Friday news roundup

In case you haven’t already heard, it’s going to be hot hot hot for the next several days here. Please be careful out there.

Here’s the news.

The Seattle Times, AP, MyNorthwest, Law360, and GeekWire cover a $3.4 million labor settlement against Uber for failure to correctly pay sick and safe time to its drivers.

KOMO continues coverage of the dust-up over City Hall Park.

The Urbanist looks at changes to Metro bus routes in the fall, while West Seattle Blog brings us the latest on Sound Transit’s fluctuating plans for light rail to West Seattle.

The South Seattle Emerald continues the discussion of the Compassion Seattle charter amendment.

PubliCola covers ongoing issues with SPD’s canine unit.

The Seattle Times and South Seattle Emerald report on the city’s preparations for the imminent heat wave.

The Stranger and The Urbanist (here and here) bring us election news.

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