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Washington city settles with local paper in open meetings suit

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The City of Tacoma has settled out of court with a Washington newspaper after the city was accused of violating…

The City of Tacoma has settled out of court with a Washington newspaper after the city was accused of violating the state’s open meetings laws, The News Tribune reported.

The City of Tacoma recently paid The News Tribune $7,500 for attorney’s fees after it allegedly appointed two City Council members in closed meetings. The payment marked the end of the lawsuit.