Downtown Newswire (Page 2)

Downtown Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Downtown (Seattle, WA). (Page 2)

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  1. These roads will bust through Aurora after new tunnel opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The tunnel boring machine called Bertha is now about a half mile from the end of its journey. Contractors expect to be pulling it out of the ground by June.

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  2. Seattle's new garbage dump has a playground for kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The city of Seattle just opened a new garbage transfer station near Gas Works Park, after the old one closed two years ago. Neighbors wanted it to reopen only if it came with community benefits - and that's what they got.

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  3. Mixed Reactions To Proposed Rezone Of Seattle's University DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    More 32-story buildings, like the UW Tower, could be on the horizon for Seattle's University District. Proposed zoning changes head to the city council for review next week.

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  4. Washington's fishing fleet due for a big makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The fishing fleet in Washington State is getting older, and it's due for a big upgrade. A new study says that work could bring in billions of dollars for the state.

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  5. Introducing trans identity to the Seattle OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    When Aidan Lang took over the helm of Seattle Opera two years ago, he faced the same challenge as every other nonprofit arts group in the city: Seattle Opera was founded in 1963 and has earned an international reputation for regular productions of Richard Wagner's four-hour epic "Ring Cycle" and other opera classics. But in 2012, the lingering impact of the Great Recession forced Seattle Opera to pare back its budget and its artistic offerings.

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  6. 4 officers, 1 social worker, 9,200 crisis calls: Could a new app help Seattle?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    It's 11 in the morning. Officer Louis Chan is scanning through the 911 calls that have come through, waiting to be handled.

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  7. 4 officers, 1 social worker, 9K calls: Can a new app help with Seattle's crisis intervention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    It's 11 in the morning. Officer Louis Chan is scanning through the 911 calls that have come through, waiting to be handled.

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  8. Sound Transit 3: The money rolls in, on both sidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Money keeps pouring into the battle over the Sound Transit 3 ballot measure, with Mass Transit Now, the campaign working to pass the $54 billion transit package, up to nearly $3 million in contributions. Sixty percent of the campaign's money has come from the construction industry and labor unions, which stand to earn billions in light rail construction work over the next two decades if the measure passes.

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  9. Seattle's U-District could get much taller under mayor's planRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Developers could build 320-foot buildings in parts of the University District under a plan released Monday by Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. "All new development in the U-District will build or fund new affordable housing as a result of our new mandatory affordable housing laws," he said.

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  10. Red Apple, heart of black Seattle, likely to close, making way for VulcanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Red Apple in the Central District doesn't look like much when you drive by - maybe just another grocery store in an old strip mall. But it's at the heart of the Central Area, and the African-American community that once dominated this neighborhood.

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  11. North Seattle police precinct building won't cost *quite* so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Council member Lorena Gonzalez says she will propose legislation to build the precinct. In it, she's asking city leaders to lower the overall cost to $149 million.

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  12. Here's why old Seattle is OBSESSED with hydroplanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    "I was three, maybe four," Osterberg recalls, "walking by the headquarters of Bardahl Chemical Corporation in Ballard with my dad, and they had a big roll-up steel door." His story resonates for tens of thousands of Seattle-era baby boomers.

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  13. Why not start by giving homeless people a place to live?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Rob Gilroy had a wife, kids and a good job as a garbage collector. Then a divorce kicked his butt.

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