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Oct 21, 2009
City councilmember Tim Burgess is proposing legislation to quiet Seattle’s most persistent penny petitioners.
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Sep 17, 2009
While the issue of what to do with the Alaskan Way Viaduct still looms over election day, the more immediate problem is how to protect Seattle residents from fallen debris.
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Sep 15, 2009
As Mayor Greg Nickels exits the political stage, his concession speech has people rethinking the man behind the desk at City Hall and whether we really ever knew him at all.
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Aug 13, 2009
Sound Transit’s $2.4 billion light rail launched on July 18, when 51,000 riders took it for an inaugural spin. Here’s what it took.
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Jul 16, 2009
What I learned about Seattle politics from tweeting public forums, City Council meetings, legislative district meetings, press conferences, and campaign kickoffs.
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Jul 14, 2009
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Just who is Susan Hutchison, the former KIRO TV news coanchor leading the race to fill Ron Sims’s King County executive post? Her campaign runs on fame, game, connections—and a flash of indignation.
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Jun 22, 2009
The Seattle City Council banned fireworks sales in the ’90s, but at the Muckleshoot Indian Reservation’s fireworks emporium, open from late May till early July, the fireworks bans don’t apply.
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Jun 22, 2009
The Election
Michael McGinn is the only challenger posing a threat to mayor Greg Nickels’s rank as greenest candidate in the November election.
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May 22, 2009
To dig itself out of a $9 billion budget deficit, the state legislature is experimenting with new ways to leech dollars from bars and liquor suppliers.
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Apr 23, 2009
The Election
Seven separate snowstorms besieged Seattle last December, and despite the fact that icy roads went unsalted, dozens of bus routes were canceled, and snowplows sat idle, Mayor Greg Nickels awarded...
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