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Care.com Nanny Nailed on Child Porn Charges in Pierce County
A rural Pierce County WA woman is facing multiple charges and is the subject of an investigation after she was accused of possession of child porn among other crimes.
The woman, identified as 18-year-old Victoria Del Carmen, was a nanny or baby sitter who had advertised on the noted website care...
Gov. Inslee Launches ‘Online’ Pot Pardon Program
A new program has been launched by Governor Jay Inslee, which would allow pardons to be granted to adults who've received a single misdemeanor pot conviction. It's officially called the Marijuana Justice Initiative.
Gov. Inslee unveiled the plan over the weekend...
Is Statewide Tax on Plastic Shopping Bags Coming?
A group of Washington state legislators are seeking to pass legislation that would add a $.2 cent tax for every plastic grocery shopping bag used by stores. When the legislature meets for the 2019 session, the effort will begin.
A a similar plan was tried in the last legislative session, but it faile…
Report: WA State Data Breaches Up 26% Over Last Year
According to a new report released by the Washington State Attorney General's office, 3.4 million state residents were potentially affected by data breaches so far this year, an increase of 26% from 2017.
The study looked at data between July of last year and this year, and found the number of p…

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