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Google To Pay More Than $423,000 For Campaign Finance Law Violations

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that Google will pay $423,659.76 to Washington’s Public Disclosure Transparency Account for violating the state’s campaign finance disclosure law.

Falsely Accused Brothers Awarded $75M After 30 Years In Prison

“The first jury to hear all of the evidence — including the wrongly suppressed evidence — found Henry McCollum and Leon Brown to be innocent, found them to have been demonstrably and excruciatingly wronged, and has done what the law can do to make it right at this late date,” North Carolina attorney Elliot Abrams said after the trial ended.

Seattle Prep’s Tamia Stricklin Displays Selfless Character Both On And Off The Court

“I think through this COVID and a lot of things have happened beyond basketball, George Floyd, Breanna Taylor, I want everyone to know that I am there for them no matter what. As my years go on after basketball, I want to make a difference in the world.”

Constantine Introduces New Investments To Prevent Gun Violence

"Stopping the gun violence our community witnessed last weekend in the Central District, White Center, and Pioneer Square requires more than just a criminal justice response - it requires the upstream, public health-based interventions we know can help unwind conflict and prevent future tragedies," said Constantine.

Foster School Of Business, Bank Of America Partner With Black Future Co-Op Fund To Support Black-led Businesses And Non-Profits

With support from the Black Future Co-op Fund and a $500,000 grant from Bank of America, the CBDC is working with Black-led businesses and organizations across Washington to provide tailored technical assistance, leadership development training, financial management guidance, and help accessing funding.

Senate To Vote On Confirmation Of Biden Judicial Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson

"I've experienced life in perhaps a different way than some of my colleagues because of who I am, and that might be valuable -- I hope it would be valuable -- if I was confirmed to the court."

Supreme Court Ruled Against Lowering Sentences For Crack Cocaine Convictions

“This is still White America, and the Supreme Court reflects this ‘white privilege’ mindset,” stated Tremaine Powell, an Alexandria, Va., resident who recently was released after a 15-year-to-life sentence for crack cocaine possession. “I’m on probation for the rest of my life,” Powell complained. “Some White Wall Street executive caught with zip-lock bags full of cocaine only gets probation.”

Celebrating The Life Of Judge Freddie Bonner

Judge Bonner was instrumentally creative in the Court. Among a few of his bench creativities as a presiding judge, Fred launched the first Community Court in Washington State. This program allowed repeated offenders to have their low- level charges dismissed and instead of spending time in jail, they give back to the community through community service.

City Announces 2,000 Free ORCA Cards To Support COVID Recovery In Hardest-Hit Neighborhoods

The fully-subsidized ORCA cards are funded by the 2020 voter-approved Proposition 1, as part of the Seattle Transportation Benefit District (STBD). The program offers a tangible benefit to essential workers through COVID-19 reopening and recovery. The unlimited-ride ORCA cards are each valued at $100 per month and the benefit expires on December 31, 2021.

Black Children Still Go Missing At An Alarming Rate

When it comes to missing African Americans, the media is often silent .A Google and Yahoo! Search yielded no news articles about Isaac or Aliyah. The apathy is palpable, particularly on social media.

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Visit South Lake Union Community Center Online Open House

SPR and the design team from NBBJ have collected community feedback and are excited to share how the input has helped shape the schematic design, floor plan and programming spaces.

White House To Focus On New Vaccination Milestones As U.S. Is Expected To Miss July 4 Goal

"We've made tremendous progress in our vaccination efforts to date, and the ultimate goal has been to get America back to normal, as you said, and we're looking forward to doing that even here at the White House," press secretary Jen Psaki said this week.

Carl Nassib Of Las Vegas Raiders Is First Active NFL Player To Announce He Is Gay

"I just think that representation and visibility are so important," he said. "I actually hope that one day videos like this and the whole coming out process are just not necessary. But until then, I'm going to do my best and do my part to cultivate a culture that's accepting, that's compassionate."

Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Turn 20

A spectacular feat of engineering, the man-made islands of Palm Jumeirah are 20 years old this year.

Canada To Ease Mandatory Quarantine On Some Arrivals

From just before midnight on July 5, Canadians and permanent residents who've received a full course of a coronavirus vaccine accepted by the government can leave isolation early of if they test negative for Covid on entry.