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  1. Seattle aims to clamp down on indoor smoking lounges after violenceRead the original story

    25 min ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Seattle wants to close about a dozen water pipe smoking lounges linked to three homicides and other violence over the past year and a half, the city's mayor said on Monday. The city is expanding its authority to revoke business licenses and pursuing criminal charges against the owner of a hookah lounge located near where a man was killed last month, Mayor Ed Murray said in a statement.

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  2. Initiative for waterfront park qualifies for ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Times

    Sometime next year, Seattle voters may be asked to endorse an aerial waterfront park, to replace the views that travelers now enjoy on the doomed Alaskan Way Viaduct. Campaigners filed enough petition signatures last month to put Initiative 123, to create an autonomous public-development authority, on the ballot.

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  3. West Seattle businesses: Ventana Construction honored as...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    Two notes tonight about and from longtime WSB sponsor Ventana Construction . First - they've received a prestigious national honor in the industry, joining the " Big50 " this year.

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  4. Good for you- Joyce Entus; Hostess of HeavenRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald

    It is not often in life that we come across a real live angel. We had one from the day we opened our doors at Salty's on Alki in West Seattle.

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  5. Seattle threatens to snuff out illegal hookah loungesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KOMO News

    City leaders announced Monday they will begin cracking down on private hookah lounges they insist are violating anti-smoking laws and attracting violent crime. "Far too many smoking lounges attract and sustain illegal, violent activity that has no place in our neighborhoods," said Mayor Ed Murray.

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  6. Trans and Other Marchers Block Seattle Street, Protesting Immigration PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Advocate

    Protesters for immigrants' rights, including a transgender organization, blocked a street in downtown Seattle today to denounce a system they say provides incentives to detain immigrants. Demonstrators marched near the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office, protesting the terms of ICE's contract with Geo Group, a private company that operates the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, where undocumented immigrants are detained pending deportation.

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  7. Skagit Bank opens branch in Seattle marketRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

    The new office is in downtown Ballard at 2410 NW Market St . Skagit Bank now has 12 offices across Whatcom, Skagit, Snohomish and King Counties, and was recently ranked the 15th largest bank in the state by the Puget Sound Business Journal, according to a company news release.

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  8. Center for Infectious Disease Research Launches a oeBecome the Curea Bumbershoot Ticket RaffleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Business Wire

    "Become the Cure" raffle tickets can be purchased for $25 and each ticket purchased enters contestants for a chance to win the grand prize, a 100-person VIP party at Bumbershoot on the day of the contestant's choosing. Ten second-place prizes of 3-day VIP Bumbershoot passes will also be given away.

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  9. Mayor Ed Murray Wants to Shut Down Every Hookah Lounge in the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Stranger

    Claiming they're associated with violence and flouting state law, Mayor Ed Murray announced today that the city will move to shut down hookah lounges throughout Seattle. Flanked by city council members, the city attorney, the police chief, and representatives from a number of minority communities, the mayor decried hookah lounges as hotspots of violence that are operating in violation of the state's ban against smoking in indoor public places.

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  10. West Seattle restaurants: Mioposto to open in Admiral next SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    The opening of Mioposto 's new Admiral restaurant is now set for next Saturday , 4 pm. That's the word today from Mioposto proprietor Jeremy Hardy - two days later than hoped, but still in the midsummer time frame envisioned last spring .

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  11. Expedia Selects Visionary Architecture Firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson...Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Expedia, Inc. today announced that it has selected award-winning architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design its new 40-acre waterfront campus in Seattle. Expedia plans to relocate to the new campus in the City of Seattle from its current location in downtown Bellevue by 2018.

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  12. Identity By Committee: Kirkland exhibit ponders life, personality of mysterious Mrs. GoldbergRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    To others, she is an aging, doting mother who struggles with, but eventually supports, her daughter's decision to make jewelry instead of becoming a doctor. None of the ideas floating around on Mrs. Goldberg's Facebook page can be proven right, yet none of them are incorrect.

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  13. City seeks feedback on North Delridge Action Plan at Delridge DayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Highline Times

    The City of Seattle is collaborating with the North Delridge community to produce a shared vision and action plan to continue the work of improving the health, equity, and vitality of the Delridge community. At Delridge Day, the project advisory team and City are seeking comments on how the Delridge parks, trails, open spaces and community center programs can best support the diverse community.

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  14. Remembering Hiroshima's Hell, 70 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Seattle Weekly

    Paul Tibbets named after his mother, sprang open and dropped a 10-foot long, 9,700-pound atomic bomb called "Little Boy" on Hiroshima. Seattle Hiroshima Club President Fumiko Groves stands in front of the Panama Hotel. 1 comment

  15. Later school starts for teens/tweens? Here's what Seattle...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | West Seattle Blog

    After years of talk and one year of official analysis, Seattle Public Schools is looking at action on changing schedules so that older students would start school later. Next step in the decision about "bell times" involves public comment , including a meeting in West Seattle.

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  16. Police blotter week of 8-3-15Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | West Seattle Herald

    Salaam Alaikum For one West Seattle man July 23 proved to be a rough day with a capital "R". Police first learned of the man's troubles when they received multiple calls from residents near 16th Ave. S.W. and S.W. Myrtle St. concerning a man screaming in the middle of the street.

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  17. Discount on SJCC summer campsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Mercer Island Reporter

    With a variety of camp options, ranging from sports to science to art, there's something for everyone at the J, with opportunities to swim and play outside every day. Using a promo code, new and returning camp families can receive 20 percent off by registering for camp before Aug. 21. There are openings in the J's camps for science, performing arts, sports and its X camp and Junior X camp.

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  18. Bernie Sanders: Town Hall in Seattle, WA on August 8, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    Bernie Sanders is coming to Seattle, Washington for a town hall meeting on August 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. This town hall is the first event for the Sanders campaign after the 3,700 historic house parties that took place on July 29, 2015 and attended by more than 100,000 excited and committed supporters! Here are the details regarding the event: Get big money out of politics Deal with obscene wealth and income inequality Combat climate change Make college education affordable Saturday, August 8, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT Host: Bernie Sanders Location: Alaska Airlines Arena at Hec Edmundson Pavilion 3870 Montlake Blvd NE Seattle, WA 98105 Members of the public are encouraged to use public transportation or carpool.

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  19. Crowded Seattle Council Races Set Spending RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Those who supported dividing Seattle into districts said it would encourage grassroots campaigning and decrease the need for big donations. With districts, they said, "a grassroots candidate can win against an incumbent using good old-fashioned legwork and people power."

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  20. Fight Over Alaskan Way Viaduct Now Also Includes Elevated Park PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ross Reynolds interviews former Seattle mayor Charlie Royer on the Park My Viaduct initiative . The leader of the initiative, Kate Martin, described the plan as a "Green Lake Park on the waterfront."

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