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Is The Arena Deal A Solid Investment?

David Hyde
08/03/2012 at 12:00 p.m.

Washington Faces Lawsuit Over Handling Of Powell Case: A new report on a high–profile Pierce County murder–suicide concludes that the police and social workers should have communicated better. Washington state's social service agency says the child fatality review, released Thursday, supports its belief that no one could have anticipated Josh Powell would kill his two young sons and himself. Correspondent Tom Banse reports.

Is The Arena Deal A Solid Investment? Earlier this week, the King County Council voted to move forward with a new sports arena in Sodo, but the Seattle City Council pushed back, asking for better terms. State Representative Reuven Carlyle says the pushback doesn't go far enough. We talk to Carlyle about what he thinks is missing in the arena deal.

Who Should Be The Next Secretary Of State? Stability has been a hallmark in Washington's office of secretary of state, but there's about to be a changing of the guard. Republican Sam Reed is not seeking reelection this year. Seven candidates are vying to succeed him. KUOW's Amy Radil reports on the race.


Reuven Carlyle is the Democratic state representative for Washington's 36th District.

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