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  1. We can't smoke indoors, now Seattle Parks wants to ban us from smoking outside as wellRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Real Change

    Here we go again. The "filth and contagion" narrative has been resurrected in Seattle with the proposed parks smoking ban.

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  2. Parks and wrecksRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2015 | Real Change

    A city plan to reclaim landlords' neglected parcels has led to a debate about whether the property should become a park or affordable housing What to do with land on Northwest 65th Street near Roosevelt High School is the subject of debate among city officials, developers and low-income housing advocates. Everyone seems to agree that the boarded up, decrepit houses and barren, grassy parcels along Northeast 65th Street in the Roosevelt neighborhood could serve a better purpose.

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  3. Even with district elections months away, close to 40 candidates are contending for city council seatsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Real Change

    Every seat on the Seattle City Council is up for grabs this election season, the result of a 2013 voter initiative that established district elections in the city. The initiative established seven districts with fewer than 100,000 people in each.

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  4. An emotional forum on LGBTQ hate crimes in Capitol Hill generates potential solutionsRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Real Change

    At a recent public forum, every speaker approached the issue of hate crimes against members of the lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer or questioning community in Capitol Hill from a different vantage point. But even so, the underlying message was the same: People no longer feel safe in the community.

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  5. City hearing examiner rules Urban Rest Stop can open a third center in BallardRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | Real Change

    The Ballard Urban Rest Stop is on track to open in June, now that its future operator, the Low Income Housing Institute , has hurdled a legal challenge. In December, John Davis and Ethan Van Eck filed an appeal with the city of Seattle Office of the Hearing Examiner contending that if the new hygiene center opened, the neighborhood would be "significantly affected by the noise, odors, increased criminal activity, inadequate parking facilities and traffic, and general incompatibility of this institutional use in their neighborhood," according to the complaint.

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  6. Chipping away at a 'militarized' systemRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Real Change

    In room 119 of William H. Gates Hall, Dustin Washington, of the American Friends Service Committee, took law students through the history of policing in the U.S. He had them reflect on the time when slavery was legal, when cops were first established as slave patrols. Next, he moved to the Reconstruction era, when police-enforced "black codes" were designed to keep freed slaves in servitude.

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  7. The People's PrincessRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Real Change

    Caught in the storm: The documentary 'Princess Angeline' tells the all-but-forgotten saga of the Duwamish. The filmmakers try to recapture Duwamish history before it's washed away.

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  8. Moving on upRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Real Change

    The recent assault on and robbery of Chea Pol and Heng Hay, the founders of Rainier Beach's beloved King Donuts, shocked and horrified the community. After closing up the shop around 7 p.m. on Jan. 2, Pol and Hay, Cambodian immigrants who had fled the genocidal violence of the Khmer Rouge, had just walked out the door when an unidentified man stole Chea's purse containing jewelry and electronics.

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  9. Topsy-turvy townRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Real Change

    Residents of the encampment on South Dearborn Street. signed a petition to reinstate shelter advocate Scott Morrow as the camp's staff person.

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  10. Putting justice to the testRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2015 | Real Change

    SPD will examine close to 1,300 untested 'rape kits'. It will help survivors - and may unearth valuable evidence.

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  11. On Feb. 26, the city council will seek public opinion on camp legislationRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Real Change

    The Seattle City Council is accepting public comment on legislation that would allow organized tent encampments to operate more easily on city-owned and private land. Mayor Ed Murray introduced an ordinance in January that streamlined the permitting for encampments, such as those organized by SHARE, to operate on non-residential land.

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  12. The never-ending prison cycleRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2015 | Real Change

    "It's the economy, stupid," said Bill Clinton in 1992. Today, in Seattle, King County, and Washington state, it is even more so the economy, but also social programs versus the jails and prisons that cost this country more than $60 billion per annum.

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  13. On Feb. 26, the city council will seek public opinion on camp legislationRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Real Change

    The Seattle City Council is accepting public comment on legislation that would allow organized tent encampments to operate more easily on city-owned and private land. Mayor Ed Murray introduced an ordinance in January that streamlined the permitting for encampments, such as those organized by SHARE, to operate on non-residential land.

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  14. Offering help without the resources to help wona t helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Real Change

    In early February, the Seattle City Council took a first step toward legalizing encampments on city-owned property. Councilmember Mike O'Brien's Planning, Land Use and Sustainability Committee presented the outlines of the proposed legislation and heard 20 minutes of public testimony.

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  15. Over the past ten years, those sleeping outside increased by 70%Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Real Change

    This year's tally of homeless unsheltered people during the One Night Count, 3,772, is discouraging news. At 9 a.m., Jan. 23, we began ringing a gong outside of Seattle City Hall for every person counted outdoors in King County by teams of volunteers organized by the Seattle/King County Coalition on Homelessness.

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  16. Gaining supportRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Real Change

    In 2013, legislation that would have allowed tent encampments to operate on private and city-owned property failed a Seattle City Council vote by a narrow margin. With a vote of five to four, the council turned down Councilmember Nick Licata's proposal that regulated tent encampments.

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  17. Proposed Urban Rest Stop faces challenge that it will lead to - odors, increased criminal activity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Real Change

    The location for a new Urban Rest Stop in Ballard has drawn resistance from some neighbors. Photo by Joshua Kelety A planned hygiene center in Ballard will have showers, washers and dryers to serve up to 100 people a day.

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  18. Bertha and Boeing. Pot and sprawl. Buses and the 'Hawks: Welcome to 2014's - Media Follies'Read the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Real Change

    It's my annual holiday tradition, but a first for Real Change: A list of last year's underreported and overhyped local stories in mainstream media. As usual, there was no shortage of candidates.

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  19. The wonder yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | Real Change

    In 2014, Mayor Ed Murray had the kind of year that most politicians can only dream about. During his rookie season, which some might call an annus mirabilis, or "miracle year," Murray won impressive achievements with minimum-wage and parks funding, preschool education and public transportation.

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  20. Tsedeke Ketema, 36, NorthgateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2015 | Real Change

    But Ketema is living a modest life. He sublets a room in a Northgate apartment while he finishes his education at North Seattle Community College.

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