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King County to bail out Washington State Convention Center expansion with possible $100 million loan

The Washington State Convention Center is under construction, West of Boren Avenue.  This is looking NW from the SE corner of Boren Ave abd Pine Street.
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King County will look to bail out the Washington State Convention Center with a $100 million loan as private sources of funding for the $1.9 billion expansion project in downtown Seattle have dried up amid the coronavirus-fueled economic downturn. The pandemic has crippled both the business and the budget of the convention center, as conventions...

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Snohomish County judge censured for profanity

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A state judicial watchdog has censured a Snohomish County judge for behavior described as “indecorous, undignified, impatient and discourteous.” Additionally in...