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  1. Sound Transit continues steps on Kent light rail planRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kent Reporter

    Sound Transit plans to expand light rail from SeaTac to Kent by 2023 and later to the Federal Way Transit Center. Sound Transit is planning to extend light rail from the future Angle Lake Station at South 200th Street in SeaTac to the Kent/Des Moines area by 2023.

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  2. Make passing school bond measures easierRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Seattle Times

    ... measures are proposed each year in Washington, but fewer than one-third pass, said state Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, a sponsor of HB 1941. The majority of the failed measures brought in more than 50 percent approval. The Highline situation is a ...

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  3. Charles Capone gets life for murdering wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... because they'll never find her body. Several years later, while being held on a federal firearms charge at the SeaTac detention center, Capone laid out an intricate plan on how he would go about killing someone and then dismembering their body. When ...

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  4. The Morning News: Pastor, Airport Worker, and Kshama Sawant Will Go...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Stranger

    An Airport Worker, a Pastor, and a City Council Member Are Going to Trial for Protesting: Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant says she'll represent herself when she goes to trial during the week of April 27 on charges of disorderly conduct resulting from her arrest in November at a minimum wage protest in SeaTac. The other two arrested that day - Socrates Bravo, who works for a contractor that handles bags for Alaska Airlines; and Rev.

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  5. (New) CarlsonCast: new minimum wage bill in Legislature would scrap...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KVI-AM Seattle

    KVI's John Carlson interviews State Sen. Mark Miloscia who wants to nullify the $15 minimum wage efforts in Seattle and SeaTac in favor of a unique formula that ties minimum wage increases to per capita income and inflation.

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  6. Manchester, pop. 2M, has 10 homeless people. King County has 3,722Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Real Change

    ... and the calls to prayer heard five times a day out my window, I could be in any three-star hotel somewhere along SeaTac's International Boulevard. Post-industrial capitalism produces corporate monoculture, and wherever you go, the malls look pretty ...

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  7. SPEEA Urges Washington State To Tie Tax Breaks To Jobs And WagesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Aero-News Network

    ... voters support establishing a wage standard for companies receiving the tax breaks. Introduced by Rep. Mia Gregson (D-SeaTac), HB 1786 gives aerospace companies an option: Either pay experienced workers wages equal to the typical Washington worker's ...

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  8. Seattleland: Is This Teacher Rape Case a Mary Kay Letourneau Sequel?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Seattle Weekly

    ... not guilty to three counts of child rape, her former students and their parents from McMicken Heights Elementary in SeaTac waved signs from a glassed-off gallery. They tried to cheer on the admired educator who has been put on leave from her ...

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  9. First SeaTac City Council meeting held for FebruaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Highline Times

    On Feb. 10 the first SeaTac City Council meeting for the month was held at SeaTac's City Hall. With nearly 20 people in attendance the meeting kicked off 15 minutes late due to the 4:30 p.m. study session running longer than usual.

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  10. Bill could make it easier to pass school bond measuresRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Crosscut.com

    Those were some of the ways that speakers at a legislative hearing Monday described a bill by Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, and Rep. Dick Muri, R-Steilacoom, to ease the passage of school bond measures. Their bill calls for a November public ballot asking voters to amend the state constitution and change the current 60 percent majority requirement for passing a school construction bond to a simple majority.

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  11. Free Cert Training begins April 16Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The SeaTac Blog

    The City of SeaTac, Burien & Kent RFA are offering the FEMA-sponsored Community Emergency Response Team training at no charge, starting April 16, 2015. Following a large scale emergency, professional responders may not be immediately available as they are tasked with multiple priorities.

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  12. Legislation Proposed to Washington Voters: Tie Tax Breaks to Jobs and WagesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Business Wire

    ... voters support establishing a wage standard for companies receiving the tax breaks. Introduced by Rep. Mia Gregson (D-SeaTac), HB 1786 gives aerospace companies an option: Either pay experienced workers wages equal to the typical Washington worker's ...

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  13. POLL: Should school bonds be passed with a simple majority or not?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Waterland Blog

    Rep. Mia Gregerson, who also serves as the appointed Mayor of SeaTac, released a statement this week endorsing a simple majority for school bonds. The Highline Public Schools bond on the Feb. 10 ballot is failing with just 54.76% - a percentage that some think should be enough to pass the bond.

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  14. Puget Sound Weather Geek: Winter? What Winter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Waterland Blog

    There seems to be nothing Winter-like about this Winter! I suppose we've skipped Winter and jumped straight into Spring because there's hardly any snow in the mountains and we've hit multiple high temperature records this season. Even on Friday, we broke the 59'F record set back in 1996 with a high of 60'F at SeaTac.

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  15. Gregerson proposes passing school bonds with simply majority | Legislature 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Kent Reporter

    State Rep. Mia Gregerson, D-SeaTac, and other legislators want to change state law to allow school bond measures to pass on a simple majority rather than the current 60 percent requirement. Gregerson, whose 33rd district includes parts of Kent, issued a media release on Friday after the failure this week of a school construction bond in the Highline Public Schools district.

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  16. Award-winning SeaTac teacher charged with rape pleads 'Not Guilty' ThursdayRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | The SeaTac Blog

    Former students of Darcy M. Smith - an award-winning McMicken Heights Elementary School Teacher accused of raping a 14-year old student - showed up at a King County courtroom Thursday to offer support as she entered a plea of 'Not Guilty' to charges of child rape. KIRO-TV reported that supporters carried signs that said "We stand by you" as well as stating they don't believe the allegations against her.

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  17. Three cities team up to offer college scholarships to local High School SeniorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | The Waterland Blog

    The Cities of Burien, Normandy Park and Seatac are seeking applications from high school seniors for the Association of Washington Cities' Center for Quality Communities Scholarship program. Six $1,250 scholarships will be awarded to high school students who plan to pursue a post-secondary degree in fall 2015 and are completing high school this spring/summer.

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  18. Low-income riders can get reduced bus, light rail faresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Kent Reporter

    "Rents are increasing and wages are shrinking for too many people in South King County," King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove said as helped to kick off the program at Global to Local in SeaTac on Feb. 11. "This reduced fare will make commuting to work and school a little bit easier for a lot of our neighbors." Starting on March 1, the ORCA LIFT pass allows low-income residents to take advantage of reduced fares for Metro bus trips and Sound Transit Link light rail rides.

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  19. SeaTac teacher pleads not guilty to raping former studentRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Former students of a Sea Tac teacher charged with rape showed up at a King County courtroom in Kent Thursday to offer their support as she entered a plea of not guilty to a charge of child rape. KIRO reports they carried signs that said "We stand by you" and said they don't believe the allegations against Darcy Smith.

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  20. Regional marijuana meeting pursued - Thu, 12 Feb 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... safe and compliant access to medical marijuana for qualifying patients. Harrison was at a CCSE-sponsored symposium in SeaTac, Washington, recently, and that's where she got the idea to try to bring a similar event to the Spokane area. Several ...

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