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Mayor Jenny Durkan signs 2021 budget, hopes Seattle has “turned a corner”

Mayor Jenny Durkan brings the public up to date after an early morning raid by Seattle police that emptied out the area around 12th ave and E Pine outside the Seattle Police East Precinct and also Cal Anderson Park. 214402

While the budget may be complete, COVID-19 remains a major challenge, the mayor said Tuesday.

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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...