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Seattle Mayor Wants To Buy Gunshot-Locator System

Seattle’s mayor wants to hire 10 new police officers, invest in new video equipment for police cars and buy a gunshot-locator system.

09/15/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

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Opinion: Nuns Tour To Protest Ryan Budget

A group of Catholic nuns have started a bus tour challenging the Ryan budget plan and its cuts to social programs.

06/21/2012

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Oregon Lawmakers Spare Prison Jobs, Cut Others

A key Oregon legislative panel voted Wednesday to spare the jobs of 19 corrections officers and other prison officials that had been on the chopping block.

05/23/2012

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House Members Head Back to Olympia

Members of the state’s House of Representatives have been ordered back to Olympia as the latest special session draws near its end.

04/02/2012

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Janeane Garofalo, Brian Beutler, the Unmasking of Paul Ryan: The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder 3/21/12

Today on The Majority Report:  Brian Beutler from Talking Points Memo on Paul Ryan’s budget, change in Obama’s willingness to negotiate and what’s in store for lame duck session.  Plus, Janeane “Katherine Harris” Garofalo breaks from […]

1090 The Fan–03/21/2012

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Washington Special Legislative Session Beginning

Lawmakers will come back to Olympia on Wednesday this week, after they couldn’t agree on a supplemental budget plan before the regular 60-day legislative session ended at midnight Thursday.

03/12/2012

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Guide to Locally Owned Home Decor Stores in Seattle

Looking to change out your tired old couch, or find a new object d’art? Just a little sprucing up can make a huge difference, no matter the room. Here are some of our favorite locally owned shops, both retail and consignment, where you can find something totally unique and beautiful for your home.

01/16/2012

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WA’s Biggest Cities Unhappy With Governor’s Tax Plan

The state’s largest cities are unhappy with Gov. Chris Gregoire’s proposal to pull all business tax collections back to Olympia.

01/14/2012

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The Budget: What Would Bartlet Do?

As President Obama presses Congress to avoid a government shutdown, and the Tea Party beholden Republican controlled House seems unwilling to compromise, we can’t help but wonder what the future will hold.  Democrats have already […]

1090 The Fan–04/06/2011

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