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King County Superior Court shutters courthouses due to credible threats of violence

Credible threats of violence targeting King County Superior Court prompted Presiding Judge Jim Rogers to close the downtown Seattle courthouse, the Children and Family Justice Center, the Maleng Regional Justice Center in Kent, and a courtroom at Harborview Medical Center.

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