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'Amageddon': How Amazon's culture is taking a toll on Seattle's future

'Amageddon': How Amazon's culture is taking a toll on Seattle's future Guest Commentary: When I arrived in Seattle in 1991, Tim Wistrom's art playfully epitomized post-apocalyptic Seattle. But increasingly, the city's likely doom appears much less fantastic and closer: an unaffordable traffic-filled metropolis dominated … Read more on GeekWire

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Seattle's new ride: the electric trolley prototype

Seattle's new ride: the electric trolley prototype SEATTLE – A fixture in the heart of the city is about to get a big upgrade and it could mean Seattle streets will be a lot quieter. King County Metro Transit is currently testing out a 40-foot prototype that will replace aging electric trolley buses … Read […]

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Seattle's "James Franco Review" gives all writers celebrity status

Seattle's "James Franco Review" gives all writers celebrity status Actor James Franco was the inspiration for Seattle's newest literary magazine. (Photo, CC Images, Nick Step) | Zoom. In March, actor and director James Franco released a book of poetry. This achievement landed him interviews, like on the Tonight Show … Read more on MyNorthwest.com

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Showing Seattle's homeless a little warmth

Showing Seattle's homeless a little warmth Together they created “Sleepless in Seattle — Seattle Gives Back” to raise money to buy and distribute sleeping bags. They've partnered with several nonprofits and businesses. MM Comfort Systems made a donation, Columbia Sportswear is donating 200 … Read more on The Seattle Times

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Muschamp's replacement? Seattle's Quinn could lead list of NFL coaches

Muschamp's replacement? Seattle's Quinn could lead list of NFL coaches The program is still a desirable destination, despite what Muschamp has done to it in the last couple of seasons, and with a geographical and therefore recruiting advantage most programs don't have, the Gators will likely cast a wide net and hope to … Read […]

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These charts show exactly what's wrong with Seattle's startup scene, and what

These charts show exactly what's wrong with Seattle's startup scene, and what … Capital flow to the Northwest — with Seattle being the startup epicenter of the region — has stayed relatively steady while New York and L.A. have seen significant increases. In fact, New York has experienced a whopping 185 percent increase in deals […]

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Seattle's best-paid employee sues over treatment following fire department

Seattle's best-paid employee sues over treatment following fire department … Money isn't everything. At least, it would seem, it isn't to James Woodbury. A deputy chief with the Seattle Fire Department, Woodbury took home more than any other City of Seattle employee in 2013 — $ 246,182, about $ 2,500 more than the runner-up … […]

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Something's fishy about Seattle's Fisherman's Terminal – and that's a good thing

Something's fishy about Seattle's Fisherman's Terminal – and that's a good thing Living in Seattle, we have a tendency to take great seafood for granted; we know that come spring, our halibut will have a soft landing in herbed butter. It's a given that we can drive to Fishermen's Terminal and buy freshly-caught salmon just […]

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Inside Seattle's invitation-only VR summit

Inside Seattle's invitation-only VR summit Tech aficionados have been flocking to Seattle's Living Computer Museum for the past few years to get up close and personal with relics from computer technology's past. For one night earlier this month, though, I got a chance to peek at its possible … Read more on Engadget

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The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good life

The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good life One of the most remarkable things about Bruce Lee are the legions of fans who continue to admire him, fans born long after Lee's death in 1973. These are the fans who continue to trek to Seattle's Lake View Cemetery to pay their […]

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Q&A pokes deeper into Seattle's new composting rules, fines

Q&A pokes deeper into Seattle's new composting rules, fines Seattle residents and building owners will face fines next year for tossing too many table scraps into the trash. The law, which the City Council approved unanimously this week, prohibits the disposal of food waste and compostable paper products in … Read more on The Seattle […]

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Seattle's only pot store welcomes competition

Seattle's only pot store welcomes competition McGowan manages Cannabis City, Seattle's first recreational pot store. It's been the city's only recreational store for two months. The second store, Uncle Ike's, is expected to open in the Central District any day. "Right now, a couple more would be a … Read more on KING5.com

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Help wanted: Seattle's tech firms struggle with people shortage

Help wanted: Seattle's tech firms struggle with people shortage Seattle's tech firms — big, medium and small — are fiercely competing for a small pool of software engineers and architects. Glympse, the software company behind the GPS-based iPhone app by the same name, launched free public wifi at the food trucks … Read more on […]

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Dealer poaching customers at Cannabis City, Seattle's only state-licensed pot

Dealer poaching customers at Cannabis City, Seattle's only state-licensed pot … Police say a man dealing marijuana out of the back of his Buick has been trying to poach customers from Seattle's only licensed recreational-pot shop. Staff at Cannabis City called officers on Saturday night after they said the man threatened to “stomp … Read […]

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Flick: Browsing at Seattle's Cannabis City is, uh, different

Flick: Browsing at Seattle's Cannabis City is, uh, different In the Seattle Times newspaper on Cannabis City's opening day was the story of Seattle's top courtroom prosecutor, Pete Holmes, as he sought some new advice when it comes to marijuana, something he used to prosecute: Which kind does he buy? Read more on Bloomington Pantagraph […]

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