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Small group of gray whales return to Puget Sound

By By MANUEL VALDES SEATTLE (AP) — A male gray whale that feasts on shrimp in the Puget Sound every year was spotted this past weekend, marking the start of an annual stay in Washington state inland waters by a small but peculiar group of these big marine mammals, whale watchers reported Tuesday…. …read more

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Bill would gradually lower liquor taxes

By By MANUEL VALDES OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Republican and Democrat lawmakers are introducing a measure on Wednesday that would gradually lower liquor taxes…. …read more

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Another possible booze price hike looms over Wash.

By By MANUEL VALDES SEATTLE (AP) — Booze prices at bars and restaurants in Washington may go up this year as multiple interests fight over rules following the voter-approved privatization of the state’s liquor system…. …read more

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Democrats push forward minority voting bill

By By MANUEL VALDES SEATTLE (AP) — In another move to differentiate themselves from the Republican-controlled Senate, House Democrats are pushing forward a measure that aims to enhance minority voting rights…. …read more

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Stalled immigrant bill could impact WA elections

By By MANUEL VALDES SEATTLE (AP) — The state House’s swift move to advance an immigrants’ rights bill on the first day of this year’s legislative session could create a wedge issue that might affect the results of the November elections, some political experts said…. …read more

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