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Articles from the March 22, 2012 edition

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 By Washington News Service    News    March 22, 2012

"Citizenship Academies" Begin in WA

BURLINGTON, Wash. - Tonight in Burlington, volunteers are being trained as Citizenship Coaches to help people navigate the process of becoming United States citizens. This is the first of several "Citizenship Academies" organized by the...

 By Bridget Summers    Entertainment    March 22, 2012

The 5th Avenue Theatre Honors the Centennial of the Ship of Dreams with TITANIC: THE CONCERT

(Tuesday, March 20, 2012 – SEATTLE, WA) In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s epic voyage, The 5th Avenue Theatre is presenting a concert as grand and beautiful as the Ship of Dreams it celebrates: Titanic: The Concert. With...

 By Journal Staff    News    March 22, 2012

Local Middle Schools Battle of the Books – 2012

Students from Lake Stevens Middle School and North Lake Middle School have been reading books since November in preparation for the annual Battle of the Books Competition held every March. North Lake...

 By Uss Nimitz Public Affairs    News    March 22, 2012

Ruth takes command of USS Nimitz on Wednesday

EVERETT, WASH. - Capt. Jeffrey S. Ruth will take command of USS Nimitz (CVN 68) from Capt. Paul O. Monger during a ceremony March 29 at 10 a.m. aboard the aircraft carrier while in port at Naval Station Everett. Rear Adm. Peter A. Gumataotao,...

 By Journal Staff    News    March 22, 2012

WaKIDS statewide kindergarten assessment signed into law

Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe with Gov. Chris Gregoire and education advocates at the WaKIDS kindergarten assessment bill signing OLYMPIA — Today, a bill to phase-in statewide implementation of the...

 By Rob Mckenna, Attorney General Of Washington    News    March 22, 2012

U.S. Senators Kirk, Blumenthal and Congressman Reichert join effort to end child sex trafficking on

WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Mark Kirk, R-IL, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT and Rep. Dave Reichert, R-WA have added their voices to the tens of thousands of Americans signing online petitions and letters to, calling on the online...

 By Murray Press Office    News    March 22, 2012

Senator Murray Cosponsors New Legislation to Shine Light on Anonymous Campaign Spending

Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) announced that she has cosponsored new legislation to address problems created by the Supreme Court’sCitizens United decision. The DISCLOSE Act of 2012, introduced today by U.S....

 News    March 22, 2012

In light of recent child gun accidents, awareness raised for need of Eddie Eagle Gun Safety Program

OLYMPIA — In the past few weeks, three children in Washington state have been shot — two of them killed — because the owners of guns didn't lock them up tight. In response, Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D—Bothell, introduced...

 By Snohomish Health District’s    News    March 22, 2012

Evening whooping cough shot clinic for adults in Arlington, April 4

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash. – Commute to your free whooping cough shot after work on Wednesday, April 4 from 4-8 p.m. at Cascade Valley Hospital, 330 S. Stillaguamish Ave., Arlington, Wash. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended by...