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KING5 Seattle
Inside Politics: Race for Seattle City Council Position 9The race for Seattle City Council Position 9 is one of two at large council pos
KING5 Seattle / Posted 20 hours ago
The race for Seattle City Council Position 9 is one of two at large council positions on the ballot for Seattle voters this November. Incumbent Councilmember Lorena González is being challenged by small business owner and neighborhood activist Pat... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Why would Amazon want to build HQ2 outside Seattle?He co-chaired the task force for $15-an-hour minimum wage and calls himself a p
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
He co-chaired the task force for $15-an-hour minimum wage and calls himself a progressive business owner. However, he says Seattle City Council led efforts have changed the climate. "I think we have a City Council that is not very attuned to what... Read more
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New Kerala
Green Homes Save Twice As Much Energy As Anticipated, According To Seattle Study - newkerala news #281761actual savings from green homebuilding certification programs, researchers anal
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
actual savings from green homebuilding certification programs, researchers analyzed data provided by electric utility Seattle City Light, comparing their modeled expectations with their actual electricity use from a year of occupancy. The... Read more
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Boston Herald
Winning Amazon's new headquarters could come with hidden costsmatter most, and Amazon may be drawn to incentives like university partnerships
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
matter most, and Amazon may be drawn to incentives like university partnerships as much as tax freebies. In the meantime Seattle city council member Lisa Herbold recommends that bidding cities prepare for a growth bonanza by bolstering affordable... Read more
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Breitbart
Roy Moore Challenger Doug Jones Pushing ACORN Pet Project Known for Devastating Workers, Small Businessesminimum wage hike in Seattle to $13 (it was again increased this year to $15 in
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
minimum wage hike in Seattle to $13 (it was again increased this year to $15 in keeping with a law passed by the liberal Seattle City Council), finding the hike actually resulted in lower wages for low-wage earners. “Using a variety of methods... Read more
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Crosscut
Reporter's notebook: The mayoral candidateshas reported on the city’s struggling IT department and its staff dissatisfacti
Crosscut / Posted 2 days ago
has reported on the city’s struggling IT department and its staff dissatisfaction and has also spoken with employees from Seattle City Light and Human Resources who feel similarly frustrated. Compounding that issue is the haze of scandal left... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Longtime SODO business moving, says homeless encampments to blamebut the lack of enforcement is the problem. It's an issue that is likely to be
KING5 Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
but the lack of enforcement is the problem. It's an issue that is likely to be at the crux of a debate during the Seattle City budget process. Council members, including Mike O'Brien and Kshama Sawant, have called for stopping "sweeps" of... Read more
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FOX News
Washington state judge rules in favor of supervised injection sitesCity Council member, sponsored I-27. He’s angry at the judge’s ruling and the e
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
City Council member, sponsored I-27. He’s angry at the judge’s ruling and the efforts of many politicians, including the Seattle City Council, who are working to silence the public. “When our elected representatives don’t listen to the citizens... Read more
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FOX News
Washington state judge rules in favor of supervised injection sitesCity Council member, sponsored I-27. He’s angry at the judge’s ruling and the e
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
City Council member, sponsored I-27. He’s angry at the judge’s ruling and the efforts of many politicians, including the Seattle City Council, who are working to silence the public. “When our elected representatives don’t listen to the citizens... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Over 10,000 without power as high winds send trees, tree limbs falling onto electrical linesin Montesano. Crews were searching for a cause, it said, and there is no estima
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
in Montesano. Crews were searching for a cause, it said, and there is no estimate yet on when power would be restored. Seattle City Light said power was knocked out for 3,900 customers in the Magnolia neighborhood after “strong gusts brought a... Read more
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Crosscut
City Light CEO may lose his bonus for goodScreen grab of Seattle Light CEO Larry Weis in an Energy Thought Summit profile
Crosscut / Posted 3 days ago
Screen grab of Seattle Light CEO Larry Weis in an Energy Thought Summit profile video. Credit: Energy Thought Summit For Seattle City Light CEO Larry Weis, his days as the only City of Seattle department head eligible for a bonus — technically,... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle City Council hopefuls rely on democracy vouchers to help fund raceSEATTLE — Less than three weeks before the November 7 general election, the Sea
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
SEATTLE — Less than three weeks before the November 7 general election, the Seattle City Council Position 8 race shows no signs of slowing down. And if you haven’t already, the candidates desperately want you to dig out your likely forgotten... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
‘Potent storm on its way’: Strong winds to slam into Western Washington on WednesdayQ13 News is partnering with Take Winter By Storm, a public-private effort betwe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 3 days ago
Q13 News is partnering with Take Winter By Storm, a public-private effort between King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, Seattle City Lights, the National Weather Service and other utilities and retailers, to get you ready for storm season. Take... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Storm hailed ‘The Big Dark’ to pound Puget Sound with high winds, heavy rainQ13 News is partnering with Take Winter By Storm, a public-private effort betwe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
Q13 News is partnering with Take Winter By Storm, a public-private effort between King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, Seattle City Lights, the National Weather Service and other utilities and retailers, to get you ready for storm season. The... Read more
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Crosscut
Will Democrats control WA? Independents may decidefor every single person in the 45th district to change governance,” she added d
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
for every single person in the 45th district to change governance,” she added during the debate, moderated by the Seattle City Club and KIRO 7. Englund argued that the issue is control in Olympia. “At the end of the day, If we’re serious... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Utility crews, residents preparing for first series of fall stormscrews are on call this week. Utility crews are warning customers not to wait to
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 days ago
crews are on call this week. Utility crews are warning customers not to wait to be prepared. In their 'Powerlines blog', Seattle City Light encouraged residents to be proactiv , listing these 10 safety reminders: Utility crews want to remind... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle Port Commission debate: Peter Steinbrueck and Preeti Shridharfeatures two candidates with long histories of government experience. Peter Ste
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
features two candidates with long histories of government experience. Peter Steinbrueck is a former 10-year member of the Seattle City Council. He current works as a public affairs consultant. Preeti Shridhar is an Administrator with the City of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle Port Commission Debatefeatures two candidates with long histories of government experience. Peter Ste
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
features two candidates with long histories of government experience. Peter Steinbrueck is a former 10-year member of the Seattle City Council. He current works as a public affairs consultant. Preeti Shridhar is an Administrator with the City of... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Satellite image shows series of storms stretching from China to Pacific NorthwestQ13 News is partnering with Take Winter By Storm, a public-private effort betwe
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 5 days ago
Q13 News is partnering with Take Winter By Storm, a public-private effort between King, Pierce and Snohomish counties, Seattle City Lights, the National Weather Service and other utilities and retailers, to get you ready for storm season. The... Read more
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Crosscut
The prickly race for City Attorney — and why you should pay attentionSeattle City Attorney Pete Holmes (left) and challenger Scott Lindsay at the Se
Crosscut / Posted 5 days ago
Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes (left) and challenger Scott Lindsay at the Seattle Human Services Coalition Candidates Forum at the Miller Community Center. Sept. 20, 2017. (Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut) It’s a rare thing for one candidate for... Read more
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The Columbian
Westneat: Groveling for HQ2 is for suckersservices that companies say they most want. And then here’s the reason I hope
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
services that companies say they most want. And then here’s the reason I hope could echo most from the green roof of Seattle City Hall: “Some 95 percent of Silicon Valley’s job growth comes from new small-business formation and when those... Read more
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Crosscut
Community leaders want Feds gone on police reformreforms have gone beyond what was required by the consent decree, including swe
Crosscut / Posted 8 days ago
reforms have gone beyond what was required by the consent decree, including sweeping accountability reforms passed by the Seattle City Council last spring, scrutiny of policing at demonstrations, police interrogation techniques and others. The... Read more
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Fortune
This State Wants to Offer Universal Benefits to Gig Workersgrowth that benefits everyone. In Washington, we are fighting to ensure that g
Fortune / Posted 8 days ago
growth that benefits everyone. In Washington, we are fighting to ensure that gig work is good work. Two years ago, the Seattle City Council voted unanimously to give taxi and ride-sharing drivers classified as independent contractors the... Read more
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Crosscut
New councilmember wants a tax on big businesstax on employee hours for homeless services. Credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
tax on employee hours for homeless services. Credit: Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut When now-mayor Tim Burgess was running for Seattle City Council in 2007, he campaigned on repealing the so-called employee head tax, a per-employee, per-hour tax the... Read more
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Crosscut
After massive email leak, the city scramblesSeattle City Hall Credit: Matt Mills McKnight/Cascade Public Media Last summer
Crosscut / Posted 9 days ago
Seattle City Hall Credit: Matt Mills McKnight/Cascade Public Media Last summer, a man named Matthew Chapman did what researchers, reporters, lawyers and others do thousands of times a year: He filed a public disclosure request with the City of... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
SDOT blames SODO arena street vacation delay on Chris Hansenof the SODO vacation petition will be guided by these other actions." Hansen m
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
of the SODO vacation petition will be guided by these other actions." Hansen made a personal pitch Tuesday in front of the Seattle City Council to move forward with his street vacation application. He told KING 5 he believes there can be two Arenas... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Sports Fans Weigh In on KeyArena Redevelopment Planon arenas here in Seattle and the quest to bring back the Sonics. Sports fans w
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
on arenas here in Seattle and the quest to bring back the Sonics. Sports fans weighed in on those efforts before the Seattle City Council’s Select Committee on Civic Arenas. What’s currently on the table is the Oak View Group plan that would... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Hansen: SODO arena project not dead; room for 2 arenas in Seattleinvestment group started their effort to build a new arena in SODO. He was back
KING5 Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
investment group started their effort to build a new arena in SODO. He was back in town on Tuesday to testify before the Seattle City Council about the new plan to build an arena at Seattle Center. "We have the right and obligation to Sonics... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Shortening power outages: Seattle City Light has a planpoint over the next few months, we’ll see at least one strong storm. So, what h
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
point over the next few months, we’ll see at least one strong storm. So, what happens when the sparks fly at a substation? Seattle City Light is getting ready and Monday they showed us how. The storms we typically see sweeping through Western... Read more
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Crosscut
At-large city council race tests Seattle's progressive identityA composite split photograph of Position 8 Seattle City Council candidates Tere
Crosscut / Posted 11 days ago
A composite split photograph of Position 8 Seattle City Council candidates Teresa Mosqueda and Jon Grant. (Matt M. McKnight/Crosscut) Teresa Mosqueda and Jon Grant, candidates for one of two at-large city council seats, feel right at home in Seattle... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Vote to repeal pop tax expected todaywent into place immediately, Oakland’s started July 1 and San Francisco’s takes
Chicago Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
went into place immediately, Oakland’s started July 1 and San Francisco’s takes effect Jan. 1 — when one approved by the Seattle City Council also will start being collected. Voters in Santa Fe, N.M., earlier this year rejected a soda tax, and... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Take winter by storm: self healing power lineswell out of reach. “The idea is these are smart, so they’ll talk to one anothe
KING5 Seattle / Posted 11 days ago
well out of reach. “The idea is these are smart, so they’ll talk to one another,” says Bruce Lee, who works the lines for Seattle City Light and walked us through how the system works. It’s that talking between towers on that circuit that makes... Read more
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New Kerala
Former Congressman, Ambassador, Author John R. Miller, Dead at 79 - newkerala news #279080election, Miller, a native of New York and graduate of Bucknell University and
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
election, Miller, a native of New York and graduate of Bucknell University and Yale Law School, was elected to the Seattle City Council as part of a reform group called CHECC (Choose an Effective City Council). He was instrumental in... Read more
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FOX News
Columbus Day nixed for 'Indigenous Peoples' Day' by more universities nationwideparameters. A sign is held aloft during an Indigenous Peoples Day march Monday
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
parameters. A sign is held aloft during an Indigenous Peoples Day march Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Seattle. In 2014, the Seattle City Council voted to stop recognizing Columbus Day and instead turned the second Monday in October into a day of... Read more
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FOX News
Columbus Day nixed for 'Indigenous Peoples' Day' by more universities nationwideparameters. A sign is held aloft during an Indigenous Peoples Day march Monday
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
parameters. A sign is held aloft during an Indigenous Peoples Day march Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in Seattle. In 2014, the Seattle City Council voted to stop recognizing Columbus Day and instead turned the second Monday in October into a day of... Read more
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Mashable
All the places celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day instead of Columbus Day"We’re only voting on positive Indigenous Peoples' Day." "This is about taking
Mashable / Posted 12 days ago
"We’re only voting on positive Indigenous Peoples' Day." "This is about taking a stand against racism and discrimination," Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant toldThe Seattle Times. "Learning about the history of Columbus and transforming... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Once controversial, Indigenous Peoples’ Day has caught onMany spoke out against recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the same day as t
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
Many spoke out against recognizing Indigenous Peoples’ Day on the same day as the Columbus holiday. The 7-0 vote by the Seattle City Council followed an emotional public discussion on both sides. People cheer during Indigenous Peoples’ Day... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Inside Politics: Race for Seattle City Council Position 8The race for Seattle City Council’s citywide position eight is a fierce battle
KING5 Seattle / Posted 14 days ago
The race for Seattle City Council’s citywide position eight is a fierce battle between two progressive candidates: housing activist Jon Grant and labor leader Teresa Mosqueda. Whoever wins in November will fill the seat formerly held by veteran... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Seattle Council selects Kirsten Harris-Talley to fill open seatThe Seattle City Council in a bit of a surprise went with new blood instead of
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
The Seattle City Council in a bit of a surprise went with new blood instead of a old colleague to fill an open seat. On Friday afternoon it voted to appoint Kirsten Harris-Talley to the vacant District 8 seat. It was relinquished when Tim Burgess... Read more
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Crosscut
City will pay to defend Sawant against defamationSeattle City Council member Kshama Sawant during a meeting in the council chamb
Crosscut / Posted 15 days ago
Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant during a meeting in the council chambers at City Hall. Credit: Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut Seattle will defend City Councilmember Kshama Sawant in a defamation suit brought by landlord Carl Haglund, sparing... Read more
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Crosscut
City Council picks progressive, sixth womanKirsten Harris-Talley was selected to fill Tim Burgess' seat on the Seattle Cit
Crosscut / Posted 15 days ago
Kirsten Harris-Talley was selected to fill Tim Burgess' seat on the Seattle City Council. Credit: Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut In a tense vote Friday, the Seattle City Council chose Kirsten Harris-Talley — program director for Progress Alliance and... Read more
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Crosscut
Liberal Seattle has Republican rootsremembered is that Miller was part of a cohort of ambitious young politicians w
Crosscut / Posted 15 days ago
remembered is that Miller was part of a cohort of ambitious young politicians who replaced a stodgy, aging Seattle City Council at a time when the public sought to end bipartisan corruption at various levels of local government,... Read more
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Crosscut
Murakami attempts an upset against GonzálezCredit: Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut In the Aug. 1 primary election, there was
Crosscut / Posted 15 days ago
Credit: Matt Mills McKnight/Crosscut In the Aug. 1 primary election, there was a clear winner in one of the at-large Seattle City Council races. One-term incumbent Lorena González led civic activist Pat Murakami, 64 percent to 20... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Hockey’s head man says NHL is ‘nowhere near’ giving Seattle a team but this will helpwe say ‘OK we want to commit to a franchise in Seattle. Here’s what has to happ
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 16 days ago
we say ‘OK we want to commit to a franchise in Seattle. Here’s what has to happen, here are the terms of engagement.’” The Seattle City council still needs to give the okay to the MOU before anything can happen. And then there’s Chris Hansen’s... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Las Vegas Shooting Timeline: Shooter fired hundreds of rounds for full 10 minutesthat are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Three American Soldiers Killed in Niger in Suspected Ambushthat are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Manager Dealt Cocaine, Crack out of McDonald’s: Prosecutorsthat are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, October 4ththat are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Coeur d'Alene woman hopes to reunite lost camera with ownersthat are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but
KHQ Spokane / Posted 16 days ago
that are time stamped from 2012. Many are from trips all over the country, but there are also photos taken in Spokane and Seattle. COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Do these people look familiar? A woman says she found a lost camera in a common area at the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Former congressman and Seattle city councilman John R. Miller dies at 79John R. Miller, a Republican who represented the Seattle area in Congress for n
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 17 days ago
John R. Miller, a Republican who represented the Seattle area in Congress for nearly a decade and previously served on the Seattle City Council, died Wednesday in Corte Madera, Calif., after a long battle with cancer, the Discovery Institute said.... Read more
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