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Intellectual Ventures awarded $43 million in patent infringement trial

Fine will be shared by T-Mobile and Ericsson companies.

Dick’s Drive-In rallying support to save Kent location

Sound Transit might remove restaurant for new light rail maintenance facility

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Ferguson contacts WA sheriffs about enforcing gun control measure

Letter addresses points of confusion over Initiative 1639

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One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.

Seattle Weekly’s Last Print Edition Is Feb. 27

Message to readers from Josh O’Connor, president of Sound Publishing

One of Seattle Weekly’s “Best of Seattle” issues from Aug. 2016.
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Legislature ‘Prays’ For Congress To Curb President’s Ability To Launch Nukes

Washington has more nuclear weapons than any other state; ‘Puget Sound area would be incinerated’

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Split Washington In Two? 51st State Movement Highlights Cultural Divide

Rep. Matt Shea of Spokane introduces bill to establish state in Eastern Washington called Liberty.

Proposal Calls For Banning Eye Tattoos in Washington State

Canada has already banned this procedure.

Bill Targets Sexual Health Curriculum in Washington Schools

Senate Bill 5395 is co-sponsored by 17 Democratic representatives and introduced by Sen. Claire Wilson, D-Federal Way.

Proposal: Let Washington Dog Owners Appeal ‘Dangerous’ Breed Bans

28 cities have ordinances that restrict or ban ownership of pit bull terriers.

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Proposed Law Would Raise Age Limit For Tobacco Sales

State lawmakers cite health concerns over tobacco and vape products.

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While King County Metro has been testing out several trial electric buses since since 2016, the agency aims to have a fully electric bus fleet by 2040. Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr
While King County Metro has been testing out several trial electric buses since since 2016, the agency aims to have a fully electric bus fleet by 2040. Photo by SounderBruce/Flickr
Many consumers have the option to give special instructions to delivery drivers. Asking them to leave a package out of sight, may help prevent a crime of opportunity. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration
Many consumers have the option to give special instructions to delivery drivers. Asking them to leave a package out of sight, may help prevent a crime of opportunity. Kailan Manandic, photo illustration

Seattle Jewish Community Also Struggles With Pittsburgh Tragedy

Author’s visit to Seattle offers prescient insight in wake of Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

Feel at Home With Seattle’s Ambassador of Senegalese Cuisine

La Teranga serves authentic West African lamb, fish, and more in tiny Columbia City spot

Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue
Bellevue city manager Brad Miyake welcomes Steve Mylett back to his position as police chief following his exoneration. Photo courtesy of the city of Bellevue

Safeco Field Funding Referendum Withdrawn

The mysterious backers of the initiative won’t say why, but some think it’s because they couldn’t get funding to gather the necessary signatures.

The Most Magical Fried Chicken in Seattle

I almost didn’t write about this place. I didn’t want to ruin the mystery of it.

It’s Official: Safeco Field Will Get $135 Million in Taxpayer Funds

Critical King County Councilmembers call plan “a fleecing” and “irresponsible.”

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Safeco Field Will Get a New Name Next Year

Seattle Mariners could make over $100 million from naming rights.

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