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Daily Archives: October 21st, 2011

Scott White: 1970–2011

Excerpt: Trag­ic news from Roslyn tonight: State Sen­a­tor Scott White, who has capa­bly rep­re­sent­ed Seat­tle’s 46th Dis­trict in the state Leg­is­la­ture since the begin­ning of 2009, was found dead in his room at the Sun­ca­dia Resort after house­keep­ing staff noticed that he had failed to check out. The cause of death is cur­rent­ly unknown, but it […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Breaking News
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America’s occupation of Iraq will end with the close of 2011, President Obama confirms

Excerpt: Amer­i­ca’s occu­pa­tion of Iraq will come to a close as orig­i­nal­ly promised, Pres­i­dent Oba­ma said at the White House on Fri­day, con­firm­ing that all Amer­i­can forces — with the excep­tion of a token force left to guard the U.S. Embassy in Bagh­dad — will be pulling out of Iraq by year’s end. “Over the next […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, World Commmunity
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A conversation with John Stokes, Part 1: A progressive vision for Bellevue

Excerpt: Ear­li­er this week, I met up with  Belle­vue City Coun­cil can­di­date John Stokes in a Red­mond cof­fee shop.  John and I are con­nect­ed through our edu­ca­tion advo­ca­cy work and I know him to be a deep thinker and a ded­i­cat­ed advo­cate for chil­dren.  I want­ed to find out more about his deci­sion to run for […]
Written by:Kathleen Reynolds
Categories:Elections
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