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Councilmember Kshama Sawant, 2 Activists Tried For Disorderly Conduct

A Seattle city councilwoman and two other activists are on trial in the city of SeaTac on Thursday for disorderly conduct charges connected with a November minimum wage protest outside Alaska Airlines headquarters.

CBS Seattle–04/30/2015

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Seattle, US Labor Department Partnering To Fight Wage Theft

As Seattle’s new minimum wage law takes effect this month, the city’s police department and the U.S. Department of Labor are announcing that they’ve teamed up to fight wage theft.

CBS Seattle–04/05/2015

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Funds Approved For Expansion Of Pike Place Market

The City Council has approved $34 million for an expansion of Seattle’s iconic Pike Place Market.

CBS Seattle–03/23/2015

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Seattle Mayor, Council Seek Review Of Shell Drilling Fleet

Mayor Ed Murray and City Council want to review whether Royal Dutch Shell PLC should be allowed to lease property along the city’s waterfront for its Arctic oil drilling fleet.

CBS Seattle–03/09/2015

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Seattle City Council Disrupted By Protests Against Police

A Seattle City Council briefing was disrupted by people holding signs and shouting about police behavior during protests over recent grand jury decisions not to indict police officers who killed black men in Missouri and New York.

01/12/2015

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Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant Arrested At Protest In SeaTac

Seattle City councilmember Kshama Sawant was arrested Wednesday during a protest at Alaska Airlines headquarters in SeaTac, Washington.

CBS Seattle–11/19/2014

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Indigenous People Day Replaces Columbus Day In Seattle

The Seattle City Council is replacing Columbus Day with Indigenous People’s Day in the city.

CBS Seattle–10/06/2014

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Seattle School Board Votes Unanimously To Recognize ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day’ On Columbus Day

The Seattle School Board approved a resolution to recognize “Indigenous Peoples’ Day” on the same day as Columbus Day.

10/03/2014

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Seattle To Fine Homeowners, Businesses For Not Composting

Seattle residents who fail to separate food waste from trash will be fined.

09/23/2014

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Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes To Dismiss Seattle Marijuana Tickets

Seattle’s elected prosecutor says he’s dropping all tickets issued for the public use of marijuana through the first seven months of this year, because most of them were issued by a single police officer who disagrees with the legal pot law

CBS Seattle–09/22/2014

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