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Gov. Inslee implores lawmakers to focus on education funding

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee sought to use his second inaugural speech to motivate lawmakers to finish the job of fully funding the state’s K-12 schools. By Seattle Times Olympia bureau OLYMPIA — Calling the need to fully fund Washington’s K-12 public schools a historic opportunity, Gov. Jay Inslee Wednesday used his inaugural address to motivate lawmakers …

Spain Dismisses Terror and Hate Crime Case Against Puppeteers

Photo A demonstrator protesting the detention of the two puppeteers, Raúl García Pérez and Alfonso Lázaro de la Fuente, in Madrid last year. Credit Francisco Seco/Associated Press MADRID — A Spanish judge has dismissed a case against two puppeteers almost a year after they were detained for staging a show that was deemed to glorify terrorism …