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Bill to ease up on kids passed

Landmark legislation to phase out detention of minors for status offenses such as truancy, running away from home, and other non-criminal behavior today passed out of the Washington state Senate.

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Ballots on way to more voters

Nearly 200 Benton County voters, and a smaller number in Yakima County, were affected by a State Department of Licensing voter registration software problem that prevented thousands of Licensing customers from becoming registered to vote.

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Water group meeting planned

The lower Yakima Valley Groundwater Advisory Board will meet Thursday at the Yakima County Road Maintenance Conference Room, 1216 S. 18th St.

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Scale model world on tap

You will be able to explore the world in miniature on Feb. 18-19 at the 2018 NorthWest Scale Modelers Show, the largest model exhibit in the Northwest at the Museum of Flight.

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Republican Braun says Dems put union ahead of people

Members of the Washington State Senate remained on the floor into the early morning hours yesterday to debate costly legislation that circumvents constitutional protections for Washington’s individual provider home care workers.

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Transportation commission to take up usage

The results of California’s Road Charge Pilot Project and an update on enrollment for Washington’s Road Usage Charge Pilot Project will be among the highlights of the State Transportation Commission’s meeting next week.

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