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State Senate leaders have decided to suspend an outside investigation into a rape allegation made against state Sen. Joe Fain, R-Auburn, who lost his reelection bid. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Senate calls off investigation into rape allegation against Sen. Fain

Both parties claim the process is a partisan one

 

Sound Transit Link light rail ridership up 6.9 percent in third quarter

More than 6.6 million riders in the quarter

 

The new school year began this morning

Tukwila schools were back in session following a reached agreement between the district and its staff.