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Walking in Seattle: Vote for the Worst Intersection in Seattle

Walking in Seattle asks the perennial question: What's the worst intersection in the city?

01/31/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Seattle Weekly: McNeil Island's Most Eligible Predator

Looking for a good old-fashioned New Yorker magazine-meets-New York Post gritty, true crime feature story?

01/31/2011 By Josh Feit

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Shakesville: Erica on White (Gay) Male Privilege

Lucky for you! Erica occasionally writes for the national feminist site Shakesville.

01/28/2011 By Josh Feit

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Grist: "Winning the Future" Has to Include Trains

Grist: We can't move forward without public support of high-speed rail. And that means public money.

01/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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The NYT: Local Environmental Group Pushes Back Against Obama's SOTU Salmon Quip

President Obama may have gotten his facts wrong in his quip about salmon regulation in the Pacific Northwest, according to a national environmental group's Seattle-based attorney.

01/27/2011 By Andrew Calkins

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Slog: Pot Initiative Filed

Sensible Seattle takes a second hit.

01/26/2011 By Josh Feit

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Yakima Herald: Tea Party Activist Elected Vice Chair of State GOP

Is the Tea Party taking over?

01/26/2011 By Josh Feit

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KING 5: Pot in Liquor Stores

State Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson wants to take the pot industry away from gangs and give it to the state.

01/26/2011 By Josh Feit

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The Washington Ledge: Gregoire Opposes Children's Benefit for Unemployed

Governor Chris Gregoire is opposing a dependent benefit amendment to an unemployment insurance bill offered up by the Washington State Labor Council, for the time being.

01/25/2011 By Andrew Calkins

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RH Reality Check: Legal Voice Reports on WA's Limited Service Pregnancy Center Legislation

RH Reality Check reports on efforts to force limited-service pregnancy centers to disclose that they do not provide abortions or contraceptive services.

01/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Crosscut, PI: Dueling Views on New GOP Chair

Two dueling views of longtime talk show host Kirby Wilbur's ascension to head the state Republican Party.

01/25/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Seattle Times: KVI Kaput

KVI is switching from talk to tunes.

01/25/2011 By Bryce McKay

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PI.com: Cantwell Wants to Make Sales Tax Deduction Permanent

Sen. Cantwell gets ahead of the 2012 election game.

01/25/2011 By Josh Feit

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Spokesman-Review: McKenna's Public-Records Bill Starts Down "Slippery Slope"

The Spokesman-Review's Jim Camden argues that AG Rob McKenna's proposed restrictions on inmate public-records requests would start the state down a "slippery slope" of denying valid requests.

01/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Seattle Bike Blog: Pedersen's Bike Bill Tabled

Seattle Bike Blog: State rep Jamie Pedersen's bill mandating driver and cyclist behavior has been tabled after it raised controversy in the cycling community.

01/24/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Grist: House Republicans' Cuts Target Green-Energy, Family Planning Programs

Grist: The House GOP has proposed cuts that won't save much money, but will represent a major setback to environmental and family-planning programs.

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Real Clear Politics: Sen. Cantwell "Potentially Vulnerable"

National news site looks at the 2012 senate races.

01/21/2011 By Josh Feit

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New York Times: "I never knew how much people liked soup."

The New York Times picks up on Chicago's Soup and Bread, coming to Seattle next Sunday.

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Slog: City Attorney Supports Legal Pot

Slog: City attorney Pete Holmes supports legislation that would allow medical marijuana dispensaries in Washington State.

01/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Tacoma News Tribune: AWFP Director Says Failing to File Election Reports "Wasn't Deliberate"

The Tacoma News Tribune interviews the former head of Americans for Prosperity Washington, a conservative group that's being accused of hiding its top donors.

01/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett