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Give It Away Now

What Bill Gates’s and Warren Buffet’s challenge to other American billionaires—give away half of all your money!—could mean in the fight against global poverty.

07/20/2010

Media

Fairview Fanny and the Angel of Death

How The Seattle Times broke the story of a lifetime, investigated a killer, and rescued itself from irrelevancy.

06/17/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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2010 Top Lawyers

At some point, everyone needs a good lawyer in their corner, and our list of top-rated attorneys is the best place to start. Here, 1,933 top lawyers in 54 areas of practice in the Seattle area.

06/12/2010

Article

Wild West Limo Scene

Rogue limo drivers poach fares and menace passengers, while those who play by the rules lose out.

05/17/2010 By Eric Scigliano

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Norton Hears a Boo

University of Washington Internet security guru Dave Dittrich cop cries foul on Symantec’s ranking of Seattle as the “Riskiest Online City.”

04/19/2010 By Tiffany Wan

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Where the Boys Aren’t

Darnell Sue, who started Girl Power Hour, thinks networking should be a blast. But ladies only.

02/16/2010 By James Ross Gardner

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Gorilla Warfare

Seattle builders try to distance themselves from their parent organization’s heavy-handed ways.

12/14/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Boeing, Going, Gone

Don’t cry over the Dreamliner, says business guru Mark Anderson.

12/11/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Missing Pets Inc.

The Seattle Humane Society has offered to take over King County’s animal control responsibilities. For pets—and pet lovers—the move couldn’t have come soon enough.

12/11/2009

Article

Nissan Sockets It to Seattle

Nissan’s first all-electric car gets a test drive in the Emerald City.

11/17/2009 By Karen Quinn

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A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Being home to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, PATH, and the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, global health is a big industry in Seattle—which means it may be in danger of forgetting the billions of people it set out to help.

06/23/2009 By Tom Paulson

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Things That Go Boom

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.

06/22/2009 By Karen Quinn

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Clean Can Be Green

Mark Callaghan, owner of green cleaners Blue Sky, is making dry cleaning an earth-friendly business by using nontoxic soap and chemicals, liquid CO2, and biodegradable bags.

05/22/2009 By Kristin Okinaka

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The First Annual 404 Error Awards

Every year the Seattle 2.0 Awards honors tech-industry mavericks. Here, some suggested additions for who else should win top honors.

04/23/2009 By Matthew Halverson

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Xponential Equation

Luke Timmerman and Gregory T. Huang’s innovative site Xconomy.com reinvents tech-biz journalism by covering the business of innovation.

04/22/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Boo Hoo WaMu

"The Friend of the Family" vs. "Whoo Hoo, WaMu."

02/11/2009 By Eric Scigliano

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Your Future Holds…

Desperate recession-time marketing from Seattle-ish businesses.

02/11/2009

Article

We Heart Your Patronage—Now Die

Why the Attorney General’s office is playing cupid to scorned would-be online lovebirds, and three other recent heartbreak cases from the chronicles of consumer court.

01/15/2009

Article

Worst. Holiday. Ever.

We give an unloved occasion an overhaul.

12/20/2008 By Matthew Halverson