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  • Officials close schools in Blaine, Bremerton after threat

    Officials close schools in Blaine, Bremerton after threat

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-02-23 22:46:55 GMT

    BLAINE, Wash. (AP) - Schools in the northwest Washington town of Blaine were closed after receiving a threat that authorities later determined was not credible. The Bellingham Herald reports that officials said an email was received late Thursday warning of a "threat to safety of those on the Blaine campus."  Officials closed all schools on Friday.  Later Friday, school officials and Blaine Police said they were confident the warning of violence ...

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    BLAINE, Wash. (AP) - Schools in the northwest Washington town of Blaine were closed after receiving a threat that authorities later determined was not credible. The Bellingham Herald reports that officials said an email was received late Thursday warning of a "threat to safety of those on the Blaine campus."  Officials closed all schools on Friday.  Later Friday, school officials and Blaine Police said they were confident the warning of violence ...

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  • House committee OKs death penalty repeal bill

    House committee OKs death penalty repeal bill

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:42 PM EST2018-02-23 22:42:00 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A House committee has passed a bill to abolish the death penalty in Washington, and the measure now awaits a potential vote by the full House. The bill passed on a 7-6 party line vote out of the Judiciary Committee Thursday. The Senate passed the bill on a 26-22 bipartisan vote last week. The measure would remove capital punishment as a sentencing option for aggravated murder and mandate instead a sentence of life in prison without possibility of...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - A House committee has passed a bill to abolish the death penalty in Washington, and the measure now awaits a potential vote by the full House. The bill passed on a 7-6 party line vote out of the Judiciary Committee Thursday. The Senate passed the bill on a 26-22 bipartisan vote last week. The measure would remove capital punishment as a sentencing option for aggravated murder and mandate instead a sentence of life in prison without possibility of...

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  • Homeless veterans could get a new home in Idaho

    Homeless veterans could get a new home in Idaho

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-02-23 22:38:51 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Homeless veterans could get a new home in Idaho, with access to health care and other services, under a proposal from housing agencies and local officials. Idaho Housing and Finance Association President Gerald Hunter told the Idaho Statesman that his organization is currently accepting proposals from developers on the project in hopes of breaking ground late next year. The building - which would be the state's first permanent supportive housing for chronical...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Homeless veterans could get a new home in Idaho, with access to health care and other services, under a proposal from housing agencies and local officials. Idaho Housing and Finance Association President Gerald Hunter told the Idaho Statesman that his organization is currently accepting proposals from developers on the project in hopes of breaking ground late next year. The building - which would be the state's first permanent supportive housing for chronical...

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