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New Rules In Prostitution Prosecution, And The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show

Ross Reynolds
01/12/2012 at 12:00 p.m.

Tougher Rules For Those Caught Patronizing A Prostitute: Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes wants to step up prosecution of the patrons of prostitutes. He joins us to discuss the changes that are afoot.

Major Grocery Stores Support Bag Ban: A proposal to ban plastic bags in Washington stores is dividing the grocery industry. Smaller independent stores and plastic bag makers oppose a statewide ban, but major grocery stores, including Fred Meyer, support the proposal.

Lucky Friday Mine To Close: In the midst of the biggest silver boom in years, one of the most productive silver mines in the country is being shut down. Federal investigators say the main shaft into the Lucky Friday Mine in north Idaho is unsafe for workers.

Consumer Electronics Show — 2012: UW's Hanson Hosein updates us on the latest in gadgetry at the big Consumer Electronics Show. Spoiler alert: if you don't want to hear about integrating social media into cars, don't listen.


Pete Holmes is the Seattle City Attorney.

Hanson Hosein is the director of communication in digital media program at the University of Washington.

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