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Imaginative Bank Robbing

This fall the Pacific Northwest was home to a rash of bank heists—and at least one conviction—in which the thugs used more mind than muscle. A tour of the season’s smartest felonious withdrawals.

12/08/2008

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Santas Behaving Badly

He used to shimmy down chimneys with a wriggle of his nose and drink Coca-Cola, but lately that nose has been looking awfully red.

12/08/2008 By Camden Swita

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Lost in Transit

Sea-Tac’s sleuths reunite harried travelers with their treasures.

12/08/2008 By Eric Scigliano

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Special Ed Ghetto (or) a Seat in the Class?

Distressed parents complain that Seattle Public Schools isolates disabled children in failing schools. Officials insist they’re doing the best they can—and maybe those kids don’t belong with other students.

12/08/2008 By Juliette Guilbert

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Heart Song

Once upon a time in the Cloud Room.

12/08/2008 By Eric Scigliano

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In a Meinert Key

Rock promoter, hip-hop impresario, political powerhouse—activist and entrepreneur David Meinert has shaped Seattle’s music scene.

12/08/2008 By Michael Hood

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Why Did the Rooster Cross the Road?

Nobody knows for sure, but for a few months he blessed a West Seattle neighborhood with his presence.

01/01/2008 By Suky Hutton

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A Man of Air and Shadows

Michael Gruber, Seattle’s secret best-selling novelist, seemed to be living the writer’s dream. And then he tried to put his name on the books he wrote, and everything changed. The dark tales he’d carried inside for three decades started to come out....

08/01/2007 By Jim Gullo

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Geek Hide and Seek

Scavenger hunts for the high-tech crowd.

07/01/2006 By Courtney Nash