Vote-by-mail ballots are shown in sorting trays on Aug. 5 at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton. Washington state officials are assuring residents they’re not too concerned that mail-in general election votes will not be counted on time, as the U.S. Postal Service warned 46 states Friday. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press)
Vote-by-mail ballots are shown in sorting trays on Aug. 5 at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton. (Ted S. Warren / The Associated Press)
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Washington state officials assure residents Postal Service delays likely won’t affect mail-in votes

Despite delays in mailing system, Washington state, King County officials say voters have little to worry about.

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Seattle police oversight agencies reject total ban on crowd-control weapons passed by City Council

Police move their barricade back and use a crowd control agent, including a gas, to disperse the crowd and arrest protesters on East Pine Street and Broadway East Street in Capitol Hill as planned protests for a “Youth Day of Action and Solidarity with Portland” take place on Saturday in Seattle. 

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Protesters and Seattle police face each other at Cal Anderson Park following a reported sweep Friday morning. Others gather in the street on the east side of the park. Friday. August 14, 2020  214797

Seattle police clear Cal Anderson Park after demonstrators occupy building to distribute food, supplies

Amazon- Doppler is reflected in Amazon – Day 1 as the spheres are off to the right. The Spheres, a greenhouse work space for Amazon employees and available for public tours. 

The campus around Amazon is less crowded after employees were asked to work from home early on in the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Amazon downplays latest relocation rumors, but experts say COVID makes Seattle even less attractive

Community leaders demand input on reallocating Seattle police’s budget

Seattle Public Schools may delay the start of the school year to train teachers in ‘remote learning best practices’

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