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The lowdown on Seattle's hot Senate race

The lowdown on Seattle's hot Senate race Everyone says roughly 60 languages are spoken in southeast Seattle's 37th Legislative District. But only two voices will prevail after the primary election on August 5. Six candidates want to replace retiring state Sen. Adam Kline, who has represented … Read more on Crosscut

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Grandmother plans overnight wait to be Seattle's first legal pot buyer

Grandmother plans overnight wait to be Seattle's first legal pot buyer In 21 hours, the 65-year-old grandmother expects to be the first customer to purchase two baggies of legal marijuana from Cannabis City, Seattle's first recreational marijuana store. One is for her use, and the other to be signed by Cannabis City's … Read more […]

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A guide to Seattle's craft distilleries

A guide to Seattle's craft distilleries In addition to Washington's rising status as a premier wine destination, micro- and nano-breweries have cropped up throughout Seattle and the rest of the state, pouring craft suds. Moreover, recently passed laws have allowed today's subject — craft … Read more on seattlepi.com (blog)

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Industry Group Files Lawsuit Seeking To Kill Seattle's Minimum Wage, Claiming

Industry Group Files Lawsuit Seeking To Kill Seattle's Minimum Wage, Claiming … In a sensible world, this lawsuit would have no chance of prevailing. Many of its claims are frivolous — and comically so. The lobbying group argues, for example, that Seattle's new minimum wage violates the First Amendment because “by increasing the … Read […]

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Seattle's over/under still at 11

Seattle's over/under still at 11 At the bottom are also Pregame.com's playoff projections, showing the Seahawks with the No. 1 seed in the NFC, and hosting the winner of a New Orleans/Chicago game in the divisional round (given the history of the matchup, Seattle wouldn't argue with … Read more on The Seattle Times (blog)

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Lessons from Seattle's minimum wage proposal: Editorial

Lessons from Seattle's minimum wage proposal: Editorial Seattle appears well on its way to a $ 15 minimum wage, a move that could have political and economic implications far beyond the Puget Sound. Time will tell whether putting the minimum wage on steroids is the right way to increase economic opportunity … Read more on The […]

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How Seattle's New Hourly Minimum Wage Might Change the City

How Seattle's New Hourly Minimum Wage Might Change the City Seattle, widely-regarded as one of America's most attractive, economically vibrant cities, has announced a new plan to raise its local hourly minimum wage to $ 15 over the next several years. Large employers (over 500 workers) that do not offer … Read more on National Review […]

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Commentary: Tech apathy is killing Seattle's soul

Commentary: Tech apathy is killing Seattle's soul A bunch of friends and I recently converged on the Sound Mind and Body Gym in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood for a bittersweet final afternoon of full-court basketball. The gym closed its doors on March 31, converting what was arguably the most … Read more on GeekWire

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Bulldozing Seattle's tradition of protest

Bulldozing Seattle's tradition of protest Of all of Seattle's civic battles of the past 50 years, perhaps the most epic and least likely to succeed was the uprising against freeways run amok. State and city engineers decided to crisscross the city with a number of connected expressways — one … Read more on Crosscut

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Oregon State women expected to be biggest fan draw for Seattle's NCAA

Oregon State women expected to be biggest fan draw for Seattle's NCAA … Oregon State's Ali Gibson, Deven Hunter, Sydney Wiese and Ruth Humbling wave with teammates to fans after beating Washington State in an NCAA college basketball game in the Pac-12 women's tournament Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Seattle. Oregon … Read more on The […]

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Ideas for Seattle's waterfront: arts and play

Ideas for Seattle's waterfront: arts and play If Bertha ever gets back to work and the tunnel gets bored and the viaduct is razed and the money – $ 420 million – is found, then Seattle will get 26 city blocks worth of new public space along the waterfront. And what should be included in […]

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Tusk safely in museum, time to name Seattle's mammoth

Tusk safely in museum, time to name Seattle's mammoth It is the largest, most complete mammoth tusk found to date in Seattle, and the news since it was found Tuesday during excavation for a new apartment complex had not only transfixed local residents but made national news. The tusk is believed to be 22 … […]

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Neighborhoods: Uncovering Seattle's hidden conservatives and true-blue liberals

Neighborhoods: Uncovering Seattle's hidden conservatives and true-blue liberals So, I broke all 951 Seattle precincts into 93 neighborhoods using the City Clerk's Atlas, public maps and a little horse sense. Results for 47 significant ballot items since 2008 — partisan votes (favoring Democrats), social issues (such as same-sex … Read more on Crosscut

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Savvy artist crowdsources #HowSeattleRiots to fix Seattle's famed pergola

Savvy artist crowdsources #HowSeattleRiots to fix Seattle's famed pergola The only bummer of the entire Super Bowl championship hoopla Sunday night was that our fabulous pergola in Pioneer Square got some of its glass broken. But even that has turned into a Super Bowl win. Enter the savvy “mixed-media sculptor” from Seattle … Read more […]

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Seattle's win could transform NFL

Seattle's win could transform NFL Seattle's decisive rout of Denver in the Super Bowl wasn't just a nice win for the Emerald City. The outcome will have long-term impact across professional football, and perhaps in the college and prep ranks as well. For a decade, all attention has … Read more on ESPN

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