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Seattle Mayor Signs Executive Order Requiring Body Cameras on Patrol Officers

Local
Mayor Ed Murray of Seattle, working with City Attorney Pete Holmes, signed an Executive Order requiring all Seattle Police patrol officers to wear body-worn video cameras (body cameras). ...
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Anti-Trans ‘Bathroom Bill’ I-1552 Fails to Qualify for the November Ballot

Local
For the second year in a row, a campaign to rollback non-discrimination protections for transgender people failed to turn in enough signatures to qualify for the ballot in Washington state. ...
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American Fitness Index Ranks Seattle-Tacoma Fourth, Minneapolis-St. Paul in Top Spot

Health
San Francisco-Oakland finished third this year, Seattle-Tacoma fourth, San Jose fifth, Boston sixth, and Denver seventh. The top seven cities in the 2017 AFI are between 4-13 percentage points ahead of the rest of the pack. ...
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Miley Cyrus, Tinashe, The Pointer Sisters, VASSY to Headline Capital Pride Concert

Miley Cyrus/Capital Pride
Entertainment
Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Miley Cyrus will headline the 2017 Capital Pride Concert presented by HOT 99.5 & PRIDE Radio. ...
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Pride Foundation Awards $420k to LGBTQ Students at Seattle Celebration

Pride Foundation/Facebook
Local
Over the next two months, Pride Foundation will host celebrations throughout the region to honor their 2016 scholars. ...
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Washington Won’t Discriminate Coalition Launched to Defeat Anti-Trans I-1515

Washington Won't Discriminate
Politics Local
Law enforcement, clergy, businesses leaders, transgender Washingtonians families and others launched the No on I-1515 campaign Thursday. ...
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Mexico City: A Bucket List Trip That Won’t Break the Bank in 2016

Palacio Presidencial México
Travel
A hot culinary scene, a new wave of design-oriented boutique hotels and iconic art and architecture are putting Mexico City at the top of every traveler's list for 2016. ...
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Tumwater Artesian Brewfest Gathers 40 Craft Breweries for Region’s Biggest Backyard Party

Local
Celebrate the roots of Washington’s brewing industry and sample selections from 40 craft breweries at Tumwater Artesian Brewfest. ...
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Trans Student Wins Prom Queen Crown in Renton

Local
Renton High School is making headlines as trans student Brooklynn Buenaventura wins the Prom Queen title. ...
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Preserve Marriage Washington Fined $5,000, NOM ‘Will Help’

Politics Local
Anti-gay group Preserve Marriage Washington has been required to pay a $5,000 fine for failing to report nearly $300,000 of its expenditures in 2012. ...
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