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People dance on the steps of the Capitol in Olympia, Wash., Monday, April 1, 2013 to protest a decades-old state tax on dance venues. Washington state has had the tax, which targets venues that provide an opportunity to dance, since the 1960s. A measure to repeal it has cleared a committee and is awaiting a floor vote in the Senate.

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Dozens shimmy, shake to protest Washington’s dance tax

OLYMPIA, Wash. — Dozens of people protesting a decades-old state tax on dance venues swayed to the rhythm Monday in support of a repeal being considered by lawmakers at the Washington state Capitol.


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