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August 27, 2014 at 7:31 AM

Wednesday Memo: Bad drivers? Take our poll … Oregon lake tragedy … Stopping school hazing

Bad drivers? A study says we’re bad drivers and getting worse. Do you think Seattle drivers are getting worse? Vote in our poll. How tragic: Three generations of one family died in that Oregon lake — a 3-year-old boy, his mother and his grandmother. Authorities say it appears to have been an accident. Hazing…

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July 15, 2014 at 11:31 AM

Poll: Strong support for gun background checks

The Associated Press A new poll shows strong support among Washington voters for a ballot initiative that would require background checks on all firearm sales in the state. The Elway Poll found that 70 percent of people were inclined to vote for Initiative 594. The same poll showed that 46 percent of people were inclined to vote…

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May 20, 2013 at 11:50 AM

Poll: Is it right or wrong to ban gun-control ads on buses?

Take Our Poll Community Transit, the primary transit organization in Snohomish County, has said no to running ads from a gun-control group. The transit organization, however, says the policy isn’t aimed at the group, Washington Cease Fire. Community Transit’s board adopted the new policy May 2, saying it doesn’t want to give riders the idea that…

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February 19, 2013 at 8:45 AM

Poll: Gondolas over downtown Seattle: Yes or no?

Take Our Poll Gondolas soaring over downtown Seattle is another idea being floated to help ease the city’s traffic problems. Is that just like Seattle or what? Wait, Portland actually has one of these things, the Aerial Tram. One suggested route for Seattle would start at the light-rail station under construction built…

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January 31, 2013 at 3:06 PM

Poll: Feds should lay off legal pot

An overwhelming majority of Americans want the federal government to lay off marijuana users, growers and sellers in states that have legalized it, according to a new poll. A poll by the libertarian Reason Foundation found that 72 percent of Americans do not want the federal government to arrest people who use marijuana in states such…

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September 5, 2012 at 6:57 AM

Morning Memo/Wednesday: Sniper ID’d … Poll: 1st day of school … Wrong turn

Weather: Sunny and clear, temperatures in the mid- to upper 70s. We couldn’t ask for more. It will get cooler as the weekend approaches, though. Enjoy the warmth while you can. It is September, you know. The National Weather Service forecast. Traffic: Be extra careful today as Seattle schools and many others…

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