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Election 2013: A Mayoral Conundrum and a Chance to Shake Up City Council

By • on October 26, 2013 at 1:24 am

Editors’ note: We hope to have the companion piece to this, looking at the mayor’s race in depth, up later today! Apologies for the delay. Media coverage in this year’s election has been dominated by the race for Seattle Mayor, but for local politics this year’s election is unusually important. Beyond a mayor’s race that’s

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Hack of the month!

By • on August 22, 2013 at 3:12 pm

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KEXP program notes update

By • on June 26, 2013 at 1:19 pm

Apologies to folks for our having not been able to continue posting our program notes in recent weeks. Both Maria and I have run into time problems in

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Two Book Reviews: “2312″ and “The Yellow Birds”

By • on April 17, 2013 at 5:12 pm

My first impression of “2312” by Kim Stanley Robinson is that the author could use a good editor, or needs to take up short-form poetry to sharpen

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The Mayoral Conundrum

By • on November 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm

As noted in our endorsement article,

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Primary ’13: Greg Nickels Has Risen from the Grave

By • on July 19, 2013 at 8:26 am

Seattle, we have a mayor problem. Among the races in the August 6 primary election — for which we present our endorsements here — the race

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The next SPD chief

By • on April 8, 2013 at 2:20 pm

UPDATE 4/9 Mayor McGinn is now saying that he will not seek a new chief during the remainder of his current term due to concerns that well-qualified applicants

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Columns

KEXP “Eat the Airwaves” Program Notes, May 11, 2013

By • on May 12, 2013 at 11:42 pm

Previous ETA program notes are archived below, under “Columns.” Each week, you can listen to Eat the Airwaves live, from 8:30-9:00 AM Saturdays

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KEXP “Eat the Airwaves” Program Notes, May 4, 2013

By • on May 5, 2013 at 7:51 pm

Kitchen Notes: Previous ETA program notes are archived below, under “Columns.” Each week, you can listen to Eat the Airwaves live, from 8:30-9:00

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KEXP “Eat the Airwaves” Program Notes, April 27, 2013

By • on April 28, 2013 at 11:01 pm

Kitchen Notes: Previous ETA program notes are archived below, under “Columns.” Also, due to the new paywall, we are no longer linking to Seattle

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Toons

How a Bill Becomes Law — Updated

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GOP tries to pick up ladies

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Asshole punks get away

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History

Reclaim Our History – Nov. 1-15

They Hate Us for Our Freedoms! Nov. 1, 1872: Susan B. Anthony and sisters arrested for registering to vote. 1890: Mississippi enacts legislation requiring every would-be voter to pass a literacy test,

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Reclaim Our History Sep. 16-30

Sep. 16, 1982: Massacre of over 1,000 civilian Palestinian refugees begins, Sabnra and Shatila camps, Lebanon. Sep. 17, 1796: George Washington’s farewell address, in which he declines to run for

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Reclaim Our History Sep. 1-15

Sep. 1, 1939: Hitler invades Poland, beginning World War II. Sep. 3, 1939: Britain and France declare war against Germany. 1992: Thirty-nine state conference on disarmament approves treaty to ban chemical

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