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Terrorist Soldiers, Legislative Candidate Sues, And Concerns About Port Of Seattle CEO Side Job

Ross Reynolds
08/28/2012 at 12:00 p.m.

Soldiers Allegedly Plotted To Blow Up Washington Dam: Prosecutors in Georgia say a group of current and former US soldiers plotted to blow up a dam in Washington and poison the state's apple crop. Olympia correspondent Austin Jenkins has the story.

Legislative Candidate Sues State Over Ballot Language: Lawyers for the state of Washington are scheduled to appear in King County Superior Court on Thursday. State elections officials are being sued by a candidate for the state House of Representatives. Kshama Sawant says her constitutional rights are being violated because she can't list her party affiliation on the November ballot. KUOW's Deborah Wang has that story.

Port Of Seattle CEO Called Into Question: Recently, 13 state legislators called Port of Seattle CEO Tay Yoshitani's new side gig into question. Yoshitani has accepted a position to serve as the director of Expeditors International. The organization is a Seattle–based company that helps customers organize cargo shipments worldwide. We talk to one of the lawmakers questioning the CEO.


Representative Zack Hudgins represents the 11th District in Washington state.

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