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LAKEWOOD, Wash. (AP) - The city of Lakewood has lost a lawsuit that tried to block the state from releasing violent offenders into residential treatment facilities in the city. The city sued the state in May to stop what it called the unsafe release of people with histories of violence or sexual offenses into roughly 90 adult homes in the city.

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Despite Republican leaders calling on Washington lawmaker Rep. Matt Manweller to resign in the wake of new sexual misconduct allegations, Manweller says he will finish his term but will resign if re-elected. The Yakima Herald-Republic reports Manweller said in a message that it's important he's re-elected so the seat can be filled with another Republican when he resigns.

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state regulators have ordered the operator of the Trans Mountain pipeline to correct deficiencies in its new oil spill response plan for the 64-mile pipeline that runs in the state. The Department of Ecology said Monday that the pipeline operator has 60 days to provide more details, including how it would response to a spill of heavy oils.

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - A Kitsap County District Court judge has dismissed two impaired driving charges against a mentally ill man who sat in solitary confinement for nearly 50 days awaiting treatment so he could stand trial. The Kitsap Sun reported Sunday that Judge Jeff Jahns said in a ruling earlier this month that the delay at Western State Hospital violated the Barry Weger's due process rights.

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