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  1. Detlef Schrempf tees off for kidsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    The former Sonic and his wife, Mari, raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for kids at a celebrity golf tournament and Detlef Schrempf Foundation gala. As the story goes, Detlef Schrempf was afraid that when he left the Seattle SuperSonics in 1999 and retired in 2001 after two years with the Portland Trail Blazers, people would forget about him.

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  2. The state's new transportation plan: Lots of pavement, light rail and a big gas tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The motoring public will feel a 7 cents gasoline tax hike as the first step to pay for a $16.1 billion transportation package unveiled Monday by bipartisan legislative leaders, after Gov. Jay Inslee agreed to swallow a "poison pill." The package includes an 11.9-cents a gallon gas tax increase, $8.8 billion for state and local road projects, $1 billion for multimodal projects and authority for Sound Transit to ask voters for $15 in tax hikes to expand light rail.

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  3. DirectoryRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Seattle Press

    A leading music school in Washington State, The Academy of Music Northwest provides different levels of rigorous college-prep music classes and extensive performance opportunities for talented young musicians between the ages of 4 -18. Day and night our luxury service connects all of Bellevue, Seattle, and Tacoma.

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  4. AmeriCorps team working in regionRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Northern Virginia Daily

    AmeriCorps teams are made up of seven 18- to 24-year-olds from all across the country. The River 1 team based in Front Royal is made up of Will Koppang, 19, of Plymouth, Massachusetts; Maggie Mayer, 23, of Seattle, Washington; Thomas Ventura, 18, of Aberdeen, Maryland; Ashley McCane, 20, of Cincinnati, Ohio; Paul Podawiltz, 21, of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin; Jenna Jesson, 23, of Long Beach, California; and Seatra Hudson, 24, of New York City.

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  5. Man beaten to death after Kenny Chesney concertRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WUSA-TV Washington

    Man beaten to death after Kenny Chesney concert A man was beaten to death following a Kenny Chesney concert in Seattle. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1IoIZXI Police say prior to the assault, the unidentified suspect is seen walking with the victim and a woman he appears to be with.

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  6. Defeater and Superheaven opening for Four Year StrongRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Brooklynvegan

    Melodic hardcore crushers Defeater and '90s-rock devotees Superheaven will head out on tour together this fall. It's a run opening for popular pop punk band Four Year Strong , and also with support from Elder Brother .

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  7. Lawmakers release $16 billion transportation plan; has 11.9-cent gas taxRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    State lawmakers have just released a 16-year transportation plan to spend $16 billion primarily for highways, with smaller shares for ferries, maintenance, safety, transit and other uses. A vote is expected in the next day or two, on what amounts to a compromise between the Democrat-controlled House and the Republican-controlled Senate.

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  8. And they're off: Work begins on Group Health facility on site of former race trackRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Construction of a large Group Health Cooperative facility where around 1,000 people will work started Monday, Group Health said. The previously announced project is going up in Renton on 12 acres where the former Longacres horse-racing track once operated at Southwest 27th Street and Naches Avenue Southwest, just east of the Sounder commuter rail and Amtrak station.

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  9. On the Go Week of 6-29-15Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald

    Open to boys & girls entering grades 3-9. All skill levels. Sponsored by Friends of Sealth.

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  10. I'll be a visiting instructor at Shared WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Tobias S. Buckell Online

    Between teaching at Clarion at the start of July, and this at the end of July, it's going to be a month full of teaching and travel. But I'm always delighted to meet new writers.

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  11. The Morning News: Record-Breaking Heat, A Pride-Full Weekend, and Another Attack on Capitol HillRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Pride Marches Around the Country Had Plenty to Celebrate: Two days after the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guarantees a right to same-sex marriages, people around the country celebrated the American way - with parades, floats, and balloons. In Seattle, thousands of people crowded downtown streets, undeterred by threatening clouds and occasional rain drops.

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  12. Microsoft Production Studios Adding New Focusrite RedNet InterfacesRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Live Design Online

    Microsoft Production Studios has expanded its existing RedNet infrastructure at its Redmond, Washington compound, where full-service, state-of-the-art facilities provide all of the resources necessary to produce end-to-end media solutions for Microsoft and third-party clients Los Angeles, California, June 24, 2015 Microsoft Production Studios, the media hub for Microsoft International Headquarters, has announced that it is expanding its collection of Focusrite's RedNet audio-networking interfaces, the flagship Focusrite range based on Audinate's Dante 'Audio over IP' protocol.

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  13. 'The Little Fuckers Don't Vote'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Seattle Weekly

    ... of Queen Anne Hill and Magnolia-where Hartmann says he has no plans to campaign-the district also includes downtown high-rises and Belltown, the apartment buildings of Lower Queen Anne, and the high-tech worker boomtown of the Denny Triangle and ...

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  14. Oy VeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Salt Lake City Weekly

    Curses, Foiled Again Police charged Robert Phillip Rivas, 26, with robbing a credit union in Pleasant Grove, Utah, after they discovered receipts showing he had used the stolen money to bail his girlfriend out of jail. They also arrested Rivas's accomplice, Jesse Ambriz, 28, after officers responding to the robbery noticed him leaving the scene and immediately pegged him as a suspect.

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  15. Rodgers and Hammerstein bio coming in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ReporterHerald.com

    A biography of Rodgers and Hammerstein, written with the cooperation of the late Broadway team's publishing arm, will be come out in 2018.

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  16. Pike Place breaks ground on first expansion in 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The expansion is called "MarketFront," a multilevel expansion to the west of the existing historic public market, established in 1907. Scheduled to open in early 2017, the $73 million project will provide 30,000 square feet of additional public space, including a public plaza with views of Puget Sound; additional rooftop day stalls for farmers, craftspeople and artisan food purveyors; low-income housing for seniors; 300 public parking spaces; and a future pedestrian connection to the waterfront.

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  17. hires new infrastructure, operations directorRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    Thomas Steinert has joined The Seattle Times as director of infrastructure and operations. He has responsibility for end-user computing, the data center at North Creek and The Times' platform, systems and telephone-engineering teams.

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  18. News Briefs: Services set this week for Port Angeles teen who died in Oregon . . . and other itemsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Peninsula Daily News

    Services are planned this week for a Port Angeles teen who died of drowning in Gresham, Ore. Aaron Luke Peters, a member of the Lower Elwha Klallam tribe, drowned last Wednesday afternoon while trying to cross the Sandy River with about 30 other young people in a group of 100 youngsters at Oxbow Park west of Portland, Ore.

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  19. Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce win big at BET AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Chris Brown, left, and Snoop Dogg play in the Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game during the 2015 BET Experience at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. . Kendrick Lamar performs during the 2015 BET Experience at the Staples Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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  20. Janet Jackson earns rousing applause at BET AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Chris Brown, left, and Snoop Dogg play in the Sprite Celebrity Basketball Game during the 2015 BET Experience at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Los Angeles. . Kendrick Lamar performs during the 2015 BET Experience at the Staples Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015, in Los Angeles.

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