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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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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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