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35 min ago | Bloomberg

A man walks toward a main entrance of Pike Place Market in Seattle.

Seattle 's rapidly growing downtown is luring billionaire John Pritzker's Commune Hotels & Resorts for a $104 million lodging and residential project, adding to a surge in development as employment and tourism climbs.

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4 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle

Jacob's Pillow: Pacific Northwest Ballet One-stop tour for Seattle dancers

Pacific Northwest Ballet is going on tour next week, but with only one destination on its itinerary: Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Seattle Times

Judge won’t free Russian accused of hacking Seattle-area businesses

A federal judge in the U.S. territory of Guam denied a motion Thursday to release a Russian lawmaker's son accused of hacking computers inside hundreds of U.S. businesses, including eight Puget Sound-area restaurants.

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Boston.com

One Seattle Cop Really Hates Weed

Out of 83 pot-related tickets issued by the Seattle Police Department in the first half of 2014, 66 were issued by one man: Officer Randy Jokela.

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West Seattle Blog

Memorial on Saturday for Betty Lee Marks Broughton, 1929-2014

A memorial service is planned this Saturday morning for longtime West Seattleite Betty Broughton , who died Monday at age 85. Her family shares this remembrance: Her early childhood was spent on a 10,000-acre working family ranch in Townsend, Montana where both of her parents were born.

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Seattle

Graphic Designer Creating a Logo for Every One of Seattle's 400+ Parks

In 2012, then Seattle-based graphic designer Dave Battjes set a design challenge for himself to create a logo for every one of the more than 400 parks in the city of Seattle-at the ambitious rate of one a day.

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Bellingham Herald

Pot farmers in Washington driving bumpy road to market

The pistils, or white strands that mark the blooming of marijuana flowers, have turned amber, the color of money to the pot farmers inside a Seattle warehouse.

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Crosscut.com

Can a Socialist unseat the powerful Democratic Speaker of the House?

It may be an only-in-Seattle question. But Frank Chopp faces a Socialist Alternative challenger following Kshama Sawant's example.

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Seattle Times

Plan for performing-arts center in Bellevue bounces back

John Haynes, executive director of the unbuilt Tateuchi Center, sits in front of an illustration of the 2,000-seat theater proposed for downtown Bellevue.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

News9 Oklahoma City

House would block Obama from curbing deportations

Police say a suspect arrested in a deadly Las Vegas home invasion told them she fought off a woman with a screwdriver to help her partner in crime as he struggled with and fatally shot the woman's husband.

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Ballard News-Tribune

Ballard At Large: Out of Cadence

Last Wednesday night I carried a stack of newspapers up from the basement; the last 52 weeks of the Ballard News-Tribune/Westside Weekly.

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Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

Top names for new water taxis announced

The King County Ferry District announced last week the finalists in a contest to name two new water taxis.

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Bike Portland

Seattle's friendliest insurgent group visits Portland, eager for wisdom and dispensing their own

Phyllis Porter of Rainier Valley Greenways, Seattle Neighborhood Greenways Executive Director Cathy Tuttle and Seattle City Councilor Sally Bagshaw on a visit to Portland Sunday.

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Newsday

Mackinac Island, Hudson Valley spa and more travel deals

In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Jericho accident on NY Rt-25 EB west of Cantiague Rock Rd. Slow traffic from Post Ave/Post Rd in Old Westbury In Medford vehicle on fire on Horse Block Rd/Portion Rd/Smithtown Blvd/Terry Rd/CR-16 EB west of I 495/Long Island Expy.

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Seattle Weekly

Are People of Color Underrepresented in Our Juries?

At trial, King County prosecutors argued that Lovett Chambers fatally shot Michael Hood without provocation outside a West Seattle bar.

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Politico

Labor, business battle in big cities

With little momentum on Capitol Hill for much of anything - much less an ambitious package of big wage hikes - labor groups have gone on offense, pushing new proposals that would boost wages to as much as $15 an hour in cities such as Seattle, Washington, Chicago and San Francisco.

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GlobeSt.com

LA Investor Acquires Two Walgreen's Stores

Mark your calendar for RealShare ORANGE COUNTY on August 21 at Hotel Irvine Jamboree Center.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

North Kitsap Herald

UPDATE | Long wait ends for stranded ferry travelers

Travelers waiting for the ferry watch as two tugboats bring the disabled ferry MV Tacoma toward the Bainbridge ferry terminal.

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Business Journal

At last: Touchstone starts construction of hotel project by Pike Place Market

Construction is starting on Touchstone Corp.'s 1st & Stewart project by Pike Place Market.

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The Stranger

Underage

Capitol Hill underground-music hub Cairo hosts the third annual Vibrations festival, another sizzling celebration of the local arts community, in Volunteer Park.

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