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Speight Jenkins, who has creatively shaped Seattle Opera for 29 years, will retire in 2014. What might his successor look like?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
State Sen. Debbie Regala's vote in support of marriage for gay couples fit with her record as an elected official. But her decision to vote according to personal convictions came at a cost.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
The state GOP legitimately has the governor blues, but there's no reason to despair about ever winning a chance to lead the state again.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Beset by a surge in robberies and homicides, police, politicians, and undaunted Rainier Valley residents walk the walkabout together, and talk a new talk of cooperation and community renewal.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Except when confronted with a tragedy like the Cafe Racer and Town Hall murders, most of the city tends to ignore the crime and the unmet need for more police officers that South Seattle endures constantly.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
Myriam Marquez, after being diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's, has dedicated her life to spreading awareness and finding a cure to the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
A compromise addressed a big issue and the nation's highest court treated the actions of elected officials respectfully. What's not to like?READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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Once a strong Republican enclave, the Eastside is undergoing a shift from Red to Blue. But it's also incubating a new, centrist shade featuring pragmatic and aggressive political centrism that opens opportunity for Democrats, the GOP and independents.READ MORE COMMENT NOW
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