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March 29, 2014 at 8:39 AM

City rules harm immigrants

This responds to Mayor Ed Murray’s call for increased funding to support immigrants and refugees [“Mayor wants to expand services for immigrants, refugees,” Local News, March 26]. My parents immigrated to this country in the early 1920s from Sweden. They didn’t speak English and they didn’t look for assistance from government. They were looking…

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0 Comments | More in Immigration | Topics: Aaliyah Gupta, Bob Dorse, immigration

February 10, 2014 at 6:50 AM

Seattle must fix rules impeding next-generation broadband

A recent guest column by the executive director of the cable industry’s Broadband Communications Association of Washington raises some vital points about Seattle’s Internet infrastructure [“Why Seattle does not need to build a broadband network,” Opinion, Feb. 5]. While the opinion was mainly accurate, not all neighborhoods in Seattle have good Internet service options….

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0 Comments | More in Internet | Topics: CenturyLink, Internet, Mayor Ed Murray

January 18, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Interim police chief: Reinstate Nick Metz

Mayor Ed Murray’s appointment of Harry C. Bailey to interim police chief is laudable [“New interim chief to head Seattle Police Department,” Local News, Jan. 7]. Bailey is known throughout the Seattle community for his integrity, professionalism and duty to service. Perhaps some of the previous decisions by Interim Chief Jim Pugel can now…

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0 Comments | More in Seattle Police Department | Topics: Harry C. Bailey, Mayor Ed Murray, Nick Metz