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    Jordan Frager had a side gig that turned into a full-time job -- Stone N’ Seed wearable art. He forages the beautiful Puget Sound region for rocks, stones, and minerals and turns them into jewelry.
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    I am not trying to say I know what Jussie Smollett trying to accomplish with the stunt he pulled, but man, if there's a bigger word than "backfired," I can't find it.
  • plastic bag ban Snohomish City Council Local News

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    The Snohomish City Council passed a law on Wednesday that will ban single-use plastic bags and will require retailers to charge customers for paper bags.
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    Attorneys for Nicholas Sandmann are now suing the Washington Post for defamation. But were there other actors just as guilty as The Post for spreading a misleading video?
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    The state politician who compared the Trump administration to Nazi Germany could guide Washington state’s Holocaust curriculum for schools. Speaking as a Jew, this is abhorrent.
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