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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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