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University students lobby for a freeze

Washington college students, who lobbied two years ago for a tuition cut that lawmakers did approve, are now back at the Capitol, asking for a tuition freeze this year, plus financial aid for all low-income students who qualify for it.

Washington state pipeline disruption jury fails to reach verdict

BURLINGTON — A jury weighing charges against an activist behind a coordinated protest that disrupted the flow of millions of barrels of crude oil into the United States failed to reach a verdict in a case in Washington state, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Tacoma’s apartment fever gains national attention

TACOMA — While apartment construction is expected to slow nationwide, Tacoma is now considered a top-10 market nationwide for multifamily investment by federal mortgage lender Freddie Mac.

Legislature considers sales tax ‘holiday’

YAKIMA — When she lived in Texas — but before she had children — Alene Averett thought the Lone Star State’s practice of waiving sales tax one weekend a year for back-to-school purchases was a great way to help parents.

Number of homeless students in state climbs to nearly 40,000

Nearly 40,000 Washington students were homeless during the 2015-16 school year, an increase of about 12 percent from the year before. In 21 school districts, the number of homeless students doubled in the two-year span.