People hold up a sign protesting the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership. (Photo courtesy the Washington Fair Trade Coalition.)

Seattle mulls stance against fast track for Trans-Pacific Partnership

A Seattle city council is set to vote Monday on taking a stance against giving Obama fast-track trade promotion authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.


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Amanda Knox acquitted by Italy’s highest court

Seattle woman Amanda Knox is free after her acquittal Friday night of murdering her roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy, where they were studying abroad.


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Changes to WIC program pose challenges for Somali grocers

At SeaTac Produce in Tukwila, Amira Abdulle cheerily greets customers along with her sons, who help to warm sambusas sold in the


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(Photo by Quinn Dombrowski via Flickr)

Rejecting the American Dream, Mexicans reintegrate back home

Divided from family and missing their culture, returning home is an obvious choice for many Mexican immigrants. But things aren’t always so easy once they get there.


Categories: Featured, Immigration, Politics

Viet Cong  plays a sold-out show  in Seattle this Sunday post-band name controversy. (Photo by Colin Way)

Viet Cong’s loaded band name a cautionary tale to indie artists

What’s in a name? For Viet Cong, who plays a sold-out show in Seattle this Friday, way more than they thought.


Categories: Arts & Culture, Music, Opinion, Perspectives

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