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  • Seattle group files measure for $15 minimum wage

    SEATTLE (AP) — A group seeking a $15 an hour minimum wage filed paperwork on Monday for a voter measure that would amend the Seattle charter, a move aiming to increase pressure on Mayor Ed Murray and the City Council to pass an increase without exemptions or delays. The group known as 15 Now...

  • Investigators comb scene of deadly chopper crash

    SEATTLE (AP) — A news helicopter crashed into a street and burst into flames Tuesday near Seattle's Space Needle, killing both people on board, badly injuring a man in a car and sending plumes of black smoke over the city during the morning commute. The chopper was taking off from a helipad...

  • Mayor: Seattle to re-examine its helipad policy

    SEATTLE (AP) — The city of Seattle will re-examine its policy on helicopter landing pads in response to Tuesday's fatal crash at a downtown intersection. Mayor Ed Murray said at a news conference hours after the wreck that the last major changes to Seattle's helipad regulations were made more...

  • Seattle mayor: Crash site could be closed for days

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the scene of a fatal helicopter crash near Seattle's Space Needle could remain closed for three to five days as investigators probe what happened. He told a news conference the city will review its helipad policy following Tuesday's crash that...

  • App-based rideshares, taxis await Seattle vote

    SEATTLE (AP) — In a fight pitting upstart technology and traditional business, app-based ridesharing firms and taxi companies are dueling for supremacy in the Seattle market. But the next round will be shaped in part by the City Council, which is set to vote on ridesharing regulations...



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