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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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Morning Fizz

Black Activists Strike Again: East African Immigrants Condemn Murray Proposal

This time racism takes center stage at a council meeting as activists condemn Murray's huffing and puffing over hookah lounges.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/11/2015
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Guest Opinion

Inconveniencing White Liberals

White people don't get to decide when race is on the table and when it's not.

  • By Tim Harris
  • Published 08/10/2015
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Morning Fizz

Black Lives Matter Protesters Shut Down Bernie Sanders Speech at Westlake

Local Black Lives Matter protesters commandeer the microphone at a Sanders speech and demand focus on racial justice.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 08/10/2015
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Opinion

It's Time to Fact-Check the RHA's Stance on Housing Issues

City council candidate Lisa Herbold's housing affordability platform includes allowing Seattle to make local decisions about rent control.

  • By Lisa Herbold
  • Published 08/07/2015
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Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Urbanism Wins in the Suburbs Too

A review of the week's news

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/07/2015
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City

Hookah Blowback

Murray's crackdown on hookah lounges draws criticism from the East African community.

  • By Josh Kelety
  • Published 08/06/2015
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Morning Fizz

Second Ballot Count Sets Up November Showdowns

Godden fades, Herbold takes lead, Banks still for real, and Bradburd on display

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/06/2015
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Opinion

And We DISLIKE Lisa Herbold's Spin on Rent Control

A guest editorial from the Rental Housing Association of Washington

  • By Sean Martin
  • Published 08/05/2015
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Morning Fizz

Primary Results and Primary Metrics

Incumbent Godden trailing, HALA backlash failing

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/05/2015
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Morning Fizz

District Elections Take Center Stage

Caffeinated news featuring what to expect and what to ask tonight

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/04/2015
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Opinion

HALA's Grand Bargain Is Key to an Equitable and Sustainable Seattle

Social Justice, environmental, affordable housing, transportation, and labor groups come together to support HALA.

  • By Guest Opinion
  • Published 08/03/2015
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Morning Fizz

Turnout Highest in Sawant's District Three So Far

Bigger turnout in Sawant's district appears to defy conventional wisdom about young voters

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/03/2015
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Afternoon Jolt

Friday LIKES (Challenging the Status Quo) & DISLIKES (Mayor Murray's Cop-Out)

Mayor Murray's affordable housing committee fail

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/31/2015
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