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  1. Behind The Scenes, Seattle Officials Battle Over Zoo Elephants' FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    As the Woodland Park Zoo searches for a new home for its two Asian elephants, newly obtained public documents reveal an extensive behind-the-scenes campaign by city officials to pressure the zoo to send the elephants to a sanctuary. Back in November, the zoo announced it was closing the elephant exhibit and would send its elephants to another zoo.

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  2. Ordinance Limits Rent On Seattle Micro-Housing UnitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Seattle City Council unanimously approved an ordinance on Monday that would limit the rent on some micro-housing units. These "efficiency" apartments are smaller than traditional studios.

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  3. You're Never Too Old To Dance In Seattle's Central AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Tunney is petite, with cinnamon brown skin, short, curly white hair and perfect posture. Dressed in denim capris and a long-sleeved cotton shirt, this octogenarian is ready to dance.

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  4. Data Visualization For Non Data NerdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Ross Reynolds speaks with Chris Stolte, chief development officer and co-founder of Tableau Software, a Seattle data visualization company whose goal is to make tools accessible to people who are not data nerds. Tableau, founded in 2003, has grown to 1,500 employees around the world with headquarters in Fremont.

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  5. 'Ten Tiny Dances': A Dance Sampler In Only 16 Square FeetRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    When you think about a dance performance, you may envision something grand and expansive, like "Nutcracker." Or maybe a sparkly ballroom competition comes to mind, something akin to "Dancing With the Stars."

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  6. Seahawks Fans Frustrated But Hopeful Because 'There Is Always Next Year'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In Seattle after the game, fans poured out onto the streets near the CenturyLink Field, trying to understand how the game took a turn for the worse. The Seahawks had pulled off amazing come from behind victories this year, and so many almost expected the team to score and win in the final two minutes of play just a yard away from the end zone.

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  7. Seattle Loses Second Longtime Council MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Another longtime Seattle City Council member has announced he will not seek reelection this year. Tom Rasmussen said he'll retire from the council after twelve years.

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  8. With Rasmussen's Retirement Seattle Loses Second Longtime Council MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Another longtime Seattle City Council member has announced he will not seek reelection this year. Tom Rasmussen said he'll retire from the council after twelve years.

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  9. Rasmussen To Retire: Seattle Loses Second Longtime Council MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Rasmussen says he won't slack off in his last year: "Call me if you need a stop sign put in." Another longtime Seattle City Council member has announced he will not seek reelection this year.

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  10. A Portrait Of Changing Seattle: 'My Last Year With The Nuns'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In 1966, when Matt Smith was growing up, Capitol Hill's north end was populated by families. Big Catholic families raising their children in those roomy houses near St. Joseph's Church.

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  11. Convention Center Too Big For Its Britches, Hopes To Expand UndergroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    David Starkey of Scotland traveled to Seattle this week for an astronomy convention this week, and he learned something that blew his mind. "If you're a non-astronomer it won't mean anything," he says, "but you can find mini-black holes inside the accretion disks of big black holes.

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  12. The Great Seattle Substation Sell-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle City Light is selling off a bunch of obsolete substations. Some open space activists want to nab that land for parks or other open space, but it turns out it's not so easy to transfer land from one department to another.

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  13. Muslim Group Wants FBI To Investigate Attack On Seattle CabbieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A Muslim advocacy group in Seattle is calling on the FBI to look into a possible hate crime against a Somali taxi driver. According to Seattle Police, the attacker reportedly told the driver "you are a terrorist" and "I will shoot you," then repeatedly punched him in the face.

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  14. At What Point Will The Viaduct Be Unsafe? It's Complicated, State SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Alaskan Way Viaduct is safe to drive on, state officials told the Seattle City Council on Monday afternoon. That follows the weekend's news that the viaduct may be sinking more than expected - and less evenly.

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  15. Seattle School Board Delays Vote On Interim SuperintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    That's in contrast to the board's usual process when hiring a superintendent: a months-long national search followed by numerous community meetings with the candidates. Last night Board President Sharon Peaslee moved to delay the vote by a week to December 10 in order to get more community input.

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  16. Homeless Camp Weathers November in Seattle's University DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    The Seattle City Council budget includes $100,000 to support homeless camps, like one that sprang up on a busy sidewalk in front of the University District post office in September. That camp has since moved to the parking lot of the University Congregational United Church of Christ a few blocks away.

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  17. Didn't Make It To Lit Crawl Seattle? We Have You CoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    A literary festival and a pub crawl combined? We have the audio to prove it. We bolted from space to space during this year's Lit Crawl Seattle to gather as many readings as we could.

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  18. Seattle Gently Reins In Medical Marijuana ProvidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Seattle has long been friendly to these businesses, but there's mounting friction between them and state-licensed stores as lawmakers sort out the state's new legal marijuana law. This week, the City of Seattle will hold a symposium on the city's booming medical marijuana scene.

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  19. A Poet Walks Into A Bar, For Lit Crawl SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Lit Crawl Seattle was inspired by Litquake, San Francisco's Literary Festival. The now yearly event is a one night mash-up of a literary festival and a pub crawl.

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  20. Mayor Murray: Everyone Else Said No. Seattle Said YesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Cheryl Stumbo, center, raises her arms as she finishes speaking at an election night party for Initiative 594, a measure seeking universal background checks on gun sales and transfers, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Seattle. Stumbo, the citizen sponsor of the initiative, is a survivor in the shooting at the Jewish Federation in Seattle in 2006.

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