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Why was new First Lady Trudi Inslee in a wheelchair at Inaugural Ball? Just giving an injured knee a rest

At least some of the photographs from Wednesday’s Inaugural Ball in Olympia showed First Lady Trudi Inslee in a wheelchair. Like the one here by Ted Warren of the Associated Press.

But she was shown standing while her husband Jay Inslee took the oath of office in the rotunda of the Legislative Building and at other times during the day’s events. Hopefully she hadn’t suffered an injury during the new governor’s afternoon basketball game at the Mansion.

Inslee spokesman David Postman explained it this way: “Not a basketball injury. She started the day with knee problems but was able

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