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Morning Fizz

Drawing While Governor, Smoking While East African, Skywriting While Protesting, Discriminating While Renting, and Quitting City Hall

Caffeinated news featuring the unabated hookah crackdown, the unsophisticated governor, unabashed landlords, and unhappy at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/31/2015
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Morning Fizz

Friday Likes & Dislikes: Hookah Edition

Hookah lounge owners unsatisfied after high-level talks with mayor's office.

  • By Russell Knight
  • Published 08/28/2015
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Morning Fizz

Murray Reaches Out to Hookah Lounge Owners, Sound Transit Board to Decide on ST3 Options

Caffeinated news featuring a change of strategy on hookah lounges, recommended changes to the future light rail line, and abandoning city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/27/2015
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Morning Fizz

Anti-Semitism Creeps into Recent Black Lives Matter March

Recent Black Lives Matter rally marred by anti-Semitic rhetoric.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/26/2015
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Morning Fizz

NRA Sues City Over New Gun Tax

Council president Tim Burgess defends city's right to tax gun business, and state representative Ross Hunter compares local levies with what McCleary says the state should be covering.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/25/2015
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Morning Fizz

Cascade Bike Club to Merge with Washington Bikes, Brown Contributes $10,000 to His Own Campaign

Two bike advocacy groups are to join forces, a city council candidate gives himself a hand, and Pike and Pine closed to cars Saturday nights.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/24/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Back at Ya?

State Republicans label supreme court sanctions “unconstitutional.”

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 08/21/2015
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Morning Fizz

Friday Likes & Dislikes: HALA Edition

Progressive groups send letter to council supporting mayor’s affordable housing HALA recommendations.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/21/2015
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Morning Fizz

Council Applauds Shared Parking Pilot Project, Court Upholds $15 Minimum Wage at Airport

Caffeinated news featuring parking and paying.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/20/2015
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Morning Fizz

Brain Drain at City Hall

Departures and existential fretting at city hall.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/19/2015
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City

Facing Pro–Hookah Lounge Backlash, Murray Strikes Back

Opposing sides of the hookah lounge ban clash at city hall.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 08/18/2015
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Morning Fizz

Amazonians React, East Africans Disagree, and James Corner Scoffs

Instagram page spoofs New York Times article.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/18/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Pot vs. Hookahs: Memo Reveals City's Inconsistent Approach

Before the city was trying to shut down hookah lounges, it was trying to open pot lounges.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 08/17/2015
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Morning Fizz

Hopefuls Line Up for 36th District Seat

State representative Carlyle officially states he’ll seek appointment to the state senate as hopefuls queue up for his seat.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/17/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Our Mayor Murray Week in Review: Latino and East African Businesses Didn't Fare Well

Fact-checking Mayor Murray's cheery weekly report

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/14/2015
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Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES from a Candidate Forum and the Supreme Court

Education funding, transit, and housing take center stage again.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/14/2015
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Guest Opinion

Court Decision Clarifies McCleary

Today's dramatic decision shouldn't come as surprise.

  • By David Frockt
  • Published 08/13/2015
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Morning Fizz

Sawant Quiet on Sanders Flap, Banks Applauds Marissa Johnson and Mara Willaford

Banks on Black Lives Matter, Sawant on FDR, Juarez on Ronald Reagan

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/13/2015
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Morning Fizz

Pro-Hookah Petition Picking Up Steam

A petition defending hookah lounges is closing in on 1,500 signatures.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/12/2015
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Guest Opinion

Seattle's Liberal Comfort Zone Exposed

What happened at Westlake was very Seattle.

  • By Roger Valdez
  • Published 08/11/2015
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