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City Paying Nearly $25,000 to Cover Murray Israel Trip

SPD security detail spikes the cost of the mayor's trip to Israel.

  • 06/05/2015
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More Evidence That the Seattle "Establishment" Is a Mirage

UFCW rounds out endorsements with a diverse slate.

  • 06/02/2015
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More Obama Voters Than Romney Voters Think Seahawks Should Have Run Lynch, and Other Fun Friday Polling Data

New polling finds bipartisanship on Seahawks, a divide on Microsoft and Starbucks, and a political split on rain

  • 05/22/2015
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Strange Tales (and Analogies) from the City Council Campaign Trail

What do cupcakes, piranhas, and hamburgers have to do with the Tim Burgess race?

  • 05/21/2015
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Overlapping Chamber, Sierra Club Endorsements Blow Up Trite Sound Bite Analysis of Council Races

There's plenty of overlap between conservative and liberal takes on candidates.

  • 05/20/2015
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The Kshama Shan't Act

Murray to outlaw electioneering at city hall events.

  • 05/12/2015
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Gregoire Cannot Attend Tomorrow's Big Port Meeting

Port commissioner Courtney Gregoire, a potential antiShell vote, will not be at tomorrow's meeting.

  • 05/11/2015
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Needle Count Indicates Sharp Increase in Heroin Use Downtown

DSA count shows a 300 percent increase in year-over-year numbers.

  • 05/06/2015
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Open Council Fight Started Several Hours Before Tensions Blew Up at Afternoon Okamoto Vote

Monday-morning council briefing is must-watch TV

  • 04/29/2015
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Council Picks Okamoto, Sawant Calls the "Establishment" Choice "Scandalous"

Okamoto gets five votes and the council appointment.

  • 04/27/2015
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Seattle Artists Challenge Facebook Identification Policy

Former NWFF programmer caught in Facebook web.

  • 04/24/2015
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Appointment Process Raises Open Public Meetings Act Questions

Why weren't council members'stated preferences initially announced publicly?

  • 04/22/2015
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Forget the Resumes. Where Have the 8 Council Hopefuls Spent Their Political Dollars?

Sizing up the council applications by looking at their political contributions

  • 04/21/2015
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Council Selects 8 Finalists for Appointed Seat

Low-income housing advocate Sharon Lee is among finalists.

  • 04/20/2015
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Monorail Legend Falkenbury Applies for Council Gig

A Q&A with Dick Falkenbury

  • 04/15/2015
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Inslee Says Carbon Cap Still in Play, Polling Says...

Inslee spokesman says cap and trade bill "still in play."

  • 04/09/2015
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GOP Budget Creates McCleary Collision Course

Senate Republicans ignore voter mandate, cut basic services, and stall state employee pay to fund education.

  • 04/08/2015
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Council Member Calls for Citywide Review of Parking Rules

Council member Rasmussen urges global review of parking rules.

  • 04/07/2015
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Afternoon Jolt: Former Seattle Film and Music Director James Keblas Officially in Council Race

Arts advocate in council race, pot money figures prominently in GOP budget.

  • 03/31/2015
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Restaurateurs Say $15 Had Nothing to do with Closures; More Restaurants Opening

Local restaurant entrepreneurs unwind misleading Fox News report.

  • 03/17/2015
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