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  1. Fearing the Trump era, same-sex couples rush to adopt their own kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    As soon as the presidential election results were in, Megan Moffat Sather of West Seattle got a call from her lawyer: It was time to adopt her 6-month-old daughter, Winslow. "I have to go through something that I think is actually humiliating," Moffat Sather said.

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  2. Seattle artists to city: work with us, don't shut down DIY spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    After 36 people died in an Oakland warehouse fire in December, artists in Seattle want to prevent that kind of tragedy here. To do so, they are asking city officials for help.

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  3. 'Rats!' Say rodents to Seattle's new building codeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 31 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The city's new building code as of Jan. 1 requires developers to get rid of rats from any property they plan to tear down. Seattle is among the rattiest cities in the country, due to our mild climate and also to the city's rapid growth.

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  4. Seattle's affordable housing plan ready to roll outRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The city of Seattle wants your feedback on a plan to channel more growth and affordable housing into the city's most popular neighborhoods. In Seattle, we just can't seem to build housing fast enough for all the people moving here.

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  5. Teen photographers stand against gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Now, a group of teenagers has weighed in on the conversation with an exhibition of street photos, captured by their cell phone cameras. "We live in the selfie era," Counts explains.

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  6. This is how bad Seattle-area traffic has gotten: Buses may drive on freeway shouldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The full project list will take up to 25 years to complete. Residents in Ballard and Everett will get light rail service in about 20 years.

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  7. Remember the Native occupation in Magnolia in 1970?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle got involved in the protests this week. And protests and occupation over Native American land rights isn't new to the city.

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  8. You try telling these old Seattle seadogs their boats need a makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The fishing fleet in Washington state is getting older, and it's due for a big upgrade. A new study says that work could bring in billions of dollars for the state.

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  9. Photos of women grieving in Seattle on Election NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Beth Harrott, left, and Annabelle Richardson, watch the election results come in at The Century Ballroom. And yes, those are wigs and pant suits for Hillary, just to be clear.

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  10. Pike Place Market is haunted by childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Mercedes Carrabba is a second generation vendor at Pike Place. She says the nine acre Pike Place district "is the most haunted location in the city, if not possibly the state."

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  11. $100 in Monopoly money-and just maybe, a better democracy-headed your way, SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Before that happens, voters across the state will decide whether everyone in Washington should get something similar in their mailboxes, too. Seattle's experiment with a more democratic way of paying for politics is just getting under way, with the newly expanded staff of the Seattle Ethics and Election Commission putting the system in place.

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  12. Fact-checking a Sound Transit 3 debate: Who's right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A lot of claims are floating around in the public relations struggle over the $54 billion Sound Transit 3 proposal that voters will decide Nov. 8. Who's right? This week, ST3 supporter Shefali Ranganathan of Transportation Choices Coalition and detractor Maggie Fimia of Smarter Transit debated on KUOW's "The Record. " Here's a partial transcript - with a little fact-checking to help you weigh the truth behind some of their claims.

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  13. 'I have to call some things out as wrong' - Seattle teachers grapple with the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Public school teachers are supposed to remain politically neutral in the classroom. So how do they handle the hot-button issues of race, gender and religion that have been front and center in this year's presidential election? Samantha Bonoff teaches middle school social studies at Catharine Blaine K-8 School in Magnolia.

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  14. Seattle starts sweeping homeless people out of the JungleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Homeless outreach workers and crews from the city of Seattle and the state of Washington are sweeping people out of the homeless camp along Interstate 5 known as the Jungle. Protesters were there to oppose the sweeps.

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  15. Longtime police watchdogs cheer as Inspector General comes to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A photo from the scene after police killed a man in Seattle's Wedgwood neighborhood. The man went on what the OPA investigation described as a crime spree.

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  16. North Seattle police precinct building won't cost *quite* so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Council member Lorena Gonzalez says she will propose legislation to build the precinct. In it, she's asking city leaders to lower the overall cost to $149 million.

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  17. Seattle's All-City Band strikes up for SeafairRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle's All-City Band is marching its way through the summer. The 180-member band, which has been entertaining people for 65 years, includes high school students from all around the Puget Sound region.

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  18. Seattle, Seattle, who is the liberalist of them all?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    It's the contest to replace longtime Congressman Jim McDermott in Washington's 7th Congressional District, which includes most of Seattle and parts of Snohomish County. The three strongest candidates going into the August primary based on fundraising and endorsements have uniformly progressive views.

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  19. Threat to Seattle mosque leads to arrest, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A man accused of making threats against a Seattle mosque was arrested Tuesday afternoon after a short standoff, police said. Seattle police said an out-of-state friend provided information that led to a 37-year-old man.

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  20. The expensive project in downtown Seattle that's not getting a big public debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    But some big-ticket decisions are hardly debated at all, like a proposed $1.4 billion plan to build an addition to the Washington State Convention Center. It's the day before the Third Annual Seattle Pet Expo.

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