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StoryCorps Northwest: How A Car Accident And Learning To Swim Helped Disability Rights

Larry Clott helped to lay the foundation for disabilities rights in the United States. He spoke with his daughter about a car accident that made him a quadriplegic, and how he came to fight for disability rights in this episode of StoryCorps Northwest, recorded virtually. Continue Reading StoryCorps Northwest: How A Car Accident And Learning To Swim Helped Disability Rights

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Lt. Gov Cyrus Habib is requesting money in the next two year state budget to hire security. JEANIE LINDSAY / N3

Washington Lt. Governor On Unpaid Leave As He Attends Jesuit Training In California

In a statement Tuesday to the public radio Northwest News Network and the Associated Press, the executive director of the lieutenant governor’s office, Kristina Brown, said Democrat Cyrus Habib began his leave on Sept. 1 and notified both Inslee and Senate Majority Leader Andy Billig at that time. Continue Reading Washington Lt. Governor On Unpaid Leave As He Attends Jesuit Training In California

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President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies during the second day of her Senate Judiciary confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Greg Nash/Pool/Getty Images

Day 2 Of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings Brings Questions Of Recusal, Health Care Views

The Senate Judiciary Committee begins its second day of hearings Tuesday on President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. If confirmed, Barrett, 48, would replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the high court. Continue Reading Day 2 Of Amy Coney Barrett’s Confirmation Hearings Brings Questions Of Recusal, Health Care Views

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An image from "Journey of the Freckled Indian" by Alyssa London, with illustrations by Monica Rickert-Bolter and formline drawings by Preston Singletary.

New Children’s Book Exploring Native Identities Launches For Indigenous Peoples Day

The book is called “Journey of the Freckled Indian.” It tells the story of a young girl called Freckles who gets bullied by her classmates after sharing that she’s Native American. Author Alyssa London says it’s loosely based on her experience growing up in Bothell and sharing her Tlingit heritage in a show and tell. Continue Reading New Children’s Book Exploring Native Identities Launches For Indigenous Peoples Day

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