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The Kitsap Sun
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermottand is on the board at Sound Transit and the King County Board of Health. Joe
3 leading candidates vie to replace retiring Rep. McDermott
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 hours ago
and is on the board at Sound Transit and the King County Board of Health. Joe McDermott championed legislation along with Ed Murray, now Seattle's mayor, allowing more rights for domestic partners - before voters approved same-sex marriage in... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Education summit highlights disparities in student achievementMayor Ed Murray offered stark statistics at the start of his Education Summit:
Education summit highlights disparities in student achievement
The Seattle Times / Posted 22 hours ago
Mayor Ed Murray offered stark statistics at the start of his Education Summit: In Seattle Public Schools, students of color met third-grade reading standards at a rate 30 percent lower than their white classmates. They graduate at a rate 24 percent... Read more
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Boston Globe
Critics say duck boats are too dangerous for city streetshope everybody would take a serious look at whether this is a real good idea fo
Critics say duck boats are too dangerous for city streets
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
hope everybody would take a serious look at whether this is a real good idea for the streets of Seattle,’’ he said. Mayor Ed Murray said Ride the Ducks Seattle has sidelined its vehicles for the time being. He wasn’t sure whether the duck boats... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing markethe said. “Whatever condos are being built have to be more high-end to make the
Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing market
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
he said. “Whatever condos are being built have to be more high-end to make the risks worth the cost.” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray included increasing condo development among his 65 recommendations for making housing more affordable in Seattle.... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Health officials reach settlement with Seattle hookah lounge(AP) - Public health officials have reached a settlement of their case against
Health officials reach settlement with Seattle hookah lounge
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
(AP) - Public health officials have reached a settlement of their case against a Seattle hookah lounge. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray had been trying to shut down Seattle's 11 hookah lounges for violating a ban on indoor smoking. Under a new... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle hookah lounge reaches settlement with health officialsPublic-health officials settled their case against a Seattle hookah lounge Frid
Seattle hookah lounge reaches settlement with health officials
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
Public-health officials settled their case against a Seattle hookah lounge Friday, clearing the way for Mayor Ed Murray to end his clash with owners of other similar businesses. Last August, Murray said he would move to shutter all 11 of the city’s... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle ‘recalibrating’ trash-snooping after judge’s rulingnot complying would be fined $1 for single-family homes and $50 for businesses
Seattle ‘recalibrating’ trash-snooping after judge’s ruling
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
not complying would be fined $1 for single-family homes and $50 for businesses and multifamily dwellings. The city didn’t call them fines but a “collection fee.” Because cooperation was so widespread, Mayor Ed Murray had postpone... Read more
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The Seattle Times
City Council should vote down Occidental Avenue vacationsoon as possible, the last thing it should do is transfer a street to developer
City Council should vote down Occidental Avenue vacation
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
soon as possible, the last thing it should do is transfer a street to developer Chris Hansen under terms proposed by Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council. Doing so is likely to keep Seattle sports fans in limbo for years to come and scare off... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Kids take over Seattle City Hallfrom toddlers to youth -- roamed the halls, the Mayor’s Office and Council Cham
Kids take over Seattle City Hall
KING5 Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
from toddlers to youth -- roamed the halls, the Mayor’s Office and Council Chambers. “Does anyone have a question,” Mayor Ed Murray asked as he looked out over his conference room filled with children. “One time I beat my dad running up the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Quit snooping into trash, city of Seattle told in privacy lawsuitcans, where it would end up in a landfill. Public cooperation with the program
Quit snooping into trash, city of Seattle told in privacy lawsuit
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
cans, where it would end up in a landfill. Public cooperation with the program has been so widespread that in April, Mayor Ed Murray said he was suspending the fines that would have been assessed against violators beginning this month, which would... Read more
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Crosscut
Labor laws test limits of ties between Mayor and businessEd Murray and Maud Daudon were seen in a Chamber photo from the organization's
Labor laws test limits of ties between Mayor and business
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
Ed Murray and Maud Daudon were seen in a Chamber photo from the organization's 2014 annual leadership gathering. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is in a tight spot, squeezed between business interests and a city council apparently eager to advance the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle labor-office boost should come from general fund, not employers, mayor saysCouncil against such a tax. Seeing two groups with serious political clout gir
Seattle labor-office boost should come from general fund, not employers, mayor says
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
Council against such a tax. Seeing two groups with serious political clout girding themselves for battle last week, Mayor Ed Murray quickly stepped in. The mayor this week addressed Service Employees International Union Local 775’s appeal for... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Include affordable housing or pay fees, mayor’s proposed ordinance tells developersSeattle Mayor Ed Murray sent the City Council a proposed ordinance Wednesday re
Include affordable housing or pay fees, mayor’s proposed ordinance tells developers
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray sent the City Council a proposed ordinance Wednesday requiring developers of new apartment buildings to either include affordable units or pay fees to help the city build them elsewhere. The mayor called the ordinance a key... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Employers tweak work hours, encourage telework during viaduct shutdownemployees to use networking software and video at home or outlying areas where
Employers tweak work hours, encourage telework during viaduct shutdown
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
employees to use networking software and video at home or outlying areas where that would improve productivity. Mayor Ed Murray will allow many of the 10,000 city staff to make teleconferencing arrangements with department supervisors, so long... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray moves to clean up the Jungleand safety have long been the subject of scrutiny from officials, but movement
Murray moves to clean up the Jungle
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
and safety have long been the subject of scrutiny from officials, but movement on the area has been sparse. For Mayor Ed Murray and a slate of city councilmembers and state legislators, his focus on Seattle’s homeless epidemic, as well as a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Plan to boost affordable housing in Seattle falls short of mayor’s rhetoricWhen Mayor Ed Murray unveiled a sweeping plan to make Seattle more affordable,
Plan to boost affordable housing in Seattle falls short of mayor’s rhetoric
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
When Mayor Ed Murray unveiled a sweeping plan to make Seattle more affordable, he said a new strategy called inclusionary housing would combat “economic apartheid” by growing mixed-income neighborhoods across the city. “For the first time, through... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray gives labor watchdog more teethEd Murray delivers his 2016 budget speech. Credit: David Kroman Mayor Ed Murra
Murray gives labor watchdog more teeth
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
Ed Murray delivers his 2016 budget speech. Credit: David Kroman Mayor Ed Murray has a plan to finance and expand the Office of Labor Standards, Seattle’s labor law watchdog. And to the joy of the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, his... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle City Council approves hiring more aides for membersour constituents would answer, ‘Yes,’ to that question.” In addition to counci
Seattle City Council approves hiring more aides for members
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
our constituents would answer, ‘Yes,’ to that question.” In addition to council-member aides, the council is supported by more than 20 shared “central staff” policy analysts. Mayor Ed Murray didn’t immediately comment on the cou... Read more
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Crosscut
City environmental efforts: Got justice?more reason to celebrate the local environment in years to come. That’s the hop
City environmental efforts: Got justice?
Crosscut / Posted 7 days ago
more reason to celebrate the local environment in years to come. That’s the hope, at least, behind new policies from Mayor Ed Murray. Joined by activists and community leaders, Murray announced a wide-ranging plan to improve environmental justice... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Ed Murray says city has enough funds without public-safety levySeattle Mayor Ed Murray won’t propose a public-safety levy to help pay for a ne
Ed Murray says city has enough funds without public-safety levy
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray won’t propose a public-safety levy to help pay for a new North Seattle police precinct. Murray had previously talked about seeking voter approval for a property-tax levy to raise money for the $160 million construction... Read more
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Crosscut
Mayor Murray: No public safety levyMayor Ed Murray at a press conference in 2015 Credit: Robert LeCompte In with
Mayor Murray: No public safety levy
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
Mayor Ed Murray at a press conference in 2015 Credit: Robert LeCompte In with one levy and out with another. Hours after the Seattle City Council advanced this August’s proposed $290 million housing levy out of committee, Mayor Ed Murray announced... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Gary Bettman says NHL has ‘other things to focus on’ besides SeattleIt is what it is. And so we have other things to focus on.’’ Bettman visited S
Gary Bettman says NHL has ‘other things to focus on’ besides Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
It is what it is. And so we have other things to focus on.’’ Bettman visited Seattle two years ago to meet with Mayor Ed Murray and others, including Los Angeles real-estate mogul Victor Coleman, to try to resolve the arena impasse. Coleman... Read more
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Crosscut
Mayor's response to homelessness still tied to selling public landMayor Ed Murray, left, during a visit to a new Interbay homeless encampment as
Mayor's response to homelessness still tied to selling public land
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
Mayor Ed Murray, left, during a visit to a new Interbay homeless encampment as it was being set up in November. Credit: Mayor's Office/Flickr In this edition of Remember When: How Seattle plans to pay for its homelessness State of Emergency.... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Protesters march on Seattle’s Uncle Ike’s pot shopissue, the court has already determined that the LCB was correct in granting my
Protesters march on Seattle’s Uncle Ike’s pot shop
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
issue, the court has already determined that the LCB was correct in granting my license.” Witherspoon said he told Mayor Ed Murray that if a pot shop is allowed at the corner of 23rd Avenue and East Union Street, where African Americans were once... Read more
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The Seattle Times
City seeks federal grant to get Lander overpass movingsays. Yet, amid years of talk, the city, state and Port of Seattle contributed
City seeks federal grant to get Lander overpass moving
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
says. Yet, amid years of talk, the city, state and Port of Seattle contributed but didn’t fully fund the project. Mayor Ed Murray took a step toward funding the project, by including $20 million in city property-tax money for Lander, from the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle mayor lays out traffic plan for Alaskan Way Viaduct closurethe aging roadway. Officials aren’t taking any chances. “We’ll work with the
Seattle mayor lays out traffic plan for Alaskan Way Viaduct closure
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
the aging roadway. Officials aren’t taking any chances. “We’ll work with the state and the county,” Seattle Mayor Ed Murray said Wednesday about provisions being made to deal with the expected traffic crunch when the closure begins April... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle mayor says landlords should consider prospective tenants’ non-wage incomeSEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has proposed an ordinance that would bar
Seattle mayor says landlords should consider prospective tenants’ non-wage income
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has proposed an ordinance that would bar landlords from discriminating against people paying rent with legal non-wage sources of income such as Social Security benefits. The Seattle Times reports Murray sent... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray can't resist Sawant housing billKshama Sawant, center left, and Ed Murray, who often stand apart politically, s
Murray can't resist Sawant housing bill
Crosscut / Posted 10 days ago
Kshama Sawant, center left, and Ed Murray, who often stand apart politically, stood next to each other in a 2014 group picture of city officials. Credit: Seattle City Council/Flickr They call it the “Carl Haglund law,” named for a landlord whose... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Seattle mayor proposes new protections for tenantsSEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has proposed an ordinance that would bar
Seattle mayor proposes new protections for tenants
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has proposed an ordinance that would bar landlords from discriminating against people paying rent with legal non-wage sources of income such as Social Security benefits. The Seattle Times reports... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Fest gets rolling at Seattle CenterApril 22-24, at Seattle Center. Honorary festival co-chairs Consul General of
Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Fest gets rolling at Seattle Center
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
April 22-24, at Seattle Center. Honorary festival co-chairs Consul General of Japan Masahiro Omura and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray are expected to be part of the festival’s official opening ceremony at 6 p.m. Friday. Friday is children’s day at... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle mayor calls for protection of tenants using rent subsidiesSeattle Mayor Ed Murray wants the City Council to extend civil-rights protectio
Seattle mayor calls for protection of tenants using rent subsidies
The Seattle Times / Posted 11 days ago
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants the City Council to extend civil-rights protections to people paying rent with government subsidies and other non-wage sources of income. The mayor sent the council a proposed ordinance Tuesday that would make it... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mayor’s Office needs to clear the air over ethics lapsewas an employee of Alta Bicycle Share, the parent company of Pronto, until June
Mayor’s Office needs to clear the air over ethics lapse
The Seattle Times / Posted 12 days ago
was an employee of Alta Bicycle Share, the parent company of Pronto, until June 30, 2014. Three days later, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray brought him in as the city’s transportation leader. In that capacity, Kubly involved himself in negotiations for... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Murray proposes ordinance to protect renters against discrimination based on source of incometo protect renters against discrimination based on source of income Informatio
Murray proposes ordinance to protect renters against discrimination based on source of income
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
to protect renters against discrimination based on source of income Information provided by the Office of the Mayor Mayor Ed Murray today transmitted legislation to the City Council expanding fair housing protections for renters using subsidies or... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Amazon Transforms Seattle Building Into Homeless Shelter for Hundredsfor the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things wi
Amazon Transforms Seattle Building Into Homeless Shelter for Hundreds
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
for the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things will close," said Hartman. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray recently declared a state of emergency on the homeless issue and is applauding Amazon's move. "In the fact that... Read more
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The Columbian
Why Seattle took longer to adopt police reformranks, error-ridden data collection and failures to fully and fairly analyze sh
Why Seattle took longer to adopt police reform
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
ranks, error-ridden data collection and failures to fully and fairly analyze shootings by officers. Not until a new mayor, Ed Murray, took office in January 2014 did things begin to significantly change, although Murray got off to a bumpy start... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Why Seattle took longer to adopt police reformranks, error-ridden data collection and failures to fully and fairly analyze sh
Why Seattle took longer to adopt police reform
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
ranks, error-ridden data collection and failures to fully and fairly analyze shootings by officers. Not until a new mayor, Ed Murray, took office in January 2014 did things begin to significantly change, although Murray got off to a bumpy start... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Amazon providing building in Seattle to house more than 200 homeless for a yearfor the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things wi
Amazon providing building in Seattle to house more than 200 homeless for a year
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
for the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things will close,” said Hartman. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray recently declared a state of emergency on the homeless issue and is applauding Amazon’s move. “In the fact that... Read more
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The Columbian
Allow BYOB gardens for public drinking, panel tells Seattleproblems while drinking in public would be able to direct those people to a B.Y
Allow BYOB gardens for public drinking, panel tells Seattle
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
problems while drinking in public would be able to direct those people to a B.Y.O.B. beer garden, Daugaard said. Mayor Ed Murray didn’t respond to a request for comment about the proposal Friday. The Downtown Seattle Association declined to... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Amazon providing building in Seattle to house more than 200 homeless for a yearfor the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things wi
Amazon providing building in Seattle to house more than 200 homeless for a year
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 16 days ago
for the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things will close," said Hartman. Seattle Mayor Ed Murray recently declared a state of emergency on the homeless issue and is applauding Amazon's move. "In the fact that... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelterread a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your a
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelter
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 16 days ago
read a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your amazing generosity! Thanks to you, Mayor Ed Murray, and the City of Seattle, more than 200 moms, dads, and kids (and pets!) will be safe, warm and together at... Read more
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Crosscut
Can small business get a break in Seattle?maybe the Pinehurst area … at a space that was recently vacated, but it’s $4,00
Can small business get a break in Seattle?
Crosscut / Posted 16 days ago
maybe the Pinehurst area … at a space that was recently vacated, but it’s $4,000.” In a press conference Thursday, Mayor Ed Murray announced the creation of his newest task force — this time to tackle commercial affordability. “Our aim is to... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Royal Oak joins anti-discrimination effort against North Carolinaeffort to put pressure on North Carolina are New York�s Bill de Blasio, Ed Lee
Royal Oak joins anti-discrimination effort against North Carolina
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 16 days ago
effort to put pressure on North Carolina are New York�s Bill de Blasio, Ed Lee of San Francisco, Philadelphia�s Jim Kenney, Ed Murray of Seattle, Washington D.C�s Muriel Bowser and the mayors of Oakland, Calif., Portland, Ore., Honolulu, Sante Fe... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Mayor wants help for small businesses facing soaring rentsand prices for such space soaring, smaller businesses such as Fletcher’s are be
Mayor wants help for small businesses facing soaring rents
The Seattle Times / Posted 16 days ago
and prices for such space soaring, smaller businesses such as Fletcher’s are being displaced, according to Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. Murray on Thursday announced the formation of a commercial-affordability advisory committee that will make... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Amazon offers temporary shelter for homeless groupsite looking for the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that s
Amazon offers temporary shelter for homeless group
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
site looking for the next new shelter to move families inside so we know that some things will close,” said Hartman. Mayor Ed Murray recently declared a state of emergency on the homeless issue and is applauding Amazon’s move. “In the fact that... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Amazon setting up homeless shelter on Seattle campusplanned to begin on the lot until next year. The shelter is a response to the
Amazon setting up homeless shelter on Seattle campus
OregonLive.com / Posted 17 days ago
planned to begin on the lot until next year. The shelter is a response to the state of emergency declared by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to address rising homelessness in the city. "It's an example of collaboration," Murray said. "This problem cannot... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelterread a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your a
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelter
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 17 days ago
read a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your amazing generosity! Thanks to you, Mayor Ed Murray, and the City of Seattle, more than 200 moms, dads, and kids (and pets!) will be safe, warm and together at... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelterread a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your a
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelter
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 17 days ago
read a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your amazing generosity! Thanks to you, Mayor Ed Murray, and the City of Seattle, more than 200 moms, dads, and kids (and pets!) will be safe, warm and together at... Read more
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The Columbian
Amazon to set up homeless shelter on Seattle campusin 2014 as part of its new corporate campus and construction isn’t planned to b
Amazon to set up homeless shelter on Seattle campus
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
in 2014 as part of its new corporate campus and construction isn’t planned to begin on the lot until next year. The shelter is a response to the state of emergency declared by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray to address rising homelessness in... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelterread a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your a
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelter
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 17 days ago
read a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your amazing generosity! Thanks to you, Mayor Ed Murray, and the City of Seattle, more than 200 moms, dads, and kids (and pets!) will be safe, warm and together at... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelterread a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your a
Amazon offers Seattle property for family homeless shelter
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 17 days ago
read a post on the Mary's Place Facebook page. "Thank you Amazon.com for your amazing generosity! Thanks to you, Mayor Ed Murray, and the City of Seattle, more than 200 moms, dads, and kids (and pets!) will be safe, warm and together at... Read more
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