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  • Ferguson sues to stop Kroger-Albertson merger

    Aspen Anderson and Mary Murphy, Washington State Journal|Updated Jan 18, 2024

    OLYMPIA – Kroger and Albertsons claim a proposed merger worth $24.6 billion will result in better prices for grocery shoppers. But many fear food prices will go up and jobs could be lost as the stores eliminate competition. Kroger operates Fred Meyer stores; Albertsons operates both Safeway and Albertson stores, among others. Both firms have locations here and around the area. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit to stop the merger, which was announced in Seattle on Jan. 15. “Our job is to make sure there is...

  • Knox testifies against deceptive interrogations

    Aspen Anderson and Mary Murphy, Washington State Journal|Updated Jan 18, 2024

    OLYMPIA – Amanda Knox, the Seattle resident who spent nearly four years in an Italian prison for a murder she did not commit, offered heartfelt testimony Jan. 8 in favor of a bill that would prevent law enforcement officers from using deception during interrogations. “I was interrogated overnight by police officers who claimed to have evidence against me, who claimed that there were witnesses who could place me at the crime scene,” Knox said. “They lied to me. I did not know they could lie to me… These are people who I was...

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