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  1. More scrutiny for first charter school, while others applyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KEPR CBS 19

    The state's first charter school continues to operate under careful scrutiny of the Washington State Charter School Commission, while the process for approving more charter schools moves along. At a meeting Thursday in Mount Vernon, the statewide commission heard updates on corrective action by First Place Scholars, Washington's first charter school, which opened in Seattle last fall.

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  2. How The Minimum-Wage Debate Moved From Capitol Hill To City HallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | National Public Radio

    Fast-food workers, health care workers and their supporters shout slogans at a Dec. 4, 2014, rally and march to demand a minimum-wage increase to $15 per hour in Los Angeles. Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images hide caption Fast-food workers, health care workers and their supporters shout slogans at a Dec. 4, 2014, rally and march to demand a minimum-wage increase to $15 per hour in Los Angeles.

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  3. Pike Place Expansion, Shell Protests & MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle

    MarketFront will be the first big construction at Pike Place since the 1970s. Check out the view as seen in 1976; Oh hey there, Kingdome! Market Changes: Pike Place Market, everyone's favorite fish-throwing tourist destination, is about to get bigger.

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  4. Summer sounds: Everything you need to know about music festivals in NorthwestRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    In 1995, Portland professor Alexander Baretich designed The Doug - a green, white, and blue flag meant to represent the bioregion of Cascadia, stretching all the way from British Columbia down to Oregon. And what did he slap on it? A big ol' tree, of course - because the Pacific Northwest is full of lusty, drool-inducing nature.

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  5. Six Northwest acts you have to see this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... uh, aluminum foil: Crater is going to make you very, very happy this summer. Perhaps the two will wrap all of Capitol Hill in shiny reflective metal when they play at Block Party - the resulting cellular signal interference might finally get you to ...

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  6. Travel locally for international cuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    ... Ave. E.). It falls into the category of "upscale grocery," similar to Josh Henderson's Cone & Steiner on Capitol Hill and Tom Douglas' Home Remedy in South Lake Union. A final item, to take note of the improvements in local hotel dining rooms: The ...

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  7. District 3 candidates differ on affordable housing issueRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Capitol Hill Times Police Blotter

    ... I say it is being controlled, except it's in the hands of the big developers." Hearne said he supports the Capitol Hill Housing model of building "vibrant and sustainable communities" and opposes rent control. He pointed to economist and New York ...

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  8. At 100, Norwegian native who escaped Nazis on skis is a Seattle starRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    At first, Knut Einarsen seemed uncomfortable with the question. Just because he has lived to 100 in good health doesn't mean he can tell others how to do the same.

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  9. Seattle International Dance Festival to Run 6/12-27Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The 10th edition of the Seattle International Dance Festival has expanded to 16 days and runs from June 12-27, 2015 in the thriving South Lake Union and surrounding neighborhood. SIDF welcomes more than 100 international artists, celebrates Khambatta Dance Company 's 25th anniversary season, and wraps up with a special closing weekend performance presented in partnership with Spectrum Dance Theater and Seattle Theatre Group at the historic Moore Theatre.

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  10. Owen Leinbach has been appointed General Manager at Courtyard Seattle Southcenter - WA, USARead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    With nearly 30 years of Marriott experience, Leinbach brings a commitment to brand loyalty, a passion for marketing and extensive knowledge of the hospitality industry. Since beginning his career with Marriott in 1986 as a catering manager at El Paso Marriott, Leinbach has held a number of titles in various departments, making him more than prepared for his upcoming role at one of the premier hotels in Tukwila, WA.

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  11. Armanino holds firm-wide day of volunteering, 'The Great Give'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WebCPA

    Armanino LLP , the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm based in California, will hold its community outreach program, "The Great Give," by closing its offices and sending employees into their communities to volunteer this Thursday. The company-wide program, now in its seventh year, works with nonprofits to set up a variety of projects serving numerous communities.

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  12. CHS Community Post | Capitol Hill Community Council's last call for officer candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Capitol Hill Blog

    As many of us in Capitol Hill focus our attention on Seattle City Council District elections, Shell in our port, teacher strikes, and the beautiful weather, there are also important neighborhood-specific needs to be attentive to - the Capitol Hill Community Council officer elections. Each year in June, the Capitol Hill Community Council holds an election for officers that seek to represent the neighborhood and lead the community group for the next year.

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  13. Democrats spur Seattle Mayor Murray in his home districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Mayor Ed Murray came home to his Democratic district organization Tuesday night, giving a shout-out to challenged Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess,and warning that progressive Democrats will find themselves "hit hard from the extreme left and far right." The 43rd District Democrats found themselves showered with praise for past stands on human rights, but turned around and sent Mayor Murray's candidates to the showers.

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  14. Bruce Harrell blasts SPD over use of force on May DayRead the original story

    Wednesday | Real Change

    Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell and police accountability advocates are seeking answers following the Seattle Police Department's response to an anti-capitalist march that took place on May Day on Capitol Hill in Seattle. At the heart of the discussion is a 94-second video on YouTube showing aerial footage of the protest as it moved south on Broadway at E. Howell Street.

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  15. Big Oil: Five years after Deepwater HorizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Real Change

    Although much of the country seems to have lost interest in one of our worst environmental disasters, journalist Antonia Juhasz is still drilling BP Activists protest the Shell Oil Company's drilling rig Polar Pioneer which is parked at Terminal 5 at the Port of Seattle, Washington May 16, 2015. Hundreds of activists in kayaks and small boats fanned out on a Seattle bay on Saturday to protest plans by Royal Dutch Shell to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in the city's port.

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  16. Introverted SocialistRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Real Change

    Sawant's campaign for city council was heavily based on a platform to raise the minimum wage in Seattle to $15 per hour. At 5 p.m., on Sept.

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  17. Out of sightRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Real Change

    Daniel Long and Darcie Day were camped along Fourth Avenue in July when someone confiscated their belongings. The city has been clearing more homeless camps each year since 2008.

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  18. The Weekend List, Festival Edition: NW Folklife, Black Box 2.0,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Crosscut.com

    ... wearable artwork while championing the takeover of public spaces for the purpose of art. As if (some) folks on Capitol Hill don't already demand a double take; expect to stare respectfully or participate yourself. Northwest Folklife * Japanese Taiko ...

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  19. West Seattle churches: New pastor announced for Holy RosaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Seattle Blog

    Thanks to the Holy Rosary parishioner who forwarded us the announcement made by the Archdiocese: A new pastor has been chosen to succeed Father John Madigan , who is departing after a decade. Father Matthew Oakland will come to Holy Rosary from St. Thomas Aquinas Parish in Camas and Our Lady Star of the Sea Mission in Stevenson, both east of Vancouver, Washington.

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  20. Picketing for Wash. education spending continues in Battle GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KATU-TV Portland

    BATTLE GROUND, Wash. Educators across Washington have been taking to the streets in protest over the state's education funding.

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