OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Senate on Friday approved a measure that would repeal the death penalty, just months after the state's Supreme Court unanimously struck down capital punishment as arbitrary and racially biased.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Senate has approved a measure that officially abolishes the death penalty, just months after the state's Supreme Court unanimously struck down capital punishment as arbitrary and racially biased.