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September 4, 2013 at 9:06 PM

First McGinn-Murray debate shows both are ready to rumble

Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and his challenger, State Sen. Ed Murray, met for the first time in the general election campaign at what was intended to be a civil, niche forum on cancer research, hosted by the American Cancer Society’s political arm. But tensions ran high going into the debate, and the two candidates didn’t hesitate…

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March 4, 2013 at 3:38 PM

Seattle City Council to require carrot sticks, tuna alongside chips in vending machines

The Seattle City Council voted today to require healthier vending machines on city property. The proposal by Councilmember Richard Conlin also has the support of the Mayor Mike McGinn. Under the new rules, at least half of the food in city vending machines will have to be healthy. Public Health-Seattle and King County gets to define what’s…

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