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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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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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Study: Seattle Started Battling COVID-19 Last Christmas, But Just Didn't Know It [Video]

Study: Seattle Started Battling COVID-19 Last Christmas, But Just Didn't Know It

A new study from the University of Texas at Austin reveals the novel coronavirus was raging through Seattle months before the first case was reported. Researchers estimate Seattle already had at least..

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Seattle's New NHL Team Is Named the 'Kraken [Video]

Seattle's New NHL Team Is Named the 'Kraken

Team officials say they chose the mythical sea creature out of 1,200 suggestions.

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Seattle clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 cops hurt [Video]

Seattle clashes spark 45 arrests, 21 cops hurt

[NFA] Police said a protest turned into a riot in Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, and demonstrators nationwide took to the streets in solidarity with racial justice activists opposed to federal..

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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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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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Amazon considering relocating its Seattle employees outside the city

In a message to employees Thursday, Amazon asked which communities near Seattle they'd prefer, including Tacoma and Redmond.
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Police: Man steals ferry from Seattle dock

Police have arrested a man who allegedly stole a passenger ferry from a Seattle dock. Authorities say the suspect told thems he intended to take the ferry to West Seattle. Deborah Horne from KIRO-TV..
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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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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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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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Abolish the Police? Those Who Survived the Chaos in Seattle Aren’t So Sure

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Police Identify Suspect in Seattle Killing During June Protests

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