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Seattle: City in Washington, United States
Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2019, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.98 million, making it the 15th-largest in the United States. In July 2013, Seattle was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top five in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate.

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Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early [Video]

Supreme Court allows Trump to end census early

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday blocked a lower-court ruling that had ordered the country's decennial population count be continued until Oct. 31. The Census Bureau said on Aug. 3 that it would wind..

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Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew [Video]

Louisville anti-racism protesters defy curfew

[NFA] Demonstrators decried a grand jury decision not to charge three officers for killing Breonna Taylor, marching through the streets of Louisville despite a curfew. This report produced by Zachary..

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NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' by DOJ [Video]

NYC, Seattle, Portland Designated as 'Anarchist Jurisdictions' by DOJ

The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the designations on Monday.

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Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power [Video]

Seattle Mayor Says AG Barr's Call To Charge Her A 'Chilling' Abuse of Power

For months, Seattle has dealt with nightly protests. Some have become violent. Some have become deadly. Some protesters camped out and occupied the area outside Seattle police's East Precinct building..

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Seattle Police Arrest Man Who Allegedly Set Fire To Cop Car with Officer Inside

Things are heating up in Seattle, where police arrested a man who torched a patrol car with a burning piece of lumber ... and the video shows the officer inside facing a wall of flames. The Seattle..
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Starbucks sets goals for increasing diversity in coming years

The Seattle coffee chain joins Microsoft and Wells Fargo — both of whom have also announced diversity hiring goals.
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The little restaurant that could

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A restaurant with a heart of gold and nerves of steel

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Seattle Passes Minimum Pay Rate for Uber and Lyft Drivers

The city became the second in the nation to create a compensation standard for ride-hailing drivers, after New York.
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Seattle officer on leave after video shows cop rolling bicycle over protester's head

A livestream shows an officer rolling a bike over the head or neck of a person lying in the street amid a protest in Seattle.
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Amazon re-designs Echo, unveils car security, indoor drone and gaming

Amazon staged a virtual press event from its Seattle headquarters to show off its lineup for the holiday selling season.
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Justice Dept. Threatens to Withhold Federal Funds From N.Y., Seattle and Portland

Attorney General William P. Barr criticized the cities for their responses to protests against police brutality. Democrats called it an effort to help President Trump’s re-election campaign.
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DOJ names New York City, Portland, Seattle 'anarchist jurisdictions' that could lose federal funding

President Donald Trump executive order threatened to withhold federal funding from cities where the administration said local officials have cut funding for police departments, refused offers for help..
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DOJ says 3 cities could lose federal aid for allowing "anarchy"

New York City, Portland and Seattle were labeled "anarchist jurisdictions" by the Justice Department.
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Seahawks stuff Cam Newton on final play to end Patriots' last-minute comeback bid

The Seahawks built a lead behind Russell Wilson's heroics, but Seattle needed a last-second stop to secure a win over the Patriots.
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Only artists age 50 and over allowed

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35 dead as wildfires rage across the West Coast

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Strong winds could fuel wildfires in the West as death toll climbs

Flames up and down the West Coast have forced thousands to flee and cast a shroud of smoke that has given Seattle, San Francisco and Portland, Oregon, some of the worst air quality in the world.
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Seattle's Pier 58 partially collapses into water; 2 construction workers injured

The two construction workers were part of a crew involved in the removal of Pier 58, the structure supporting several attractions.  
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ShowBiz Minute: Domingo, Cornell, Michele

Opera's Placido Domingo denies abusing power, seeks to clear name; Statue of lauded rocker Chris Cornell vandalized in Seattle; Former "Glee" star Lea Michele gives birth to baby boy. (Aug. 24)  
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Food trucks driven to suburbs during pandemic

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Sweltering heat wave bakes the Western United States

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Amazon considering relocating its Seattle employees outside the city

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Police: Man steals ferry from Seattle dock

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Seattle police chief to retire amid budget cuts

Seattle police chief Carmen Best says she will retire. The move comes as the Seattle City Council has approved reducing the police department through layoffs and attrition. (August 11)  
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Seattle police chief to resign after vote to cut $4 million in budget, 100 officers

Carmen Best announced she would be retiring after the city council approved cutting nearly $4 million from the budget and reducing 100 officers.
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Carmen Best and city's mayor strongly opposed police cuts OK'd by City Council following weeks of Black Lives Matter protests on city's streets.
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Seattle Police Chief to Resign as Council Pursues Ambitious Plan to Cut Budget

Carmen Best announced her retirement on Monday night, hours after the City Council approved cuts to the police budget.
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Ready to travel? Alaska Airlines just launched a two-day BOGO ticket deal

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Feds Sending Tactical Team to Seattle, Expanding Presence Beyond Portland

After outrage over the presence of federal agents in Portland, Ore., the Trump administration is sending a team to Seattle. Officials say they will be on standby.
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Release the Kraken! Seattle, NHL's 32nd team, unveils name and logo

The Kraken will begin their season in 2021-22. The nickname is a nod to mythological creature and "S" in logo pays homage to Seattle Metropolitans.
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A rally to support a Bloomington man who said he was assaulted and threatened with a noose was ending when a vehicle drove into a woman on Monday.
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