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Impassioned speeches, counter-protestors, and politically pointed make-out sessions: A weekend of women's rights rallies
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Impassioned speeches, counter-protestors, and politically pointed make-out sessions: A weekend of women's rights rallies

The weekend's double feature of women's reproductive justice rallies showed that many in Seattle feel strongly about the abortion debate in Texas.

Opening Day: John Lewis Memorial Bridge, new light rail stations celebrated by thousands
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Opening Day: John Lewis Memorial Bridge, new light rail stations celebrated by thousands

Three new light rail stations were officially opened in the northern reaches of the city, and they were welcomed by thousands throughout the day.

Washington bans single-use plastic bags
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Washington bans single-use plastic bags

On October 1, 2021, the statewide single-use plastic bag ban was put into effect.

Seattle writer H.E. Edgmon talks about bewitching gender identities
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Seattle writer H.E. Edgmon talks about bewitching gender identities

Seattle writer and Trans man H.E. Edgmond, author of the fantasy novel The Witch King talks about how he uses the genre of fantasy world to reflect on this world.

Twelve Black creatives honored with MacArthur Fellowship grants
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Twelve Black creatives honored with MacArthur Fellowship grants

The MacArthur Foundation has honored 12 amazing Black creatives with its generous and prestigious Fellowship grants, out of 25 awardees overall — a record number of simultaneous Black winners for the MacArthur Fellowship since its inception since 1981.

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Thrilling No Time to Die brings Craig's 007 tenure to satisfying conclusion

Thrilling No Time to Die brings Craig's 007 tenure to satisfying conclusion

The fifth and final entry in the actor's reign as author Ian Fleming's iconic British spy, No Time to Die is an action-heavy swan song that brings this version of 007 full circle.

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Oregon seeks justice for Barry Washington Jr.

Oregon seeks justice for Barry Washington Jr.

In a state with a history and culture of excluding Black people, many wonder what will count as "evidence" that the murder of Washington was racially motivated.

International

Worse than anyone thought: 330,000 cases of child abuse by French priests

Worse than anyone thought: 330,000 cases of child abuse by French priests

A new report says that, over the past 70 years, some 330,000 French children were sexually abused by at least 3,000 Roman Catholic priests and an unknown number of others involved in the church.