Thursday news roundup

The Seattle Times, KING, KIRO, NBC News, Q13, Seattle PI, AP,Crosscut, South Seattle Emerald, The Stranger, MyNorthwest (here, here and here), Patch, Post Alley, West Seattle Blog, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog all report on the ongoing protests, the police response, and the city’s lifting of a nightly curfew. The Seattle Times, Seattle PI, Crosscut and Patch report that the city is withdrawing its motion to terminate part of the consent decree over SPD biased policing. The Seattle Times and Crosscut discuss the flimsy evidence for “outside agitators” causing violence at the protests. The Seattle PI looks at the controversy …

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Wednesday news roundup

The Seattle Times, KING, KIRO, KUOW, Q13, Post Alley (here and here), AP, The Washington Examiner, Patch, The South Seattle Emerald, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog (here and here), and MyNorthwest cover the ongoing protests over the killing of George Floyd by police, and the response by police. GeekWire, Puget Sound Business Journal, and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report on Monday’s passsage of paid sick and safe time for certain gig workers in Seattle. The Seattle Transit Blog looks at the Seattle Transportation Benefit District as it comes up for renewal later this year. SeattleMet discusses street dining as local restaurants …

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Tuesday news roundup

The Seattle Times (here and here), Seattle PI (here and here), KUOW, KING, KOMO, KIRO, The Independent, US News and World Report, MyNorthwest (here and here), Crosscut, The Stranger (here and here), Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Post Alley, West Seattle Blog and Erica Barnett all provide ongoing reports and discussion on the protests in Seattle and scrutiny of the police response. The South Seattle Emerald shows that despite promises from the Mayor and Chief Police that police officers can be uniquely identified by their name tag, that isn’t the case. The Seattle Times covers the Council’s passage of a bill …

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