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Would It Work Here? More Skate Parks

The case for skate parks.

  • 08/19/2011

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UW Gets Robotics Funding

The $18.5 million the University of Washington just bagged from the National Science Foundation will no doubt lead to some impressive robotics. The school—along with MIT and San Diego State University—is tasked with establishing and maintaining the Engine

  • 08/19/2011

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Andrew Villeneuve Takes On Tim Eyman

Don’t freak out or anything, but the future of our state could hinge on the work of a 24-year-old college student who lives with his parents. Meet Andrew Villeneuve, computer geek, scourge of the right wing, and the only person who leaves Tim Eyman speech

  • 08/19/2011

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Tunnels Under Seattle

Drills made by Japanese company Hitachi Zosen will bore the tunnel replacing the Alaskan Way Viaduct section of Highway 99 and dig another one through Capitol Hill as part of the University Link light rail.

  • 08/19/2011

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How City Council Candidates Separate Donors from Their Dollars

Labor Day weekend is when voters traditionally start paying attention to local elections, but Seattle City Council candidates have been paying for that attention for months. In fact, there’s been a fundraising arms race—one in which alliteration and rhyme

  • 08/19/2011

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How the Gates Foundation Continues to Change the World

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation made headlines this summer when they pledged $41.5 million to reinvent the toilet. But another program, Grand Challenges Explorations—accepting applications this month—is set to provide equally crucial theme-based gra

  • 08/19/2011

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Mike McCready and Pearl Jam Celebrate Their 20th Anniversary

This month, solo-shredding guitar hero Mike McCready will join Eddie Vedder, Jeff Ament, Stone Gossard, and Matt Cameron to celebrate Pearl Jam’s 20th anniversary.

  • 08/19/2011

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