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Biller Family Foundation hires former Starbucks executive Sherry Cromett

Biller Family Foundation hires former Starbucks executive Sherry Cromett

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Cromett will expand an equity program at the foundation that trains under-served people to get living...


Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time

Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time

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KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Splits are deepening at the U.N. climate talks between rich and poor countries,...


Settlement reached in WSU student’s $1 million lawsuit against Pullman police

Settlement reached in WSU student’s $1 million lawsuit against Pullman police

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Kyle North claims he was suffering from a mental health episode in August 2016 when he encountered police,...


Amazon hires firm to help deal with protests, political ire

Amazon hires firm to help deal with protests, political ire

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SKDKnickerbocker, which has frequently consulted in Democratic political campaigns, will aid the Seattle-based...


U.S. to ease oil drilling controls protecting sage grouse, an imperiled Western bird

U.S. to ease oil drilling controls protecting sage grouse, an imperiled Western bird

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The changes drew a sharp backlash from conservation groups and wildlife advocates, who warned excessive...


Mayor Durkan close to new SDOT director, but finalists kept secret

Mayor Durkan close to new SDOT director, but finalists kept secret

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The mayor's office declined to give information on the finalists to run the city's transportation department,...


“Fantastical coincidences”: handgun reported stolen in 1990 found atop Seattle police officer’s locker

“Fantastical coincidences”: handgun reported stolen in 1990 found atop Seattle police officer’s locker

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Seattle police were unable to take any action against now-retired Officer Carl Matsumoto after he denied...


‘Time’s running out’: Seattle painter memorializes the soon-to-be-dismantled viaduct through art

‘Time’s running out’: Seattle painter memorializes the soon-to-be-dismantled viaduct through art

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For two years, Laura Hamje has been painting the Alaskan Way Viaduct in all its glory and grit. Her...


Brain-eating amoebas kill Seattle woman who rinsed her sinuses with tap water. Doctor warns this could happen again.

Brain-eating amoebas kill Seattle woman who rinsed her sinuses with tap water. Doctor warns this could happen again.

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Researchers said the woman likely contracted the amoebas by using tap water to fill a neti pot, rather...


Michigan marking 1st day for legal, recreational pot

Michigan marking 1st day for legal, recreational pot

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan is officially the first state in the Midwest to allow marijuana for more...


Zadie Smith Declines to Comment

Zadie Smith Declines to Comment

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Zadie Smith is writing brilliant satire about comment culture. And she comes to Seattle on February...


Clarinet Virtuoso Kinan Azmeh Premieres a New Concerto with the Seattle Symphony

Clarinet Virtuoso Kinan Azmeh Premieres a New Concerto with the Seattle Symphony

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Seattle Symphony hosts virtuosic clarinetist Kinan Azmeh and the Silk Road Ensemble. by Leilani Polk...


Five Hundred Actors Auditioned to Play the Lead in Annie, and These Two Girls Got the Part

Five Hundred Actors Auditioned to Play the Lead in Annie, and These Two Girls Got the Part

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Behind-the-scenes facts about the 5th Avenue Theatre's new production of Annie. by Christopher Frizzelle...


Panel falls from Portland’s Aerial Tram, hits pedestrian below

Panel falls from Portland’s Aerial Tram, hits pedestrian below

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a backup safety device meant to keep decorative panels from...


Turkish Cypriot police: 3 dead in flash flooding

Turkish Cypriot police: 3 dead in flash flooding

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Police in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus say the bodies...