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  1. The oil trains and the cities: How safe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Crosscut.com

    They gathered at dusk at the King Street Station with the words "No Exploding Oil Trains" projected on the station's clock tower. Some held signs with four more words, "Not Under Our City."

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  2. The Weekend List: Donald Byrd does Rogers & Hammerstein. NYC men in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Crosscut.com

    Billy Bigelow and Julie Jordan in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel at The 5th Avenue Theatre. a Photo Credit: Mark Kitaoka There are myriad reasons to go see this production.

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  3. Is there any real science behind the urban float craze?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Crosscut.com

    You're going to die in here, I thought to myself. I had never felt claustrophobic before I laid down in this coffin-sized tank of warm, salty water, but I felt a panic attack coming on.

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  4. Seattle's new plan to eliminate traffic deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Crosscut.com

    Seattle officials launched a new program today to eliminate all traffic deaths and serious injuries in the city by 2030. Vision Zero - a collaboration between the Seattle Department of Transportation and Seattle Police Department - will focus on modifying street design and increasing enforcement and education.

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  5. The Weekend List: SAM's Native American art cache, Cat Stevens...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Crosscut.com

    Tunic and leggings, late 19th century Tlingit, Chilkat, Klukwan, Alaska Cedar bark, wool, metal cones 44 1/2 A- 14 5/8 in. Diker no.

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  6. Senator takes a new shot at Bertha tunnel workRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Crosscut.com

    Sen. Mike Baumgartner, R-Spokane, is taking a second swing at Bertha. And this time, he's got a lot more company.

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  7. The Daily Troll: Seattle is big in gentrification, organics. Dog...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: Seattle is big in gentrification, organics. Dog breed laws targeted. 1 comment

  8. A new gold standard for Northwest resilienceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Crosscut.com

    Two historic enemies recently achieved a remarkable dA tente. The agreement grabbed headlines, but for many, the topic was inherently a snoozer: an alliance between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma.

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  9. All-ages Ballard venue, The Josephine, shut downRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Crosscut.com

    If you've ever been to, or played a show at, The Josephine, the charming run-down performance space in north Ballard, you know its magic. About three years ago, I played a few shows there myself as a bass player in a four-piece, including a benefit that raised over $1,000 for a friend of a friend who needed brain surgery.

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  10. KEXP groundbreaking the beginning of a radio metamorphosisRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Crosscut.com

    Prolific and world-famous, Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready has flipped his fair amount of amplifier switches: from Fenders to Dr. Z's. But Wednesday he flipped the switch on an amp that may mean as much to Seattle music fans as any he's touched.

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  11. A vote for neighborhood bookstores, third places and diversityRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    For more than a decade two retail truisms have prevailed: Paper-and-mortar bookstores, especially cozy, community-oriented, locally owned bookstores, are toast in the Amazon age. And Southeast Seattle is doomed to be a shopping desert, shunned by major retailers no matter how many well-heeled consumers it has because it also has lots of not-so-well-heeled residents.

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  12. Seattle hypocrisy: We talk idealism while catering to corporate bulliesRead the original story

    May 29, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    It's funny that many of the things that we've come to identify as quintessentially Seattle - aerospace innovation, online retailing, software, coffee houses, a city of readers - are largely brand images shaped by brutally competitive ethics and tactics. Welcome to Seattle, the city that carries an Emerald Sledge-hammer.

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  13. A new gold standard for Northwest resilienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Crosscut.com

    Commentary: Should we put dollar signs in front of voters to scare them away from initiatives based on principles? Doesn't that run against our state's proud history? Two historic enemies recently achieved a remarkable dtente. The agreement grabbed headlines, but for many, the topic was inherently a snoozer: an alliance between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma.

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  14. The Daily Troll: Stability restored at tent city? Port labor fight...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: Ana Marie Cauce for UW prez? MSFT drops Xbox prices again. Former Seahawk charged with wage theft.

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  15. Green and affordable housing: How non-profits seek to combine the goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Crosscut.com

    Sure, Seattle is creating greater density. But what about the opportunities to do better as each new house is built? You may need a guide to find one of the city's affordable, non-public housing projects.

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  16. The Daily Troll: Ana Marie Cauce for UW prez? MSFT drops Xbox prices...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 6 | Crosscut.com

    Plus, the Seattle public records crusader strikes again, an assessment of Seattle parking, and one Idaho lawmaker questions the need for concealed carry permits. The Daily Troll: Ana Marie Cauce for UW prez? MSFT drops Xbox prices again.

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  17. All-ages Ballard venue, The Josephine, shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Crosscut.com

    A direct hit to our cyber solar plexus, it might be the most important, most difficult-to-watch TV series of our time. If you've ever been to, or played a show at, The Josephine, the charming run-down performance space in north Ballard, you know its magic.

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  18. KEXP groundbreaking the beginning of a radio metamorphosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Crosscut.com

    A charmer from Seattle Children's Theatre, genre-bending blues, an Olmstedt film tribute & Seattle Rep does August Wilson's 'The Piano Lesson'. Prolific and world-famous, Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready has flipped his fair amount of amplifier switches: from Fenders to Dr. Z's.

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  19. Legislative leaders spare BerthaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Crosscut.com

    "It's not going to have a hearing. It's not going to pass out of committee," said Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima and chair of the Senate Transportation Committee.

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  20. The Daily Troll: Another council member opts out. Elysian swallowed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Crosscut.com

    On the heels of Councilmember Nick Licata's declaration that he would not seek re-election comes Seattle City Council veteran Tom Rasmussen's announcement Friday that he, too, will leave the council at the end of his term. A resident of Alki in West Seattle, Rasmussen has been a council member since 2004.

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