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  1. The man who steals housesRead the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle has a shortage of housing. But all over town, houses stand vacant. Either they're in foreclosure, or they're waiting to be torn down for development.

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  2. A homeless man meets the developer that pushed him out. Surprise: They like each other.Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 19 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The potential buyers ask: How much can I pay for this building? How much money will I have to sink into it? And can the rent I charge pay for all that? That's what happened at East Pike Street and Martin Luther King Jr Way in Seattle's Central Area neighborhood. Dan Robins had his eye on an awkward little four-unit apartment building from 1941 that had sat on the market for six weeks.

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  3. King County wants zero youth detention. Why is it building a new youth jail?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The excavation work for King County's new youth jail is done. But with the building's foundation soon to be laid on East Alder Street, a new report calls into question how the design aligns with the county and city's stated goals of not jailing young people at all.

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  4. These housing advocates disagree about everything - except this one thingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Bill Radke speaks with John Fox, of the Seattle Displacement Coalition , and Roger Valdez, of Smart Growth Seattle, about their ideas for how to make sure Seattle has enough affordable housing for those who need it. For Fox, keeping affordable housing means halting teardowns of buildings that are already affordable, even if that means losing out on potential new units in the city.

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  5. More hate crimes reported in Seattle; people reluctant to call 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    SPD published a report for the first half of 2017 that shows bias crime reporting is up 39 percent from last year's reporting during the same period. The largest increase was in crimes with bias elements - things like road rage where someone introduces a racial or ethnic slur into an argument.

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  6. Head under the freeway for a new take on sunrise, sunsetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    It may be cloudy, but if you're downtown you can still see a sunset tonight thanks to a new public mural. Below Interstate 5 between Cherry and James Streets, 68 pillars have been painted as part of a project between Urban ArtWorks and the First Hill Improvement Association.

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  7. 'When do we get past the starting point?' Ask a transgender personRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Transgender people are coming out more now than ever. We learn something about their experiences in news of a looming military service ban, from prominent transgender celebrities, TV shows and movies.

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  8. Should Fremont's statue of Vladimir Lenin be taken down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    First up is Yuliya Shadyrya, a math teacher who moved from Ukraine to America when she was 15. Shadyrya believes that the statue does not adequately reflect whom she sees as a dictator with a brutal legacy. But Fremont Dock Company president Suzie Burke believes the statue reflects more of the neighborhood's eclectic nature and shouldn't be construed as a celebration of Lenin's life.

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  9. Magnolia boasts one of Seattle's highest volume ballot boxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    King County officials are tallying the votes of this week's primary. And they also have an update on the new ballot drop box locations they're using this election season.

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  10. Seattle business throws $100K at Jenny Durkan mayoral campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    If you see ads in print or online for Jenny Durkan, they may have been paid for by her own campaign - she's the top fundraiser in the race to be Seattle's next mayor. That fund has about $120,000 from the Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy , property developers and hotel and restaurant owners.

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  11. Seattle businesses fund independent effort for Jenny DurkanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    If you see ads in print or online for Jenny Durkan, they may have been paid for by her own campaign -- she's the top fundraiser in the race to be Seattle's next mayor. Or the ads may be sponsored by an independent campaign "People for Jenny Durkan."

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  12. Cary Moon: 'We are in a civil rights moment in Seattle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    She lives behind the Pike Place Market downtown - when we couldn't find her in an online hunt, she informed us that her given name is CAROL Moon. She told the Stranger that she could self-fund her campaign if necessary because of the money she received when her family in Michigan sold their business making industrial safety equipment.

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  13. Seattle's new homeless shelter: Pets and drug users allowedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    On a frigid day last year, I walked into Seattle's largest homeless camp. As my breath turned to fog, I wondered why anyone would choose to live in a tent under the freeway.

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  14. Rip the ivy out of your yard right now. SeriouslyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    KUOW listener Emma Johnson wanted to know : "What would Seattle look like if English ivy was left to grow without check? Would any trees survive? And how did ivy get here?" We asked Nelson Salisbury, an ecologist at the conservation group EarthCorps , which regularly coordinates volunteer ivy-pulls around Seattle. He said English ivy -and the Irish or Atlantic ivy varietal to an even greater extent-has grown into a huge problem for the region.

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  15. Seattle PrideFest takes on Capitol Hill street festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The so-called Bite of Pride was in question after the city refused to issue permits for the original backers. Late last week, Seattle PrideFest announced they'd be taking over the event.

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  16. The housing campus where Charleena Lyles lived is a communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Charleena Lyles lived in housing at Seattle's Magnuson Park that's owned and operated by Solid Ground. The nonprofit organization manages a campus with 175 housing units for people who have come through the experience of being homeless.

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  17. I didn't want to drop lawsuit, says accuser in Seattle mayor sex abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Delvonn Heckard, the man who accused Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of abusing him, withdrew his lawsuit this week. But he said he did it at his attorneys' behest; if it were up to him, he would have forged ahead.

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  18. Winners and losers when Convention Center expandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Marci Carpenter, who is blind, advises Seattle on transit issues. As the convention center expands, she expects her commute time to increase.

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  19. Bremerton may soon be miiiighty enticing to homebuyers from SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Across the water is Bremerton, which will soon be a 28-minute ferry ride away. The small city is hoping to be the region's next bedroom community.

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  20. Capitol Hill Pride Festival joins international marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Capitol Hill Pride Festival participants are demonstrating in two marches. One of them is described as, "the Pride version of the Women's March."

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