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Category: Live events
June 2, 2014 at 1:58 PM

Recap: How Seattle City Council meeting on $15 minimum wage unfolded

The Seattle City Council has unanimously adopted a plan to raise the minimum pay of Seattle workers to $15 an hour over the next three to seven years. The box below pulls in the tweets of Seattle Times staff covering the council meeting and reaction to the vote. Here’s the latest story about the vote. [do…

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February 4, 2014 at 4:30 PM

Recap: live coverage of the Super Bowl parade

We blogged, tweeted and shot photos of the Super Bowl victory parade down Fourth Avenue from Denny Way to Century Link Field, and the celebration at CenturyLink. UPDATE 4:15 p.m.: The final whistle has sounded on this blog. Thanks for reading. See you all again next season. UPDATE 3:56 p.m.: Better settle in for a long…

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October 1, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Ask our pot reporter anything

Bob Young, who has been reporting on I-502 and marijuana’s legalization in Washington, is hosting an Ask Me Anything (or AMA) on Reddit. Young, who has been covering marijuana for nearly a year is answering questions about his experiences reporting on the brand-new industry and pot policy. Read Young’s latest stories on the subject, “Pot Legalization…

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July 19, 2012 at 3:46 PM

Updates from the public hearing on the Seattle arena deal

The Seattle City Council and the Metropolitan King County Council are holding a joint hearing to take public testimony on the proposal to build a $490 million sports and entertainment venue with $200 million in public financing. The hearing began at 5:30 p.m. in Seattle City Council Chambers, 600 Fourth Avenue, Seattle. Around 500 people were in the…

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