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March 25, 2015 4:21 PM
The wrong decision could save you money, but end up costing you your life
February 25, 2015 6:36 PM
This article originally appeared on Avvo.Montana came closer yesterday than ever before to abolishing the state’s death penalty. Georgia...
February 10, 2015 2:54 AM
This article originally appeared on Avvo.  The legalization of recreational marijuana in Washington and Colorado has left some...
February 9, 2015 10:14 PM
In our bi-monthly Seattlemag.com column, Knute Berger--who writes regularly for Seattle Magazine and Crosscut.com and is a frequent...
February 3, 2015 6:06 PM
This article originally appeared on Avvo.On Aug. 9, 2014, police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed, black...
January 19, 2015 4:54 PM
Last year, the U.S. Department of Justice released a landmark study on the American sex industry. Commissioned by the DOJ, it set out to...
January 15, 2015 8:00 PM
Even though it was more than 70 years ago, Seattle legend Reverend Samuel B. McKinney can still remember the nickname he and his friends...
January 15, 2015 6:18 PM
In the fall of 2013, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center gathered at the bedside of a lymphoma patient about to undergo a...
December 22, 2014 7:23 PM
OsoA simple wooden sign on a towering evergreen—one of only a few still standing along this barren stretch of Highway 530 in Snohomish...
December 22, 2014 7:17 PM
he aim of making cities more bike friendly has traditionally focused on the streets—striping, signals and barriers, that sort of thing. But...
December 22, 2014 7:07 PM
Improvements in the human condition often begin with a single person endowed with an extra dose of courage, determined to do the right...
December 22, 2014 6:52 PM
Crickets for dinner. Buses filled with pot smoke. Good karma. Our annual review of the high points and low lights of the year. For more...
December 22, 2014 6:38 PM
LegalHave your cake and eat it, too (yum, cake!) with cannabis-infused cold-brew coffee. Perfect for: viewing Peter Jackson’s 11-hour...
December 19, 2014 7:01 PM
Quick quiz: What’s the most expensive housing market in North America? If you answered Beverly Hills, San Francisco or Manhattan, thank you...
December 19, 2014 6:18 PM
It’s not just you. Pretty much everyone hates Comcast. The super-scientific method of confirming this—checking Yelp reviews—turns up a...
December 4, 2014 6:56 PM
The free cloud-based storage and file sharing service Dropbox, headquartered in San Francisco, has announced that it will open an...