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State Senate approves school transgender anti-bullying bill

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington state Senate has passed an anti-bullying measure that would require policies intended to protect transgender students in public schools.The Spokane Spokesman-Review reported on Wednesday that Democrats who consider the legislation a basic school safety measure prevailed in a party-line vote over Republicans who argue the bill takes authority away from local school districts.The bill has moved to the state House for consideration.