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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

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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

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