Northwest NEWS

November 19, 2001

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Gobble, gobble, gobble

This tom turkey won't be on anyone's Thanksgiving table. Shown here with his owner Kristen Vermeulen, 19, of Woodinville, the six-month-old bird will enjoy a life of leisure along with strutting his stuff at the Monroe and Puyallup fairs.

Smooth ride for Eyman, rough ride for lawmakers

According to its ballot title, Tim Eyman's co-sponsored Initiative 747 "require(s) state and local governments to limit property tax levy increases to 1 percent per year, unless an increase greater than this limit is approved by the voters at an election."