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  1. Affordable housing, homeless services top new Seattle budgetRead the original story

    Monday Nov 21 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle City Council passed the city's 2017-2018 budget package on Monday with an 8-1 vote. Only socialist councilmember Kshama Sawant voted against, as she has every year since she took office.

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  2. "Digital prophet" or con man? Shingy is coming to SeattleRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Danuta Wojnar and DoQuyen Huynh left behind everything they knew in search of a better life. Now, they are devoting their lives to helping those whose experiences are not so different from their own.

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  3. The War on Bikes should be historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The Seattle Police Department is investigating who has been spreading carpet tacks along the Westlake bike track in recent weeks. At first speculated to have been dropped by accident, the tacks' reappearance in recent days suggests an intentional act, as we learned from the Seattle Times .

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  4. To solve water pollution, Seattle turns to an old solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The marshy gardens between the sidewalks and curbs in South Lake Union look like a landscaper's attempt to bring some greenery back into an otherwise gray, urban area. You could walk right past, hardly giving it a moment's thought.

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  5. Seattle's urban park ranger wants to bring diversity to outdoorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    White, male and "midcareer," Seattle's Charles Beall in a lot of ways is the face of the National Park Service that turns 100 on Aug. 25. He also may be the best hope the agency has for changing that face to match the diversity that is rapidly transforming this country. And the reasons essentially start out the same: Because he is white, male and "midcareer."

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  6. Rent control opposed by mayor's business taskforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Eleven months ago, Councilmember Kshama Sawant stood in City Hall with a group of small business owners to announce a big loophole: the statewide ban on rent control did not apply to commercial spaces. Not everyone agreed with this sentiment, but regardless, Sawant filed a statement of legislative intent, requesting proposals from small businesses on commercial rent control.

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  7. Murray puts new North Precinct station on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Mayor Ed Murray is putting plans for a new North Precinct Station on hold. The decision, announced Thursday night, is a huge victory for Seattle activists who had staunchly opposed the $149 million proposal as an overpriced symbol of police militarization at a time when Seattle is struggling with homelessness and housing.

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  8. Homeless report: Region is wasting time, moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    There's not enough housing in Seattle for every citizen. As long as that's true, solutions to homelessness will look something like a slide-tile-puzzle, rearranging the resources the city has in search of the most cohesive and acceptable solution.

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  9. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Six Asian Pacific Islander musicians headline this inaugural block party in Seattle's Chinatown International District: Awkwafina, Shawn Wasabi, kero uno, Tele Fresco, Tomo Nakayama and Sendai ERA. Emceed by the one and only Hollis Wong-Wear.

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  10. Murray pitches next steps for the Jungle and homeless sweepsRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    There are fewer tents beneath I-5 than there used to be. Several still hug the highway's pillars, but unlike even three months ago, there is a greater openness to the area known as the Jungle, once home to nearly 400 people.

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  11. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    She's been deemed both "genius" and "treasure." I'd say she's a force because the span and breadth and power of her work is jaw-dropping remarkable.

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  12. Seattle's waterfront could have a cosmic nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Sometime after 2020, Seattle will wake up to a spanking new waterfront. Assuming Bertha finishes her work, the Alaskan Way Viaduct is replaced with a new street-level boulevard, the new seawall is finished, and the James Corner-designed "waterfront for all" park is completed, it will signal a massive transformation of the place where Seattle meets the sea.

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  13. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Even while looking at the website for this event, I can't be sure that it's not just a dream. Just the description - a Fourth of July Picnica for the animals! - is unbelievably adorable and exciting.

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  14. UW prof speaks of her own homeless experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    University of Washington nursing professor Josephine Ensign brings an unusual depth of perspective to her work teaching health sciences students, many of whom are involved with efforts to help the homeless. An associate professor in the school of nursing, she emphasizes mixing science with the humanities.

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  15. MTV's 'Real World' returns to SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The cast of the season just ending: What conflicts will the new cast have among themselves and with Seattle? Credit: MTV's Real World/Twitter During "The Real World's" first stint in Seattle, one of its many detractors made a perfectly reasonable suggestion. "If you want to show the real Seattle," he suggested during an interview I did with him for the Seattle Times, "get them a nice big house in Capitol Hill."

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  16. Fiery wreck in Oregon highlights risks of oil trains in citiesRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    The oil train fire happened just where it should have: Just far enough from tiny Mosier, Oregon, to spare residents any loss of life. And the fire stayed on the small side.

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  17. 5 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Dance like it's the 70s for the night as STG and SIFF take the Neptune back to the days of Bowie. The night starts with a Bowie Music Video Sing Along and Bowie-inspired Burlesque by The Infamous Nina Nightshade, Maggie McMuffin, and Nikki Lev.

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  18. McGinn: What Seattle Times gets wrong about the "war on cars"Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Brier Dudley of the Seattle Times has just "had it up to here" with the "War on Cars." His frustrations came pouring out in a recently published screed in the Seattle Times, catalyzed by his discovery that Seattle will no longer measure the effectiveness of a street by how many cars it carries.

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  19. What Seattle's art scene needs most: A little more colorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Six Seattle creatives rap on the role of race in art, the challenges of working with a largely white audience, and the importance of raising more voices like their own. When "The Color Purple" opened on Broadway in 2005, a spotlight shined bright on Donald Byrd.

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  20. 7 things to do in Seattle this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Crosscut.com

    Portlandia is real. A company called Catio Spaces makes Catios - outdoor enclosures for cats - in homes across Seattle.

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