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The Register
As US court bans smart meter blueprints from public ... sysadmin tells of fight for security infosays he never expected a simple records request to turn into a lawsuit. Phil M
As US court bans smart meter blueprints from public ... sysadmin tells of fight for security info
The Register / Posted an hour ago
says he never expected a simple records request to turn into a lawsuit. Phil Mocek told The Register that when he asked Seattle City Light, a public power utility, to provide details on the designs and rollout of its smart power meter grid, he... Read more
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Crosscut
Waiting for the Jungle's homeless cleansingthe areas near and under I-5, apparently contradicting the message from his sta
Waiting for the Jungle's homeless cleansing
Crosscut / Posted 7 hours ago
the areas near and under I-5, apparently contradicting the message from his staff a week before. Later that day, at a Seattle City Council committee meeting, his public safety adviser, Scott Lindsay, said, “There is no hard timeline.” While... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Sound Transit proposes big changes to ST3SEATTLE - A Seattle City Council woman and her North Seattle District may be th
Sound Transit proposes big changes to ST3
KING5 Seattle / Posted 20 hours ago
SEATTLE - A Seattle City Council woman and her North Seattle District may be the biggest winner in a series of amendments to Sound Transit's massive ST3 package Thursday. Councilmember Debora Juarez, who has spent considerable time campaigning for a... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Light-rail stations could open sooner under new Sound Transit planIlgenfritz, planning director, in a briefing with reporters. A North 130th Str
Light-rail stations could open sooner under new Sound Transit plan
The Seattle Times / Posted 21 hours ago
Ilgenfritz, planning director, in a briefing with reporters. A North 130th Street light-rail station, championed by new Seattle City Council member Debora Juarez, made it into the plan with a 2031 opening date. The deadlines are not legally... Read more
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SKY News
Power Cut Sees Downtown Seattle Grind To A Haltoutage, triggered by an equipment failure at a substation, affected thousands o
Power Cut Sees Downtown Seattle Grind To A Halt
SKY News / Posted yesterday
outage, triggered by an equipment failure at a substation, affected thousands of people in the city, according to Seattle City Light spokesman Tony White. Some 60% of downtown Seattle was affected, according to City Light spokesman Tyson... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Large power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown coresystem. The outage was caused by an equipment failure at a substation and affe
Large power outage disrupts Seattle's downtown core
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
system. The outage was caused by an equipment failure at a substation and affected thousands of people, according to Seattle City Light spokesman Tony White. It started about 11:30 a.m. and power was mostly restored by 12:30 p.m., he... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Power outage wreaks havoc in downtown SeattleSEATTLE -- Thousands of Seattle City Light customers suddenly lost power Wednes
Power outage wreaks havoc in downtown Seattle
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE -- Thousands of Seattle City Light customers suddenly lost power Wednesday, stranding people in elevators and backing up traffic all over downtown. Seattle City Light said several equipment failures sparked the outage, tossing 12,000 meters... Read more
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The Register
Seattle Suehawks: Smart meter hush-up launched because, er ... terrorismorder [PDF] seeking to prevent Mocek from getting hold of blueprints for a netw
Seattle Suehawks: Smart meter hush-up launched because, er ... terrorism
The Register / Posted yesterday
order [PDF] seeking to prevent Mocek from getting hold of blueprints for a network of smart meters they proposed to the Seattle City Light power utility. At the heart of the matter are the unredacted proposals submitted by the smart meter... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Power restored after large outage in SeattleSEATTLE -- A Seattle City Light equipment failure at a substation in downtown S
Power restored after large outage in Seattle
NorthWest Cable News / Posted yesterday
SEATTLE -- A Seattle City Light equipment failure at a substation in downtown Seattle caused a large power outage early Wednesday afternoon. The outage was reported around 11:45 a.m. Crews were en route to the Massachusetts Street substation shortly... Read more
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The Seattle Times
10 favorite things to do in the North Cascadesthe North Cascades Environmental Learning Center on Diablo Lake in partnership
10 favorite things to do in the North Cascades
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
the North Cascades Environmental Learning Center on Diablo Lake in partnership with North Cascades National Park and Seattle City Light. This wilderness campus in the heart of the national park is home to many of the institute’s programs —... Read more
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Daily Mail
Power outage shuts down Seattle's downtown area for more than an hourto a halt. The outage was caused by an equipment failure at a substation and a
Power outage shuts down Seattle's downtown area for more than an hour
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
to a halt. The outage was caused by an equipment failure at a substation and affected thousands of people, according to Seattle City Light spokesman Tony White. Traffic backs up at an intersection in downtown Seattle due to an hour-long power... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
City of Seattle Releases First Freight Master Plan for Public Reviewreview period, which will last until July 8, will be used to develop the Mayor’
City of Seattle Releases First Freight Master Plan for Public Review
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted yesterday
review period, which will last until July 8, will be used to develop the Mayor’s recommended plan that will go to the Seattle City Council for review and adoption. “The freight plan will be our roadmap for supporting a critical component of... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Power restored in downtown SeattleSeattle after an outage darkened much of the area, causing traffic lights to fa
Power restored in downtown Seattle
The Kitsap Sun / Posted yesterday
Seattle after an outage darkened much of the area, causing traffic lights to fail and disrupting light rail service. Seattle City Light says power was restored about 12:30 p.m. after being down for about an hour. Crews were still... Read more
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NBC News
Power Outage Leaves Most of Downtown Seattle in the Dark60 percent of downtown was affected, according to Sound Transit, Seattle's publ
Power Outage Leaves Most of Downtown Seattle in the Dark
NBC News / Posted yesterday
60 percent of downtown was affected, according to Sound Transit, Seattle's public transportation system. Seattle City Light, the electric utility, did not know how many customers lost power, but said 12,000 electric meters were... Read more
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CBS News
Widespread power outage hits downtown Seattlefailure caused a large power outage in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday Seattl
Widespread power outage hits downtown Seattle
CBS News / Posted yesterday
failure caused a large power outage in Seattle, Washington, on Wednesday Seattle's electric utility said on Twitter. Seattle City Light previously tweeted that a equipment failure at Massachusetts Street Substation caused the widespread... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
LIVE UPDATES: Equipment failure causes large power outage in downtown Seattleutility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation darkened much of Se
LIVE UPDATES: Equipment failure causes large power outage in downtown Seattle
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation darkened much of Seattle’s downtown core Wednesday morning. Seattle City Light spokesman Tony White says the large power outage that began around 11:30 a.m. had left thousands of people... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Large power outage darkens Seattle downtown core(AP) - A Seattle utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation ha
Large power outage darkens Seattle downtown core
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 2 days ago
(AP) - A Seattle utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation has darkened much of Seattle's downtown core. Seattle City Light spokesman Tony White says a large power outage that began around 11:30 a.m. has left thousands of people... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Power restored after large outage in SeattleSEATTLE -- A Seattle City Light equipment failure at a substation in downtown S
Power restored after large outage in Seattle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE -- A Seattle City Light equipment failure at a substation in downtown Seattle caused a large power outage early Wednesday afternoon. The outage was reported around 11:45 a.m. Crews were en route to the Massachusetts Street substation shortly... Read more
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The Columbian
Large power outage darkens Seattle downtown core— A Seattle utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation has dar
Large power outage darkens Seattle downtown core
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
— A Seattle utility spokesman says an equipment failure at a substation has darkened much of Seattle’s downtown core. Seattle City Light spokesman Tony White says a large power outage that began around 11:30 a.m. has left thousands of people... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Power restored after major, hour-long outage in downtown Seattlejust after 11:30 a.m. Several buildings were without power, and traffic signals
Power restored after major, hour-long outage in downtown Seattle
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
just after 11:30 a.m. Several buildings were without power, and traffic signals were not functioning in Seattle’s core. Seattle City Light initially estimated power would be out for a few hours, but then got it all restored in about an... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle launches survey to study livable work schedulesSEATTLE -- City leaders say they need the public's help as they consider regula
Seattle launches survey to study livable work schedules
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
SEATTLE -- City leaders say they need the public's help as they consider regulating what’s called livable work schedules. A survey targeting shift workers and managers could be key in drafting possible legislation that would affect business owners... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle weighs charges over homeless nonprofit’s use of unlicensed accountantThe Seattle City Attorney’s Office is reviewing possible criminal or civil char
Seattle weighs charges over homeless nonprofit’s use of unlicensed accountant
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
The Seattle City Attorney’s Office is reviewing possible criminal or civil charges related to a local homeless-services nonprofit using an unlicensed accountant. The investigation launched earlier this month comes as the nonprofit, Seattle Housing... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Nurture vital industries as city growscritical industrial areas. To continue the leadership shown with its recent vo
Nurture vital industries as city grows
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
critical industrial areas. To continue the leadership shown with its recent vote against the Sodo sports arena, the Seattle City Council should consider the task-force proposals and concerns as it updates the city’s growth plans this year.... Read more
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FOX News
Critics fire back at Seattle gun, ammo tax they claim is aimed at killing businesshis 'progressive' credentials and we got run over,” owner Sergey Solyanik told
Critics fire back at Seattle gun, ammo tax they claim is aimed at killing business
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
his 'progressive' credentials and we got run over,” owner Sergey Solyanik told MyNorthwest.com. Solyanik was referring to Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess, who drafted the law providing for the so-called “gun violence tax.” The City... Read more
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Crosscut
Murray's Jungle closure plan meets council resistanceCity Hall on Monday, he was surely greeted by a paint smear of skepticism from
Murray's Jungle closure plan meets council resistance
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
City Hall on Monday, he was surely greeted by a paint smear of skepticism from service providers, media and members of the Seattle City Council. In fact, Councilmember Sally Bagshaw spent most of her weekend crafting a resolution to address the... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Plan to shut down The Jungle needs fine-tuning, some on council saySeattle City Council members may try to slow down and build on Mayor Ed Murray’
Plan to shut down The Jungle needs fine-tuning, some on council say
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
Seattle City Council members may try to slow down and build on Mayor Ed Murray’s plan to clear people out of the homeless encampments known as The Jungle over the next few weeks. The plan Murray and Gov. Jay Inslee unveiled last week calls for... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Washington secretary of state could face tough re-election testagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term: Tina Podlodowski, a fo
Washington secretary of state could face tough re-election test
The Seattle Times / Posted 4 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term: Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s and who most recently served as an adviser to Seattle Mayor Ed... Read more
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The Columbian
Secretary of State Wyman could face tough test in re-election bidagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term: Tina Podlodowski, a fo
Secretary of State Wyman could face tough test in re-election bid
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term: Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s and who most recently served as an adviser to current Seattle Mayor... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Wash. Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bidagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a f
Wash. Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 4 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s, has raised about $230,000 in the race so far, compared with the... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Washington Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bidagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a f
Washington Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 4 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s, has raised about $230,000 in the race so far, compared with the... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bidagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a f
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid
KING5 Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s, has raised about $230,000 in the race so far, compared with the... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bidagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a f
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term. Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s, has raised about $230,000 in the race so far, compared with the... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bidagainst a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term: Tina Podlodowski, a fo
Secretary of State could face tough test in re-election bid
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 5 days ago
against a Democrat this year as she seeks a second term: Tina Podlodowski, a former Microsoft manager who served on the Seattle City Council for one four-year term in the 1990s and who most recently served as an adviser to current Seattle Mayor... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle Opera looking to make old Mercer Arena singthe opera will also cut down on trips to and from a South King County warehouse
Seattle Opera looking to make old Mercer Arena sing
KING5 Seattle / Posted 6 days ago
the opera will also cut down on trips to and from a South King County warehouse, making the project carbon friendly. The Seattle City Council and mayor agree and have signed a letter pushing for federal funds. Lang will take it with him next week... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Building Backyard Cottages may get easier in Seattleto live is dropping. The city has a solution to make it easier for homeowners
Building Backyard Cottages may get easier in Seattle
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 7 days ago
to live is dropping. The city has a solution to make it easier for homeowners to build cottages in their backyards. The Seattle City Council is looking at a new proposal that will allow more homeowners to build on their property, which will... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Mayor Murray seeks new members for Landmark Preservation BoardStructural Engineer, Finance, and Real Estate. The 12-member Landmark Preserva
Mayor Murray seeks new members for Landmark Preservation Board
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
Structural Engineer, Finance, and Real Estate. The 12-member Landmark Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Seattle City Council for landmark designation and reviews all proposed physical alterations to designated features of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle backyard cottage plan could add 4,000 housing unitsSEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien will release his proposal Thu
Seattle backyard cottage plan could add 4,000 housing units
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
SEATTLE – Seattle City Councilmember Mike O’Brien will release his proposal Thursday aimed at making it easier for Seattle homeowners to build mother-in-law units and backyard cottages. The council passed legislation seven years ago that allowed... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Neighbors seek city help to reduce gun violenceproblem, neighbors got city officials to listen to their stories and their plea
Neighbors seek city help to reduce gun violence
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
problem, neighbors got city officials to listen to their stories and their pleas for greater safety for their children. Seattle City Councilman Bruce Harrell speaks to a community meeting at Rainier Beach Presbyterian Church Tuesday, May 18,... Read more
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Crosscut
Unpacking a packed 43rd LD debatevacated by now-Mayor Ed Murray’s move to the Senate. During that race, too, the
Unpacking a packed 43rd LD debate
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
vacated by now-Mayor Ed Murray’s move to the Senate. During that race, too, there were six candidates, including former Seattle City Council member Jim Street, and Stephanie Pure, who was, at the time, an aide to then-Seattle City Councilman... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
8 charged with illegally selling pot by delivery in Seattle- Authorities in Seattle say eight people have been charged for illegally selli
8 charged with illegally selling pot by delivery in Seattle
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 9 days ago
- Authorities in Seattle say eight people have been charged for illegally selling marijuana through delivery services. Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes said in a news release the defendants were arrested in April and charged... Read more
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Junkee
Samantha Bee Makes An Epic Stand For Female Politicians Who Were Abused For Doing Their Jobcity councils have to suffer a shitstorm of abuse for simply doing their jobs.
Samantha Bee Makes An Epic Stand For Female Politicians Who Were Abused For Doing Their Job
Junkee / Posted 9 days ago
city councils have to suffer a shitstorm of abuse for simply doing their jobs. Earlier this month, five female members of Seattle City Council voted against building an arena for the men’s basketball team which would compromise the city’s port and... Read more
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The Seattle Times
State hasn’t met promise to fund marijuana mitigationin a panic after smoking pot for the first time. Warsame’s tragic death made n
State hasn’t met promise to fund marijuana mitigation
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
in a panic after smoking pot for the first time. Warsame’s tragic death made news because of suggestions — including by Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant — that he may have been the victim of an anti-Muslim hate crime. Police found no... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
City charges 8 people for illegal marijuana delivery servicesSEATTLE — City Attorney Pete Holmes announced criminal charges Tuesday against
City charges 8 people for illegal marijuana delivery services
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 9 days ago
SEATTLE — City Attorney Pete Holmes announced criminal charges Tuesday against eight people arrested last month for illegally selling marijuana through delivery services. The defendants are charged with engaging in marijuana business in Seattle... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle’s pared-down Bicycle Master Plan frustrates backersBicycle and street-safety advocates rallied at Seattle City Hall Tuesday and sh
Seattle’s pared-down Bicycle Master Plan frustrates backers
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
Bicycle and street-safety advocates rallied at Seattle City Hall Tuesday and shared disappointment that the city’s Bicycle Master Plan has been scaled back and delayed over the next five years. They urged City Council members to create protected... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Seattle arena: Samantha Bee, council members poke fun at sexist backlashabout sexist comments following the most recent vote on the Seattle arena. And
Seattle arena: Samantha Bee, council members poke fun at sexist backlash
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 9 days ago
about sexist comments following the most recent vote on the Seattle arena. And she got the five female members of the Seattle City Council, who were the targets, of those comments to play along. Bee, host of “Full Frontal” on TBS, took... Read more
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Sports Grid
SEAWARDS | Samantha Bee Annihilates Sexist Seattle NBA Fanslet’s take a second look at these women and their starting lineup cards to see
SEAWARDS | Samantha Bee Annihilates Sexist Seattle NBA Fans
Sports Grid / Posted 9 days ago
let’s take a second look at these women and their starting lineup cards to see what else they’ve done as members of the Seattle city council to earn the hateful, vitriolic garbage spewed their way. I can almost guarantee that at least one of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Samantha Bee, council members poke fun at Seattle arena backlashabout sexist comments following the most recent vote on the Seattle arena. And
Samantha Bee, council members poke fun at Seattle arena backlash
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
about sexist comments following the most recent vote on the Seattle arena. And she got the five female members of the Seattle City Council, who were the targets, of those comments to play along. Bee, host of “Full Frontal” on TBS, took... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Strong social-media reaction in Seattle after Oklahoma City Thunder's upset of Golden State WarriorsCity in 2008. Efforts to build an arena here with the hope of attracting a team
Strong social-media reaction in Seattle after Oklahoma City Thunder's upset of Golden State Warriors
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 days ago
City in 2008. Efforts to build an arena here with the hope of attracting a team were dealt a blow this month when the Seattle City Council voted against vacating a street for a proposed Sodo District arena. The vote made it “less likely that... Read more
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Crosscut
Seattle misogyny gets the Samantha Bee treatmentForget the SuperSonics, say hello to the new Seattle Seawards. Samantha Bee sal
Seattle misogyny gets the Samantha Bee treatment
Crosscut / Posted 10 days ago
Forget the SuperSonics, say hello to the new Seattle Seawards. Samantha Bee saluted the women of the Seattle City Council last night on her show Full Frontal, pronouncing them a new Seattle sports team. The bit was a response to the slew of misogyny... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
City looks to San Francisco for guidance on homeless crisisSEATTLE -- You don't have to look very hard outside City Hall to see homeless.
City looks to San Francisco for guidance on homeless crisis
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE -- You don't have to look very hard outside City Hall to see homeless. But Sally Bagshaw, who chairs the Seattle City Council's committee on Human Services and Public Health, takes issue with argument that a strategy to end homelessness has... Read more
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