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Legislature passes several bills to support higher education

WWU and other county institutions to benefit

An aerial view of the Fisher Fountain empty with no water.
Fisher Fountain sits empty at Western Washington University on Jan. 10. Built after a fundraising campaign by friends and colleagues, it was named after Charles Henry Fisher, who headed the transformation of a small teacher's college, Whatcom Normal School, to a prominent educational institution. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Hailey Hoffman Visual Journalist
With the Washington legislative session wrapping to a close, new legislation will allow local higher

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