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November 5, 2012 at 7:30 AM

Seattle City Council to honor Norm Dicks

The Seattle City Council will honor retiring U.S. Rep. Norm Dicks today for his more than four decades of service to Washington state. The Council has proclaimed Nov. 5-9 “Norm Dicks Week” in Seattle. Dicks, 71, and his wife, Suzie, will be at the 2 p.m. City Council meeting to accept the proclamation. The Council plans to…

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April 13, 2012 at 11:11 AM

U.S. Navy names new submarine after Washington state

The U.S. Navy on Friday named one of its next five nuclear-powered fast-attack submarines the USS Washington, the first naval ship to be named after the state in more than 70 years. The Virginia-class submarine will undergo construction for several years. The Puget Sound region is home to the Navy’s third-largest fleet. Twelve submarines, two aircraft…

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March 3, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Morning Memo/Saturday: Caucuses … GOP coup in Senate … $1M theft

Weather: Morning showers likely until about 10 a.m., with a high around 50. Yesterday, we were crossing our fingers for a sunny Sunday, but the National Weather Service has revised their forecast to mostly cloudy. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: The map and cams. Caucuses today: GOP caucuses start at 10 a.m. Don’t…

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March 2, 2012 at 8:38 AM

Longtime Wash. Rep. Norm Dicks is retiring

ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press Washington Democratic Rep. Norm Dicks, the top Democrat on the powerful House Appropriations Committee, says he’ll retire at the end of the year after 18 terms in the House. Dicks says he and his wife have decided to “change gears and enjoy life at a different pace.” The 71-year-old lawmaker has earned a reputation as…

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