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  1. Downtown tunnel finish date unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    State transportation officials assured the Seattle City Council Monday that the sinking ground near the tunnel project that triggered so much concern last week has stopped for now and no significant damage has been detected. But they also said they've ordered Seattle Tunnel Partners to stop digging the pit it's using to reach Bertha, the broken down tunneling machine, and they can't say when they'll be allowed to start up again.

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  2. Weird museums: Travel off the beaten pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Nov. 26, 2014 photo shows a box of "Wash Up!" moist towelettes, the oldest artifact at the Moist Towelette Museum in East Lansing, Mich. The museum on the campus of Michigan State University includes more than a thousand, mostly unused, wet wipes from around the world.

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  3. Woodland Park Zoo: The early yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Here's a look at the early years of Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo, which opened in 1899. Pictured is "Wide Awake," the zoo's first elephant, getting her mouth cleaned in 1935.

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  4. Alpine Lakes, Manhattan Project National Park pass U.S. SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The U.S. Senate gave final passage Friday to a defense bill that holds major conservation and historical provisions for Washington state, including additions to the Alpine Lakes Wilderness and creation of a new Manhattan Project National Historical Park. The defense authorization bill, passed on an 89-11, vote, served as a kind of "parks barrel" act, creating a new national monument near Las Vegas, expanding a historical park in San Antonio, Texas, and protecting a wilderness area on the Rocky Mountain front in Montana.

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  5. The 20th and Final Trip for Elysian Brewing and New Belgium BrewingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Afford me a moment to bid farewell to an old friend: the Trip Series, a string of highly creative and mostly delicious beers, brewed collaboratively by Elysian Brewing and New Belgium Brewing . Yesterday Elysian Brewing announced that the Trip was coming to an end.

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  6. Why areas with good jobs have hard-to-afford homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this photo taken Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, Jennifer Ewing, second right, and her husband Florian Thiel pose for photos with their children Max, left, 3, and Felix, 8-months, outside their new home in Seattle's Ballard neighborhood. The couple recently closed on the three-bedroom house , which cost slightly less than $500,000.

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  7. Murder defendant forgetful on standRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Thomasdinh Bowman, center right, appears on trial after being accused of the 2012 thrill killing of Yancy Noll, photographed Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at the King County Superior Court in Seattle, Washington. Prosecutors claim Bowman researched how to get away with murder before pulling up beside Noll and killing him at a Maple Leaf neighborhood intersection.

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  8. Charges: Fake cops robbed 2 downtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Tacoma man accused of impersonating a police officer to rob a pair of Seattle club hoppers has been charged with robbery and impersonating police. King County prosecutors claim Jamel R. Cooper and an unidentified accomplice shook down two inebriated visitors from California who'd been enjoying the nightlife near Pike Place Market.

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  9. Holiday message: Tune in downtown Seattle, turn off Dori MonsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    KIRO FM radio host Dori Monson speaks during a celebration of JP Patches after the death of Chris Wedes, the actor who played the iconic character. On this coming Sunday, I'll join fellow college alums on Secon Avenue for morning mass at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church - our tanking football team needs assistance from above - and then set out to do Christmas shopping at small businesses in downtown Seattle.

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  10. Capitol Hill through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Click through for a look at Seattle's Capitol Hill as pictured in archive photos drawn from Seattlepi.com, the Museum of History and Industry and the Seattle Municipal Archive. A horse-drawn garbage wagon at 1500 Belmont Street, pictured on Oct. 28, 1915 Photo: City Of Seattle Municipal Archives A "Safety First Turn" illuminated sign at 12th avenue and East Madison Street, pictured Dec. 15, 1920.

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  11. Navigating Seattle's ugly intersectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Does Seattle have any plans or ideas for improving the confusing intersection of East Green Lake Way/Drive North, Northeast Ravenna Boulevard and 71st Street Northeast? Photo: Google Street View The Seattle Department of Transportation says it "will be reviewing the intersection operation at East Green Lake Drive North and Northeast Ravenna Boulevard next year. Protected bicycle lanes will be installed on Northeast Ravenna Boulevard from east Green Lake Drive North to 15th Avenue Northeast."

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  12. Protesters take to Seattle streets, againRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Hundreds of protestors once again took to the streets of downtown Seattle on Monday to protest the death of Missouri teenager Mike Brown at police hands. The protest, dubbed "Hands Up, Don't Shoot Monday," began Monday evening at Westlake Center before moving to Capitol Hill.

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  13. Woman injured in Black Friday protest at Pacific Place MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    One shopper caught up in the Black Friday protests in Seattle likely faces surgery and will be out of work for weeks. It's a holiday tradition in Seattle: families descending downtown to ride the carousel, see the colorful tree, and visit Santa.

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  14. WTO riots in Seattle: 15 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A Seattle Police officer fires his weapon point blank into a group of demonstrators attempting to prohibit access to the WTO at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Union Street on Nov. 30, 1999, outside the Seattle Sheraton. Police first informed the demonstrators that they were in violation of an order to disperse.

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  15. Protesters clash with police in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Demonstrators angry over the killing of a Ferguson, Mo., teen by police there gather at Seattle's Westlake Park on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, to protest a Missouri grand jury's decision not to file charges against the police officer who killed Mike Brown. Photo: JORDAN STEAD, Jordan Stead/Seattlepi.com Demonstrators angry over the killing of a Ferguson, Mo., teen by police there stage a "die in" at Seattle's Westlake Park on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, to protest a Missouri grand jury's decision not to file charges against the police officer who killed Mike Brown.

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  16. Seattle open houses, Nov. 22 and 23, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    We'll start with a home with a classic view of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, 2610 43rd Ave. W. , in Magnolia. The 3,980-square-foot house, buitl in 1951, has four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, two fireplaces, a family room, a rec room and multiple patios on more than a quarter-acre.

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  17. Immigration plan draws cheers, criticism across USRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Serafin Bahena celebrates with others following President Barack Obama's nationally televised address at Centro Civico Mexicano, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Photo: Rick Bowmer, AP Esperanza Nope reacts as she listens to President Barack Obama's immigration speech at Casa de Maryland in Hyattsville, Md., Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014.

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  18. Prosecutors: - Murder was the motive' in North Seattle thrill killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Thomasdinh Bowman, center, is escorted into court to stand on trial after being accused of the 2012 thrill killing of Yancy Noll, photographed Wednesday, November 19, 2014, at the King County Superior Court in Seattle, Washington. Prosecutors claim Bowman researched how to get away with murder before pulling up beside Noll and killing him at a Maple Leaf neighborhood intersection.

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  19. Latest to run in 2015: A council incumbent and a promising rookieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The dance of council district elections: Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess is running for an at-large seat. Council member Sally Bagshaw is running in District 7 .

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  20. Drink Up for the EnvironmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Eric Steen was taking a week-long canoe trip down Canada's Yukon River when he first heard about "walking lectures," events in which people hike and learn about their environment. Upon further investigation, he discovered a connection with another of his hobbies: A Scottish brewery, Williams Bros Brewing, created its product from the local flora-heather flowers, gale, Scottish pine.

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