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Seattle: $6.4 million announced in supportive services for victims of gender-based violence

Health Local
Nationally, more than one-in-three women have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. ...
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Heat Wave: Seattle Cooling Shelter Locations Announced

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The National Weather Service has issued an Heat Advisory for Seattle and surrounding areas for this week. ...
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New Seattle AIDS Memorial Seeks Lead Design Team Artist

Photo: AMP: AIDS Memorial Pathway
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A passionate group of volunteers and community leaders, including people living with HIV, people of color, and members of the LGBTQIA+ community, have begun work on The AMP in partnership with the City of Seattle. ...
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Seattle Joins Lawsuit to Preserve Fair and Accurate Census

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Seattle joins a coalition of 18 Attorneys General, six cities, and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors to hold the Trump Administration accountable for violating the Enumeration Clause of the United States Constitution. ...
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Seattle’s FIFA World Cup Bid Gains Metropolitan King County Council Support

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The Metropolitan King County Council has given its unanimous support to the City of Seattle’s bid to be a host city of the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup. ...
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Seattle Mayor Begins ‘Extensive’ Citywide Review of Harassment and Discrimination Policies

Mayor Jenny A. Durkan/Facebook
Politics Local
In a letter to City employees, Mayor Jenny A. Durkan announced that she is launching an extensive review of the City of Seattle’s harassment and discrimination policies. ...
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City of Seattle to Host Forum for African American Caregivers

Health Local
According to U.S. data, older African American adults are twice as likely to have Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias than older white adults. Alzheimer’s is the sixth cause of death in the United States. ...
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City of Seattle Candidates to Answer Community Questions at South Seattle Forum

Lorena González
Politics Local
Our Seattle: Meet the Candidates will be held at Rainier Arts Center on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 4:00 -6:00 p.m. All 2017 City of Seattle candidates participating in the General Election are confirmed to attend. ...
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City Council President Harrell Proposes Process to Fill Vacancy

Seattle City Council
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Council President Bruce Harrell (District 2, South Seattle) announced a proposed process to fill the vacancy in Council Position 8 last week caused by Tim Burgess being sworn-in as the Mayor of Seattle. ...
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City Agrees to New Seattle Center High School, Memorial

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The City of Seattle and Seattle Public Schools (SPS) announced a partnership agreement Friday, to collaborate on the design of SPS properties at Seattle Center, including a new Memorial Stadium and a high school. ...
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