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September 11, 2014 at 9:33 AM

Seattle City Council may consider growth impact fees for builders

Eighty cities across the state charge growth impact fees when developers build new projects that put additional demand on public roads, schools, parks and fire departments. Bellevue, Shoreline and Federal Way are among them, but Seattle is not. It could become No. 81, however. People in Seattle government have previously discussed impact fees, which require developers to help…

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August 3, 2014 at 9:51 AM

Sunday Memo: Seafair finale … Real-estate bidding wars … Seattle scientists seek Ebola cure

Morning roll-overs: Two separate roll-over accidents on I-5 sent 11 people to the hospital this morning. And state troopers responded to two more. Be safe out there, drivers. More to come. From 3am to now, our troopers responded to 4 separate rollovers this morning in King County. KB #DriveSafe #DriveSober — Trooper Chris Webb (@wspd2pio) More

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June 25, 2014 at 12:35 PM

Google exec yields to concerns, will sell Portland home

Here’s a follow-up to a news item from Tuesday: PORTLAND (AP) — A venture capitalist has opted to sell his recently purchased northwest Portland home to neighbors instead of demolishing it. Kevin Rose is a general partner for Google Ventures. Earlier this year, he paid $1.3 million for a house built in 1892. He initially planned to…

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June 24, 2014 at 12:20 PM

Will Google exec raze 122-year-old Portland house?

Wednesday update: Demolition of the home was averted late Tuesday when Rose agreed to sell the home to neighbors. Original story from Tuesday: The comments are rolling in hot and heavy today on an Oregonian story about a neighborhood protest against plans to demolish a house in Portland’s Willamette Heights. The Oregonian’s Steve Duin has…

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March 6, 2014 at 7:17 AM

Thursday Memo: Wear-waders-to-work day … Seahawks sack home sales … Sexy shoes in this city

Get out your waders: The rain continues around the Northwest, and minor flooding is expected on several rivers today. The National Weather Service forecast calls for continued rain through Friday, but then we might see some clear skies. The Legion of Boom stopped more than the Denver offense: Home…

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