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  1. Family of NYC chokehold victim moved by protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Seattle Times

    The mother and widow of the unarmed black man whose chokehold death sparked protests across the country said Saturday they've been moved by the thousands of peaceful demonstrators who have taken to the streets after a New York City grand jury declined to indict the white officer involved. "It is just so awesome to see how the crowds are out there," said Eric Garner's mother, Gwen Carr, who said she herself was stuck in her car after protests shut down traffic.

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  2. Protesters of chokehold death rally around nationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Seattle Times

    Demonstrators stop traffic while marching through Midtown Manhattan Friday in New York City. They were protesting recent the court decisions, including one by a Staten Island grand jury not to indict a police officer in the chokehold death of Eric Garner.

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  3. N.Y. police: Chokehold victim contributed to own deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Seattle Times

    Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes on the street.

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  4. 5 free things: NYC lit up and lovely at ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Seattle Times

    Skaters take to the ice during opening day of the Bryant Park skating rink in midtown New York. The rink will be open daily until March 1. Admission to the rink and lockers are free, but if you don't have your own skates, you do have to pay for rentals.

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  5. Don’t condemn children to a life in the shadowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Seattle Times

    The Tenement Museum, on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, is one of my favorite places in New York City. It's a Civil War-vintage building that housed successive waves of immigrants, and a number of apartments have been restored to look exactly as they did in various eras, from the 1860s to the 1930s .

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  6. Multiple fractures for Bono in NY bicycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Seattle Times

    An injury to U2 singer Bono after what was described by the group as a "cycling spill" left him with multiple fractures that required him to undergo two surgeries, a doctor said Wednesday. Bono was in a "high-energy bicycle accident" when he was trying to avoid another cyclist on Sunday, orthopedic trauma surgeon Dr. Dean Lorich said in a statement from NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and Hospital for Special Surgery.

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  7. Man sought for questioning in fatal N.Y. subway attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Seattle Times

    It is every New Yorker's worst nightmare, and thankfully it rarely happens. But the nightmare turned real, and police Monday were searching for clues that could lead them to the person who pushed a man into the path of an oncoming subway train that killed him.

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  8. Every city with hipsters wants to be a BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Seattle Times

    For more than a century, cities around the world have compared themselves to Paris. Many claim to be the Paris of the East: Bucharest, Prague, Istanbul, Beirut and Shanghai to name a few.

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  9. Round-up: Feds put new restrictions on for-profit schools, MPHS teacher issues statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Feds announce 'gainful employment' rule for for-profit schools : The Obama administration announced new regulations today for for-profit colleges and universities that benefit from federal student-aid programs. Under the new rules, schools must show that the annual loan payment of a typical graduate is less than 20 percent of his or her discretionary income or 8 percent of total earnings.

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  10. Galway Kinnell, Pulitzer-winning poet, dead at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Galway Kinnell, who was recognized with both a Pulitzer Prize and an American Book Award for a body of poetry that pushed deep into the heart of human experience in the decades after World War II, died Tuesday at home in Sheffield, Vt. He was 87. Mr. Kinnell came of age among a generation of poets who were trying to get past the modernism of T.S. Eliot and Ezra Pound and write verses that, as he said, could be understood without a graduate degree.

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  11. NYC hatchet attack called terrorism, but why?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Seattle Times

    What police have labeled the latest act of terrorism in New York City didn't involve an international conspiracy, a high-profile target or a bomb, just an unemployed loner wielding a hardware-store hatchet. New York Police Department officials' characterization of the assault on a group of officers last week in Queens by Zale Thompson raised questions about what qualifies as terrorism in an era 13 years removed from the Sept.

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  12. Gun rights equal to gay rights? "No on I-594" fliers try to appeal to Seattle votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Opponents of Initiative 594, the measure on the November ballot to expand background checks to private sales and transfers , are getting novel in their attempt to appeal to Seattle voters. Flyers posted around the city, like the one above, essentially argue that being against guns is like being against people who are gay.

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  13. Ex-official may be charged with stealing gun-measure yard signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Sounds like the 594 crowd is getting desperate. Bet you wish you didn't write all that "transfer" nonsense into your... Doesn't the 1968 Act already make it illegal to sell/buy to criminals and the mentally ill? Why is the state even... A former Bellevue City Council member once called the city's "last liberal" could be charged with stealing yard signs in a duel over competing gun-background-check initiatives.

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  14. Gun-rights activist pushes I-591 to curb background checksRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Would expand background-check requirements by the federal government to include private firearm sales and transfers. Currently, checks are required just for purchases from licensed gun dealers.

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  15. Europe's 10 worst tourist trapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Torture museums, like this one in Amsterdam, attract tourists willing to pay to see tawdry exhibits on mutilation through the ages. At Ireland's Blarney Stone, hundreds of lemming-like tourists - belly up and head back - kiss the stone daily, despite the questionable hygiene.

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  16. Nordstrom seeking space for a second Manhattan store, brokers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Nordstrom, the Seatle-based retailer planning to open its first New York City store on Midtown's West 57th Street, is seeking space in lower Manhattan for a second location, brokers from CBRE Group said. Executives of the department store chain have approached landlords of South Street Seaport and 1 Wall St. "and maybe one or two others," Richard Hodos, an executive vice president at CBRE, said today at a briefing for reporters on New York's commercial real estate market.

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  17. Close to downtown, Columbia City retains small-town charmRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Columbia City's iconic library building, built in 1914, is a prime example of the connection to history that the neighborhood retains. The personality of the area, with its community pride and original historic buildings, has remained intact even through a period of growth and rising popularity.

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  18. ‘Mary’s Dream’ and ‘The...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Through Oct. 5. Athena Theatre Project at Theatre Off Jackson, 409 Seventh Ave S., Seattle; $15-$22 . By Stephen Massicotte.

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  19. Cameron to apologize to queen for indiscretionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Prime Minister David Cameron will apologize to Queen Elizabeth II for disclosing details of a private conversation with her about the Scottish referendum. Britain's leader was overheard telling former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg that the monarch appeared relieved that the Scots voted to stay in the United Kingdom.

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  20. Worldwide rallies call for action now on climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Seattle Times

    From left, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, primatologist Jane Goodall, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon participate in the New York march. NEW YORK - In one of a series of events held around the globe to raise awareness about climate change, tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth - in stride with demonstrators worldwide who urged policymakers to take quick action.

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