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Storm Raise the Flag for Seattle

Sports
Joining the Seattle Storm were a very excited Mayor Jenny Durkan and two members of the Storm team ownership, Dawn Trudeau and Ginny Gilder. ...
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Seattle Storm to Play 2019 WNBA Season at UW’s Alaska Airlines Arena

Sports
The University of Washington’s Alaska Airlines Arena will be the Seattle Storm's primary venue for the regular season games during the 2019 WNBA season. ...
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UW Athletic Director Jennifer Smith Cohen Awarded Prestigious Pi Beta Phi Honor

University of Washington Athletic Director Jennifer Cohen on May 24, 2016. Photo: Scott Eklund/Red Box Pictures
Sports
Jennifer Smith Cohen serves as UW’s Athletic Director. She is the only female Athletic Director in the Pac-12 Conference, and one of only three female Athletic Directors in the Power Five Conferences. ...
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UW Information School and Oculus VR Recreating the Way Readers View the Library

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Local
Oculus has donated 50 of its virtual reality (VR) headsets to the State Library, which is installing them in a select number of library districts around Washington. ...
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Tiny Trees Opens New Outdoor Preschool at SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park

Local
Little boots have splashed down at Tiny Trees’ new outdoor preschool location that opened at SAM’s Olympic Sculpture Park on the Seattle waterfront. ...
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Gay Muslim Arab-American Physician Dr. Hisam Goueli Files for Seattle City Council Position 8

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Politics Local
Dr. Hisam Goueli is a gay Muslim Arab-American physician dual board-certified in family medicine and psychiatry who has worked to develop health care solutions around the world - and now he wants your vote, Seattle. ...
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Arrival of ms Eurodam Kicks Off Holland America’s Alaska Cruise Season

Travel
Holland America Line ships have been sailing from the Port of Seattle since the 1970s. In May 2002, Holland America Line began using Seattle as a home port for Alaska cruises. ...
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Progressive Small Business Owner and Environmental Leader Sara Nelson Running for Seattle City Council Position 8

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Politics Local
Sara Nelson, an environmental champion and owner of Fremont Brewing, a neighborhood small business, is running for Seattle City Council Position 8. Seattle City Council Position 8 is an at-large district covering all of Seattle. ...
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Queer & Trans Clothing Exchange Seattle Offers Unique Opportunity to Find Community

Queer & Trans Clothing Exchange Seattle/Facebook
Local
For a lot of LGBT people, shopping outside the community can be uncomfortable, especially people who suffer from body dysphoria, a mental illness that affects your perception of your appearance. ...
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Seattle’s Minimum Wage Increased to $15 Per Hour

Politics Local
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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