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  1. Seattle’s maximum debate on achieving $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... can get to $15 an hour in four or five years, that's a victory," said Dave Freiboth, executive secretary of the King County Labor Council and a committee member. With almost one in four Seattle workers now making less than $15 an hour, the stakes ...

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  2. Many still stuck in idle as job growth plods alongRead the original story

    Thursday | Seattle Times

    ... The jobless rate for Seattle-Bellevue-Everett metro division was 5.2 percent in March. At one point last year, King County's rate was in the 4 percent range, what economists consider full employment. Yet even Seattle has cause for concern. In ...

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  3. King County continues ongoing dialogue with landfill neighbors at April 23 meetingRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    King County King County has been meeting with the neighbors of its Cedar Hills Regional Landfill since the mid-1980s in order to keep them up to date with landfill activities, provide citizens with an opportunity to offer feedback, and to share ideas for improving operations.

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  4. Popular Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series returns to King County ParksRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Covington Reporter

    The SCOTT Cougar Mountain Trail Run Series returns for a 12th season to King County Parks' Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park in May, with a wider variety of race options than ever before through beautiful forest land that's just minutes away from Bellevue, Seattle, and many other parts of King County.

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  5. Prosecutors seek new judge in Carnation killingsRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | The News Tribune

    The prosecutor's office on Friday took the unusual step of asking the state Supreme Court to remove King County Superior Court Judge Jeffrey Ramsdell from the cases against Michele Anderson and Joseph McEnroe.

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  6. Last weekend to ride entire East Lake Sammamish Trail before constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Biking Bis

    ... Sammamish opened 8 years ago as a narrow, gravel pathway that rolls past toney lakefront homes. Plans call for King County to upgrade the gravel path to a 12-foot-wide paved trail with 2-foot soft surface shoulders on both sides its entire length. ...

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  7. Shari Song to run for Senate in 30th Dist.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... Frank Chopp, and State Senator and Democratic caucus leader Sharon K. Nelson. Song, who has lived and worked in King County for more than 27 years, is a realtor with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services. She was honored with the Federal Way Soroptimist ...

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  8. Report: KC deputy accused of helping wife work as prostituteRead the original story

    Friday | KING-TV Seattle

    King County Sheriff John Urquhart responded Friday to putting three deputies on paid leave .

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  9. Prosecutor seeks new judge in 2007 Carnation slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    More than six years after three generations of a family were slain near Carnation, the King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office is making the almost unheard-of move of seeking a new trial judge.

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  10. Von Reichbauer sponsors Auburn chamber luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Auburn Reporter

    King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer sponsors Auburn Chamber Luncheon with Sen. Joe Fain and Rep. Pat Sullivan This week, Metropolitan King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer sponsored the monthly Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce luncheon and brought with him two guest speakers, Sen. Joe Fain and Rep. Pat Sullivan.

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  11. Boom in the bathroom: Teens flush firecrackers in Snoqualmie park john | Valley Police blotterRead the original story

    Yesterday | PNW Local News

    ... who they took to the North Bend Fire Department. The subject became uncooperative, and police took him to the King County Jail. Alarm: Snoqualmie firefighters responded to an automatic fire alarm on Silva Avenue. The alarm was set off by food on the ...

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  12. King Co. Sheriff's office investigating 3 deputies in criminal probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOMO News

    The FBI is assisting as the King County Sheriff's Office investigates three of its own deputies in a criminal probe that allegedly includes promoting prostitution.

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  13. Renton Police need help identifying runner who collapsed, died in HighlandsRead the original story

    Friday | Renton Reporter

    ... according to the Renton Police Department. There were no obvious signs of trauma, although it will be up to the King County Medical Examiner's Office to determine cause and manner of death, according to Detective Robert Onishi, a Police Department ...

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  14. Rodney Tom out of 38th District Senate race, former Kirkland mayor Joan McBride is frontrunnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Gay News

    ... - as well as a host of prominent Democrats. On April 16, McBride also won the endorsement of the Martin Luther King County Labor Council, a group that represents 150 union locals and some 78,000 workers. Tom was condemned by the Washington State ...

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  15. Letter: Levy Committee Letter to Support School Bond MeasureRead the original story

    Friday | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    ... as have the city councils of Redmond, Kirkland and Sammamish. Knowing that good schools sell homes, the Seattle/King County Realtors also believe in investing in LWSD Schools. With our schools reaching crisis overcrowding, we are placing our ...

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  16. Construction on North Sammamish stretch of East Lake Sammamish Trail starts April 21Read the original story

    Friday | Redmond Neighborhood Blog

    The gap is shrinking in King County's 175-mile regional trail system, as King County Parks begins construction on improvements to the North Sammamish segment of the East Lake Sammamish .

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  17. Scam Alert: Don't fall for fake Sheriff's Office warrant phone scamRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | The Normandy Park Blog

    The Normandy Park Police Department issued the following alert for residents on Sunday, April 13, warning of a telephone scam where a caller impersonates a Sergeant with the King County Sheriff's Office: "Several citizens have been contacted by an individual who claims to be with the King County Sheriffs Office .

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  18. Redmond police officers target distracted driversRead the original story

    Friday | Redmond Reporter

    ... reduce traffic fatalities and serious injuries to zero by the year 2030. Annie Kirk, a Target Zero manager for King County , said the national distracted driver campaign supports this goal. She said there have been extra law enforcement patrols ...

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  19. Three of the "buddy bandits" bank robbers in custodyRead the original story

    Friday | The News Tribune

    ... was set at $1 million. A warrant has been issued for Robert Adams, 31. Jeffrey Black Jr., 27, is being held in King County to answer to charges of failing to register as a sex offender. He will then be brought to Pierce County to face the robbery ...

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  20. Court hearing continued to May 7 for ex-Kent City Councilman SharpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kent Reporter

    Ken Sharp, a former Kent City Council member, had a King County Superior Court hearing continued to May 7 as he faces first-degree theft charges.

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