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  1. The hard fall of Seattle's first Somali police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Mohamed Said was Seattle's first Somali police officer. His departure re-opens a rift between the city and some of its newest residents.

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  2. A rare victory in a city of lovable transit losersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    In the Fall of 2011, Sound Transit erected a fence around a two block radius of Capitol Hill. Everything within its perimeter, even the defunct Jack In The Box franchise, was slated for demolition to make way for a new light rail station to extend Seattle's sole substitute for a real subway system.

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  3. Who killed Donnie Chin?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Four months after the murder of neighborhood hero Donnie Chin , after the memorials and news coverage had faded into the background, residents of Seattle's historic Chinatown/International District filled the Nagomi tea room on a cold November night. City officials had promised an update on the progress of the homicide investigation from the Seattle Police Department.

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  4. Nazi thugs and spies raised alarms on the West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Manfred Von Killinger, the government of Saxony, in 1933 Credit: Sueddeutsche Zeitung Photo / Alamy This is the third in a special series about the forgotten history of Nazis in the Northwest. The series starts here .

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  5. Forget about the Sonics: There are better uses for our moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    This week, the Seattle City Council will be hearing from people about a "street vacation" in SoDo that is part of the plan to build a new basketball/hockey arena . The final decision is slated for April, but if the council gives up the public right-of-way to a portion of Occidental Ave., it will remove a hurdle to the possible development and signal that the project is "shovel ready."

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  6. When Nazis walked the streets of SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    German American Bund parade in New York City on East 86th St. Oct. 30, 1939. The Bund, which had close ties to the Nazis, was active on the West Coast as well, including Seattle.

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  7. Cheap things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    This month's event explores language, memory and personal history through the works of two poets: Claudia Castro Luna, Seattle's civic poet who is working on a memoir about El Salvador's civil war, and Oliver de La Paz, an author of four poetry books and the music editor of At Length magazine. Curated by local poet Lena Khalaf Tuffaha.

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  8. Pepper-spraying in Magnolia puts private cops in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    A private security guard's use of pepper spray raises question about where they fit into police reform. Credit: Central Protection/Facebook Last Wednesday, Andrew Harris of Magnolia ate a face full of pepper spray from James Toomey, one of the private security officers hired by Magnolia neighbors out of fear of property crimes and drug use.

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  9. White Seattle gets a lesson in racismRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    We're a progressive city with one of the most progressive mayors in America - Ed Murray - but we're also one of the whitest. And we're struggling with that.

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  10. Clean water proves an elusive goal around Puget SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Urban areas around the Puget Sound region can be tough neighborhoods for wildlife like this heron. Credit: Courtesy of Puget Soundkeeper Alliance A blue heron wades on the shores of Seattle's Ship Canal in the pounding rain.

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  11. How a mega disaster caught the Northwest unpreparedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Mount St. Helens in 2014. Before the 1980 blast, the volcano was famed for its cone-shaped top visible in Seattle.

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  12. Smartypants guide to Civic Cocktail: Mayor Ed Murray to talk homelessnessRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    How has the recently-elected city council been working with the mayor to solve the city's most pressing needs? How can the city grow and remain equitable for all? Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will discuss these issues when Civic Cocktail returns March 2. In November this year, Murray and King County Executive Dow Constantine declared a homelessness emergency in Seattle and King County. With an estimated 10,000 homeless in the city , there's no lack of people in need of assistance.

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  13. How Seattle could save Pronto bikeshare, as funding dries upRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Elizabeth Kiker doesn't want to armchair quarterback the 2014 rollout of Pronto, Seattle's citywide network of "bike share" stations. "It didn't happen exactly the way they wanted it to," is all the executive director of the Cascade Bicycle Club says.

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  14. UW wants to nuke city's landmarking powers along with reactor buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The University of Washington board of regents has green-lighted a project that will result in the demolition of a nationally recognized historic structure on its Seattle campus. At a Board of Regents meeting Thursday, the board approved the recommendation of the university administration to build a second Computer Science and Engineering center, a $104.6 million-project that will connect with the current Paul G. Allen Center on the UW campus.

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  15. City delays police reform package, begs for patienceRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    "You have to ask yourself," said City Attorney Pete Holmes Wednesday, sitting at a conference table on the third floor of City Hall, "Why are we now under a consent decree?" Holmes was surrounded by members of the Community Police Commission , the civilian advisory board created under a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice to reform the Seattle Police Department. His rare appearance at the CPC's meeting preceded a proposal - sent Thursday evening to the Seattle City Council, the Mayor's Office, Seattle Police Department and members of the commission - to delay submitting a police reform package for legislative approval.

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  16. In this living city, layers of meaning and memoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Sick's Stadium: It sat near S. McClellan Street, between Rainier Avenue and what is now Martin Luther King Jr. Way. Credit: Seattle Municipal Archives The landscape is squishy with memory for me, like a soggy sponge or bed of moss.

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  17. Murray goes big on housing levyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    For a developer of low-income housing wanting to want to add, say, 74 units in uptown or 16 units in Columbia City or 84 units in Mount Baker, the financing is likely to be built on a bar-stool of state, federal, local and private funding. By the end of next year, one of those legs could be gone: That's when Seattle's $145 million housing levy is set to expire.

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  18. Why Seattle must tame "The Jungle"Read the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    For the past 20 years, the area at the base of Beacon Hill known as "The Jungle" has been a haven for homeless encampments, drug dealing and crime. These illegal activities have been a constant source of frustration and concern for the community and for the police.

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  19. A conversation about race, inspired by danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    To do that, the longtime leader of Spectrum Dance Theater is dedicating its entire 2015-16 season to the topic of race relations and equity, a first for Spectrum and possibly for any dance company in the country. The season's title: "#RACEish: An exploration of America's 240 years of race relations."

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  20. Why it will be so hard to end youth incarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    In 1994, 11-year-old Robert "Yummy" Sandifer was shot to death by a boy only three years his senior. Before his murder, Yummy himself had killed a teenage girl.

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