2018 Top Washington News Stories

[12/27/18] 2018 Top Washington News Stories as voted by members of the press and their editors.

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1)DEATH PENALTY: In October Washington’s Supreme Court unanimously struck down the state’s death penalty as arbitrary and racially biased, making Washington the 20th state to do away with capital punishment. Execution was already extremely rare, with five prisoners put to death in recent decades and a governor-imposed moratorium blocking its use since 2014. 2)DROPPING THE […]