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Cola for the public. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) Re: Egypt. 3) More debate about Tuesday's "War on Cars" debate. 4) The war on immigrants. 5) A guest op/ed on higher ed funding from UW student leader Quinn Majeski. 6) Our

02/03/2011 By Josh Feit

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Tuesday's "War on Cars" Debate Generates More Discussion

People are still debating Tuesday night's debate.

02/03/2011 By Josh Feit

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Cola for the Public. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz, special War on Cars edition. 2) Seattle Transit Blog highlights transportation bills to watch this session. 3) State AG Rob McKenna declares victory on health-care lawsuit. But did

02/02/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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PubliCola Comment of the Day

We haven't done this for a while, but we're handing out a PubliCola Comment of the Day today.

02/02/2011 By Josh Feit

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Cola for the public. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz 2) City Council lays ground for downtown retailers to go with private park-and-rides. 3) More Fizz: Former Murray staffer joins DC lobbying firm. 4) Bobby Forch makes it official: H

02/01/2011 By Andrew Calkins

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KOMO Kola

Erica on KOMO with Ken Schram at 12:30

02/01/2011 By Josh Feit

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Cola for the public. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz 2) Erica reports on the council's tunnel hearing. 3) Re: the giant story that's unfolding in Egypt. 4) Seattle Weekly goes all true crime for a blockbuster feature story. 5) What'

01/31/2011 By Josh Feit

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For Transportation Nerds Only

Tomorrow night: Is it a war on cars or a war on the carless? Policy wonks on both sides debate the issue. C.R. Douglas moderates. Erica C. Barnett hosts.

01/31/2011 By Josh Feit

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Not too many of posts today, but lots of seriously reported (and opinionated) ones. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) Guest editorial: Challenging the myths about higher ed reform. 3) "War on cars"? More like a war on the carless, gu

01/28/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Cola for the public. Drink up. Links after the jump: 1) Your Morning Fizz, with smoked salmon. 2) Seattle area Dems are sponsoring a bill to legalize pot and sell it in liquor stores. 3) Another candidate enters the city council race, this time: Former

01/26/2011 By Andrew Calkins

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Take a sip. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) Bryce continues to put a human face—and it's not a smiley one—on Gov. Chris Gregoire's budget with the second in a series detailing the impact of her proposed cuts. 3) Sen. Cantwell cues

01/25/2011 By Josh Feit

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Seattle's No. 1 News Nerd Hosts Nerdy Debate: Is There a War on Cars?

Is Seattle's push to rein in vehicle miles traveled integral to jump-starting a 21st century economy or is it an excessive hold on mobility and business? Next Tuesday, some serious wonks will discuss.

01/25/2011 By Josh Feit

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Action packed day. Links after the jump: 1) Morning Fizz! (ERICA IS IN A MAGAZINE OMG!!) 2) Extra Fizz: Local celeb Dan Savage has some words of wisdom to Obama for tomorrow's State of the Union speech. 3) State Rep. Jamie Pedersen's bike bill has been

01/24/2011 By Bryce McKay

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Fully caffeinated. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) Last night: A sense of community at the West Seattle Bowl. 3) Last night: A sense of community at "the vortex" on Capitol Hill. 4) The New York Times reports on Soup and Bread, t

01/21/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Have a sip. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) State house Democrats plan to balance the budget, in part, by raiding dedicated environmental fund. 3) ACLU stands by harsh critique of AG McKenna's anti-gang bill. 4) A group has filed

01/20/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Today's Cola: Take a sip. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz, featuring Tim Eyman and other zombies and vampires. 2) Slog has the eagerly awaited results of the election of the century! 3) Traffic stats just released by the city show tha

01/19/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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01/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

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Chocolate for Choice

Erica C. Barnett + Chocolates + Choice = A better world.

01/17/2011 By Bryce McKay

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Intern In Charge

01/13/2011 By Josh Feit

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The Cola scene. Links after the jump: 1) Morning Fizz! 2) In brief: the P-I covered the arrest of a man who made threats against Jim McDermott. 3) Michael Taylor-Judd is running for city council. 4) Streetsblog gave mad props to Mike O'Brien and Tim B

01/12/2011 By Bryce McKay