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AG pick Lynch may face grilling over seizing properties, experts say

Civil forfeiture — the seizure of cash or property believed to be connected to crime — is on the rise nationwide and may take center stage soon in Washington, where President Obama’s pick to become the next attorney general will need to defend her liberal use of the controversial policy during confirmation hearings, sources told

Rural museum's WWII exhibit saved from scope of new gun laws

Tough new gun controls in the state of Washington had the director of a small-town museum ready to pull nearly a dozen guns from a World War II exhibit, until a local firearms dealer helped him ensure the display was legal.