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Monroe Won't Renew Red Light Camera Contract

MONROE, Wash. (AP) - Red light cameras are on their way out of Monroe.
    
Mayor Robert Zimmerman sent a letter Wednesday to Arizona-based Redflex Traffic Systems saying the city would not renew its contract later this year when it expires.
    
The Daily Herald reports (http://bit.ly/15Oa18M) Mukilteo activist Tim Eyman led opposition to the cameras since they were installed in 2011. He calls them a "money grab."
    
Citizens voted against the automatic ticket system in advisory elections, but courts said they were not binding.


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