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May 21, 2014 at 7:05 PM

$15 minimum wage would support a student; encourage the economy instead

$15 would support a student, and many others As a high-school student about to graduate, I believe the change in the minimum wage to $15 would be highly effective for all residents in the Seattle [“New poll shows big support for $15 minimum wage,” Local News, May 14]. This new poll that shows big…


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August 23, 2013 at 7:29 AM

Mayor McGinn encourages Seattle businesses to go gun-free

Prevent unnecessary deaths I listened to a radio talk-show host who was critical of Seattle’s Mayor Mike McGinn for advocating that businesses establish a gun-free store environment. [“Business ‘gun free’ program launches,” page one, Aug. 19.] The radio host expressed concern that a criminal would be more likely to rob a publicly gun-free store than a…


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