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  1. What's open and closed on the Fourth of JulyRead the original story

    Yesterday | Magnolia News

    With the Fourth of July falling on a Monday this year, many will get to enjoy a three-day weekend to celebrate our nation's independence. Of course, as with most federal holidays, that means some changes in operating hours in everything from public resources like libraries and community pools, to mass transit, and even local businesses.

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  2. Sound Transit board approves earlier timetables for ST3 projectsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Magnolia News

    A revised plan from Sound Transit might see two downtown light rail lines, to Ballard and West Seattle, open three years earlier than originally accounted for. Those light rail lines remain nearly two decades away, if they're approved with an ST3 public transit package in November.

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  3. Food Matters | New cafes at Seattle Center and in MagnoliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Magnolia News

    The bibim bowl at Mura, which replaced Tanglewood Supreme at 3216 W. Wheeler Street in Magnolia. Photo by Ronald Holden Maxime Bilet and Erica Cris are the braintrust behind Imagine Food at 119 W. Denny.

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  4. Away from city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Seattle City Councilmember Sally Bagshaw listens to a constituent during office hours at the Magnolia Community Center on Thursday, May 12. Photo by Joe Veyera With the district system approved by Seattle voters in 2013, and elections for each of the nine city council seats this past November, neighborhood issues have taken on a new focus at City Hall. For Sally Bagshaw, the new process meant a shift from representing the entire city, to being the councilmember from District 7, which encompasses Queen Anne, Magnolia, Interbay, Belltown, and Downtown.

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  5. Bridging old and newRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Walkers tour the UpGarden P-Patch, located atop the Mercer Parking Garge at Seattle Center, during the Uptown "Jane's Walk" on May 7. Photo by Joe Veyera While she passed away 10 years ago, people around the world marked the occasion this past weekend with locally-organized walking tours designed to get people exploring, celebrating, and talking about their neighborhoods. And on Saturday, one of the groups participating in a "Jane's Walk" - an idea that first took hold in Toronto after Jacobs's death by a group of her friends and colleagues as a way to honor and celebrate her ideas and legacy - was in Uptown.

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  6. Guest Column | Why Give Away the Street If We Don't Have a Team?Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | Magnolia News

    We love our local sports teams. Consider the fun we've had of late with the Seahawks, the Storm, the Sounders, the Mariners, the Huskies, the Redhawks and more.

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  7. Snapshot in Time: Magnolia | Outpost to out-of-sight propertiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Magnolia News

    This picture shows the Shaw residence on 30th Avenue West, the family's first home on Magnolia bought for $1,700, circa 1939. Photo courtesy of Greg Shaw This house replaced the $1,700 Shaw residence on 30th Avenue West in 2004, with 2,000 more square feet and costing $400.000 .

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  8. Land Use | April 21, 2016Read the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | Magnolia News

    The city's Department of Construction & Inspections provided the following information. Written comments on projects should be mailed to 700 Fifth Ave., Suite 2000, P.O. Box 34019, Seattle, WA 98124-4019.

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  9. Sound Transit announces coming attractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Magnolia News

    A new Sound Transit light rail train makes a stop at the University of Washington Station. Photo by Kevand Topping The Seattle-area's love-hate relationship with gigantic transit infrastructure projects is about to get another partner to dance with: Sound Transit has unveiled a proposal for Sound Transit 3 , a $50 billion plan to take mass transit into the next quarter-century.

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  10. KEXP christens new Seattle Center homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Magnolia News

    John Richards, host of The Morning Show on KEXP, started at the station when it was KCMU and on the University of Washington campus. Photo by Joe Veyera English singer-songwriter Robyn Hitchcock and Sean Nelson, formerly of Harvey Danger and current arts editor of The Stranger, perform at the new KEXP studios at Seattle Center on Thursday, April 14. Photo by Joe Veyera ohn Richards has seen it all.

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  11. The future is ReachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Seattle drivers now have another tool in their transportation arsenal, with the launch of a new free-floating car-share service designed to compete with the likes of Car2Go and ZipCar while offering expanded services. BMW Group officials announced Seattle would be both the first service city and North American headquarters for ReachNow during an event on Friday, April 8, at Pike Motorworks in Capitol Hill, where a BMW showroom had once been.

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  12. History in Perspective | The Garfield Exchange: Our newest landmark?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Magnolia News

    The fancy Beaux Arts terra cotta of the building's entrance on Fourth Avenue West. Photo courtesy of Queen Anne Historical Society The latest exchange opened in the early 1960s - no smiling voices here, only machines.

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  13. NewsRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Sen. Reuven Carlyle speaks about House Bill No. 1999 at the Treehouse Champions for Kids luncheon on March 30, 2016.

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  14. Washington goes big for BernieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Magnolia News

    People crowd the auditorium at Eckstein Middle School in North Seattle before breaking off into precinct caucuses on Saturday morning. Photo by Joe Veyera Across the state, more than 230,000 people participated in the Democratic caucuses, the results of which allocate delegates to the legislative district caucuses in April, which are winnowed down to the 101 elected delegates for the national convention in July.

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  15. EDITORIAL | - Man in Tree' no shade from Seattle mindsetRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | Magnolia News

    It speaks volumes that Seattleites were more captivated by a man who climbed an 80-foot sequoia tree in the middle of Downtown Seattle and stayed there for 25 hours than by the visit of presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Clinton surely caused traffic backups by zigzagging from Seattle's Boeing Field to Everett's Boeing plant, Puyallup, Medina and then Rainier Beach - a pattern similar to that of the Chinese president last fall - and closing major thoroughfares in transit.

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  16. NewsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | Magnolia News

    People crowd the auditorium at Eckstein Middle School in North Seattle before breaking off into precinct caucuses on Saturday morning. Photo by Joe Veyera As the Democratic presidential primary season rolls on, Washington sate got its chance on Saturday, March 26, to weigh in on the race between former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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  17. Magnolia's Hazel Bauer turns 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Sandra Bullis , Hazel Bauer and Robert Bullis pose for a birthday picture at one of the birthday parties celebrating Bauer's 100th. Photo by Monica Wooton At 100 years old, Hazel Bauer says of herself: "As a youngster, I always felt homely and inferior, except when I played ball.

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  18. Transformative transportation: U-Link opens to thousandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Passengers board a Sound Transit train for the first ride to the Capitol Hill Station during the light rail line's official launch on Saturday, March 19. Photo by Brandon Macz King County Executive Dow Constantine and University of Washington student representatives push the ceremonial button to launch U-Link. Photo by Brandon Macz More than 30,000 people rode University Link light rail during its first day in service on Saturday, March 19, which included an opening celebration between the University of Washington and Capitol Hill.

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  19. Clinton campaign hosts forum on issues facing womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2016 | Magnolia News

    MomsRising executive director and CEO Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner speaks at the "Breaking Down Barriers for Women" forum, hosted by the Hillary Clinton campaign at its Interbay office on Friday, March 18. At right is former Olympic figure skater and Clinton surrogate outreach coordinator Michelle Kwan. Photo by Joe Veyera Former Olympic figure skater and Clinton surrogate outreach coordinator Michelle Kwan speaks with an attendee after Friday's "Breaking Down Barriers for Women" forum at Hillary Clinton's campaign office in Interbay.

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  20. Bulletin Board | March 23, 2016Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Magnolia News

    Queen Anne Book Co. will host QA author J.L. Brown , on Thursday, March 24, at 7 p.m.; Shann Ray , on Saturday, March 26, at 5 p.m. Information: 284-2427 Magnolia pianist Talman Welle will perform in concert on Saturday, March 26, at 7 p.m. at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Seattle .

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