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Articles from the March 12, 2012 edition

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 By Laura Snyder    Columns    March 12, 2012

The Nightmare

I’m not a germophobe. You get over that the first time your beloved bundle of joy spits up down the front of your shirt. That was 28 years ago for me. Since then I have had every close encounter of the gross kind you can imagine. I’m...

 By Washington News Service    News    March 12, 2012

Colonoscopy: New Study Confirms it's Worth the Trouble

SEATTLE - Between 60 and 70 percent of Washingtonians over age 50 have had colonoscopies to screen for colon cancer, which means at least three out of 10 have not. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and there is new medical evidence that...

 By The League Of Education Voters    News    March 12, 2012

Declare Initiative 1053 Unconstitutional, the League of Education Voters Argues Before Court

Seattle, WA – The King County Superior Court heard arguments on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Initiative 1053 today. The initiative imposes a supermajority vote in the state Legislature to raise revenues or close tax...

 By Rob Mckenna, Attorney General Of Washington    News    March 12, 2012

Court filings mean mortgage benefits are one step closer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna, along with 48 state attorneys general plus the District of Columbia, joined the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in...