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January 3, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Friday Memo: Machinists vote today … Gun measures … Beer & Starbucks

Machinists vote today: The vote on Boeing’s proposal to extend the Machinists’ contract for a commitment to build the 777X jet at Boeing plants here began at 5 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. The results are to be announced this evening. Let the fight begin: Or continue, that is. Supporters and opponents of expanded…

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October 29, 2013 at 1:45 PM

Vancouver boy remains in custody for gun incident

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — An 11-year-old Vancouver boy who has been held since last Wednesday for bringing a gun, ammo and knives to school cursed the juvenile court commissioner who decided Tuesday he should remain in custody. The Columbian reports he also swore at security officers who escorted him out of the courtroom after…

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October 9, 2013 at 10:46 AM

Gun background check supporters submit 250,000 signatures

Supporters of universal background checks for gun sales on Wednesday submitted most of the signatures they need to qualify for a 2014 statewide initiative. Jewish Federation shooting victim Cheryl Stumbo and other Initiative 594 backers showed up in Olympia with an estimated 250,401 signatures on more than 15,000 petitions, according to the Secretary of State’s office. While…

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October 8, 2013 at 10:44 AM

Oregonians rush to arm themselves

PORTLAND (AP) — About one in 15 adults in Oregon is licensed to carry a concealed handgun — up from one in 22 adults in 2010. The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/15kcbeu ) the number of concealed handgun licenses increased nearly 23 percent during the first six months of this year. According to Oregon State Police figures, the…

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August 19, 2013 at 6:59 AM

Monday Memo: No guns, please … Special mud … Little Leaguers

No guns allowed: That’s what Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn would like to happen in businesses in the city. Hizzoner and Washington CeaseFire are encouraging businesses not to allow customers to carry firearms inside their establishments. What do you think? Should businesses keep out customers who carry firearms? Vote in our poll. Little Leaguers…

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August 12, 2013 at 6:46 AM

Monday Memo: Guns everywhere … King Felix shines … Great weather

Just this morning a gunman shot a Metro bus driver several times in downtown Seattle. Police subsequently shot the gunman. A man killed himself over the weekend in an accidental shooting at Yacolt Falls in Clark County. How sad. A couple more shootings: A 16-year-old kid got shot in the abdomen…

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