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C.R. Douglas

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Top-two. Ho-hum.

Top-Two changed — almost nothing.

The top-two primary system was supposed to be the beginning of the end of politics as we know it in Washington state. Both chairs of the state's political...

Presto! A Seattle parks levy!

In the man-bites-dog department, we have a City Council deciding to defy Mayor Greg Nickels and put a parks levy on the fall ballot. Here's how something that "never happens" actually happened.

My Starbucks is closing!

I learned the news just this morning. My favorite barista let me know. She, of course, is worried about her job. I, of course, am worried about her job. But I'm even more worried about my java.