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Listen: From Trans-Siberian Orchestra to Cautious Clay and more, a playlist of songs by musicians playing in Seattle Nov. 22-28

Almost every night of the week, Seattle’s stages offer a roster of regional indie-folk artists, do-it-yourself punk bands and homegrown comedians, as well as nationally touring pop stars. To that end, choosing something for your night out can be a daunting task. This weekly guide can help by filtering for recommended shows, select dates and […]

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What if looking for campaign ad information was like browsing on Pinterest? Washington state might try it out

OLYMPIA — A Pinterest-like page to track Washington state’s election spending? Campaign-finance officials say it may be an idea whose time has arrived. Election spending in Washington continues to break records, from last year’s unsuccessful carbon-fee initiative, to an Eastside state Senate race in 2017. Meanwhile, micro-targeted online advertising — such as through Facebook and […]

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Washington State University student died hours before classmates called 911, coroner says

iStock iStock(WASHINGTON) — A Washington State University student died four hours before fellow fraternity members first called 911 to report that he was unresponsive, investigators revealed Wednesday. Sam Martinez, a 19-year-old freshman, died at the Alpha Tau Omega house in Pullman, Washington, at about 4:30 a.m. on Nov. 12, according to Whitman County Coroner Annie […]

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With mic and spade, this researcher-turned-podcaster is helping restore Seattle’s Indigenous landscape

But she stuck out in Seattle. Sometimes, when she shared with others that she was finishing up her Ph.D., their first response was surprise. To her, Latino identity here was less intricately understood as compared with back home. The few touchstones  that were present took on an unfamiliar cast: Where she once was able to take her […]

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Smithsonian exhibition inspires with history of revolutionary African American men, opens in Tacoma on Dec. 21

A new traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian opens at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma on December 21, 2019. Visitors will be immersed in the narrative of our nation through the stories of revolutionary, iconic African American men. Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. educates visitors about more than two dozen known and unknown men, past […]

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