Archives for January 2017

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Politics Health

Fighting Trump: HIV Advocates to Watch in 2017

Follow these advocates on social media, join their groups, take note of every link in their profile, and follow their advice. ...
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Politics Local

Renewed Anti-Transgender Initiative Filed in Washington State

A ballot initiative to repeal Washington State’s 10-year-old non-discrimination law protecting our transgender friends, co-workers and family members is back again. ...
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Entertainment

Inaugural Mildred Loving Community Activism Award Honorees Include Debbie Allen

Honorees include Governor McAuliffe, Debbie Allen, the Honorable Cory Booker, Janice Bryant Howroyd, Cathy Hughes, and Dorothy James. ...
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Sports

Gary Kloppenburg Teams Up with Jenny Boucek to Coach Seattle Storm

Prior to joining Dunn’s staff with the Fever in 2008, he was on the staff of the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats, where he served under Bernie Bickerstaff for three seasons. ...
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Entertainment

Will ‘Alien: Covenant’ Pass the Bechdel Test?

All of the films in the Alien franchise (except for Alien 3, which is generally best forgotten) pass the test, including Prometheus. ...
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Local

Major Metro Purchase: 100 Fully Electric Buses Coming to King County by 2020

King County announced Tuesday an investment in electric buses that will give Metro the largest fleet in the nation. ...
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Business owners Molly Moon Neitzel of Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream and Makini Howell of Plum Restaurants here with the coalition to announce our proposal for paid family and medical leave. "It's affordable, predictable, and great for everyone."
Politics Local

Coalition Announces Proposal for Paid Family and Medical Leave in Washington

Under the proposed bills, Washington workers would be able to use extended paid leave for events like the birth of a child, a personal health emergency, or to take care of an ill family member, like an aging parent. ...
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Sports

Reps. DelBene, Dingell Wager on Seahawks v. Lions Wild Card Game

The Seahawks will face Lions in the NFC Wild Card game on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017. ...
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Politics Health

Senate Democrats Call on GOP to Abort Attack on Planned Parenthood

U.S. Senator Patty Murray criticized Republicans after they announced the reconciliation bill dismantling the ACA would also defund Planned Parenthood. ...
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Politics Local

Seattle’s Minimum Wage Increased to $15 Per Hour

Seattle’s minimum wage will continue to increase each year on January 1 until reaching $15 per hour for all workers in 2021. ...
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