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  1. The Daily Troll: Much more car sharing. Worst on tax inequality. Green Bay, you're so pettyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: SpaceX has out-of-this-world plans for Seattle. Amazon hooks up with Woody Allen.

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  2. Seattle process: Does working together make us dumber?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Crosscut.com

    Critics decry our need for consensus as a source of civic frustration and gridlock. But the perils of going it alone are real.

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  3. Seattle loses Dr. William Gerberding, a great civic leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | Crosscut.com

    Dr. William Gerberding, 85, died last weekend in Seattle after suffering a stroke in Los Angeles earlier in December. He lived a full life, until a ripe age, but somehow his departure was a surprise.

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  4. Most Read 2014 #4: The truth about Tacoma: 5 things you might not knowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 26 | Crosscut.com

    In Seattle, a city where most people come from somewhere else , origin stories make for reliable cocktail chatter. The California expats have it easy.

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  5. 2014's #5 Most Read: Crosscut Investigates the new face of Seattle's booming sex industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 25 | Crosscut.com

    Suburban brothels and sex work holiday parties: Seattle's sex industry may be the nation's fastest growing, but you won't find it hanging out on Aurora Ave. There are the holiday parties at Seattle restaurants, organized to allow prostitutes and their online clientele to mingle casually - and in clothing. There are the unassuming brothels in middle-class neighborhoods, situated between family homes and, some speculate, affiliated with Asian organized crime.

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  6. A vote for neighborhood bookstores, third places and diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Third Place Books, thriving in Ravenna, will duplicate the model at another old PCC site, giving another boost to resurgent Southeast Seattle. Good luck trying to buy local in Southeast Seattle.

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  7. The Daily Troll: Probation for charter school. Inslee pushes his...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Washington's first charter school, located in Seattle, has been placed on probation, Associated Press reports . The school first opened its doors to 96 students back in September and now three months later, The Washington State Charter School Commission says First Place School has failed to meet all the requirements of its charter agreement.

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  8. What's the mayor thinking? Ed Murray's reading listRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    The mayor of Seattle dishes about his favorite books for work, pleasure and inspiration. And what you have to read if you're going to work for him.

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  9. The Daily Troll: Another new stadium for Seattle? Restaurant ratings...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle Sounders are reportedly looking for a new stadium, designed specifically for soccer. ESPN's Taylor Twellman thinks a new soccer stadium is their next move.

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  10. Welcome back to BoondoggliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    You thought it all began with Bertha and the Dreamliner? Costly, complicated botches are a long and glorious local tradition. The state transportation department wants to believe that the viaduct has stopped sinking.

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  11. The D word: Seattle confronts the 'depolicing' dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole, left, talks with Southeast Seattle Crime Prevention Council president Pat Murakami at a recent meeting. City Councilmember Bruce Harrell, left, discussed police issues with Jennifer Shaw of the ACLU of Washington and Enrique Cerna of "KCTS Connects" in June 2011.

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  12. The Daily Troll: Protesters take to Seattle streets. Murray gets a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    The Daily Troll: Protesters take to Seattle streets. Murray gets a new communications head.

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  13. The Daily Troll: Seattle groups to protest. WSU warning about mumps. Kyle Seager to stay.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Plus, recordings from SPU shooting. UW 's Beta Theta Pi frat shut down. And a pot shop on Capitol Hill? We are about to learn what the grand jury decision in Ferguson is, but a number of Seattle groups are gearing up for protests tonight.

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  14. The Daily Troll: Sound Transit ballot measure coming in 2016. Public...Read the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Plus, recordings from SPU shooting. UW 's Beta Theta Pi frat shut down. And a pot shop on Capitol Hill? Politics 101: When you've got momentum, use it.

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  15. The Weekend List: The arts and culture guide to Seattle's good lifeRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Robert Shenkkan's LBJ homage, Cornish's star-studded fall dance lineup and the Gaelic storm brewing at the Neptune. One of the most anticipated theater events is actually the arrival of two plays penned by Seattle resident Robert Schenkkan.

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  16. A walkable, bikable Montlake? Just add moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    There's no doubt that the new 520 Bridge will be a boon for people on bike or foot. Its planned non-motorized vehicle path between Seattle and the Eastside will provide a much-needed biking and walking route across Lake Washington.

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  17. The Daily Troll: Ed Murray does MSNBC. Kathleen O'Toole does Civic...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    After a majority of voters in South Dakota, Alaska, Nebraska and Arkansas passed minimum wage increases Tuesday night, our own Mayor Ed Murray was invited to appear on MSNBC's The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell. Joining him was Democratic Political Economist Robert Reich.

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  18. Voters back new controls on gun salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    Washington voters gave overwhelming support Tuesday to a measure to signficantly expand requirements for background checks before guns are sold. Initiative 594 was winning nearly 60 percent of the votes throughout the evening.

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  19. The eternal sunshine of Seattle progressivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    It just might be enough to carry local liberals through the long, dark national winter of a GOP-controlled Congress. If Seattle liberals felt gloomy about Republicans taking control of the U.S. Senate, they could at least bask in the glow of the progressive sunshine beaming in Washington State.

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  20. What I learned pedaling the Pronto! MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Crosscut.com

    The bikes are clunky, Seattle's bike infrastructure spotty, but it's a great way to get around town. Second Avenue has widely been considered one of Seattle's deadliest streets for cyclists.

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