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    Seattle city council votes to add $5.8 million to library levy

    A $213 million library levy that -- among other measures -- would eliminate overdue library fines, was amended by Seattle City Council Wednesday to include an additional $5.8 million.
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    Predictions that Washington state's gas prices would peak between April and May have proven prophetic, with rates climbing well above averages for both last month and last year. 
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    Dori: Teachers union's greed causing massive deficits, layoffs across state

    Thanks to all of those illegal strikes by the teachers union, school districts across the state are having to cut librarians, teachers, and administrators.
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    The Washington State Legislature has passed a bill to remove the crime of second-degree robbery from the list of crimes subject to the three strikes law, which comes with an automatic life sentence.
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    Dori: Teresa Mosqueda wants us, the taxpayers, to fund her childcare

    Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda is pregnant -- and guess who she wants to cover the cost of her childcare? The taxpayers, of course!
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    Nine candidates speak out at District 7 forum in Seattle

    A total of nine candidates will attend a council candidate forum for Seattle's District 7 on April 17. The field includes a few notable names from activists to former SPD officers.
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    Dori: Bureaucratic saga at City Hall like unfunny script of 'The Office'

    A recent Crosscut story illustrates the bureaucratic mess that is City Hall. If Dori were mayor, he'd clean things up around here.
  • Bellevue, amazon Jason Rantz

    Police chief answers: Does Bellevue have a gang problem?

    With the city's first homicide in three years and an uptick in violent activity in the Crossroads area, some are asking if Bellevue has a gang problem. Police Chief Steve Mylett discusses the issue.
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    Do Washington school districts want even more property tax money?

    Spokane officials intend to lay off more than 300 school employees -- mostly teachers. But one education expert cries foul and says schools just got one of the biggest funding hikes in state history.
  • seattle light rail Local News

    Shuttle service to light rail launches in South Seattle, Tukwila

    In an effort to increase connectivity to public transportation, Seattle area officials are launching an on-demand shuttle service to carry more people to Sound Transit trains in southeast Seattle and Tukwila.
  • human trafficking Dori Monson

    Travelers may play key role in busting human trafficking

    Human trafficking is all-too common in the Seattle area, especially at ports of travel. Learn how you can spot the signs the next time you take a flight.
  • flu vaccine UW medicine Local News

    UW researchers developing permanent flu vaccine score $45M donation

    Researchers at the University of Washington recently received a $45 million dollar donation, and hope to apply part of it to the development of a permanent flu vaccine.
  • Bernie Sanders Dave Ross

    Ross: Bernie Sanders survives Fox News town hall

    In case you missed it, Fox News town hall with Bernie Sanders got the most viewers of any town hall in the campaign so far, including Fox’s Viewer-in-Chief.
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    Kent police arrest suspect following fatal carjacking

    A manhunt is underway as police search for two persons of interest in the death of a Kent man who was carjacked Monday night.
  • Gargoyle Local News

    Historic Seattle gargoyles gone forever, but questions persist

    It appears as though a pair of historic gargoyles that used to adorn the old Civic Arena are well and truly gone. But how did this happen in the first place?
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