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Sex indoctrination in Washington state

Sex Education | Voters approve controversial comprehensive sex ed measure
by Mary Jackson
Posted 11/06/20, 04:30 pm

Washington state voters approved a sex education referendum on Tuesday despite a historic parent-led fight against it. The mandate is set to take effect at K-12 public schools later this school year. Referendum 90, Washington’s only statewide ballot measure this election cycle, marks the first time voters have directly made a decision on sex education. The vote was split about 60-40 by Wednesday.

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Rocking the vote

Politics | Election disputes play out across the map
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 11/06/20, 03:11 pm

Having trouble keeping up with the electoral battle in swing states? We don’t blame you. Each state has slightly different ballot counting rules, recount provisions, and lawsuits over everything from mail-in voting deadlines to how close observers can stand to election workers. Here’s a snapshot of the state of affairs on disputed parts of the electoral map.

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Families cope with grief in isolation

Family | Pandemic brings more deaths and fewer options for mourning
by Mary Jackson
Posted 11/06/20, 02:59 pm

Sandy Burress, 62, of Santa Rosa, Calif., died three days before the San Francisco Bay Area instituted the nation’s first shelter-in-place order on March 16. Eight months later, with the COVID-19 pandemic still raging, Sandy’s widow, Cyndi Howell-Burress, and the couple’s five adult children still have not held a memorial service.

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