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  1. Seattle breaks record with 90 degree streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Thousands pack onto the sands of Alki Beach, photographed Sunday, June 7, 2015, in West Seattle. Temperatures climbed into the lower 80s in the Seattle area, drawing scores of people to area parks, beaches and water fountains.

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  2. Congratulations Mayora s Arts Award...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Mayor Murray will honor recipients of the 2015 Mayor's Arts Awards at a public ceremony at Seattle Center, Friday, September 4. The event is free and open to the public. The Mayor's Arts Awards recognize the accomplishments of artists, arts and cultural organizations and community members committed to enriching their communities through the arts.

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  3. Big, unprecedented "independent" spending invades Seattle City Council racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The new district-based election of Seattle City Council members was supposed to "localize" politics, creating grassroots neighborhood-centered campaigns and removing the need to raise $200-300,000 for a citywide campaign. Forget that assumption.

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  4. Real Estate Profile: BallardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The first home, 3225 N.W. 57th St., is in the Sunset Hill area of Ballard. It is listed for $675,000, and has two bedrooms and one bathroom.

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  5. Seattle's Green Lake neighborhood through the yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The caption reads: "Mrs. Weedin, wife of Robert Weein, on fof the original homesteaders. E. 73rd St." Pictured in a 1900 photo by Mrs. M. Conn.

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  6. Maritime Pacific 25th Anniversary Party - Aug. 22ndRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    When Maritime Pacific Brewing started making beer, there was no Pearl Jam. A new television show called The Simpsons was just hitting the airwaves.

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  7. Green Lake home built in 1891 for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This home at 5722 E. Green Lake Wy. N. is listed for $2.4 million. Built in 1890, the seven bedroom, 7.75 bathroom home is spread over more than 5,000 square feet.

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  8. What would Seattle be like today if the 'Bogue' plan passed in 1912?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Virgil G. Bogue had a grand design for the future of Seattle with his 1911 Plan of Seattle. The far-seeing engineer envisioned a big city that would need mass transit, efficient waterfronts and harbors and building designs that kept the city from feeling or looking to crowded.

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  9. Muhammad billboards go up in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A billboard paid for by the Islamic Circle of North America is shown on Lake City Way in Seattle. The campaign from the organization is hoping to dispel myths about muslim Americans and to raise awareness about the Prophet Muhammad.

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  10. Four words define the City Council that Seattle needs: Always Sound, Always ProgressiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Its musty, crusty, reactionary Seattle City Council fought against open housing legislation, bashed the American Civil Liberties Union, and defended a Tolerance Policy in which vice flourished with a payoff system in law enforcement and City Hall. But the Council's two reformers signaled hope for the future.

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  11. June 2015 Seattle Condo Market ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    June was a phenomenal month for Seattle's already hot condo market. Condo values and unit sales skyrocketed as inventory became even more constrained.

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  12. Open houses for July 11-12, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The first home is a condo in 304 26th Ave. S. The two bedroom, 1.5 bathroom condo is listed for $459,950. It was built this year and features a stylish, modern design.

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  13. Barbecue joints of SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Pecos Pit, Sodo: This lauded barbecue joint has been around more than 33 years. Photo: Mike Urban, Seattle Post-Intelligencer Umma's Lunchbox, Downtown: For a different take on barbecue, this popular downtown lunch counter serves up Korean barbecue.

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  14. Tim Burgess proposes a gun violence tax, mandatory reporting of lost/stolen firearmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Firearms dealers would pay $25 for every gun sold in Seattle, and gun owners would be required to report lost or stolen firearms, under a proposal unveiled by Seattle City Council President Tim Burgess. "Taxpayers in Seattle pay for millions of dollars in emergency medical care every year for people who have been shot," said Burgess, a former Seattle police officer.

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  15. Spotlight: Modern Downtown OasisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Be dazzled by this in-city oasis high above the Pike Place Market in downtown. Floor to ceiling windows let in tons of light and showcase a 180-degree city, Puget Sound and mountain views.

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  16. Fremont Brewing signs on with Columbia DistributingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Columbia Distributing announced today that it will assume the distribution of Fremont Brewing beers throughout Washington State. Previously, Odom Corporation handled Fremont's distribution.

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  17. Poll: Seattleites DONE with 90 degree heatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    It doesn't matter if it's a "dry heat" or that it might be even 15 degrees hotter somewhere else, as Seattle swelters to its record-tying fifth day in a row at 90 degrees or warmer on Sunday, a vast majority of Seattleites say they've had enough. Seattle has been in the midst of a nearly year-and-a-half long warm spell, but it's been taken to the next level of late, with not only the hottest June on record by far but now July has started and we have yet to have a day under 90 degrees.

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  18. 10 Things to Know for FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this photo taken July 1, 2015, Kevin Pinnell, second from right, shows that people in Seattle don't just need umbrellas during the rainy season as he stands under his for shade from the sun while selling balloon creations to visitors to the Space Needle in Seattle. From Seattle to Salt Lake City, the West is baking under record heat.

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  19. Summer is sizzling: Heat records fall across US WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Children play in the Salmon Street Springs fountain in Portland, Ore., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. A heat advisory is in effect for Portland from noon Wednesday to 8 p.m. Thursday, according to the national weather service.

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

    Jun 29, 2015 | 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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