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Post by David Seago on June 29, 2007 at 6:06 pm with No Comments »
June 29, 2007 6:06 pm


How often do we open a new bridge across the Tacoma Narrows? Not more than three times a century, anyway. Given the historic nature of the new bridge opening July 15, we shouldn’t begrudge the money the state is spending on the day-long opening events.


Our verdict on Charlie Milligan’s handsome settlement: It’s another example of poor performance by a weak school board.

The latest warning on imports from China targets seafood. When is China going to learn that nothing wrecks business like allowing contaminated and crummy products to go overseas.

Sunday’s Insight cover features the first installment of a week-long, editorial-page series celebrating the First Amendment. Chief editorial writer Pat O’Callahan starts off with an essay on the significance of the amendment, which spells out the freedom of religion, speech, assembly, petition and the press.

On Monday through Friday, we’ll examine instances involving South Sound residents who exercised those rights. On Monday, editorial writer Kim Bradford focuses on freedom of religion in the case of a Muslim woman who was ordered to remove her head covering in a Tacoma courtroom.

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