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Seattle Police Union Votes Down City's Contract Offer

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz This is a huge blow to the mayor, city council and police leadership. Q13 Fox reports the Seattle Police Officers Guild has overwhelmingly voted down the city's latest contract proposal, as many expected, 823 to 156. The...Show More Summary

Live-Illustrating the RNC

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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PHOTOS: The Streets of Cleveland

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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NBA Moves All-Star Game Out of North Carolina

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Suck it, bigots: The National Basketball Association announced Thursday that it would not hold the 2017 All-Star Game in Charlotte, N.C., in a reaction to state legislation passed earlier this year that eliminated specific anti-discrimination protections for lesbians, gays and bisexuals. Show More Summary

Bertha Boondoggle: Viaduct Tunnel Needs $60 Million Cash Infusion So It Can Open Three Years Late

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Everything is fine. WSDOT News on the tunnel front today. KIRO reports: The newest timeline from contractors shows the State Route 99 tunnel will open more than three years late and needs millions of additional dollarsShow More Summary

The 23 Best Movies To See in Seattle This Weekend

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Our Critics' Picks For July 21-24 by Stranger Things To Do Staff If you're looking to step up your smalltalk game by heading to the movies this weekend, our critics have picked the best films for you to do just that. See all of yourShow More Summary

Mr. Robot Recap: On the Fence About Long Episode Two

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede CEO fucks with Angela's mind in the second episode of Mr. Robot's second season. USA Network For those who have been watching Mr. Robot, a TV show about a hacker who, with the help of a motley crew, deletes the debt records of a massive bank owned by the even more massive E Corp. Show More Summary

Derek Erdman's Real World Seattle Phone Prank Offers Welcome Respite from Anxiety Over Donald Trump's Presidency

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson "That sounds like you made that up." Derek Erdman We've made it a policy to take it easy on the cast and crew of Real World Seattle, partly because they did such a great job on the new turf at Cal Anderson, and partlyShow More Summary

Vote Tina Podlodowski for Secretary of State

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Tina Podlodowski This is an easy one, so we'll keep it quick. Tina Podlodowski brought us cupcakes. So she gets our endorsement. We can be bought. (In fairness to the SECB: Joe McDermott brought us beer, and we didn't endorse him. Show More Summary

Live-Slogging the Final Night of the RNC: The Trumpocalypse Begins

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jessica Fu It's happening. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Stranger staffers will be discussing the primetime speeches of the Republican convention's fourth and final night. Notable speakers tonight include Reince Priebus, Peter Thiel...Show More Summary

Mike Pence Once Gave Cover to Regimes that Execute Homosexuals

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Mike Pence wants you to trust him. lev radin / Shutterstock.com Tonight at the RNC, gay libertarian (and Gawker-obsessive) Peter Thiel will take the stage, presumably to reassure the assembled Republicans that they're still a big-party tent where LGBTs are welcome, especially if you're a billionaire. Show More Summary

Kshama Sawant Wants to Make Life Easier for Renters by Capping Landlord Fees

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Tenants celebrated the passing of an anti-slumlord law earlier this year. Clay Showalter Renters of Seattle, i.e. 52 percent of all city residents, pay attention! City Council Member Kshama Sawant, hot on the heels of passing...Show More Summary

Clinton Voter in a Sea of Trump Supporters: "All I See Is Just People Spewing Hate"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A very brave woman. HG As all 15,000 journalists in Cleveland this week have noticed, it's a hostile environment out here for Hillary Clinton. T-shirts and buttons scream "Trump that bitch" and "Hillary's lies matter." "Hillary for Prison" t-shirts are everywhere. Show More Summary

Two Amazing Options For Tonight: Donald Trump on TV or Sting & Peter Gabriel On Stage

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ned Lannamann "Then I said 'Sledgehammer'? I hardly knew 'er! Hahahahahahahahaha. I love you, Sting." Tonight, at just about the moment Donald J. Trump is accepting the Republican nomination for the presidency, Sting and Peter Gabriel will be co-headlining at Key Arena. Show More Summary

Local Musicians Can Vie for a Chance to Score a Cult Film for NWFF's Puget Soundtrack

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal One of five films in the running to receive a new score by a Northwest band/musician for NWFF's Puget Soundtrack series. Northwest Film Forum and Brick Lane Records have linked up to offer a $2,000 residency for a Pacific...Show More Summary

Washington RNC Delegate Eric Minor Wants You to Know He Did Not Vote for Trump

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Things appear tense inside the convention center today. Eric Minor, a #NeverTrump delegate from Gig Harbor, posted a video to his Facebook feed this morning ago showing himself asking state GOP chair Susan Hutchison not to count his vote. Show More Summary

Seattle’s Hotel Workers Tell Stories of Pain and Sexual Harassment

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Panelists, from left: Rahmo Guled, translator Eunice How with Jian Hua "Jenny" Wu, Feliza Ryland, Ermalyn Magtuba, and Maria Estrada with translator Olga Chavarria. ASK Seattle's hotel room service workers are fed up with their employers' failure to protect and support them. Show More Summary

Vote Cyrus Habib for Lieutenant Governor (Whatever That Is)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Cyrus Habib What the fuck does the lieutenant governor even do? No one seems to know. There are three serious Democrats in this race, and their biggest fight is over what they could do if they won this...Show More Summary

The Green Party Responds to Dan Savage, Says He's "Dead Wrong"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz "We’re willing to not only run for dog catcher but also go to the mat for a ballot position to do it." Green Party Dan Savage, the other day: Where are the Green Party candidates for city councils? For county councils?Show More Summary

For Women's Rights, Ohio Is a "Preview of What America Would Look like If Trump and Pence Get Their Way"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Spotted in downtown Cleveland during this week's Republican National Convention. HG A political party's convention is like a glimpse into a future in which they are in power, their most enthusiastic supporters are roaming the streets to tell you how excited they are about it, and the police state is out in full force to protect them. Show More Summary

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