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The Seattle Times
Affordable housing, homelessness demand regional actionissues that cross city boundaries and demand regional solutions. The homelessn
Affordable housing, homelessness demand regional action
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 hours ago
issues that cross city boundaries and demand regional solutions. The homelessness problem is so big, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine recently joined officials from other West Coast cities to declare a state... Read more
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NJ.com
One New Jersey mayor is part of Topps 2016 baseball card setplayers and a number of special inserts. Fulop is USM-22 in the 35-card U.S. ma
One New Jersey mayor is part of Topps 2016 baseball card set
NJ.com / Posted 6 hours ago
players and a number of special inserts. Fulop is USM-22 in the 35-card U.S. mayors' subset, nestled between Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Fulop learned of the honor not from Topps, but from an autograph collector... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Seattle City Hall turned into a cat houseMayor Ed Purray, also known as Mayor Ed Murray, pets the young cat Little Bit i
Seattle City Hall turned into a cat house
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
Mayor Ed Purray, also known as Mayor Ed Murray, pets the young cat Little Bit in his office at Kitty Hall, also known as City Hall, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mayor Ed Purray, also known as Mayor Ed Murray, pets the young cat Little Bit in his office... Read more
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Crosscut
The hell with Seattle Process, advocates say. Fix homelessness.homelessness seems to be encouraging hesitation in some corners of City Hall. Y
The hell with Seattle Process, advocates say. Fix homelessness.
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
homelessness seems to be encouraging hesitation in some corners of City Hall. Yes, there are tweaks and adjustments — Mayor Ed Murray recently hired the city’s first inter-departmental lead on homelessness — but any move toward the widespread... Read more
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Crosscut
Seattle public broadband hinges on a President Hillary ClintonOn Wednesday, Mayor Ed Murray joined 41 other mayors and city leaders in an ope
Seattle public broadband hinges on a President Hillary Clinton
Crosscut / Posted yesterday
On Wednesday, Mayor Ed Murray joined 41 other mayors and city leaders in an open letter to the mayors of Chattanooga, TN and Wilson, NC. The letter expressed solidarity with the two cities, which recently lost legal challenges against state level... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle mayor responds to criticism of Director of Homelessness hireSeattle Mayor Ed Murray is defending his decision to hire a new, highly paid Di
Seattle mayor responds to criticism of Director of Homelessness hire
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is defending his decision to hire a new, highly paid Director of Homelessness. He made the announcement on Tuesday, but the new position and the $137,000 salary that comes with it was quickly met with criticism on social... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle mayor responds to criticism of Director of Homelessness hireSeattle Mayor Ed Murray is defending his decision to hire a new, highly paid Di
Seattle mayor responds to criticism of Director of Homelessness hire
KING5 Seattle / Posted yesterday
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is defending his decision to hire a new, highly paid Director of Homelessness. He made the announcement on Tuesday, but the new position and the $137,000 salary that comes with it was quickly met with criticism on social... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle appoints homelessness “czar”SEATTLE – There’s a new first for Seattle when it comes to tackling homelessnes
Seattle appoints homelessness “czar”
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE – There’s a new first for Seattle when it comes to tackling homelessness. Mayor Ed Murray just hired a homelessness czar. He admits the problem has gotten so bad that a cabinet-level director is necessary to tackle the issue... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Chinatown International District’s decrepit, historic Publix Hotel rejuvenated as apartmentsthe last four years on a $24 million project to fix up the building and add a n
Chinatown International District’s decrepit, historic Publix Hotel rejuvenated as apartments
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
the last four years on a $24 million project to fix up the building and add a new six-story structure next to it. Mayor Ed Murray and project officials marked the completion of the work in a celebration Wednesday, and residents began moving in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Proposal to Seattle City Council seeks to further limit homeless sweeps on public landpublic property. By taking an ordinance directly to the council, the advocacy
Proposal to Seattle City Council seeks to further limit homeless sweeps on public land
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
public property. By taking an ordinance directly to the council, the advocacy organizations are attempting to bypass Mayor Ed Murray, with whom they’ve repeatedly butted heads. Hours after The Times story was published online Friday, Murray said... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Seattle mayor hires director of homelessnessSeattle Mayor Ed Murray has hired someone to manage what he calls the growing s
Seattle mayor hires director of homelessness
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has hired someone to manage what he calls the growing scope of work around the issue of homelessness in the city. Murray said in a news release Tuesday that George Scarola will be the city's first cabinet-level director of... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Mayor Murray announces director of homelessnessSEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that Seattle has hired a director
Mayor Murray announces director of homelessness
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that Seattle has hired a director of homelessness. George Scarola will lead the city’s homelessness effort across all departments. “We have made unprecedented investments in homelessness prevention and... Read more
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Crosscut
What's next for Seattle's homeless?about the region’s homelessness crisis. Read parts 1 and 2 here and here. It h
What's next for Seattle's homeless?
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
about the region’s homelessness crisis. Read parts 1 and 2 here and here. It has been over nine months since Seattle Mayor Ed Murray declared a “state of civil emergency” in response to an alarming, and growing, number of people living on the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle mayor hires director of homelessnessSEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has hired someone to manage what he call
Seattle mayor hires director of homelessness
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has hired someone to manage what he calls the growing scope of work around the issue of homelessness in the city. Murray said in a news release Tuesday that George Scarola will be the city's first cabinet-level... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Mayor Murray announces director of homelessnessSEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that Seattle has hired a director
Mayor Murray announces director of homelessness
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that Seattle has hired a director of homelessness. George Scarola will lead the city’s homelessness effort across all departments. “We have made unprecedented investments in homelessness prevention and... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Safe-consumption sites for addicts a possibilityheroin By Bob Young And Vernal Coleman, The Seattle Times (TNS) SEATTLE — The
Safe-consumption sites for addicts a possibility
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
heroin By Bob Young And Vernal Coleman, The Seattle Times (TNS) SEATTLE — The Heroin Task Force formed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine has endorsed the creation of safe-consumption sites for addicts, which... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Heroin Task Force recommends safe-consumption sites for drug addicts– Tax payers in the City of Seattle could be asked to pay for a place where add
Heroin Task Force recommends safe-consumption sites for drug addicts
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
– Tax payers in the City of Seattle could be asked to pay for a place where addicts could use heroin. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray’s heroin task force is about to unveil a new plan to tackle the heroin epidemic that some call a crisis in our... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle mayor appoints the city’s first cabinet-level ‘director of homelessness’Technology of China) (Photo: The School of Public Affairs, University of Scien
Seattle mayor appoints the city’s first cabinet-level ‘director of homelessness’
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
Technology of China) (Photo: The School of Public Affairs, University of Science and Technology of China) SEATTLE — Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that he has appointed George Scarola the city’s first director of homelessness — a new,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Mayor Murray announces director of homelessnessSEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that Seattle has hired a director
Mayor Murray announces director of homelessness
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE -- Mayor Ed Murray announced Tuesday that Seattle has hired a director of homelessness. George Scarola will lead the city’s homelessness effort across all departments. “We have made unprecedented investments in homelessness prevention and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle mayor names first cabinet-level director of homelessnessMayor Ed Murray has hired Seattle’s first-ever cabinet-level director of homele
Seattle mayor names first cabinet-level director of homelessness
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
Mayor Ed Murray has hired Seattle’s first-ever cabinet-level director of homelessness, Murray said Tuesday. George Scarola will lead the city’s fight against homelessness across multiple departments, the mayor said. “Homelessness is a national... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Mayor Murray hires director of homelessness Mayor Ed Murray today announced that George Scarola will serve as the City’s
Mayor Murray hires director of homelessness
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
Mayor Ed Murray today announced that George Scarola will serve as the City’s first ever cabinet-level director of homelessness. Scarola will be responsible for leading the City’s homelessness efforts... Read more
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The Seattle Times
‘Innovative’ solution to homelessness: Housing where drug use is OKThe Heroin Task Force formed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executi
‘Innovative’ solution to homelessness: Housing where drug use is OK
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
The Heroin Task Force formed by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine has endorsed the creation of safe-consumption sites for addicts, which would be a first in the U.S. A majority of the task-force members support a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom lawadvising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom law
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
advising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2015 by the Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray, the ordinance prohibits gender-specific, single-occupant restrooms in city facilities and public establishments... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom lawadvising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom law
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
advising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2015 by the Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray, the ordinance prohibits gender-specific, single-occupant restrooms in city facilities and public establishments... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom lawadvising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom law
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 6 days ago
advising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2015 by the Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray, the ordinance prohibits gender-specific, single-occupant restrooms in city facilities and public establishments... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Developer’s light bills: Rich get off free, poor struggle with rentShame on Mayor Ed Murray, The Seattle City Council and Larry Weis, CEO of Seatt
Developer’s light bills: Rich get off free, poor struggle with rent
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
Shame on Mayor Ed Murray, The Seattle City Council and Larry Weis, CEO of Seattle City Light. Their support and cronyism of developer Martin Selig is an embarrassment. The Seattle Times’ watchdog article stated Selig owed $2 million to Seattle City... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Complaints but no fines under Seattle’s gender restroom lawadvising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2
Complaints but no fines under Seattle’s gender restroom law
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
advising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2015 by the Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray, the ordinance prohibits gender-specific, single-occupant restrooms in city facilities and public establishments... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom lawadvising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2
Complaints but no fines under Seattle's gender restroom law
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
advising them to change their signs and provide evidence they did. Passed in 2015 by the Seattle City Council and Mayor Ed Murray, the ordinance prohibits gender-specific, single-occupant restrooms in city facilities and public establishments... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle turns up heat on its business experimentleading edge of left-wing legislation at the municipal level. Try to keep up, S
Seattle turns up heat on its business experiment
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
leading edge of left-wing legislation at the municipal level. Try to keep up, San Francisco. How can the council and Mayor Ed Murray do this when most of America is gridlocked by polarization and the economic risks seem substantial? The short... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mayor announces changes to homeless camp cleanupsMayor Ed Murray announced Friday plans to increase monitoring of how the city c
Mayor announces changes to homeless camp cleanups
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
Mayor Ed Murray announced Friday plans to increase monitoring of how the city clears homeless encampments and that he will require outreach workers to be on scene at the beginning of each sweep. Murray’s announcement followed a Seattle Times story,... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle mayor to unveil 'new' Jungle planSEATTLE - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will roll out a new plan for the homeless enc
Seattle mayor to unveil 'new' Jungle plan
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
SEATTLE - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will roll out a new plan for the homeless encampment commonly known as "The Jungle." It involves no fence but a temporary relocation of the residents. Two sources confirm the plan will be transmitted to the Seattle... Read more
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Officer.com
Federal Judge Declares 'Black Lives Matter'legislation for Robart's review by Labor Day. Holmes said the city would have
Federal Judge Declares 'Black Lives Matter'
Officer.com / Posted 8 days ago
legislation for Robart's review by Labor Day. Holmes said the city would have to reconcile legislation prepared by Mayor Ed Murray with proposals submitted by the CPC, a temporary citizen-advocacy body created as part of the consent... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Which Uber drivers will get to vote on unionization? Neither mayor nor council wants to decideMayor Ed Murray and the City Council are playing hot potato with a key part of
Which Uber drivers will get to vote on unionization? Neither mayor nor council wants to decide
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council are playing hot potato with a key part of Seattle’s first-in-the-nation ordinance allowing taxi and Uber drivers to unionize. Each wants the other to decide which drivers will get to vote on unionization, a crowd... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Mayor Murray defends $150 million police precinctSeattle Mayor Ed Murray. File Photo. SEATTLE – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has bee
Mayor Murray defends $150 million police precinct
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. File Photo. SEATTLE – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has been in the hot seat this week. He getting sharply criticized for the $150 million new police precinct he wants in the north end of the city. Opponents say project costs way... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Kim Wyman, Tina Podlodowski clash in secretary of state debateis a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for a sing
Kim Wyman, Tina Podlodowski clash in secretary of state debate
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
is a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for a single term in the 1990s. She later served as executive director of Lifelong AIDS Alliance, and for part of 2014 she advised Seattle Mayor Ed Murray on p... Read more
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The Washington Times
James Robart, federal judge, declares ‘black lives matter’ in courtposition of inspector general. “The judge has given us our marching orders,” M
James Robart, federal judge, declares ‘black lives matter’ in court
The Washington Times / Posted 9 days ago
position of inspector general. “The judge has given us our marching orders,” Mr. Stuckey said. The office of Mayor Ed Murray said it will propose such reforms by Labor Day. Mr. Stuckey said the union’s vote this summer to reject the deal... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Sodo camp is stopgap site for homeless leaving The JungleRoyal Brougham site as a stopgap while permanent housing options are developed,
Sodo camp is stopgap site for homeless leaving The Jungle
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
Royal Brougham site as a stopgap while permanent housing options are developed, said Benton Strong, a spokesman for Mayor Ed Murray. Despite placement of the Dumpsters and portable toilets, the move is “just one part of a long process toward... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Fenpro building coming down to make way for new museumMuseum. Major deconstruction on of the building happened throughout last week
Fenpro building coming down to make way for new museum
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Museum. Major deconstruction on of the building happened throughout last week after the groundbreaking on August 3. Mayor Ed Murray, Senator Reuven Carlyle, Washington State Rep. Gael Tarleton, and dignitaries from Scandinavian countries attended... Read more
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Seattle Mariners
Seattle Mariners homestand highlights August 19-24Deadline is noon, Monday, August 22. Tuesday, August 23 vs. New York PLAY BAL
Seattle Mariners homestand highlights August 19-24
Seattle Mariners / Posted 10 days ago
Deadline is noon, Monday, August 22. Tuesday, August 23 vs. New York PLAY BALL with Nelson Cruz and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray - The Mariners slugger and Mayor Murray will be at the Smilow Rainier Vista Club (4520 Martin Luther King Jr Way... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s top-paid employee was under workplace investigation when mayor nominated himmanager since 2010. Those records cost nothing. The Austin investigation ended
Seattle’s top-paid employee was under workplace investigation when mayor nominated him
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
manager since 2010. Those records cost nothing. The Austin investigation ended in November, two days after Seattle Mayor Ed Murray named Weis as his pick for the City Light job. The investigation exonerated Weis and determined that there wasn’t... Read more
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The Seattle Times
In tongue lashing, federal judge won’t let guild hold police reform ‘hostage’legislation for Robart’s review by Labor Day. Holmes said the city would have
In tongue lashing, federal judge won’t let guild hold police reform ‘hostage’
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
legislation for Robart’s review by Labor Day. Holmes said the city would have to reconcile legislation prepared by Mayor Ed Murray with proposals submitted by the CPC, a temporary citizen-advocacy body created as part of the consent... Read more
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Crosscut
Federal judge overseeing Seattle police reform: "Black lives matter"King County Labor Council, anticipating there would be discussion about collect
Federal judge overseeing Seattle police reform: "Black lives matter"
Crosscut / Posted 10 days ago
King County Labor Council, anticipating there would be discussion about collective bargaining, wrote a letter to Mayor Ed Murray urging respect for the process. “By entering into good-faith negotiations with SPOG on the proposed changes... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Proposed North Precinct building for Seattle police may face racial-equity analysiscalling it crowded and dilapidated. The price tag for the project was initiall
Proposed North Precinct building for Seattle police may face racial-equity analysis
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
calling it crowded and dilapidated. The price tag for the project was initially an estimated $89 million but Mayor Ed Murray changed it to $160 million after taking office. Critics addressing the council Monday questioned the city’s... Read more
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Crosscut
Reporter's notebook: Tension around police reformPolice Commission are eager for decisions reshaping policies on police reform t
Reporter's notebook: Tension around police reform
Crosscut / Posted 11 days ago
Police Commission are eager for decisions reshaping policies on police reform to come from the City Council and Mayor Ed Murray, through city ordinance. The federal judge overseeing reform, however, is dealing with a lawsuit settlement in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle can’t afford to build expensive North Precinct police stationCouncil should try harder to find a way to lower the outrageous cost of the Nor
Seattle can’t afford to build expensive North Precinct police station
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
Council should try harder to find a way to lower the outrageous cost of the North Precinct police station proposed by Mayor Ed Murray. At $149 million, this still appears to be the most expensive police precinct in the United States. Its price tag... Read more
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NJ.com
Wyclef Jean returns to Fugees recording location for new music videobe released. The group will likely be on location in the city again Friday, off
Wyclef Jean returns to Fugees recording location for new music video
NJ.com / Posted 15 days ago
be released. The group will likely be on location in the city again Friday, officials said. NJ Advance Media photographer Ed Murray contributed to this report. Jessica Mazzola may be reached at jmazzola@njadvancemedia.com. Follow her on Twitter... Read more
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Roll Call
Liz Cheney Would Have to Overcome Hard Feelings for 2016 Runwould not seek a fifth term. In the wings are a number of other potential cand
Liz Cheney Would Have to Overcome Hard Feelings for 2016 Run
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
would not seek a fifth term. In the wings are a number of other potential candidates, including Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Murray; state Treasurer Mark Gordon; state House Majority Leader Rosie Berger; Taylor Haynes, a Republican doctor who led... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Santa Maria Chamber Awards Dinner Draws Big Crowdis involved in something", said local retired financial services executive and
Santa Maria Chamber Awards Dinner Draws Big Crowd
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 15 days ago
is involved in something", said local retired financial services executive and well-known volunteer and community supporter Ed Murray who received the Robert P. Hatch Citizen Of The Year Award. Murray says for him, its the equivalent of a lifetime... Read more
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The Seattle Times
A primer on Seattle’s new first-come, first-served renters lawregional spokesman for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “But w
A primer on Seattle’s new first-come, first-served renters law
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
regional spokesman for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. “But we’ll have to wait and see.” Once Mayor Ed Murray signs the policy into law, the Seattle Office of Civil Rights (SOCR) will begin work on how to implement and... Read more
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Crosscut
Frustrations rise around Seattle police reformcould be the premier example of good government. The idea, one in which Seattle
Frustrations rise around Seattle police reform
Crosscut / Posted 15 days ago
could be the premier example of good government. The idea, one in which Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes and Mayor Ed Murray staunchly believe, is that a top-down approach will guarantee reforms stick. Many within the city and the DOJ point... Read more
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