The unusually warm temperatures could be perfect conditions for toxic algae to grow in area lakes. Toxic blooms can cause illness or even death for people and animals.
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The race is on among developers to get permits for towers in boomtown Seattle because under rules created to preserve views and daylight in the city, the first big project OK’d on a block can force the next one to downsize.
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- Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers
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“I think everybody who voted against light rail in 1971-1972 should be taken to the middle of 520 and thrown into the lake. BRT yes, auto electric vehicles hopefully, but light rail to the airport and downtown from all spokes. And please increase the gas tax some more.”
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