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  1. Griffey in wig, downtown Spokane featured in Macklemore videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    After coming down from "Thriftshop" mania, hometown hip-hop heroes Macklemore and Ryan Lewis ducked out of the spotlight just long enough to put together some new music, and Thursday they released their anthemic music video to plug it. In the style fans have come to know and love from the duo, the music video for "Downtown" is soaked in retro style and local nostalgia, set in Lewis's hometown of Spokane, despite the song's references to Macklemore's hometown of Seattle.

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  2. Charges: Man survived being shot at 30 timesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Charges against one of the men connected to a Sunday morning shootout in Seattle say the victim was shot at 30 times while he sat in a car. Police initially thought 24-year-old Jamal Woods-Hall was pronounced dead after being taken to Harborview Medical Center, but he ultimately survived.

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  3. Securities officials go after Bellevue developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a complaint and sought a restraining order Monday against the head of an investment firm, saying he bilked more than 250 Chinese investors out of millions of dollars on two real estate projects - a skyscraper in downtown Seattle and a development in Everett. Securities officials said Lobsang Dargey , CEO of Path America, exploited a federal visa program to defraud investors by claiming their involvement in his projects will help secure their residency in the U.S. The EB-5 Program lets foreign nationals qualify for residency if they invest $500,000 or more in projects that create jobs for U.S. workers.

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  4. Seattle's most expensive homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The sixth most expensive listing in Seattle is unit #1801 Located in the Four Seasons Private Residences, this $7.155 million condo has two rooms and 2.5 bathrooms. Owners of this unit have access to all the amenities the Four Seasons provides, including a 24-hour concierge service, pool access and fitness room access.

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  5. Seawall project delayed over increased costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Construction continues on the Seawall Replacement Project as seen on a media tour Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at Pier 54 in Seattle, Washington. The City and 15 businesses agreed to close the Central Waterfront due to the rebuild of the seawall in October 2014.

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  6. Tunnel accesses mostly done; tunnel's notRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The current route of Highway 99 and the future route are shown during a tour of the north end of the Highway 99 tunnel in downtown Seattle. The route of the roadway will shift in coming days, onto a new overpass.

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  7. States raising taxes, fees and debt to pay for road repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this Aug. 13, 2015 photo, the cash price for gasoline is shown on a changeable sign at a gas station in Seattle. Washington state recently approved a 16-year, $16 billion transportation plan that raises fuel taxes, vehicle fees and bonding.

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  8. Stormy weather causes outages, traffic issues in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Rain and lighting hit Seattle throughout Friday afternoon, causing power outages and traffic jams during the busy rush hours. Photo: Courtesy KOMO/4 Seattleites were rudely awakened from their summer daze Friday afternoon as the stormy weather brought several traffic issues compounded by power outages.

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  9. 2 more schools get OK from Washington Charter CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The statewide Charter School Commission on Thursday approved two new charter schools to open in Walla Walla and West Seattle in fall 2016. Willow Public School will be the first charter school in southeast Washington.

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  10. Historic photos of Queen AnneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Click through for a look back at Seattle's Queen Anne neighborhood through the years, as seen in photos collected from the city of Seattle Municipal Archive, the Museum of History & Industry and the seattlepi.com archive. A black and white copy of a pieced-together panorama of Queen Anne Hill from the early 1900s.

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  11. Seattle mysteries: Street signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Looking north along 20th Avenue Northwest in Ballard, this marker is set in the sidewalk at the cross of Northwest 56th Street, showing the name of 56th before Ballard was annexed in 1907. While most, if not all the tiles along 24th were redone in the 1990s or later, most of those along 20th appear original, likely dating back to 1905.

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  12. Bernie Sanders visits Seattle; crowds gather at Westlake ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at the 2015 International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transportation Workers Conference, Tuesday, July 28, 2015, in Washington. Photo: Jacquelyn Martin, AP Sanders is at Westlake Park from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. to speak at a "Social Security Works" rally.

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  13. Washington State's first co-op brewery opens in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Flying Bike Brewery opened its doors this week in Greenwood. The brewery, at 8570 Greenwood Avenue North, is a cooperative, meaning it is owned, controlled, and operated by its members, instead of investors.

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  14. A hot political message served up in a cool beer distribution center: ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Hilliard's Beer is one of those Seattle products that has somewhat surprisingly caught on in a place far away - Sweden. Hopefully, beer drinkers in reserved Scandinavia have come to appreciate that the "12" on the can stands for raucous Seattle Seahawks fans.

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  15. Open houses for August 8 - 9, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The first home, 2421 N. 75th St., is listed for $750,000. The three bedroom, 1.5 bathroom home was built in 1931 and has undergone numerous modern updates, including a state-of-the-art kitchen.

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  16. A hint to Hillary Clinton from our senators: Get thee to the Pike Place MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., has picked out what she calls an "awesome place" in the Pike Place Market to which her friend and former Senate colleague Hillary Clinton should bring her 2016 presidential campaign. With Sen. Bernie Sanders doing very public events Saturday in Seattle - notably a 6 p.m. rally at the UW's Hec Edmundson Pavilion - Washington's Hillary-backing U.S. Senators were asked Friday when she will come out of pricey fundraisers and be with the folks.

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  17. Incumbent Godden slips further behind Maddux in bid for place on the November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Three-term Seattle City Council incumbent Jean Godden slipped deeper into third place in the latest ballot count from Tuesday's primary, trailing 271 votes behind Seattle paralegal and parks advocate Michael Maddux in Council District 4. Godden was 180 votes behind Maddux on election night. Seattle Mayors Paul Schell and Greg Nickels failed to survive the 2001 and 2009 primaries, but no incumbent Council member has been bounced from the November ballot since upheaval reform elections of the 1960's.

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  18. Giant water slide not coming to Seattle this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    In this July 4, 2015, photo, a woman smiles as she slides along South State Street on the University of Michigan campus during Slide the City, in Ann Arbor, Mich. Photo: Dominic Valente, AP A 1,000-foot water slide that was planned to take over lower Queen Anne Aug. 16 has been cancelled until next year, organizers announced Wednesday.

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  19. The new City Council: Sawant running strong, Godden trailing badly, Burgess getting a raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An incumbent Seattle City Council socialist and the business-backed president of the Council were taking virtually the same percentage of the vote on Tuesday night, as Seattle voters boosted newcomers, while three-term Seattle City Council member Jean Godden showed signs of sinking and not surviving to the November election. The turnout was low, giving weight to both faithful elderly voters, and to Seattle activists influenced by a multiplicity of left-liberal interest group endorsements.

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  20. Papa Bueno Tequila: Seattle as a oeTequila...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Hyperbole? Nah: Aytpically clear-headed recognition, from yours truly, for a brand and a family that worked their asses off to bring a truly world-class product home to - of all places - Seattle, Washington - not on anybody's radar as a prime Tequila nexus. Seattle attorney Scott Greenberg had a notion: make Tequila.

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