In 2010, the first full year for the law, which allows adult residents of Washington with six months or less to live…

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Comments | More in General news, Health | Topics: assisted dying, Death with Dignity, Dr. Tom Preston

May 3, 2012 at 6:36 AM

Morning Memo/Thursday: Ryan Leaf … Weekend sun … Death with Dignity

Weather: Forget the rain today, tomorrow and Saturday. Look at Monday: Chart says 65 degrees. Yeah, we’ll believe when we see it., Nevertheless, it appears the sun is going to try to peak out on Saturday. And Sunday looks downright sunny with a high temperature of 60 degrees. Time to get out and cut…

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Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: Death with Dignity, Goldendale, Ryan Leaf