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  1. Here's What Mayor Ed Murray Promises to Do to Fight Anti-LGBTQ Hate CrimesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Stranger

    After 25-year-old Rob B Taylor was attacked in Georgetown this spring, Mayor Ed Murray convened a task force on anti-LGBTQ hate crimes. This spring, after a rise in hate crimes against LGBTQ people in the city, including an attack on a 25-year-old in Georgetown , Mayor Ed Murray did what Mayor Ed Murray does and formed a task force on the issue.

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  2. In Food News: Charles Smith Jet City Winery Opens in Georgetown, PCC Comes to Columbia City, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Stranger

    Charles Smith Wines Jet City: 32,000 square feet, two tasting rooms, and views of Mount Rainier and Boeing Field. As Tobias reported, winemaker Charles Smith just opened an impressive - and massive - urban winery called, appropriately, Charles Smith Wines Jet City .

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  3. Coalition of City Council Candidates Promises to Pass Housing Policies Within First Year in OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Stranger

    City council candidate Jon Grant and incumbent Kshama Sawant are back with a trimmed-down version of their housing plan, and now they've convinced other candidates to sign on. A group of eight city council candidates running in seven different races have signed on to a list of housing policies they support, promising to enact them within their first year in office if elected.

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  4. The Morning News: Activists Protest Pipelines in Canada and Shell in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Stranger

    Protesters packed into the Canadian consulate yesterday to protest the building of oil and gas pipelines through Northern British Columbia across what they say is sovereign First Nations land. Have You Heard About the Unist'ot'en? Sydney reports: On Tuesday afternoon, former mayor Mike McGinn and 29 indigenous and environmental activists crowded the Canadian consulate on the sixth floor of the Century Square building across from Westlake Park.

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  5. The Beauty of Everett Is Always Murdered by I-5Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Stranger

    Interstate 5 , the main highway on the West Coast, is kind to Portland, is indifferent to Olympia, gets stuck in Tacoma, is in love with Seattle, and is downright mean to Everett. I can think of no other city in the Pacific Northwest whose reputation has been more harmed by I-5 than Everett.

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  6. Top Bertha Tunnel Administrator Todd Trepanier Announces He'll Step DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Stranger

    Todd Trepanier, the face of the state's Bertha updates to Seattle over much of the last two years, will be leaving for a regional administrator job in Yakima. Trepanier, WSDOT's Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement program administrator, will stay another six months in Seattle, not long after the tunnel boring machine's contractors estimate it will start running again.

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  7. District Date: Exploring the Sprawling, Car-Dependent District 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | The Stranger

    When all of this insanity is over and you have a city council elected under the new districted system, things might not feel all that different if you live in a highly visible part of the city like downtown or Capitol Hill. But if you live in a far-flung burg like North Seattle, now city council District 5, the stakes are higher.

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  8. An Open Letter to Warren Buffett: Put Public Safety Before Profit and Prioritize Oil Train RegulationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Stranger

    Last year's oil train derailment under the Magnolia Bridge. In this open letter, Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien calls on Warren Buffett to use his influence "as the largest shareholder of Berkshire Hathaway, which owns not only Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad , but also Union Tank Car," to push for tougher oil train safety measures.

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  9. The Morning News: Death of Donnie Chin Mourned, Plan B Victory...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | The Stranger

    Donnie Chin, director of the International District Emergency Center, was shot to death in his car early Thursday morning. Officials from the governor to the mayor are expressing shock and grief.

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  10. The Best Thing To Do Every Day This Week, Starting TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Stranger

    An entire festival devoted to the character who may or may not be an actual cat is just one of your options WED JULY 22 READING 'Antigolf' Release Party This is going to be one of those readings where the audience will laugh very hard, but at different times. James Gendron's soothing voice somehow makes his associative jokes funnier, more unexpected.

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  11. Medics Sue Seattle Police Over Excessive Use of Force and Use of Blast Balls on May DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Stranger

    Two medics, including one veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, are suing the Seattle Police Department alleging excessive force and suppression of their First Amendment rights on May Day. "The weapons and tactics were designed to injure and terrorize citizens and dissuade them from engaging in political speech," the lawsuit, filed in federal court yesterday, claims.

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  12. In Food News: Seattle Loses a Beloved Chef, Sizzle Pie Coming to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Stranger

    First, some news that I hate to report: Yesterday, local chef Tyler Moritz died after his fight with stage 4 bladder cancer. Moritz was best known as the chef and co-owner of Capitol Hill's La Bete , but he was well known in the restaurant community, having worked in the kitchens at Union, Lark , Stoneburner , and the Zig Zag Cafe .

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  13. Why We're Endorsing Kshama Sawant for City Council District No. 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | The Stranger

    Comrades! Let us take another step forward in the righteous, people-powered, scent-free struggle to overthrow the greedy capitalists and create a Socialist utopia on Puget Sound, a place where a giant state apparatus will ensure that you have no concerns. Ha-ha-ha.

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  14. Finally, Momentum for Greater Density and More Affordable Housing in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Stranger

    Like it or not, his approach to governing gets results, and keeps Seattle moving along at a steady liberal clip. The question, as always, is whether moving along at a steady liberal clip is sufficient to tackle "a housing affordability crisis unlike any Seattle has experienced since the Second World War," in the words of the report from the committee, officially known as the Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda committee.

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  15. Not Going to Capitol Hill Block Party?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Stranger

    This year's Capitol Hill Block Party boasts a nice dose of local bands, plus great second-tier support from outta-towners like Shannon and the Clams, Girlpool, and Protomartyr. But if your bank account can't swing CHBP this year or you're simply looking for options that include less underbutt, you've come to the right place.

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  16. The High ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Stranger

    Cereal sculptures! This exhibition of sculptures, video, and prints focuses on "nostalgia, failure, fantasy, and ideas surrounding the construction of mystery." Whatever that means! Cereal sculptures! Nearby snack: In the food-court area of Uwajimaya , you will find Beard Papa's - the BEST place to get cream puffs.

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  17. The Self-Perpetuating Self-Destruction of Young Americans' Theater CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Stranger

    The weekend transpired in a small, sweaty theater on Capitol Hill where the teens of Young Americans' Theatre Company performed three plays for an audience of their peers and parents: Long Ago and Far Away , Childhood , and The Love Talker . Even though the company members I talked to over the weekend were nothing but polite and pleasant - almost too polite and pleasant - the whole evening seemed like a robust middle finger to received wisdom about being an adult.

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  18. Artist Says His Chief Seattle Murals Were Vandalized by Native...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Stranger

    The murals in question were 25-foot-tall portraits of Chief Seattle, Geronimo, Chief Joseph, and Sitting Bull. They were painted, over a period spanning more than a decade, by Andrew Morrison , who lives locally and is Haida/Apache.

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  19. The Morning News: Seattle's Sticky Rent Control Debate, the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | The Stranger

    The Big Rent Control Debate of Summer 2015 Happened Last Night: And it packed Town Hall to sweaty, 800-person capacity. Seattle City Council members Kshama Sawant and Nick Licata took on developer lobbyist Roger Valdez and House Republican Matt Manweller over whether the state's rent control ban ought to be lifted.

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  20. Neurological Frontiers, Woo Girls, and Republicans in Drag: The Seventh Smoke Farm SymposiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 20 | The Stranger

    Every summer since 2008, an eclectic collection of scientists, artists, economists, designers, philosophers, psychologists, and other thinkers have traveled 60 miles north of Seattle to gather in the big barn at Smoke Farm for a weekend of lectures, conversation, and communal dining . My co-host Stuart Smithers and I call it the Smoke Farm Symposium and there's nothing quite like it.

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