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Voters To Decide On Initiatives, Dozens Of Races

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Two competing gun initiatives top this week’s election, when voters will also weigh in on congressional and legislative contests across Washington state. 785 more words


Washington Justices Shift Burden In Rape Cases

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court says the state cannot require rape defendants to prove that an alleged victim consented to escape conviction.

In a 6-3 decision Thursday, the justices reversed what they described as the court’s “incorrect and harmful” earlier rulings. 135 more words