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Seahawks Win Preseason Battle Over Cowboys, So Let's Hunt For Bad News!

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seahawks Win Preseason Battle Over Cowboys, So Let's Hunt For Bad News! by Spike Friedman VICTORY! #GoHawks pic.twitter.com/xNRxlHFfNt— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) August 26, 2016 The Seahawks won their penultimate preseason game 27-17 over the Dallas Cowboys in what is likely the final tuneup for the team's starters. Show More Summary

There’s Already a Petition Against the Planned Expansion of the Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves These are the current renderings for the addition on the east elevation of Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park. It will really be quite a disappointment if the building is not made of fog. Courtesy of Seattle Art...Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Shoplifter Gets Caught, Provides Cheesy Answer

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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The Morning News: More Affordable Housing at Capitol Hill Light Rail Station, New School Start Times, Seahawks Chef Apologizes for Anti-Transgender Stance

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Thirty-eight percent of the units around the Capitol Hill light rail station will be affordable housing. But at future stations, the requirement will be 80 percent. Schemata and Hewitt Affordable Housing at Capitol Hill...Show More Summary

EOD: President Obama Is Giving Tours of Yosemite National Park Now

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jennifer Campbell President Barack Obama watches a virtual reality film captured during his trip to Yosemite National Park earlier this year, in the Outer Oval Office, Aug. 24, 2016. Personal aide Ferial Govashiri sits at her desk at left. Show More Summary

The 26 Best Concerts In Seattle Next Week

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Critics' Picks For August 29-September 4 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Bumbershoot looms large over Labor Day weekend, and will bring with it lots of excellent performers (all of whom we have on our complete Bumbershoot calendar), but...Show More Summary

Watch Hillary Clinton Describe "the Steady Stream of Bigotry" Coming from Donald Trump"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle At one point, she says, "On David Duke's radio show the other day, the mood was jubilant." The video is below—she starts talking around the 8:30 mark. Below the video are some of the choicest quotes. • "He is...Show More Summary

How the City's Latest Offer to the Seattle Police Union Falls Short of Federal Benchmarks

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Thanks to a whistleblower, we know what the city government recently offered the Seattle Police Officers Guild (SPOG)—the union that represents the city's hundreds of rank-and-file cops—in a proposed contract. As the city...Show More Summary

Russian Cyber Hacker Convicted in Seattle of Massive Credit Card Fraud Involving Pizza Parlors

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jennifer Campbell Oh, there's the Russian hack button! David Carillet In last night's episode of CSI: Cyber: Seattle, a Russian computer hacker named Track 2 (Roman Seleznev) is finally convicted, two years after being arrested on his way to a luxury resort in the Maldives, an act Seleznev's politician father tried to frame as a kidnapping. Show More Summary

The 22 Best Movies to See in Seattle This Weekend

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Our Critics' Picks For August 25-28, From Hell or High Water to Southside With You by Stranger Things To Do Staff What better time to hide out in a dark, air-conditioned movie theater than a weekend that's supposed to be hot and full...Show More Summary

KEXP Is Putting De La Soul's 3 Feet High and Rising Under the Microscope on Friday

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal The album that kept the great British funk band Cymande financially solvent for years. On Friday, August 26, KEXP will spend 12 hours, from 6am to 6pm, spinning every song sampled on 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul’s freewheeling 1989 hip hop album. Show More Summary

Speaking Out About the Matt Hickeys of the World Won't Be Enough To Change Rape Culture

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Women in India at an anti-rape protest. arindambanerjee / Shutterstock.com Former Stranger writer Megan Seling reflects on her friendship with Matt Hickey, the Seattle-area tech journalist and accused sexual predator and rapist who Sydney Brownstone and several local women exposed: He was my friend. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: A Little History Lesson...

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Originally posted on November 26, 2014. I am a bi male in my early 20s who until recently was in the closet. I have been exploring my sexuality for the past year, and I didn't want to label myself and open a Pandora's box of oppression in the American South before I knew who I was for sure. Show More Summary

666 Reasons You Should Go To This Reading In A Casket Shop

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Okay, really there's only 19 reasons. But I'm just dying to see this room fill up with people. Courtesy Nevertold Casket Company On Saturday, a supergroup of crazy-good writers is reading at Nevertold Casket Company, which is a shop full of haunted curios. Show More Summary

Mr. Robot Recap: In Episode 8, the Plot Is No Longer As Interesting the Small Moments

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This hacker must not be confused with an Islamic terrorist. USA Network One of the many interesting things that the 19th century German philosopher Georg Hegel pointed out is that there is no relationship that's closer than that between a brother and sister. Show More Summary

Candace Doyal and Mary Ellen Mark: Photographs of Pain Passed Through Generations

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves This picture means something different when you know it's a daughter reenacting the moment when she discovered her mother, dead. Courtesy of the artist (Candace Doyal) and Chatwin Books Candace Doyal's mother was not there. Show More Summary

Trump Now Has the Same Position on Illegal Immigration He Once Ridiculed Jeb, Cruz, and Rubio for Having

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle This maniac. Dan Fleckner / Shutterstock.com For the last two nights, Donald Trump has appeared on his propaganda platform of choice, Fox News's Hannity, and on both nights, Sean Hannity has asked for clarification on what Trump would do about law-abiding, home-owning, undocumented immigrants. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Portland Bans Rap Music on School Buses, Seattle's Homeless Advocates Reject Mayor Murray, Vancouver's Housing Market Freezes

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede For now, Vancouver B.C.'s limitless luxury is not so limitless. Charles Mudede Foreign Buyer Tax In Vancouver B.C. Appears to Have Worked a Little Too Well: Though British Columbia's finance ministry still claims that...Show More Summary

A Feel Bad Story in Disguise: Two Florida Hospitals Won't Bill Orlando Pulse Shooting Victims

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Orlando Sentinel: Orlando Health and Florida Hospital will not bill survivors of the Pulse nightclub massacre for out-of-pocket medical expenses, officials announced Wednesday. Instead, the hospitals will write off an estimated...Show More Summary

Homeless Advocates Propose Major Reforms to the Way the City Handles Homeless Encampments

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Washington State Department of Transportation crews regularly clear encampments along highways, including this one in June. Ansel Herz Late last week, Mayor Ed Murray did something he loves to do: announced a task force to figure out what to do about a problem facing his administration. Show More Summary

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