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  1. The Daily Troll: Alibaba moves into Amazon's 'hood. State Rep....Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: Alibaba moves into Amazon's 'hood. State Rep. Freeman dies. Putting fun into Rainier Beach's Halloween.

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  2. State will conduct own check on Belltown barRead the original story

    Yesterday | Crosscut.com

    The state Liquor Control Board will investigate conduct at a Belltown bar that Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes says should have its liquor license suspended. Holmes points to a series of violent incidents that took place there, including one in early October that ended with the shooting death of a man in a parking lot outside the bar.

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  3. Seattle's new Sunday Assembly Church is no Mars HillRead the original story

    Tuesday | Crosscut.com

    How narcissism, misogyny and Mark Driscoll's own troubled past led to the mega-church mass exodus his flock was too scared to talk about. For years Mars Hill Church treated the University of Washington as a field of young souls ripe for harvest.

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  4. The Daily Troll: Bar license suspension sought in Belltown. Student death, aftershocks nearby.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: At least 2 dead in school shooting. Health help at KeyArena. Seattle real-estate market ranks high City Attorney Pete Holmes is taking action against Belltown restaurant and bar, Cellars, by asking for an emergency suspension of its liquor license.

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  5. Developers look to transform historic Magnuson Park barracks into apartmentsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Crosscut.com

    Nonprofit housing developers are vying for a chance to turn a dilapidated former Navy barracks on the western edge of Magnuson Park into dozens of moderately-priced apartments. Vacant since 1999, the historic barracks, known as Building 9, has been repeatedly vandalized and was largely unmaintained during the last two decades.

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  6. The Daily Troll: At least 2 dead in school shooting. Health help at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | Crosscut.com

    Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle suffered the latest American school shooting tragedy Friday morning when at least two died there, one of them the shooter. The gunman opened fire in the cafeteria, killing one female student and injuring four others.

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  7. Seattle's online sex industry: Can you regulate an invisible economy?Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Crosscut.com

    Suburban brothels and sex work holiday parties: Seattle's sex industry may be the nation's fastest growing, but you won't find it hanging out on Aurora Ave. The new face of Seattle's sex industry has left local cops lamenting the 'good old days' of gentleman pimps and Aurora Ave arrests. This year, a study commissioned by the Department of Justice found Seattle has the fastest-growing sex industry in the United States, more than doubling in size since 2005.

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  8. Seattle's sex industry: The streets don't look like they used toRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Crosscut.com

    The new face of Seattle's sex industry has left local cops lamenting the 'good old days' of gentleman pimps and Aurora Ave arrests. Suburban brothels and sex work holiday parties: Seattle's sex industry may be the nation's fastest growing, but you won't find it hanging out on Aurora Ave. This year, a study commissioned by the Department of Justice found Seattle has the fastest-growing sex industry in the United States, more than doubling in size since 2005.

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  9. Report: Inaction on transportation is expensive for state, publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | Crosscut.com

    A business group says better roads, highways and bridges would bring more jobs while reducing the waste of time and fuel in traffic jams. The Washington Roundtable argued Tuesday that passing $7 billion worth of transportation improvements in the 2015 legislative session would create $42 billion worth of economic benefits to Washington in the next 30 years.

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  10. The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Crosscut.com

    Bask in Kinky Boots' drag queen magnificence, get intimate with Bruce Lee and learn the secret to perfect pies. Editor's Note: We're posting our Weekend List recommendations on GoJotter.com , as well as here on Crosscut.

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  11. We reached our goalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Crosscut.com

    I'll admit it was a little touch and go there at the end, but we made it. We hit the ambitious $45,000 goal we set for our Fall Member Drive.

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  12. Bike share rolls onto Seattle streetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle's brand new Pronto! Bike Share system is open for business, launched this morning with official hoopla led by increasingly pro-bike Mayor Ed Murray. The city and other sponsors of the system put on a maiden voyage ride to King Street Station and a press conference in Occidental Park.

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  13. The Daily Troll: Apple sensation in E. Washington. West Seattle...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Crosscut.com

    The Yakima Herald reports that 24 Eastern Washington farmers recently won the right to be the first to grow a product called Cosmic Crisp. And no, it's not the recently-legal bud you think.

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  14. How women & socialists toppled Seattle chain gangsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Crosscut.com

    Editor's Note: This is the third in a four-part series about life on Seattle's chain gangs. Read parts one and two, Life on a Seattle chain gang and Life in an early Seattle jail here.

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  15. Life on a Seattle chain gangRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Crosscut.com

    Not just a practice in the South, Seattle was its own biggest booster when it came to "cleaning up the city" through bands of "free" laborers. They were a familiar sight on Seattle streets, which they helped to build.

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  16. Chain gangs in progressive Seattle? Well, I neverRead the original story

    Monday Oct 6 | Crosscut.com

    Not just a practice in the South, Seattle was its own biggest booster when it came to "cleaning up the city" through bands of "free" laborers. They were a familiar sight on Seattle streets, which they helped to build.

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  17. The Daily Troll: Oh, no, more Mercer Island water trouble. What the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Crosscut.com

    How is the state doing on some of its biggest challenges, like education, transportation and job creation? The Washington Business Roundtable just updated its "Benchmarks for a Better Washington" report on how the state can excel in quality of life and job opportunity. The Roundtable, which tends to be fairly middle of the road, noted that more patents are being issued here than any other state and that 8th grade math test results are among the top ten nationally.

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  18. Inslee sounds alarm about oil trainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Crosscut.com

    Councilmember Mike O'Brien says BNSF Railway Co. needs to do more to guarantee safe passage of the flammable cargo through Seattle.

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  19. On Seattle's waterfront, the sunny days are overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Crosscut.com

    How a confluence of politics, doubt and a bitter dose of reality have changed the conversation about Seattle's waterfront park. Murray administration officials have suggested a series cutbacks, and outside funding, to keep Seattle's costs for a new waterfront under control.

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  20. Second Avenue: Just the beginning for protected bike lanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Crosscut.com

    Roots of Tomorrow: Long before the Cascade Bicycle Club, Seattle was a booming city gripped by bike mania; its people caught up in the defense of their wheels. Long considered one of Seattle's most dangerous bike lanes, Second Avenue between Pike Street and Yesler Way is now being lauded for its shiny new bike infrastructure -- a two-way protected bike lane, separated from cars by a 3 foot buffer and plastic bollards.

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