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    Dori: Durkan's State of the City promises more of the Freeattle we know

    Jenny Durkan's 2019 State of the City promised a continuation of sanctuary policies, and plenty more free stuff in Freeattle.
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    Security footage emerged of local political activist Tim Eyman walking out of Office Depot with a $70 office chair without paying. Now, he's maintaining his innocence for what his lawyers are calling an "accidental removal."
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    Sawant city council challenger Beto Yarce pulls out of race

    The first candidate to officially issue a challenge to Kshama Sawant's District 3 city council seat has announced that he's pulling out of the race.
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    Growth should be viewed as a good thing in Seattle, as long as it's responsibly stewarded by rational leaders. But modern Progressive policies have proven to be anti-growth.
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    With a new exit open, and no snow or Viadoom, the SR 99 tunnel is finally taking on a regular, full commute. Many are watching to see if backups continue.
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    Ross: A Republican jumps in to challenge President Trump

    Bill Weld, a Republican, has stepped up to challenge President Trump. He wants to fight socialism of the Democrats, but will first have to face Republicans suffering from Stockholm Syndrome.
  • minimum wage seattle Jason Rantz

    Should Washington state look at a regional minimum wage?

    A state representative is looking to change the way Washington looks at its minimum wage requirements. But can it actually work?
  • statute of limitations, rape kits Local News

    Clock ticking for bill to address rape kit backlog

    Rep. Tina Orwall’s Substitute House Bill 1166 would finally mandate testing of thousands of old kits and much more to clear Washington state’s rape kit backlog.
  • Southcenter Mall Tukwila Local News

    Police respond to Southcenter Mall, no reports of injuries

    Police responded to the report of gunfire Monday afternoon at Westfield Southcenter Mall, but no victims were found and no injuries were reported related to the incident.
  • 2nd amendment sanctuary city Local News

    Republic police chief doubles down on refusal to enforce I-1639 in new book

    Republic Police Chief Loren Culp is out with a new book expanding on his position in refusing to enforce I-1639.
  • traffic cameras bus lane seattle Local News

    State considers changes to let Seattle, others expand use of traffic cameras

    A pair of bills currently in the Washington State Legislature would allow cities like Seattle to expand the use of automated traffic enforcement cameras.
  • Inslee Trump emergency Local News

    Gov. Jay Inslee: Trump emergency declaration 'a terrible decision'

    While meeting with the media Monday, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee spoke out against President Trump's emergency declaration for the country's southern border.
  • Phoenix, amazon Local News

    Tech titans and taxes: Amazon paid none, Bill Gates wants to pay more

    Amazon has achieved record profits in 2018, but the company has reportedly not paid any federal taxes, meanwhile Bill Gates says that wealthy people like him should pay higher taxes.
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