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Daily Archives: October 3rd, 2011

Coalition against I‑1125 includes past, likely future Tim Eyman supporters

Excerpt: One of the phras­es Tim Eyman fre­quent­ly uses to describe the anti-tolling, anti-light rail scheme that he pur­chased a pub­lic vote on (with Kem­per Free­man Jr.‘s mon­ey) is “Son of 1053”. To hear Eyman tell it, 1053 clos­es a pur­port­ed loop­hole that he left in his own uncon­sti­tu­tion­al ini­tia­tive last year — the loop­hole being […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Elections, Public Planning
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Amanda Knox freed from prison, will return to Pacific Northwest tomorrow

Excerpt: As you’ve prob­a­bly heard if you’ve seen the news with­in the last few hours, an Ital­ian appeals court has over­turned the mur­der con­vic­tion of Wash­ing­ton State native Aman­da Knox, who along with Raf­faele Sol­lecito, was found guilty by an Ital­ian court of killing British exchange stu­dent Mered­ith Kercher in Decem­ber 2009. The appeals court threw […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News
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