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December 23, 2013 at 8:16 AM

WA may end free parking for most disabled drivers

OLYMPIA (AP) — The state of Washington is considering ending free on-street parking for most disabled drivers because some people are misusing disabled parking passes. A new report delivered to lawmakers last week recommends people who can feed coins into a meter should pay, The Daily Herald report reported in Monday’s newspaper. The report recommends only those…


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December 23, 2013 at 5:27 AM

Monday Memo: Disabled services lost … Seahawks lose … UW students get new digs

100s of  disabled may have lost out on services Seahawks lose, fail to clinch NFC West. UW students’ new rooms: Some 600 get new digs in Jan. when residence hall opens. Weather: Showers today, sun tomorrow, foggy Christmas Day. Most-read stories on Tokin’ around the Christmas tree: Pot etiquette for parties Cardinals…


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December 12, 2012 at 10:02 AM

Holiday cruise for disabled canceled; ferry shortage to blame

The Associated Press A ferry shortage has forced the Transportation Department to cancel its annual holiday cruise for people with developmental disabilities. The 90-minute cruise Saturday in Seattle would have carried nearly 1,000 people, including family members. Current and former ferry employees and other volunteers, including the Coast Guard and Seafair Pirates, have been operating the cruise for…


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