• Dino Rossi back in the state Legislature

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    OLYMPIA, Washington - Dino Rossi is back in the state senate after being appointed to fill a vacancy.

    The Metropolitan King County Council picked him to fill the seat left behind by Sen. Cheryl Pflug, who left to take a job with the Washington Grown Management Hearings Board, KIRO 7 news partner The Olympian reported.

    The seat, in Washington’s 5th District, was once Rossi’s; Pflug succeeded him in 2004.

    Rossi will fill the position for four months until a new senator is elected in November.

    He said he does not plan to seek the position permanently.

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