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U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, right, traded policy ideas with her Democratic opponent Lisa Brown during a debate Sept. 19, 2018, in Spokane. CREDIT: AP PHOTO/TED S. WARREN

Fact Check: Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Tuition Increase Claim Against Lisa Brown Inaccurate

Washington State 5th Congressional District Republican U.S. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers contends in a television ad that her Democratic opponent Lisa Brown voted to raise college tuition in Washington by more than 80 percent while serving as a state lawmaker. Continue Reading Fact Check: Cathy McMorris Rodgers’ Tuition Increase Claim Against Lisa Brown Inaccurate

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View from ground level Monday of the new wildlife-only overcrossing on I-90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. CREDIT: WSDOT

New (But Unfinished) I-90 Animal Crossings Already Getting Use From Furry Travelers

Deer have already begun using an unfinished wildlife bridge over Interstate 90 east of Snoqualmie Pass. The Washington State Department of Transportation on Monday celebrated the opening of a section of widened freeway there. The new overcrossing is expected to reduce frightening animal-vehicle collisions. Continue Reading New (But Unfinished) I-90 Animal Crossings Already Getting Use From Furry Travelers

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Washington 13th District GOP Rep. Matt Manweller CREDIT: WASHINGTON LEGISLATURE/2014

Rep. Matt Manweller Says He’ll Step Down, Former Student At Center Says She’s Relieved

Under pressure to resign following a new allegation of sexual misconduct, Republican state legislator Matt Manweller on Monday told a reporter from the Columbia Basin Herald that he would resign if re-elected this November. In his statement, Manweller neither denied what he called the “alleged relationship” nor apologized. Continue Reading Rep. Matt Manweller Says He’ll Step Down, Former Student At Center Says She’s Relieved

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