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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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    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.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Mayor Durkan responds to allegations of 'toxic' work environment

    Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan responded Wednesday to a Crosscut report, alleging a toxic work environment in her office. 
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    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.
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    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.
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    Frosty Fowler: Late local DJ stayed cool while Space Needle shook

    What happened when beloved Radio KING host Frosty Fowler was broadcasting from atop the Space Needle during Seattle's 1965 earthquake? KIRO Radio's Feliks Banel weighs in.
  • Durkan Jason Rantz

    Rantz: Does Mayor Jenny Durkan actually live in Seattle?

    I know it seems like a joke, but I legitimately wonder if Mayor Jenny Durkan lives in Seattle, and, if so, where exactly? The mayor has made a series of comments that suggests she’s blind to the problems of the City.
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    Walkouts held at 3 Seattle community colleges to protest funding crisis

    Hundreds of students and staff walked out at three Seattle college campuses Tuesday, saying the state’s system of community and technical colleges is in crisis because of lack of funding by the state.
  • North Thurston Dori Monson

    North Thurston School District teachers take day of silence in protest

    North Thurston teachers took a day of silence to protest the bullying of the LGBTQ community -- yet a parent says conservative students are routinely bullied there.
  • South Seattle College Dori Monson

    AUDIO | South Seattle College student says man attempted to hurt her over politics

    A South Seattle College student activist said that a student who did not agree with her politics chased her down in a parking lot. 
  • Union Gospel Mission Local News

    Union Gospel Mission brings in stylists for homeless makeovers

    Getting people off the street and into treatment is one step. But Seattle's Union Gospel Mission took another step this week -- providing makeovers for 50 men who had been experiencing homelessness.
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