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SEATTLE (AP) - The Seattle Police Officers' Guild has voted to ratify a collective-bargaining contract with the city that includes pay raises while imposing comprehensive accountability reforms. The Seattle Times reports the outcome of mail balloting was announced Thursday by the guild. The contract is now subject to City Council approval.

SEATTLE (AP) - Authorities say a 22-year-old woman was shot in the head as she drove on a road just outside Seattle in Skyway. The Seattle Times reports the woman was fatally shot Wednesday night by someone who was also in a southbound vehicle and detectives believe the victim was targeted, said sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Abbott.

MIDDLETON, Mass. (AP) - A Massachusetts man is challenging a county jail's policy of denying inmates access to opioid addiction medication. The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts filed a lawsuit Wednesday asking a judge to require the Essex County House of Correction in Middleton o provide methadone to a 32-year-old Ipswich man facing a jail sentence. The ACLU argues that denying Pesce his doctor-prescribed methadone violates the Eighth Amendment and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) - Health officials have closed shellfish harvesting on the eastern shoreline of Kitsap County after testing found high levels of the toxin paralytic shellfish poison. The Kitsap Sun reports Kitsap Public Health announced Wednesday that samples showed PSP concentrations of 172 micrograms of toxin per 100 grams of shellfish tissues. Shellfish harvesting is closed when PSP toxin levels meet or exceed 80 micrograms per 100 grams of tissue.

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