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Columns
We were worried that emotional issues would brew with hearing about two of our biological siblings and wondering about their own biological families even more. When it seems that it was quite the opposite. ...
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Politics Local
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has signed into law Senate Bill 6037, which substantially updates and improves Washington’s version of the Uniform Parentage Act. ...
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Committee Member Kellie Bassen worked tediously through the nights and days to produce this quilt raffled off at Burien's First Pride.
Local
The second annual Burien PRIDE celebration will take place in Burien Town Square Park on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the public. All ages are welcome. ...
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Editorial
According to a 10-month study, The Stork OTC increased sperm score concentration at the cervix by an average of 323% in 85% of couples compared to those sperm score values at the cervix with natural intercourse. ...
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Bi-national spouses Elad, left background, and Andrew, right background, are fighting the U.S. State Department for U.S. citizenship for their son, Ethan, right foreground, who is in the states on an expired tourist visa, so he can be with his twin brother Aiden, left foreground, who was recognized as a U.S. citizen. Photo: Ashli Shapiro of Images of Life by Ashli
National
A Los Angeles bi-national gay couple are suing the United States State Department for denying one of their young twin sons citizenship. They are one of two bi-national couples who filed two separate cases against the department claiming discrimination. ...
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Local
The rule creates a gender marker X, which represents a gender that is not exclusively male or female (such as nonbinary, intersex, agender, genderfluid, genderqueer, transgender, Two Spirit, and others). ...
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National
A new Labor Day report unveiled Wednesday by the AFL-CIO shows that working people are working more and taking fewer vacation days. ...
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Politics
The House Friday passed the National Defense Authorization Act for 2018, which included Congresswoman Suzan DelBene’s (WA-01) bipartisan Child Abuse Accountability Enhancement Act to close a legal loophole that denies justice for some survivors of child abuse. ...
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Faith and Religion National
The Texas House of Representatives Wednesday passed HB 3859, a discriminatory bill that would allow child placement agencies in the state foster care system to prioritize their religious beliefs above the needs of children in its care. ...
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Local
MomsRising campaigned for the passage of SHB 1445, driving calls to the state legislature and collecting stories from families who would benefit from the dual language learning program. ...
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