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Washington State

Bread Peddler, Chelsea Farms, Fleurae to Open at Olympia’s 222 Market

Bread Peddler/222 Market
Local Travel
Anchored by the renowned Bread Peddler - multiple winner of Washington’s Best French Bakery – 222 Market welcomes eight additional purveyors. ...
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Pride Foundation Launches Transgender Public Education Campaign, TRANSform Washington

TRANSform Washington
Local
The campaign leaves open the statement Transgender people are _____ and then fills in the blank with photos and stories from transgender people. ...
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Danni Askini Announces for State Representative, District 43

Politics
If elected, Askini would be the first openly transgender person elected to office in Washington State. ...
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Senate Defends 2006 Anti-Discrimination Law in Washington, Gender Bathroom Bill

Local
The Senate voted to defend the state’s 2006 anti-discrimination law and protect all Washingtonians, especially the civil rights of transgender people. ...
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Bipartisan Bill Would Automatically Register Voters in Washington State

Politics Local
Proposed SB 6379/HB 2682 would automatically register eligible voters who have an enhanced driver’s license, commercial driver’s license or apply for benefits for certain programs ...
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Uber to Offer Discounted Rides Home During Holiday Season

Photo: Uber
Local
WTSC is partnering with Uber to help end traffic deaths and serious injuries by 2030 as part of the Target Zero initiative. ...
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Pride Foundation Invests Over $7.5 Million to Support LGBTQ People in 2015

Pride Foundation/Facebook
Local
This year, Pride Foundation’s community grants program awarded a total of $373,500 to 66 organizations in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington. ...
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Washington Student Mock Election Runs October 26-30

Politics Local
The Mock Election happens a week before the end of the General Election, and the kids’ results sometimes offer a glimpse on how adults may vote – or not. ...
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DOC Receives $7.5 Million Grant to Help Incarcerated Parents Maintain Bonds with Children

Health
The Washington Department of Corrections has received a five-year, $7.5 million federal grant aimed at helping inmates with children. ...
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Washington State Receives Federal Grant to Explore Paid Family Leave Program

Health Local
Washington state is one of eight states to receive grant funding to help implement paid leave programs around the country. ...
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