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Supreme Court delays punishing lawmakers over inaction on McCleary: The Washington state Supreme Court says it will delay deciding whether to punish lawmakers over their inaction on the McCleary decision until after the end of the special session. The regular session ended last Friday, and lawmakers began a 30-day special session on Wednesday.

Grad students, UW reach tentative agreement: A committee representing graduate students who work for the University of Washington reached a tentative agreement with the university hours before their contract was set to expire on Thursday. Details of the agreement were not disclosed, and the union’s members have yet to vote on it.

Elite schools don’t guarantee success, author says: New York Times columnist and book author Frank Bruni is speaking at Town Hall tonight. His most recent book “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be” argues against the notion that getting into an elite college is the surest road to success.

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