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1 hr ago | The Stranger

Seattle's Best Daily Newspaper Editor Says Stop Publishing Daily Newspapers

I love me some David Boardman . After leaving the Seattle Times as their executive editor a year ago, which I eulogized over here , Boardman is now the president of the American Society of News Editors and chairman of the Poynter Institute's National Advisory Board.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media

5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Is media deliberately ignoring law enforcement opposition to I-594?

Are Washington State news agencies deliberately ignoring rank-and-file law enforcement opposition to Initiative 594, the 18-page gun control measure endorsed by the Seattle Times, and financed largely by wealthy Seattle-area elites, while reporting - as did the Seattle P-I.com Monday - who supports the measure? Last night, at a meeting of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Criminal Defense Law, Law, King County, WA

15 hrs ago | Reuters

Last victim of deadly Washington mudslide believed found

Search teams in Washington State have found the remains of a person thought to be the last victim of a mudslide that buried an entire community in March and killed 43 people, county authorities said.

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Related Topix: Mudflow, Natural Disasters, Snohomish County, WA, Publishing, Media, Oso, WA, Landslide

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Stranger

The Problem with The Mikado

The comic opera was written in 1885 and set in Japan, and this is the 10th time the G&S Society has produced it in their 60-year history.

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Related Topix: Asian-American, Japanese-American, Gilbert and Sullivan, Opera, Publishing, Media, Japan, World News,

The Stranger

Me and You and Boeing and Everyone We Know

The speech, which was made on June 25 in downtown Seattle to 300 business leaders and government officials, had this as its nut: "[Boeing's] survival depends on being competitive - and the state of Washington has a lot at stake... By taking steps to remain competitive, much like we did earlier this year... we will ensure that Washington continues ... (more)

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Seattle Times

MOHAI receives grandmother's donation of first pot sold in Seattle

The grandmother who bought Seattle's first legal recreational pot donated some of it to MOHAI this morning, along with clothes she wore that day and more.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Publishing, Media

Seattle Times

Obama to raise money for super PAC at former Costco CEO's house

Update 7:50 p.m. - Updated to note Sen. Maria Cantwell is remaining in D.C. & will not attend fundraiser.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Publishing, Media

ABA Journal

Thrift store donation of 3 human skulls puts spotlight on state law concerning skeletons in closets

An unusual donation at a Seattle-area thrift-store bin earlier this month shocked some but has created positive publicity about the need to comply with a state law, officials say.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, King County, WA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seattle Times

Daily Rant & Rave: Parents, keep an eye on your children

RANT To the man riding a bike on a busy street with a small child hanging on his back with her arms around his neck and feet around his waist.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Publishing, Media, Entertainment

KUOW-FM Seattle

Massive Layoffs At Microsoft A Test For Seattle Startup Culture

Last week, Microsoft began the biggest layoffs in the company's history: 18,000 total expected in the next year.

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Related Topix: Startup, WA, Publishing, Media, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Boeing 737, Aircraft

Exit 133

Now Reading: Tacoma rebounds

Althought Tacoma's economy took a bigger hit with the economic downturn, and although it has recovered more slowly, things are improving.

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Related Topix: Tacoma, WA, Publishing, Media, Pierce County, WA

Examiner.com

Obama to visit Seattle for a DNC fundraiser

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, President Barack Obama is set to visit Seattle for a Democratic National Committee fundraiser .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Publishing, Media

Seattle Times

Grandmother who bought Seattle's first legal pot is donating some to MOHAI

First in line to buy pot in King County, Deborah Greene, 65 of Seattle shows off her purchase-two bags, one containing 4 grams of O.G. Kush, the other, 4 grams of Sweet Lafayette.

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Houston Chronicle

Better weather to aid in Wash. wildfire fight

John Johnson returns to clear out and salvage remnants of his burned down home on Chiliwist Road, after the Carlton Complex fire burned through the valley, near Malott, Wash., on Sunday, July 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Malott, WA, Publishing, Media, Washington

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Seattle Times

Sunday Memo: Wildfires burning … Super Bowl repeat? … A viaduct park?

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Employers urged to be flexible over work on I-90 [The Seattle Times :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 20--Late arrivals, reroutes, altered schedules and telecommuting are sure to interrupt business as usual for employers and workers on both sides of Lake Washington this week, now that westbound Interstate 90 is reduced to one lane in Bellevue.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Washington, Bellevue, WA, Marketing, Mercer Island, WA

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Examiner.com

What's worse, having a gun and not needing it, or needing it and not having it?

Today's Seattle Times reported that a man wanted in connection with a double homicide in the Jet City back on June 1 was arrested in West Orange, N.J. yesterday, and he was also wanted in connection with an armed robbery in the Garden State, which is where he hails from.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Orange, NJ, West Orange, NJ, East Orange, NJ

Bellingham Herald

Woman charged in Kent coffee shop shooting

The Seattle Times reports 24-year-old Fermina Bartolini Bertos is being held in lieu of $1 million bail at the King County Jail.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

SAM hires new COO; looking for 'blacker ink' on budgets [The Seattle Times :: ]

Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) July 19--The Seattle Art Museum has a new chief operating officer, Richard Beckerman.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, us Travel, Seattle Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Syracuse, NY

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Stranger

In Addition to Those 14,000 Layoffs, Microsoft Is Getting Strict With Its Vendors

This week, Microsoft announced it would cut 18,000 jobs - 14 percent of its employees and the largest mass layoff in company history - but that number did not include Microsoft's vendors, also known as its "shadow workforce."

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