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Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. [1]

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Active rock

Active Rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations across the United States and Canada.

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Actors' Equity Association

The Actors' Equity Association (AEA), commonly referred to as Actors' Equity or simply Equity, is an American labor union representing the world of live theatrical performance, as opposed to film and television performance (which is represented by SAG-AFTRA).

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Adam Smith (politician)

David Adam Smith (born June 15, 1965) is an American politician.

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Adult contemporary music

Adult contemporary music (AC) is a North American term used to describe a form of radio-played popular music, ranging from 1960s vocal and 1970s soft rock music to predominantly ballad-heavy music of the present day, with varying degrees of easy listening, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, quiet storm, and rock influence.

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African Americans

African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.

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Agnosticism

Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.

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Airliner

An airliner is a type of aircraft for transporting passengers and air cargo.

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Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines is an American airline headquartered in the Seattle metropolitan area of the state of Washington.

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Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition

The Alaska–Yukon–Pacific Exposition was a world's fair held in Seattle in 1909, publicizing the development of the Pacific Northwest.

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Alaskan Way Viaduct

The Alaskan Way Viaduct is an elevated highway in Seattle, Washington built in three phases from 1949 through 1953 and opened on April 4, 1953.

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Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel

The Alaskan Way Viaduct replacement tunnel is a bored road tunnel that is under construction in the city of Seattle in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Albert Lee Appliance Cup

The Albert Lee Appliance Cup (formerly and commonly known as the Seafair Cup) is an H1 Unlimited hydroplane boat race held annually in late July and early August on Lake Washington in Seattle, Washington.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque (Beeʼeldííl Dahsinil; Arawageeki; Vakêêke; Gołgéeki) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of New Mexico.

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Alexander Pantages

Alexander Pantages (1867 – February 17, 1936) was a Greek American vaudeville and early motion picture producer and impresario who created a large and powerful circuit of theatres across the western United States and Canada.

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Alice in Chains

Alice in Chains is an American rock band from Seattle, Washington, formed in 1987 by guitarist/vocalist Jerry Cantrell and drummer Sean Kinney, who then recruited bassist Mike Starr and lead vocalist Layne Staley.

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Alki Point, Seattle

Alki Point is the westernmost point in the West Seattle district of Seattle, Washington; Alki is the peninsular neighborhood surrounding it.

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All-news radio

All-news radio is a radio format devoted entirely to the discussion and broadcast of news.

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Alternative newspaper

An alternative newspaper is a type of newspaper that eschews comprehensive coverage of general news in favor of stylized reporting, opinionated reviews and columns, investigations into edgy topics and magazine-style feature stories highlighting local people and culture.

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Alternative rock

Alternative rock (also called alternative music, alt-rock or simply alternative) is a style of rock music that emerged from the independent music underground of the 1980s and became widely popular in the 1990s.

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Amazon (company)

Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.

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American Community Survey

The American Community Survey (ACS) is an ongoing survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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American football

American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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Amgen

Amgen Inc. (formerly Applied Molecular Genetics Inc.) is an American multinational biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Thousand Oaks, California.

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Anime

Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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Anis Mojgani

Anis Mojgani (Persian: انیس مژگانی) (born June 13, 1977) is a spoken word poet, visual artist and musician based in Portland, Oregon.

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Antioch University

Antioch University is a non-profit 501(c)(3) private university system in the United States with five campuses located in four states.

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Area code 206

Area code 206 is a North American telephone area code in the U.S. state of Washington assigned to the numbering plan area (NPA) that includes the city of Seattle, Shoreline, Lake Forest Park, the islands of Mercer, Bainbridge, and Vashon, and portions of metropolitan Seattle from Des Moines to Woodway.

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Arthur A. Denny

Arthur Armstrong Denny (June 20, 1822 – January 9, 1899) was one of the founders of Seattle, Washington,, Special Collections, Washington State Historical Society (WSHS).

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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies.

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Asian Americans

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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AT&T Mobility

AT&T Mobility LLC, also known as AT&T Wireless marketed as simply AT&T, is a wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T that provides wireless services to 138.8 million subscribers in the United States including Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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Atheism

Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.

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Avant-garde

The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.

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B. Marcus Priteca

Benjamin Marcus Priteca (December 23, 1889 – October 1, 1971) was born in Glasgow, Scotland of Jewish heritage.

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Bachelor's degree

A bachelor's degree (from Middle Latin baccalaureus) or baccalaureate (from Modern Latin baccalaureatus) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded by colleges and universities upon completion of a course of study lasting three to seven years (depending on institution and academic discipline).

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Bainbridge Island, Washington

Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound.

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Ballard Locks

The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, or Ballard Locks, is a complex of locks at the west end of Salmon Bay, in Seattle, Washington's Lake Washington Ship Canal, between the neighborhoods of Ballard to the north and Magnolia to the south.

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Band of Horses

Band of Horses is an American rock band formed in 2004 in Seattle by Ben Bridwell.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Baseball

Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.

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Beacon Hill, Seattle

Beacon Hill is a hill and neighborhood in southeast Seattle, Washington.

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BECU

BECU is a credit union originally established to serve employees of The Boeing Company.

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Beersheba

Beersheba, also spelled Beer-Sheva (בְּאֵר שֶׁבַע; بئر السبع), is the largest city in the Negev desert of southern Israel.

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Begging

Begging (also panhandling or mendicancy) is the practice of imploring others to grant a favor, often a gift of money, with little or no expectation of reciprocation.

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Bellevue College

Bellevue College is a public institution of higher education located in Bellevue, Washington, a city on the Eastside of Lake Washington, near Seattle.

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Bellevue, Washington

Bellevue is a city in the Eastside region of King County, Washington, United States, across Lake Washington from Seattle.

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Benaroya Hall

Benaroya Hall is the home of the Seattle Symphony in Downtown Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Bergen

Bergen, historically Bjørgvin, is a city and municipality in Hordaland on the west coast of Norway.

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Bert Sperling

Bertrand T. Sperling (born 1950 in Brooklyn, New York) is an author and researcher.

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Bertha Knight Landes

Bertha Ethel Knight Landes (October 19, 1868 – November 29, 1943) was the first female mayor of a major American city, serving as mayor of Seattle, Washington from 1926 to 1928.

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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), also known as the Gates Foundation, is a private foundation founded by Bill and Melinda Gates.

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Bill Frisell

William Richard Frisell (born March 18, 1951) is an American guitarist, composer and arranger.

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Bill Gates

William Henry Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, investor, author, philanthropist, humanitarian, and principal founder of Microsoft Corporation.

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Biomedicine

Biomedicine (i.e. medical biology) is a branch of medical science that applies biological and physiological principles to clinical practice.

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Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the broad area of science involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2).

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Blue Scholars

Blue Scholars is an American hip hop duo based in Seattle, Washington, created in 2002 while the members, DJ Sabzi (Saba Mohajerjasbi) and MC Geologic (George Quibuyen), were students at University of Washington.

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Boeing

The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.

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Boeing 707

The Boeing 707 is a mid-sized, long-range, narrow-body, four-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 1958 to 1979.

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Boeing 720

The Boeing 720 is a four-engine narrow-body short- to medium-range passenger jet airliner.

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Boeing 727

The Boeing 727 is a midsized, narrow-body three-engined jet aircraft built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from the early 1960s to 1984.

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Boeing 737

The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.

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Boeing 747

The Boeing 747 is an American wide-body commercial jet airliner and cargo aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, "Jumbo Jet".

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Boeing 757

The Boeing 757 is a mid-size, narrow-body twin-engine jet airliner that was designed and built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Boeing 767

The Boeing 767 is a mid- to large-size, mid- to long-range, wide-body twin-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Boeing 777

The Boeing 777 is a family of long-range wide-body twin-engine jet airliners developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is an American long-haul, mid-size widebody, twin-engine jet airliner made by Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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Boeing Everett Factory

The Boeing Everett Factory, in Everett, Washington, is an airplane assembly building owned by Boeing.

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Boeing Field

Boeing Field, officially King County International Airport, is a public airport owned and operated by King County, five miles south of downtown Seattle, Washington.

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Boeing Renton Factory

The Boeing Company's Renton, Washington Factory is a facility where Boeing 737 Next Generation and MAX airliners are built.

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Bon Festival

or just is a Japanese Buddhist custom to honor the spirits of one's ancestors.

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Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific Corporation (Boston Scientific) is a manufacturer of medical devices used in interventional medical specialties, including interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral interventions, neuromodulation, neurovascular intervention, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology and gynecology.

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Bremerton, Washington

Bremerton is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story a musical in two acts written by Alan Janes, and featuring the music of Buddy Holly, opened at London’s Victoria Palace Theatre on 12 October 1989.

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Buddy Wakefield

Buddy Wakefield (born June 4, 1974) is an American performance poet/slam poet.

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Burien, Washington

Burien is a suburban city in King County, Washington, United States, located south of Seattle on Puget Sound.

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Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture

The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture (Burke Museum) is a natural history museum in Seattle, Washington, in the United States.

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Burke-Gilman Trail

The Burke-Gilman Trail is a rail trail in King County, Washington.

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Burlesque

A burlesque is a literary, dramatic or musical work intended to cause laughter by caricaturing the manner or spirit of serious works, or by ludicrous treatment of their subjects.

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Bus rapid transit

Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.

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Cabaret

Cabaret is a form of theatrical entertainment featuring music, song, dance, recitation, or drama.

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Cambodian Americans

Cambodian Americans (ជនជាតិខ្មែរអាមេរិកាំង) are Americans of Khmer descent.

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Canada–United States border

The Canada–United States border, officially known as the International Boundary, is the longest international border in the world between two countries.

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Cannabis (drug)

Cannabis, also known as marijuana among other names, is a psychoactive drug from the ''Cannabis'' plant intended for medical or recreational use.

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Capitalism

Capitalism is an economic system based upon private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit.

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Cardinal direction

The four cardinal directions or cardinal points are the directions north, east, south, and west, commonly denoted by their initials N, E, S, and W. East and west are at right angles to north and south, with east being in the clockwise direction of rotation from north and west being directly opposite east.

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Carson Boren

Carson Dobbins Boren (December 12, 1824 – August 19, 1912) was an early founder of Seattle, Washington (see Denny Party).

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Cascade Range

The Cascade Range or Cascades is a major mountain range of western North America, extending from southern British Columbia through Washington and Oregon to Northern California.

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Cascadia subduction zone

The Cascadia subduction zone (also referred to as the Cascadia fault) is a convergent plate boundary that stretches from northern Vancouver Island to Northern California.

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

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Cathy Rigby

Cathleen Roxanne Rigby (later Mason, later McCoy, born December 12, 1952), known as Cathy Rigby, is an actress, speaker, and former artistic gymnast.

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CBC Television

CBC Television (also known as simply "CBC") is a Canadian English-language broadcast television network that is owned by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national public broadcaster. The network began operations on September 6, 1952. Its French-language counterpart is Ici Radio-Canada Télé. Headquartered at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, CBC Television is available throughout Canada on over-the-air television stations in urban centres and as a must-carry station on cable and satellite television. Almost all of the CBC's programming is produced in Canada. Although CBC Television is supported by public funding, commercial advertising revenue supplements the network, in contrast to CBC Radio and public broadcasters from several other countries, which are commercial-free.

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CBUT-DT

CBUT-DT, virtual channel 2 (UHF digital channel 43), is a CBC Television owned-and-operated television station located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, which serves as the Pacific Time Zone flagship of the network.

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Cebu City

Cebu City (Dakbayan sa Sugbu; Lungsod ng Cebu) is a first class highly urbanized city in the island province of Cebu in Central Visayas, Philippines.

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Center for Wooden Boats

The Center for Wooden Boats (CWB) is a museum dedicated to preserving and documenting the maritime history of the Pacific Northwest area of the United States.

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Central Connecticut State University

Central Connecticut State University (also known as Central and frequently abbreviated as Central Connecticut, Central Connecticut State, and CCSU) is a regional, comprehensive public university in New Britain, Connecticut, United States.

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Central Link

Central Link is a light rail line in Seattle, Washington, United States, and part of Sound Transit's Link light rail system.

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Century 21 Exposition

The Century 21 Exposition (also known as the Seattle World's Fair) was a world's fair held April 21, 1962, to October 21, 1962, in Seattle, Washington.

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CenturyLink

CenturyLink, Inc. is an American telecommunications company, headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana, that provides communications and data services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in 37 states.

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CenturyLink Field

CenturyLink Field is a multi-purpose stadium located in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Chamber music

Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.

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Charter city

In the United States, a charter city is a city in which the governing system is defined by the city's own charter document rather than by general law.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chief Seattle

Chief Seattle (– June 7, 1866) was a Suquamish Tribe (Suquamish) and Dkhw'Duw'Absh (Duwamish) chief.

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Child sexual abuse

Child sexual abuse, also called child molestation, is a form of child abuse in which an adult or older adolescent uses a child for sexual stimulation.

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Chinatown-International District, Seattle

The Chinatown-International District of Seattle, Washington (also known as the CID) is the center of Seattle's Asian American community.

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Chinese Americans

Chinese Americans, which includes American-born Chinese, are Americans who have full or partial Chinese ancestry.

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Chinook Jargon

Chinook Jargon (also known as chinuk wawa, or chinook wawa) is a revived American indigenous language originating as a pidgin trade language in the Pacific Northwest, and spreading during the 19th century from the lower Columbia River, first to other areas in modern Oregon and Washington, then British Columbia and as far as Alaska and Yukon Territory, sometimes taking on characteristics of a creole language.

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Chongqing

Chongqing, formerly romanized as Chungking, is a major city in southwest China.

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Christchurch

Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.

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Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

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Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus (before 31 October 145120 May 1506) was an Italian explorer, navigator, and colonizer.

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Church attendance

Church attendance is a central religious practice for many Christians; some Christian denominations, such as the Catholic Church require church attendance on the Lord's Day (Sunday); the Westminster Confession of Faith is held by the Reformed Churches and teaches first-day Sabbatarianism, thus proclaiming the duty of public worship in keeping with the Ten Commandments.

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Cinerama

Cinerama is a widescreen process that originally projected images simultaneously from three synchronized 35 mm projectors onto a huge, deeply curved screen, subtending 146° of arc.

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City government in Washington (state)

There are 281 municipalities in the U.S. state of Washington.

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City University of Seattle

City University of Seattle, also known as CityU, is a private not-for-profit institution of higher learning based in Seattle, Washington.

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Civilian Conservation Corps

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a public work relief program that operated from 1933 to 1942 in the United States for unemployed, unmarried men.

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Classic rock

Classic rock is a radio format which developed from the album-oriented rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Coal gasification

Coal gasification is the process of producing syngas–a mixture consisting primarily of carbon monoxide (CO), hydrogen (H2), carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), and water vapour (H2O)–from coal and water, air and/or oxygen.

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Coffee in Seattle

Seattle is regarded as a world center for coffee roasting and coffee supply chain management.

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Columbia Center

The Columbia Center, formerly named the Bank of America Tower and Columbia Seafirst Center, is a skyscraper in downtown Seattle, Washington.

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Combined statistical area

A combined statistical area (CSA) is composed of adjacent metropolitan (MSA) and micropolitan statistical areas (µSA) in the United States and Puerto Rico that can demonstrate economic or social linkage.

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Comcast

Comcast Corporation (formerly registered as Comcast Holdings)Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.

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Community centers in Seattle

Seattle, Washington is home to many community centers.

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Community radio

Community radio is a radio service offering a third model of radio broadcasting in addition to commercial and public broadcasting.

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Contiguous United States

The contiguous United States or officially the conterminous United States consists of the 48 adjoining U.S. states plus Washington, D.C. on the continent of North America.

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Convection

Convection is the heat transfer due to bulk movement of molecules within fluids such as gases and liquids, including molten rock (rheid).

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Corixa (company)

Corixa was a biotechnology/pharmaceutical company based in Seattle, Washington involved in the development of immunotherapeutics to combat autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases, and cancer.

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Cornish College of the Arts

Cornish College of the Arts is a college in the Denny Triangle, Capitol Hill and Seattle CenterBerson, Misha.

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Costco

Costco Wholesale Corporation, trading as Costco, is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs.

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County seat

A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.

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Credit union

A credit union is a member-owned financial cooperative, controlled by its members and operated on the principle of people helping people, providing its members credit at competitive rates as well as other financial services.

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Crosscut.com

Crosscut.com is a nonprofit, online newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Cuban Americans

Cuban Americans (Cubanoamericanos) are Americans who trace their ancestry to Cuba.

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Daejeon

Daejeon is South Korea's fifth-largest metropolis.

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Danny Sherrard

Danny Sherrard is a performing poet.

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David Swinson Maynard

David Swinson "Doc" Maynard (March 22, 1808March 13, 1873) was an American pioneer, doctor, and businessman.

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Death Cab for Cutie

Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band, formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Denny Party

The Denny Party is a group of American pioneers credited with founding Seattle, Washington.

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Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos are a professional American football club based in Denver, Colorado.

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Deputy mayor

Deputy mayor is an elective or appointive office of the second-ranking official in many local governments.

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Des Moines, Washington

Des Moines is a city in King County, Washington, United States.

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Discovery Park (Seattle)

Discovery Park is a park on the shores of Puget Sound in the Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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District attorney

In the United States, a district attorney (DA) is the chief prosecutor for a local government area, typically a county.

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Dot-com bubble

The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.

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Downtown Seattle

Downtown is the central business district of Seattle, Washington.

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Duff McKagan

Michael Andrew "Duff" McKagan (born February 5, 1964), often credited as Duff "Rose" McKagan, is an American bass guitarist, singer, songwriter and author.

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Duwamish people

The Duwamish (Dxʷdəwʔabš) are a Lushootseed-speaking Native American tribe in western Washington, and the indigenous people of metropolitan Seattle, where they have been living since the end of the last glacial period (c. 8000 BCE, 10,000 years ago).

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Duwamish River

The Duwamish River is the name of the lower of Washington state's Green River.

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Eastside (King County, Washington)

The Eastside, in the context of the King County, Washington, United States area, is a collective term for the suburbs of Seattle located on the east side of Lake Washington.

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Ed Murray (Washington politician)

Edward Bernard Patrick Murray (born May 2, 1955) is an American politician from the state of Washington who most recently served as the 53rd mayor of Seattle from 2014 to 2017.

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Eddie Bauer

Eddie Bauer, LLC is an American limited liability company, headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, which operates the Eddie Bauer clothing store chain.

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El Niño

El Niño is the warm phase of the El Niño Southern Oscillation (commonly called ENSO) and is associated with a band of warm ocean water that develops in the central and east-central equatorial Pacific (between approximately the International Date Line and 120°W), including off the Pacific coast of South America.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist.

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Electronic dance music

Electronic dance music (also known as EDM, dance music, club music, or simply dance) is a broad range of percussive electronic music genres made largely for nightclubs, raves, and festivals.

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Eli Lilly and Company

Eli Lilly and Company is a global pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, with offices in 18 countries.

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Elliott Bay

Elliott Bay is a part of the Central Basin region of Puget Sound in the U.S. state of Washington that extends southeastward between West Point in the north and Alki Point in the south.

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Ernestine Anderson

Ernestine Anderson (November 11, 1928 – March 10, 2016) was an American jazz and blues singer.

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Everett, Washington

Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States.

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Expedia Group

Expedia Group is an American global travel technology company.

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Expeditors International

Expeditors (Expeditors International of Washington) is a global logistics and freight forwarding company headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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F5 Networks

F5 Networks, Inc. is an American-based company that specializes in application delivery networking (ADN) technology for the delivery of web applications and the security, performance, availability of servers, data storage devices, and other network and cloud resources.

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Federal Information Processing Standards

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

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Ferris wheel

A Ferris wheel (sometimes called a big wheel, observation wheel, or, in the case of the very tallest examples, giant wheel) is an amusement ride consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components (commonly referred to as passenger cars, cabins, tubs, capsules, gondolas, or pods) attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright, usually by gravity.

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Festál

Festál is a free series of annual ethnically-related festivals that take place on the grounds of Seattle Center in Seattle, Washington.

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Filipino Americans

Filipino Americans (Mga Pilipinong Amerikano) are Americans of Filipino descent.

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First Hill Streetcar

The Seattle Streetcar—First Hill Line, commonly called the First Hill Streetcar, is a modern-streetcar line operating in Seattle.

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First Hill, Seattle

First Hill is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, named for the hill on which it is located.

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Fleet Foxes

Fleet Foxes is an American indie folk band formed in Seattle, Washington.

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Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters is an American rock band, formed in Seattle, Washington in 1994.

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Forbes

Forbes is an American business magazine.

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Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers or Ft.

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Fortune 500

The Fortune 500 is an annual list compiled and published by Fortune magazine that ranks 500 of the largest United States corporations by total revenue for their respective fiscal years.

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Fossil fuel

A fossil fuel is a fuel formed by natural processes, such as anaerobic decomposition of buried dead organisms, containing energy originating in ancient photosynthesis.

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Fraser Valley

The Fraser Valley is the region of the Fraser River basin in southwestern British Columbia downstream of the Fraser Canyon.

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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, also known as Fred Hutch or The Hutch, is a cancer research institute established in 1972 in Seattle, Washington.

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Fringe theatre

Fringe theatre is theatre that is experimental in style or subject matter.

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Frontier Communications

Frontier Communications Corporation is a telecommunications company in the United States.

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Frye Art Museum

The Frye Art Museum is an art museum located in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Galway

Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht.

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Gas Works Park

Gas Works Park in Seattle, Washington, is a public park on the site of the former Seattle Gas Light Company gasification plant, located on the north shore of Lake Union at the south end of the Wallingford neighborhood.

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Gay pride

Gay pride or LGBT pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rights, increase their visibility as a social group, build community, and celebrate sexual diversity and gender variance.

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Gdynia

Gdynia (Gdingen, Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodeship of Poland and a seaport of Gdańsk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea.

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General Educational Development

General Equivalency Development or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) tests are a group of four subject tests which, when passed, provide certification that the test taker has United States or Canadian high school-level academic skills.

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General strike

A general strike (or mass strike) is a strike action in which a substantial proportion of the total labour force in a city, region, or country participates.

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Geographic Names Information System

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

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George Vancouver

Captain George Vancouver (22 June 1757 – 10 May 1798) was a British officer of the Royal Navy, best known for his 1791–95 expedition, which explored and charted North America's northwestern Pacific Coast regions, including the coasts of contemporary Alaska, British Columbia, Washington, and Oregon.

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GlaxoSmithKline

GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is a British pharmaceutical company headquartered in Brentford, London.

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Glenn Crytzer

Glenn Crytzer (born October 13, 1980) is an American jazz band leader, composer, guitarist, banjoist, and singer.

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Goodwill Games

The Goodwill Games was an international sports competition created by Ted Turner in reaction to the political troubles surrounding the Olympic Games of the 1980s.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.

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Great Recession

The Great Recession was a period of general economic decline observed in world markets during the late 2000s and early 2010s.

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Great Recession in the United States

The Great Recession in the United States was a severe financial crisis combined with a deep recession.

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Great Seattle Fire

The Great Seattle Fire was a fire that destroyed the entire central business district of Seattle, Washington, on June 6, 1889.

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Green Lake (Seattle)

Green Lake is a freshwater lake in north central Seattle, Washington, within Green Lake Park.

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Grid plan

The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.

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Grist (magazine)

Grist (originally Grist Magazine; also referred to as Grist.org) is an American non-profit online magazine that has been publishing environmental news and commentary since 1999.

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Grunge

Grunge (sometimes referred to as the Seattle sound) is a subgenre of alternative rock and a subculture that emerged during the in the Pacific Northwest U.S. state of Washington, particularly in Seattle and nearby towns.

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Guangdong

Guangdong is a province in South China, located on the South China Sea coast.

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Guatemalan Americans

Guatemalan Americans (guatemalo-americanos, norteamericanos de origen guatemalteco or estadounidenses de origen guatemalteco) are Americans of full or partial Guatemalan descent.

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Haiphong

Haiphong (Hải Phòng) is a major industrial city, the second largest city in the northern part of Vietnam, and third largest city overall in Vietnam.

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Hanukkah Eve windstorm of 2006

The Hanukkah Eve windstorm of 2006 was a powerful Pacific Northwest windstorm in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and southern British Columbia, Canada between December 14, 2006 and December 15, 2006.

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Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center, located on Seattle's First Hill, is a public hospital in King County, Washington and is managed by UW Medicine.

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Hardiness zone

A hardiness zone is a geographic area defined to encompass a certain range of climatic conditions relevant to plant growth and survival.

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Harvey Danger

Harvey Danger was an American alternative rock band that was formed in Seattle, Washington in 1993 by journalism students at the University of Washington.

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Heart (band)

Heart is an American rock band that first found success in Canada and later in the United States and worldwide.

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Henry Art Gallery

The Henry Art Gallery ("The Henry") is the art museum of the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Henry Yesler

Henry L. Yesler (December 2, 1810 – December 16, 1892) was an entrepreneur and a politician, regarded as a founder of the city of Seattle.

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High school radio

High school radio within the United States is almost as old as radio broadcasting itself.

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Hinduism

Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.

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Hip hop music

Hip hop music, also called hip-hopMerriam-Webster Dictionary entry on hip-hop, retrieved from: A subculture especially of inner-city black youths who are typically devotees of rap music; the stylized rhythmic music that commonly accompanies rap; also rap together with this music.

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Hispanic and Latino Americans

Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.

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HistoryLink

HistoryLink is a website that is an encyclopedia of Washington State history.

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Hoh Rainforest

The Hoh Rainforest is located on the Olympic Peninsula in western Washington state, USA.

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Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

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Homeless shelter

Homeless shelters are a type of homeless service agency which provide temporary residence for homeless individuals and families.

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Homelessness

Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment.

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Homelessness in Seattle

In the Seattle King County area, there are about 12,500 homeless people living on the streets or in shelters.

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Hooverville

A "Hooverville" was a shanty town built during the Great Depression by the homeless in the United States of America.

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Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity is electricity produced from hydropower.

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Hydroplane (boat)

A hydroplane (or hydro, or thunderboat) is a fast motorboat, where the hull shape is such that at speed, the weight of the boat is supported by planing forces, rather than simple buoyancy.

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Hydropower

Hydropower or water power (from ύδωρ, "water") is power derived from the energy of falling water or fast running water, which may be harnessed for useful purposes.

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Hype!

Hype! (1996) is a documentary directed by Doug Pray about the popularity of grunge rock in the early to mid-1990s United States.

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Improvisational theatre

Improvisational theatre, often called improv or impro, is the form of theatre, often comedy, in which most or all of what is performed is unplanned or unscripted: created spontaneously by the performers.

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Independence Day (United States)

Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.

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Independent film

An independent film, independent movie, indie film or indie movie is a feature film that is produced outside the major film studio system, in addition to being produced and distributed by independent entertainment companies.

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Indian Americans

Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans whose ancestry belongs to any of the many ethnic groups of the Republic of India.

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Indigenous Peoples' Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day is a holiday that celebrates the Indigenous peoples of America.

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Individual World Poetry Slam

The Individual World Poetry Slam (iWPS) is a yearly Poetry Slam tournament put on by Poetry Slam, Inc. that pits individual slam poets from around the world against one another.

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Indo-European languages

The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects.

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Indonesian Americans

Indonesian Americans (Orang Amerika Indonesia) are migrants from the multiethnic country of Indonesia to the United States, and their U.S.-born descendants.

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Infectious Disease Research Institute

The Infectious Disease Research Institute (IDRI) is a non-profit organization based in Seattle, in the United States, and which conducts global health research on infectious diseases.

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Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is a research institute working in the area of global health statistics and impact evaluation at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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International Examiner

The International Examiner is a free biweekly Asian American newspaper based in Seattle, Washington's International District.

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Internet radio

Internet radio (also web radio, net radio, streaming radio, e-radio, IP radio, online radio) is a digital audio service transmitted via the Internet.

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Internment of Japanese Americans

The internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II was the forced relocation and incarceration in camps in the western interior of the country of between 110,000 and 120,000Various primary and secondary sources list counts between persons.

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Interstate 5 in Washington

Interstate 5 (I-5) is an Interstate Highway on the West Coast of the United States, serving as the region's primary north–south route.

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Irreligion

Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.

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Islam

IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

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Issaquah, Washington

Issaquah is a city in King County, Washington, United States.

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Isthmus

An isthmus (or; plural: isthmuses; from neck) is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water by which they are otherwise separated.

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James E. Casey

James E. Casey (March 29, 1888 – June 6, 1983), American businessman, was born in Pick Handle Gulch near Candelaria, Nevada.

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Japanese Americans

are Americans who are fully or partially of Japanese descent, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.

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Jazz

Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in blues and ragtime.

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Jenny Durkan

Jenny Anne Durkan (born May 19, 1958) is an American prosecutor and politician from Seattle, Washington.

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Jim McDermott

James Adelbert McDermott (born December 28, 1936) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for from 1989 to 2017.

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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John Considine (impresario)

John Considine (September 29, 1868 – February 11, 1943) was an American impresario, a pioneer of vaudeville.

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Judaism

Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.

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Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.

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Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung City (Hokkien POJ: Ko-hiông; Hakka: Kô-hiùng; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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KBCS

KBCS-FM (91.3 MHz) is a public FM radio station licensed to Bellevue, Washington, and serving the Puget Sound region, including Seattle.

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Kenny G

Kenneth Bruce Gorelick (born June 5, 1956), better known by his stage name Kenny G, is an American saxophonist.

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Kent, Washington

Kent is a city located in King County, Washington, United States.

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Kenya

Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa with its capital and largest city in Nairobi.

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KEXP-FM

KEXP-FM (90.3 FM) is a public radio station based in Seattle, Washington, that specializes in alternative and indie rock programmed by its disc jockeys.

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KeyArena

KeyArena (formerly Washington State Pavilion, Washington State Coliseum and Seattle Center Coliseum) is a multi-purpose arena in Seattle.

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King County Metro

King County Metro, officially the King County Department of Transportation Metro Transit Division or Metro for short, is the public transit authority of King County, Washington.

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King County, Washington

King County is a county located in the U.S. state of Washington.

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KING-FM

KING-FM (98.1 FM; "Classical King FM") is a classical music radio station in Seattle, Washington.

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Kingdome

The Kingdome (officially King County Multipurpose Domed Stadium) was a multi-purpose stadium in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood.

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Kirkland, Washington

Kirkland is a city in King County, Washington, United States.

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KIRO (AM)

KIRO (710 AM) is a radio station based in Seattle, Washington on the shores of Lake Union with 2 towers on Maury Island, broadcasting on 710 kHz in the AM radio spectrum.

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KIRO-FM

KIRO-FM (97.3 FM) is a radio station in Seattle, Washington, United States (licensed to serve nearby Tacoma), with a news/talk radio format.

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KISW

KISW (99.9 FM) is a radio station in Seattle, Washington.

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Kitsap Peninsula

The Kitsap Peninsula lies west of Seattle across Puget Sound, in Washington state in the northwestern US.

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KJR (AM)

KJR (950 AM, "Sports Radio 950") is an all-sports radio station based in Seattle, Washington, owned by iHeartMedia.

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Klondike Gold Rush

The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimated 100,000 prospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between 1896 and 1899.

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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is a national historical park operated by the National Park Service that seeks to commemorate the Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s.

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KNHC

KNHC (C-89.5) is a Class C1 Non-Commercial FM high school radio station based in Seattle, Washington, primarily broadcasting dance, electronic, and contemporary hit music.

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KNKX

KNKX (88.5 MHz) is a public radio station in Tacoma, Washington.

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Kobe

is the sixth-largest city in Japan and the capital city of Hyōgo Prefecture.

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KOMO (AM)

KOMO (1000 kHz) is a commercial AM radio station licensed to Seattle, Washington and serving the Seattle metropolitan area.

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KOMO-TV

KOMO-TV, virtual channel 4 (UHF digital channel 38), is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Seattle, Washington, United States and also serving Tacoma.

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Korean Americans

Korean Americans (Hangul: 한국계 미국인, Hanja: 韓國系美國人, Hangukgye Migukin) are Americans of Korean heritage or descent, mostly from South Korea, and with a very small minority from North Korea, China, Japan and Post-Soviet states.

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KRWM

KRWM (106.9 MHz, "Warm 106.9") is a commercial FM radio station licensed to Bremerton, Washington and serving the Seattle/Puget Sound region.

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Kshama Sawant

Kshama Sawant (born October 17, 1973) is a socialist politician, economist, and a member of Socialist Alternative who sits on the Seattle City Council.

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KUOW-FM

KUOW-FM 94.9 is a National Public Radio member station in Seattle, Washington.

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Lake Forest Park, Washington

Lake Forest Park is a city in King County, Washington, United States, just north of Seattle.

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Lake Sammamish

Lake Sammamish is a freshwater lake east of Seattle in King County, Washington, United States.

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Lake Union

Lake Union is a freshwater lake entirely within the Seattle, Washington city limits and a major portion of the Lake Washington Ship Canal.

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Lake Washington

Lake Washington is a large freshwater lake adjacent to the city of Seattle.

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Lake Washington Ship Canal

The Lake Washington Ship Canal, which runs through the city of Seattle, connects the fresh water body of Lake Washington with the salt water inland sea of Puget Sound.

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Land reclamation

Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds.

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Languages of Asia

There is a wide variety of languages spoken throughout Asia, comprising different language families and some unrelated isolates.

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Laotian Americans

Laotian Americans are Americans of Lao descent.

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Latino

Latino is a term often used in the United States to refer to people with cultural ties to Latin America, in contrast to Hispanic which is a demonym that includes Spaniards and other speakers of the Spanish language.

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Laurelhurst, Seattle

Laurelhurst is a residential neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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LGBT

LGBT, or GLBT, is an initialism that stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.

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Light rail

Light rail, light rail transit (LRT), or fast tram is a form of urban rail transport using rolling stock similar to a tramway, but operating at a higher capacity, and often on an exclusive right-of-way.

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Limbe, Cameroon

Limbé (known as Victoria from 1858 to 1982) is a seaside city in the South-West Region of Cameroon.

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Link light rail

The Link light rail is a rapid transit rail system in the Seattle metropolitan area of Washington State, being designed, built and operated by the region's mass transportation agency, Sound Transit.

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List of counties in Washington

There are 39 counties in the U.S. state of Washington.

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List of metropolitan statistical areas

The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has defined 383 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) for the United States and seven for Puerto Rico.

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List of people from Seattle

A person who comes from Seattle, Washington, is called a Seattleite.

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List of Seattle street fairs and parades

Seattle, Washington, United States has almost twenty neighborhoods that host one or more street fairs and/or parades.

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List of songs about Seattle

This is a list of songs about Seattle.

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List of sovereign states

This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.

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List of Super Bowl champions

The Super Bowl is the annual American football game that determines the champion of the National Football League (NFL).

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List of U.S. metropolitan areas by GDP

This is a list of U.S. metropolitan areas by their gross domestic product.

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List of United States cities by population

The following is a list of the most populous incorporated places of the United States.

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List of United States urban areas

This is a list of urban areas in the United States as defined by the United States Census Bureau, ordered according to their 2010 census populations.

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Local ordinance

A local ordinance is a law usually found in a code of laws for a political division smaller than a state or nation, i.e., a local government such as a municipality, county, parish, prefecture, etc.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.

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Lushootseed

Lushootseed (also: xʷəlšucid, dxʷləšúcid, Puget Salish, Puget Sound Salish or Skagit-Nisqually) is the language or dialect continuum of several Salish Native American tribes of modern-day Washington state.

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Lutheranism

Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.

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Lynnwood, Washington

Lynnwood is a city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States.

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Macklemore

Benjamin Hammond "Ben" Haggerty (born June 19, 1983), known by his stage name Macklemore, and formerly Professor Macklemore, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter, from Seattle, Washington.

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Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival

The Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival (MIFFF), is a three day international genre film festival held annually in Seattle, Washington.

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Magnolia, Seattle

Magnolia is the second largest neighborhood of Seattle, Washington by area.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also known as the "Midsummer Classic", is an annual professional baseball game sanctioned by Major League Baseball (MLB) contested between the All-Stars from the American League (AL) and National League (NL), currently selected by fans for starting fielders, by managers for pitchers, and by managers and players for reserves.

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Major League Rugby

Major League Rugby is an American professional rugby union competition which began its first season in 2018.

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Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.

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Mayor of Seattle

The Mayor of Seattle is the head of the executive branch of the city government of Seattle, Washington.

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Mayor–council government

The mayor–council government system is a system of organization of local government.

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Mazatlán

Mazatlán is a city in the Mexican state of Sinaloa.

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McCaw Hall

Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, formerly known as the Civic Auditorium and Seattle Opera House, is a performing arts hall in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Mediterranean climate

A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.

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Medtronic

Medtronic plc is a medical device company.

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day or Decoration Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces.

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Memorial Stadium (Seattle)

Memorial Stadium is an outdoor athletic stadium in Seattle, Washington, used mostly for American football, ultimate and soccer, located in the northeast corner of the Seattle Center grounds.

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Men's Fitness

Men's Fitness is a men's magazine published by American Media, Inc and founded in the United States in 1987.

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Menagerie

A menagerie is a collection of captive animals, frequently exotic, kept for display; or the place where such a collection is kept, a precursor to the modern zoological garden.

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Mercer Island, Washington

Mercer Island is a city in King County, Washington, United States located on an island of the same name in the southern portion of Lake Washington.

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Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera is an opera company based in New York City, resident at the Metropolitan Opera House at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.

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Mexican Americans

Mexican Americans (mexicoamericanos or estadounidenses de origen mexicano) are Americans of full or partial Mexican descent.

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Microclimate

A microclimate is a local set of atmospheric conditions that differ from those in the surrounding areas, often with a slight difference but sometimes with a substantial one.

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Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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Midwestern United States

The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee is the largest city in the state of Wisconsin and the fifth-largest city in the Midwestern United States.

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Milwaukee Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers are an American professional baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Minimum wage

A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers can legally pay their workers.

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MLB.com

MLB.com is the official site of Major League Baseball and is overseen by Major League Baseball Advanced Media, L.P. (a subsidiary of MLB).

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MLS Cup

The MLS Cup is the post-season championship match of Major League Soccer (MLS), the top tier of professional men's soccer in the United States and Canada.

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MLS Cup 2016

MLS Cup 2016 was the 21st edition of MLS Cup, the championship game of Major League Soccer (MLS), which took place on December 10, 2016, at BMO Field in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Modest Mouse

Modest Mouse is an American indie rock band formed in 1992 in Issaquah, Washington (a suburb of Seattle), and currently based in Portland, Oregon.

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Mombasa

Mombasa is a city on the coast of Kenya.

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Montlake, Seattle

Montlake is an affluent residential neighborhood in central Seattle.

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Mother lode

Mother lode is a principal vein or zone of gold or silver ore.

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Mount Rainier

Mount Rainier (pronounced) is the highest mountain of the Cascade Range of the Pacific Northwest, and the highest mountain in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Mudhoney

Mudhoney is an American alternative rock band.

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Multiracial Americans

Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".

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Municipal corporation

A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.

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Murray Morgan

Murray Cromwell Morgan (1916-2000) was an author and historian of the Puget Sound region.

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Museum of Flight

The Museum of Flight is a private non-profit air and space museum in the northwest United States.

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Museum of History & Industry

The Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) is a history museum in the South Lake Union neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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Myrtle Edwards Park

Myrtle Edwards Park in Seattle, Washington is a public park along the Elliott Bay waterfront north of Belltown.

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Nantes

Nantes (Gallo: Naunnt or Nantt) is a city in western France on the Loire River, from the Atlantic coast.

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NASDAQ

The Nasdaq Stock Market is an American stock exchange.

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Nathan Hale High School

Nathan Hale High School is a public high school in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

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National Football League

The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).

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National Hockey League

The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.

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National Park Service

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.

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National Poetry Slam

The National Poetry Slam (NPS) is a performance poetry competition where teams from across the United States, Canada, and, occasionally, Europe and Australia, participate in a large-scale poetry slam.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Seattle

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Seattle, Washington.

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National Women's Soccer League

The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a professional women's soccer league, run by the United States Soccer Federation.

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Native Americans in the United States

Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.

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NBA All-Star Game

The National Basketball Association All-Star Game is a basketball exhibition game hosted every February by the National Basketball Association (NBA), matching a mix of the league's star players, who are drafted by the two players with the most votes.

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NCAA Division I

NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.

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New England Patriots

The New England Patriots are a professional American football team based in the Greater Boston region.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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NFL playoffs

The NFL playoffs are a single-elimination tournament held after the National Football League (NFL)'s regular season to determine the NFL champion.

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Nielsen Audio

Nielsen Audio (formerly Arbitron) is a consumer research company in the United States that collects listener data on radio broadcasting audiences.

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Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx (born Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna, Jr.; December 11, 1958) is an American musician, songwriter, radio host, and photographer, best known as the co-founder, bassist, and primary songwriter of the band Mötley Crüe.

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Nintendo

Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Nirvana (band)

Nirvana was an American rock band formed by lead singer and guitarist Kurt Cobain and bassist Krist Novoselic in Aberdeen, Washington, in 1987.

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Non-commercial

Non-commercial (also spelled noncommercial) refers to an activity or entity that does not, in some sense, involve commerce, at least relative to similar activities that do have a commercial objective or emphasis.

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Non-Hispanic whites

Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.

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Non-partisan democracy

Nonpartisan democracy (also no-party democracy) is a system of representative government or organization such that universal and periodic elections take place without reference to political parties.

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Nordic Museum (Seattle)

The Nordic Museum (previously Nordic Heritage Museum) is a museum dedicated to the heritage of Seattle's Nordic immigrants, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian and Swedish Americans.

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Nordstrom

Nordstrom Inc. is an American-based chain of department stores, also operating in Canada and Puerto Rico, headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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North American Numbering Plan

The North American Numbering Plan (NANP) is a telephone numbering plan that encompasses 25 distinct regions in twenty countries primarily in North America, including the Caribbean and the U.S. territories.

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North Seattle College

North Seattle College (NSC, widely known as just North Seattle) is a two-year public college in Seattle, Washington.

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Northgate Mall (Seattle)

Northgate Mall is a shopping mall in the Northgate district of north urban Seattle, Washington.

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Northwest African American Museum

The Northwest African American Museum (NAAM) serves to present and preserve the connections between the Pacific Northwest and people of African descent and investigate and celebrate Black experiences in America through exhibitions, programs and events.

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Northwest Asian Weekly

The Northwest Asian Weekly is a weekly Asian American newspaper based in Seattle, Washington's International District.

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Northwest Hospital & Medical Center

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a 281-bed hospital in Seattle, Washington.

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Northwest Seaport

Northwest Seaport Maritime Heritage Center is a nonprofit organization in Seattle, Washington dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Puget Sound and Northwest Coast maritime heritage, expressed through educational programs and experiences available to the public aboard its ships.

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Northwest Seaport Alliance

The Northwest Seaport Alliance is a port authority based in the Puget Sound region of the United States, comprising the seaports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington state.

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NPR

National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.

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Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder are an American professional basketball team based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Olmsted Brothers

The Olmsted Brothers company was an influential landscape architectural firm in the United States, established in 1898 by brothers John Charles Olmsted (1852–1920) and Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr. (1870–1957), sons of the eminent landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

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Olympia, Washington

Olympia is the capital of the U.S. state of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. It was incorporated on January 28, 1859. The population was 46,479 as of the 2010 census, making it the 24th largest city in the state. The city borders Lacey to the east and Tumwater to the south. Olympia is a cultural center of the southern Puget Sound region. Olympia is located southwest of Seattle, the largest city in the state of Washington.

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Olympic Mountains

The Olympic Mountains are a mountain range on the Olympic Peninsula of western Washington in the United States.

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park is an American national park located in the State of Washington, on the Olympic Peninsula.

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Olympic Peninsula

The Olympic Peninsula is the large arm of land in western Washington that lies across Puget Sound from Seattle, and contains Olympic National Park.

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Olympic Sculpture Park

The Olympic Sculpture Park, created and operated by the Seattle Art Museum, is a park, free and open to the public, in Seattle, Washington that opened on January 20, 2007.

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Oregon

Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.

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Pac-12 Conference

The Pac-12 Conference is a collegiate athletic conference that operates in the Western United States, participating in 24 sports at the NCAA Division I level.

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Paccar

PACCAR Inc is an American Fortune 500 company and counts among the largest manufacturers of medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles in the world.

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Pacific Coast Hockey Association

The Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA) was a professional men's ice hockey league in western Canada and the western United States, which operated from 1911 to 1924 when it then merged with the Western Canada Hockey League (WCHL).

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Pacific Islands Americans

Pacific Islands Americans, also known as Oceanian Americans, Pacific Islander Americans, or Native Hawaiian and/or other Pacific Islander Americans, are Americans who have ethnic ancestry among the indigenous peoples of Oceania (viz. Polynesians, Melanesians and Micronesians).

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Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest (PNW), sometimes referred to as Cascadia, is a geographic region in western North America bounded by the Pacific Ocean to the west and (loosely) by the Cascade Mountain Range on the east.

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Pacific Northwest Ballet

Pacific Northwest Ballet (PNB) is a ballet company based in Seattle, Washington.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Pacific Time Zone

The Pacific Time Zone (PT) is a time zone encompassing parts of western Canada, the western United States, and western Mexico.

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Pakistani Americans

Pakistani Americans (پاکستانی نژاد امریکی) are Americans whose ancestry originates from Pakistan or Pakistanis who migrated to and reside in the United States.

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Panic of 1893

The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States that began in 1893 and ended in 1897.

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Paramount Theatre (Seattle)

The Paramount Theatre is a 2,807-seat performing arts venue located at 9th Avenue and Pine Street in Seattle, Washington.

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Paul Allen

Paul Gardner Allen (born January 21, 1953) is an American business magnate, investor and philanthropist.

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PAX (event)

PAX (originally known as Penny Arcade Expo) is an overall term used to refer to a series of gaming culture festivals that involve; tabletop gaming, arcade gaming, and video gaming.

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Pécs

Pécs (known by alternative names) is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country, close to its border with Croatia.

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Pearl Jam

Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.

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Performing arts

Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices or bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression.

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Perugia

Perugia (Perusia) is the capital city of both the region of Umbria in central Italy, crossed by the river Tiber, and of the province of Perugia.

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Peter Pan (1954 musical)

Peter Pan is a musical based on J. M. Barrie's 1904 play Peter Pan and Barrie's own novelization of it, Peter and Wendy.

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Pew Research Center

The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.

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Philips

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (Philips, stylized as PHILIPS) is a Dutch multinational technology company headquartered in Amsterdam currently focused in the area of healthcare.

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Physical fitness

Physical fitness is a state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.

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Pike Place Market

Pike Place Market is a public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Pineapple Express

Pineapple Express is a non-technical term for a meteorological phenomenon characterized by a strong and persistent flow of atmospheric moisture and associated with heavy precipitation from the waters adjacent to the Hawaiian Islands and extending to any location along the Pacific coast of North America.

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Pioneer Square, Seattle

Pioneer Square is a neighborhood in the southwest corner of Downtown Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Plastic shopping bag

Plastic shopping bags, carrier bags, or plastic grocery bags) are a type of plastic bag used as shopping bags and made from various kinds of plastic. In use by consumers worldwide since the 1960s, these bags are sometimes called single-use bags, referring to carrying items from a store to a home. However, reuse for storage or trash is common, and modern plastic shopping bags are increasingly recyclable or biodegradable. In recent decades, numerous countries have introduced legislation restricting the sale of plastic bags, in a bid to reduce littering and plastic pollution. Some reusable shopping bags are made of plastic film, fibers, or fabric.

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Plat

In the United States, a plat (plan or cadastral map) is a map, drawn to scale, showing the divisions of a piece of land.

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Port

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Port Angeles, Washington

Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States.

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Port of Los Angeles

The Port of Los Angeles, also called America's Port, is a port complex that occupies of land and water along of waterfront and adjoins the separate Port of Long Beach.

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Port of Seattle

The Port of Seattle is a government agency overseeing Seattle's seaport and airport.

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Port of Tacoma

The Port of Tacoma is an independent seaport located in Tacoma, Washington.

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Port Townsend, Washington

Port Townsend is a city in Jefferson County, Washington, United States.

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Portland, Oregon

Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.

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Potential National Hockey League expansion

The National Hockey League (NHL) has undergone several rounds of expansion and other organizational changes during its 100-year history to reach its current thirty-one teams: twenty-four in the United States, and seven in Canada.

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Pow wow

A pow wow (also powwow or pow-wow) is a social gathering held by many different Native American communities.

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Pramila Jayapal

Pramila Jayapal (pronounced; born September 21, 1965) is an American politician and activist from the State of Washington who currently serves as the U.S. Representative from, which includes most of Seattle as well as suburban areas of King County.

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Pratt Fine Arts Center

Pratt Fine Arts Center is a non-profit arts education and resource center in the Squire Park area of Seattle's Central District.

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Professional sports

Professional sports, as opposed to amateur sports, are sports in which athletes receive payment for their performance.

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Progressivism in the United States

Progressivism in the United States is a broadly based reform movement that reached its height early in the 20th century and is generally considered to be middle class and reformist in nature.

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Protestantism

Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

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Protestantism in the United States

Protestantism is the largest grouping of Christians in the United States with its combined denominations collectively accounting for about half the country's population or 150 million people.

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Providence Health & Services

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic health care system operating multiple hospitals across 5 states, with headquarters in Renton, Washington.

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Public Works Administration

Public Works Administration (PWA), part of the New Deal of 1933, was a large-scale public works construction agency in the United States headed by Secretary of the Interior Harold L. Ickes.

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Puerto Ricans in the United States

A Stateside Puerto Rican, also ambiguously Puerto Rican American (puertorriqueño-americano, puertorriqueño-estadounidense) is a term for residents in the United States who were born in or trace family ancestry to Puerto Rico.

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Puget Sound

Puget Sound is a sound along the northwestern coast of the U.S. state of Washington, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean, and part of the Salish Sea.

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Puget Sound Convergence Zone

The Puget Sound Convergence Zone (PSCZ) is a meteorological phenomenon that occurs over Puget Sound in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Puget Sound Energy

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is a Washington state energy utility providing electrical power and natural gas primarily in the Puget Sound region of the northwest United States.

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Queen Anne, Seattle

Queen Anne Hill is an affluent neighborhood and geographic feature in Seattle, northwest of downtown.

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Queensrÿche

Queensrÿche performing at the Sauna Open Air Metal Festival on June 11, 2011, in Tampere, Finland. Left to right: bassist Eddie Jackson, lead vocalist Geoff Tate, drummer Scott Rockenfield and guitarist Michael Wilton. Queensrÿche is an American heavy metal band.

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Quincy Jones

Quincy Delight Jones Jr. (born March 14, 1933), also known as "Q", is an American musician and record producer.

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Radio format

A radio format or programming format (not to be confused with broadcast programming) describes the overall content broadcast on a radio station.

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RapidRide

RapidRide is a network of limited-stop bus routes with some bus rapid transit features in King County, Washington, operated by King County Metro.

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Ray Charles

Ray Charles Robinson (September 23, 1930 – June 10, 2004), known professionally as Ray Charles, was an American singer-songwriter, musician, and composer.

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Real Change

Real Change is a weekly progressive street newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, USA written by professional staff and sold by self-employed vendors, many of whom are homeless.

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RealNetworks

RealNetworks, Inc. is a provider of Internet streaming media delivery software and services based in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Redmond, Washington

Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located east of Seattle.

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Regrading in Seattle

The topography of central Seattle was radically altered by a series of regrades in the city's first century of urban settlement, in what might have been the largest such alteration of urban terrain at the time.

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Renton, Washington

Renton is a city in King County, Washington, and an inner-ring suburb of Seattle.

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Reykjavík

Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland.

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Richard Wagner

Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").

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Richter magnitude scale

The so-called Richter magnitude scale – more accurately, Richter's magnitude scale, or just Richter magnitude – for measuring the strength ("size") of earthquakes refers to the original "magnitude scale" developed by Charles F. Richter and presented in his landmark 1935 paper, and later revised and renamed the Local magnitude scale, denoted as "ML" or "ML".

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Ring of Fire

The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.

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Roads and Transit

Roads and Transit was a ballot measure in the U.S. State of Washington concerning transportation, that was sent to voters in Snohomish, King, and Pierce counties for approval on November 6, 2007.

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Robert Blackwell

Robert Alexander "Bumps" Blackwell (May 23, 1918 – March 9, 1985) was an American bandleader, songwriter, arranger, and record producer, best known for his work overseeing the early hits of Little Richard, as well as grooming Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Ernestine Anderson, Lloyd Price, Sam Cooke, Herb Alpert, Larry Williams, and Sly and the Family Stone at the start of their music careers.

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Romanesque Revival architecture

Romanesque Revival (or Neo-Romanesque) is a style of building employed beginning in the mid-19th century inspired by the 11th- and 12th-century Romanesque architecture.

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Rugby union

Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.

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Safeco Field

Safeco Field is a retractable roof baseball park located in Seattle, Washington.

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Sakura-Con

Sakura-Con is an annual three-day anime convention held during March or April at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

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Salmon Bay

Salmon Bay is a portion of the Lake Washington Ship Canal—a canal which passes through the city of Seattle, linking Lake Washington to Puget Sound—that lies west of the Fremont Cut.

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Salvadoran Americans

Salvadoran Americans (salvadoreño-americanos, norteamericanos de origen salvadoreño or estadounidenses de origen salvadoreño) are Americans of full or partial Salvadoran descent.

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Samoan Americans

Samoan Americans are Americans of Samoan origin, including those who emigrated from the Independent State of Samoa or American Samoa to the United States.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Sarah Rudinoff

Sarah Rudinoff (born August 26, 1971) is an American actress, singer, and writer.

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Saudi Aramco World

Aramco World (formerly Saudi Aramco World) is a bi-monthly magazine published by Aramco Services Company, U.S.-based subsidiary of Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Seafair

Seafair is a summer festival in Seattle, Washington, that encompasses a wide variety of small neighborhood events leading up to several major citywide celebrations.

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SeaTac, Washington

SeaTac is a city in southern King County, Washington, United States, and an inner-ring suburb of Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle & King County Emergency Medical Services System

The Seattle & King County Emergency Medical Services System is a fire-based two-tier response system providing prehospital basic and advanced life support services.

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Seattle Aquarium

The Seattle Aquarium is a public aquarium opened in 1977 and located on Pier 59 on the Elliott Bay waterfront in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Seattle Art Museum

The Seattle Art Museum (commonly known as "SAM") is an art museum located in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Seattle Asian American Film Festival

The Seattle Asian American Film Festival was founded in 1985 and has been revived over the years by different producers.

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Seattle Asian Art Museum

The Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) is a museum of Asian art located inside Volunteer Park in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Seattle Central College

Seattle Central College is a state college located in Seattle, Washington, in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

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Seattle Chamber Music Society

The Seattle Chamber Music Society (SCMS) is an American organization of musicians located in Seattle, Washington that is dedicated to the performance and promotion of chamber music.

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Seattle Children's

Seattle Children's, formerly Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, formerly Children's Orthopedic Hospital, is a children's hospital in the Laurelhurst neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Cinerama

The Seattle Cinerama Theatre is a landmark movie theater located in the Belltown neighborhood of Seattle, Washington, in the United States of America.

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Seattle City Council

The Seattle City Council is the legislative body of the city of Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle City Light

Seattle City Light is the public utility providing electrical power to Seattle, Washington, US, and parts of its metropolitan area, including all of Shoreline and Lake Forest Park and parts of unincorporated King County, Burien, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Renton, and Tukwila.

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Seattle Colleges District

The Seattle Colleges District (previously Seattle Community Colleges District) is a group of colleges located in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce is a daily (six days per week) newspaper based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Fault

The Seattle Fault is a zone of multiple shallow east-west thrust faults that cross the Puget Sound Lowland and through Seattle (in the U.S. state of Washington) in the vicinity of Interstate Highway 90.

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Seattle Freeze

The term Seattle Freeze refers to a widely held belief that it is especially difficult to make new friends (particularly for transplants from other cities) in the city of Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Gay News

The Seattle Gay News is a weekly newspaper aimed at the Seattle, and Puget Sound area LGBT community.

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Seattle General Strike

The Seattle General Strike of 1919 was a five-day general work stoppage by more than 65,000 workers in the city of Seattle, Washington, which lasted from February 6 to February 11 of that year.

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Seattle Great Wheel

The Seattle Great Wheel is a giant Ferris wheel at Pier 57 on Elliott Bay in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Hempfest

Seattle Hempfest is an annual event in Seattle, Washington, the world's largest annual gathering advocating decriminalization of marijuana.

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Seattle International Film Festival

The Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF), held annually in Seattle, Washington since 1976, is among the top film festivals in North America.

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Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

TWIST: Seattle Queer Film Festival (formerly known as the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, or SLGFF) is an annual film festival in Seattle.

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Seattle Mardi Gras riot

The Seattle Mardi Gras riot occurred on February 27, 2001, when disturbances broke out in the Pioneer Square neighborhood during Mardi Gras celebrations in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Mariners

The Seattle Mariners are an American professional baseball team based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle mayoral election, 2017

The top two candidates in the primary for the 2018–2021 term for Mayor of Seattle (completed in August) were former US Attorney Jenny Durkan and activist Cary Moon.

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Seattle Metropolitans

The Seattle Metropolitans were a professional ice hockey team based in Seattle, Washington which played in the Pacific Coast Hockey Association from 1915 to 1924.

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Seattle Municipal Street Railway

The Seattle Municipal Street Railway was a city-owned streetcar network that served the city of Seattle, Washington and its suburban neighborhoods from 1919 to 1941.

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Seattle Opera

Seattle Opera is an opera company located in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Pacific University

Seattle Pacific University (SPU) is a private liberal arts university in Seattle, Washington, founded in 1891 in conjunction with the Oregon and Washington Conference of the Free Methodist Church as the Seattle Seminary.

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Seattle Pilots

The American professional baseball team now known as the Milwaukee Brewers spent their first season,, as the Seattle Pilots in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Police Department

The Seattle Police Department (SPD) is the principal law enforcement agency of the city of Seattle, in the U.S. state of Washington, except for the campus of the University of Washington, for which responsibility falls to the University of Washington Police Department.

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Seattle Polish Film Festival

The Seattle Polish Film Festival (SPFF) is an annual film festival, held in Seattle, Washington, showcasing current and past films of Polish cinema.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer (popularly known as the Seattle P-I, the Post-Intelligencer, or simply the P-I) is an online newspaper and former print newspaper based in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Seattle process

The Seattle process or Seattle way is a term stemming from the political procedure in Seattle and King County, and to a lesser extent other cities and the Washington state government.

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Seattle Public Schools

Seattle Public Schools is the largest public school district in the state of Washington.

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Seattle Public Utilities

Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is a public utility agency of the city of Seattle, Washington, which provides water, sewer, drainage and garbage services for 1.3 million people in King County, Washington.

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Seattle Redhawks

The Seattle Redhawks are the intercollegiate varsity athletic teams of Seattle University of Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Reign FC

The Seattle Reign FC is an American professional women's soccer team based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football franchise based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Seawolves

The Seattle Seawolves is an American professional rugby union team based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Sounders FC

Seattle Sounders FC is an American professional soccer club based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Steam Company

Enwave Seattle, formerly known as the Seattle Steam Company, is a district heating public utility that provides steam (generated by burning natural gas, diesel oil, and recycled wood) to over 175 business in downtown Seattle and on First and Capitol Hills via 18 miles of steam pipeline.

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Seattle Storm

The Seattle Storm are a professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington, playing in the Western Conference in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA).

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Seattle SuperSonics

The Seattle SuperSonics, commonly known as the Sonics, were an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle SuperSonics relocation to Oklahoma City

The Seattle SuperSonics relocation to Oklahoma City was a successful effort by the ownership group of the Seattle SuperSonics to relocate the team from Seattle, Washington to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

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Seattle Symphony

The Seattle Symphony is an American orchestra based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Thunderbirds

The Seattle Thunderbirds are a major junior ice hockey team based in the city of Kent, Washington, south of Seattle.

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Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic

The Seattle to Portland, or STP, is an annual one or two-day supported bicycle ride from Seattle, Washington to Portland, Oregon in the United States.

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Seattle tugboats

There is a long marine tradition of Seattle tugboats.

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Seattle Underground

The Seattle Underground is a network of underground passageways and basements in downtown Pioneer Square, Seattle, Washington, United States that were at ground level when the city was built in the mid-19th century.

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Seattle University

Seattle University (SU) is a Jesuit Catholic university in the northwestern United States, located in the First Hill neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle Weekly

The Seattle Weekly is a freely distributed newspaper in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras

Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras (SYSO) is the largest youth symphony organization in the United States, the eighth oldest and among the most distinguished.

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Seattle's Best Coffee

Seattle's Best Coffee LLC, an American coffee retailer and wholesaler, based in Seattle, Washington.

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Seattle–Tacoma International Airport

Seattle–Tacoma International Airport, also referred to as Sea–Tac Airport or Sea–Tac, is the primary commercial airport serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Secularity

Secularity (adjective form secular, from Latin saeculum meaning "worldly", "of a generation", "temporal", or a span of about 100 years) is the state of being separate from religion, or of not being exclusively allied with or against any particular religion.

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Sequim, Washington

Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States.

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Seven hills of Seattle

The seven hills of Seattle is an unofficial designation of several hills that historians claim the city of Seattle was built on and around.

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Seward Park (Seattle)

Seward Park is a municipal park which covers.

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Sexual abuse

Sexual abuse, also referred to as molestation, is usually undesired sexual behavior by one person upon another.

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Shabazz Palaces

Shabazz Palaces is an American hip hop duo from Seattle composed of Ishmael Butler a.k.a. Palaceer Lazaro (formerly Butterfly of jazz rap group Digable Planets) and multi-instrumentalist Tendai "Baba" Maraire, son of mbira master Dumisani Maraire.

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Shilshole Bay

Shilshole Bay is the part of Puget Sound east of a line drawn northeasterly from Seattle's West Point in the southwest to its Golden Gardens Park in the northeast.

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Shoreline, Washington

Shoreline is a city in King County, Washington, United States, north of Downtown Seattle bordering the northern Seattle city limits.

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Sihanoukville (city)

Sihanoukville (ក្រុងព្រះសីហនុ, Krong Preah Sihanouk), also known as "Kampong Som" (កំពង់សោម), is a coastal city in Cambodia and the capital city of Sihanoukville Province, at the tip of an elevated peninsula in the country's south-west on the Gulf of Thailand.

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Sir Mix-a-Lot

Anthony Ray (born August 12, 1963), better known by his stage name Sir Mix-a-Lot, is an American rapper and recording producer.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Skid row

A skid row or skid road is an impoverished area, typically urban, in English-speaking North America whose inhabitants are people "on the skids;" this specifically refers to the poor, the homeless, or others either considered disreputable or forgotten by society.

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Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron, based on a story by Jeff Arch.

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Smooth jazz

Smooth jazz is music that evolved from a blend of jazz fusion and easy listening pop music, featuring a polished pop feel with little to no jazz improvisation.

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Somali Americans

Somali Americans are Americans of Somali ancestry.

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Sound Transit

Sound Transit (ST), officially the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority, is a public transit agency serving the Seattle metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Washington.

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Sounder commuter rail

Sounder commuter rail is a regional rail service operated by BNSF on behalf of Sound Transit.

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Soundgarden

Soundgarden is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1984 by singer and rhythm guitarist Chris Cornell, lead guitarist Kim Thayil, and bassist Hiro Yamamoto.

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South Lake Union Streetcar

The Seattle Streetcar—South Lake Union Line is a streetcar line, covering a total route, connecting the South Lake Union neighborhood to Downtown Seattle, Washington.

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South Lake Union, Seattle

South Lake Union (sometimes SLU) is a neighborhood in Seattle, Washington, so named because it is at the south tip of Lake Union.

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South Seattle College

South Seattle College (SSC, formerly South Seattle Community College, SSCC) is a community college located in West Seattle, Washington, United States.

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Southworth, Washington

Southworth is a census-designated place (CDP) on Puget Sound in Kitsap County, Washington, United States.

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Space Needle

The Space Needle is an observation tower in Seattle, Washington, a landmark of the Pacific Northwest, and an icon of Seattle.

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Spoken word

Spoken word is a performance art that is word based.

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Sports radio

Sports radio (or sports talk radio) is a radio format devoted entirely to discussion and broadcasting of sporting events.

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St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (Seattle)

Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church is a church in Seattle, Washington.

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Stanley Cup

The Stanley Cup (La Coupe Stanley) is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League (NHL) playoff winner.

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Starbucks

Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain.

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Starfire Sports

Starfire Sports is a sporting facility in Tukwila, Washington, on the banks of the Green River, near Seattle.

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Stephen Lynch (musician)

Stephen Andrew Lynch (born July 28, 1971) is an American comedian, musician and Tony Award-nominated actor who is known for his songs mocking daily life and popular culture.

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Strait of Georgia

The Strait of Georgia or the Georgia Strait is an arm of the Pacific Ocean between Vancouver Island, and the mainland coast of British Columbia, Canada and extreme northern Washington, United States.

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Strait of Juan de Fuca

The Strait of Juan de Fuca (officially named Juan de Fuca Strait in Canada) is a large body of water about long that is the Salish Sea's outlet to the Pacific Ocean.

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Street newspaper

Street newspapers (or street papers) are newspapers or magazines sold by homeless or poor individuals and produced mainly to support these populations.

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Sub Pop

Sub Pop is a record label founded in 1986 by Bruce Pavitt.

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Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL).

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Super Bowl XL

Super Bowl XL was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2005 season.

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Super Bowl XLIX

Super Bowl XLIX was an American football game played to determine the champion of the National Football League (NFL) for the 2014 season.

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Super Bowl XLVIII

Super Bowl XLVIII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos and National Football Conference (NFC) champion Seattle Seahawks to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2013 season.

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Super Bowl XXXIV

Super Bowl XXXIV was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion St. Louis Rams and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Tennessee Titans to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1999 season.

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Superstructure

A superstructure is an upward extension of an existing structure above a baseline.

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Supporters' Shield

The Supporters' Shield is an annual award given to the Major League Soccer team with the best regular season record, as determined by the MLS points system.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Suquamish

The Suquamish are a Lushootseed-speaking Native American people, located in present-day Washington in the United States.

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Surabaya

Surabaya (formerly Dutch: Soerabaia and later Surabaja) is a port city and the capital of East Java (Jawa Timur) province of Indonesia.

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Swedish Medical Center

Swedish Medical Center is the largest nonprofit health provider in the greater Seattle area.

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Swing music

Swing music, or simply swing, is a form of popular music developed in the United States that dominated in the 1930s and 1940s.

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T-Mobile US

T-Mobile US, Inc., commonly shortened to T-Mobile, is a United States-based wireless network operator whose majority shareholder is the German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DT). Its headquarters are located in Bellevue, Washington, in the Seattle metropolitan area. T-Mobile is the third largest wireless carrier in the United States with 74 million customers as of Q1 2018. T-Mobile US provides wireless voice and data services in the United States, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands under the T-Mobile and MetroPCS brands (which it acquired in a reverse takeover in 2013, resulting in the company going public on the NASDAQ stock exchange), and also serves as the host network for many mobile virtual network operators. The company has annual revenues of over $40 billion. In 2015, Consumer Reports named T-Mobile the number one American wireless carrier. In 2017, T-Mobile was ranked #1 in Customer Service Satisfaction by Nielsen.

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Tacoma, Washington

Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States.

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Taiwan

Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.

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Talk radio

Talk radio is a radio format containing discussion about topical issues and consisting entirely or almost entirely of original spoken word content rather than outside music.

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Tashkent

Tashkent (Toshkent, Тошкент, تاشكېنت,; Ташкент) is the capital and largest city of Uzbekistan, as well as the most populated city in Central Asia with a population in 2012 of 2,309,300.

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Thai Americans

Thai Americans ชาวอเมริกันเชื้อสายไทย (formerly referred to as Siamese Americans) are Americans who, or whose ancestors, came from Thailand.

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The Art Institute of Seattle

The Art Institute of Seattle (AIS) in Seattle, Washington is a nonprofit institution owned and operated by Dream Center Education Holdings (DCEH), LLC, which provides programs in design, media arts, fashion and culinary arts.

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The Brothers Four

The Brothers Four is an American folk singing group, founded in 1957 in Seattle, Washington, known for their 1960 hit song "Greenfields".

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The Daily of the University of Washington

The Daily of the University of Washington, usually referred to in Seattle simply as The Daily, is the student newspaper of the University of Washington in Seattle, USA.

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The Fabulous Wailers

The Wailers, often credited as The Fabulous Wailers, were an American rock band from Tacoma, Washington.

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The Facts (Seattle)

The Facts Newspaper /Seattle Facts is an African-American weekly newspaper that serves Seattle, Washington.

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The Fleetwoods

The Fleetwoods were an American singing group from Olympia, Washington, whose members were Gary Troxel, Gretchen Christopher, and Barbara Ellis.

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The Posies

The Posies are an American power pop group.

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The Presidents of the United States of America (band)

The Presidents of the United States of America (occasionally referred to as PUSA, The Presidents or Pot USA) were an American alternative rock power trio band.

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The Seattle Times

The Seattle Times is a daily newspaper serving Seattle, Washington, United States.

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The Sonics

The Sonics are an American garage rock band from Tacoma, Washington that formed in 1960.

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The Stranger (newspaper)

The Stranger is an alternative biweekly newspaper in Seattle, Washington, U.S. It runs a blog known as Slog.

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The Trust for Public Land

The Trust for Public Land is a U.S. nonprofit organization with a mission to "create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come." Since its founding in 1972, The Trust for Public Land has completed 5,000 park-creation and land conservation projects across the United States, protected over 3 million acres, and helped pass more than 500 ballot measures--creating $70 billion in voter-approved public funding for parks and open spaces.

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The Ventures

The Ventures are an American instrumental rock band formed in 1958 in Tacoma, Washington.

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The Wedding Singer (musical)

The Wedding Singer is a musical with music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin, and a book by Beguelin and Tim Herlihy.

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Tillicum Village

Tillicum Village is a Puget Sound area visitor attraction located on Blake Island, a Washington State Park accessible only by boat, which is off the shore of Seattle, Washington.

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Toronto FC

Toronto Football Club, commonly referred to as Toronto FC, is a Canadian professional soccer club based in Toronto, Ontario.

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Town Hall Seattle

Town Hall is a cultural center and performance hall located on Seattle, Washington, USA's First Hill.

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Trauma center

A trauma center (or trauma centre) is a hospital equipped and staffed to provide care for patients suffering from major traumatic injuries such as falls, motor vehicle collisions, or gunshot wounds.

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Trolleybuses in Seattle

The Seattle trolleybus system forms part of the public transportation network in the city of Seattle, Washington, operated by King County Metro.

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Tropical cyclone

A tropical cyclone is a rapidly rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, a closed low-level atmospheric circulation, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.

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Trubion

Trubion was a publicly held biopharmaceutical company that was focused on creating a pipeline of protein-based therapeutic product candidates to treat autoimmune and inflammatory diseases and cancer.

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Trustee model of representation

The trustee model of representation is a model for how we should understand the role of representatives, and is frequently contrasted with the delegate model of representation.

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Tukwila, Washington

Tukwila is a suburban city in King County, Washington, United States.

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Tully's Coffee

Tully's Coffee was a specialty coffee retailer and wholesaler based in Seattle, Washington, United States.

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U.S. Open Cup

The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, commonly known as the U.S. Open Cup (USOC), is a knock-out cup competition in American soccer.

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U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

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Union Bay (Seattle)

Union Bay is a body of water located in Lake Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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United Parcel Service

United Parcel Service (UPS) is an American multinational package delivery and supply chain management company.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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United States Census

The United States Census is a decennial census mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the United States Constitution, which states: "Representatives and direct Taxes shall be apportioned among the several States...

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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United States Congress

The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.

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United States Department of Veterans Affairs

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a federal Cabinet-level agency that provides near-comprehensive healthcare services to eligible military veterans at VA medical centers and outpatient clinics located throughout the country; several non-healthcare benefits including disability compensation, vocational rehabilitation, education assistance, home loans, and life insurance; and provides burial and memorial benefits to eligible veterans and family members at 135 national cemeteries.

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United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.

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United States presidential election, 2012

The United States presidential election of 2012 was the 57th quadrennial American presidential election.

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United States soccer league system

The United States soccer league system is a series of professional and amateur soccer leagues based, in whole or in part, in the United States.

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University of California, Los Angeles

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.

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University of Washington

The University of Washington (commonly referred to as UW, simply Washington, or informally U-Dub) is a public research university in Seattle, Washington.

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University of Washington Educational Outreach

University of Washington Educational Outreach (UWEO) is the continuing education and professional development unit of the University of Washington (UW), in Seattle, Washington.

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University of Washington Medical Center

The University of Washington Medical Center is a nationally renowned hospital located along the Montlake Cut and Portage Bay in the University District of Seattle, Washington, USA.

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University of Washington Press

The University of Washington Press is an American academic publishing house.

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Vancouver

Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.

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Vancouver Expedition

The Vancouver Expedition (1791–1795) was a four-and-a-half-year voyage of exploration and diplomacy, commanded by Captain George Vancouver of the Royal Navy.

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Vashon, Washington

Vashon is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States.

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Vaudeville

Vaudeville is a theatrical genre of variety entertainment.

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Victoria, British Columbia

Victoria, the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, is on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada's Pacific coast.

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Vietnamese Americans

Vietnamese Americans (Người Mỹ gốc Việt) are Americans of Vietnamese descent.

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Virgil Bogue

Virgil Gay Bogue (1846–1916) was an American civil engineer who worked initially in his home state of New York before taking jobs internationally and in the western and northwestern United States.

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Virginia Mason Hospital

Virginia Mason Hospital is a 336-bed teaching hospital in Seattle, Washington, part of the Virginia Mason Medical Center.

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Virginia Mason Medical Center

Virginia Mason Medical Center, founded in 1920, is a private, non-profit organization located in Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Vulcan Inc.

Vulcan Inc. is a privately held company founded by philanthropist, investor, and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

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Wah Mee massacre

The Wah Mee massacre was a multiple homicide that occurred on February 18, 1983, in which Kwan Fai "Willie" Mak, Wai-Chiu "Tony" Ng, and Benjamin Ng gunned down fourteen people in the Wah Mee gambling club at the Louisa Hotel in Chinatown-International District, Seattle.

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Walk Score

Walk Score is a private company that provides walkability services and apartment search tools through a website and mobile applications.

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Washington (state)

Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.

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Washington Huskies

The Washington Huskies are the athletic teams that represent the University of Washington.

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Washington Mutual

Washington Mutual, Inc., abbreviated to WaMu, was a savings bank holding company and the former owner of Washington Mutual Bank, which was the United States' largest savings and loan association until its collapse in 2008.

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Washington State Ferries

Washington State Ferries (WSF) is a government agency that operates automobile and passenger ferry service in the U.S. state of Washington as part of the Washington State Department of Transportation.

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Washington State Legislature

The Washington State Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Washington.

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Washington State Route 99

State Route 99 (SR 99), also known as the Pacific Highway, is a state highway in the Seattle metropolitan area, part of the U.S. state of Washington.

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Washington Territory

The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2, 1853, until November 11, 1889, when the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Washington.

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Washington's 7th congressional district

Washington's 7th congressional district encompasses most of Seattle, all of Vashon Island, Edmonds, Shoreline, Kenmore, and parts of Burien, Lake Forest Park, Mountlake Terrace, and Normandy Park.

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Washington's 9th congressional district

Washington's 9th congressional district encompasses a long, somewhat narrow area in western Washington through the densely populated central Puget Sound region, from Tacoma in the south to Bellevue in the north.

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Waste Management (corporation)

Waste Management, Inc. is an American waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services company in North America.

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Wave Broadband

Wave Broadband (stylized as wave) is an American provider of residential, business, and enterprise class cable TV, broadband internet, and telephone services to around 455,000 customers in Washington, Oregon, and California.

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Wayne Horvitz

Wayne Horvitz (born 1955) is an American composer, keyboardist and record producer He came to prominence in the Downtown scene of 1980s and '90s New York City, noted for working with John Zorn's Naked City among others.

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West Seattle

West Seattle comprises two of Seattle, Washington's thirteen districts, Delridge and Southwest, and encompasses all of Seattle west of the Duwamish River.

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Western Athletic Conference

The Western Athletic Conference (WAC) is an American collegiate athletic conference formed on July 27, 1962 and affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I. The WAC covers a broad expanse of the western United States, with member institutions located in Arizona, California, New Mexico, Utah, and Washington, along with the "non-western" states of Missouri and Illinois (traditionally associated with the Midwest), as well as Texas (traditionally associated with the Southwest).

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Western Hockey League

The Western Hockey League (WHL) is a major junior ice hockey league based in Western Canada and the Northwestern United States.

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Western Seminary

Western Seminary is an evangelical theological seminary with physical campuses in Portland, Oregon, San Jose, California, Sacramento, California, and Seattle, Washington.

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Weyerhaeuser

Weyerhaeuser (pronounced "Warehouser") Company, is one of the world's largest private owners of timberlands, owning or controlling nearly 12.4 million acres of timberlands in the U.S. and managing additional 14.0 million acres timberlands under long-term licenses in Canada.

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White Americans

White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.

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White Center, Washington

White Center is a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States.

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Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience

The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience is a history museum of the culture, art and history of Asian Pacific Americans located in Seattle, Washington's Chinatown-International District, founded in 1967.

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Winter storm

A winter storm is an event in which varieties of precipitation are formed that only occur at low temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are low enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain).

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.

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WNBA Finals

The WNBA Finals are the championship series of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the conclusion of the league's postseason each fall.

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Women's basketball

Women's basketball is one of the few women's sports that developed in tandem with its men's counterpart.

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Women's National Basketball Association

The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a women's professional basketball league in the United States.

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Wonderful Town

Wonderful Town is a 1953 musical with book written by Joseph A. Fields and Jerome Chodorov, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Leonard Bernstein.

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Woodland Park Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo is a zoological garden located in the Phinney Ridge neighborhood of Seattle, Washington.

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Working class

The working class (also labouring class) are the people employed for wages, especially in manual-labour occupations and industrial work.

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Works Progress Administration

The Works Progress Administration (WPA; renamed in 1939 as the Work Projects Administration) was the largest and most ambitious American New Deal agency, employing millions of people (mostly unskilled men) to carry out public works projects, including the construction of public buildings and roads.

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World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference of 1999

The WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 was a meeting of the World Trade Organization, convened at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington, USA, over the course of three days, beginning Tuesday, November 30, 1999.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Worldchanging

Worldchanging was a nonprofit online publisher that operated from 2003 to 2010.

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Yesler Way

Yesler Way is an east–west street in Seattle named for Henry Yesler.

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ZIP Code

ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.

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ZymoGenetics

ZymoGenetics, Inc is one of the oldest biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies in the USA, based in Seattle, Washington.

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1700 Cascadia earthquake

The 1700 Cascadia earthquake occurred along the Cascadia subduction zone on January 26 with an estimated moment magnitude of 8.7–9.2.

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1934 West Coast waterfront strike

The 1934 West Coast Waterfront Strike (also known as the 1934 West Coast Longshoremen's Strike, as well as a number of variations on these names) lasted eighty-three days, and began on May 9, 1934 when longshoremen in every West Coast port walked out.

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1949 Olympia earthquake

The 1949 Olympia earthquake occurred on April 13 at with a moment magnitude of 6.7 and a maximum Mercalli Intensity of VIII (Severe).

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1965 Puget Sound earthquake

The 1965 Puget Sound earthquake occurred at 08:29 PDT (15:29 UTC) on April 29 within the Puget Sound region of Washington State.

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1970s energy crisis

The 1970s energy crisis was a period when the major industrial countries of the world, particularly the United States, Canada, Western Europe, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand, faced substantial petroleum shortages, real and perceived, as well as elevated prices.

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1974 NBA All-Star Game

GAME 24: at the Seattle Center Coliseum, January 15, 1974.

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1979 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 1979 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 50th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues constituting Major League Baseball.

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1979 NBA Finals

The 1979 NBA World Championship Series was the championship series played at the conclusion of the National Basketball Association (NBA)'s 1978–79 season.

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1983–84 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 1983 season began on December 24, 1983.

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1984–85 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 1984 season began on December 22, 1984.

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1987 NBA All-Star Game

The 37th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 8, 1987, at Seattle's Kingdome.

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1990 Goodwill Games

The 1990 Goodwill Games was the second edition of the international multi-sport event created by Ted Turner, which was held between July 20 and August 5, 1990.

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1999 Seattle WTO protests

1999 Seattle WTO protests, sometimes referred to as the Battle of Seattle or the Battle in Seattle, were a series of protests surrounding the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999, when members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) convened at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in Seattle, Washington on November 30, 1999.

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1999–2000 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 1999 season began on January 8, 2000.

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2001 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

The 2001 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 72nd playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL), the two leagues comprising Major League Baseball.

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2001 Nisqually earthquake

The 2001 Nisqually earthquake (also commonly referred to as "The Ash Wednesday earthquake") occurred at on February 28, 2001.

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2004 WNBA Finals

The 2004 WNBA Finals was the championship series of the 2004 WNBA season, and the conclusion of the season's playoffs.

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2005–06 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 2005 season began on January 7, 2006.

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2007–08 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 2007 season began on January 5, 2008.

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2008–09 NBA season

The 2008–09 NBA season was the 63rd season of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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2009 U.S. Open Cup

The 2009 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was the 96th edition of the USSF's annual national soccer championship, running from June through early September.

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2010 U.S. Open Cup

The 2010 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was the 97th edition of the USSF's annual national soccer championship, running from June through early October.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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2010 WNBA Finals

The 2010 WNBA Finals was the championship series of the 2010 season of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) and the conclusion of the season's playoffs.

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2010–11 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 2010 season began on January 8, 2011.

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2011 U.S. Open Cup

The 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was the 98th edition of the USSF's annual national soccer championship, running from June through early October.

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2013–14 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 2013 season began on January 4, 2014.

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2014 U.S. Open Cup

The 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was the 101st edition of the oldest ongoing competition in American soccer.

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2014–15 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 2014 season began on January 3, 2015.

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2016–17 NFL playoffs

The National Football League playoffs for the 2016 NFL season began on Saturday, January 7, 2017.

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5th Avenue Theatre

The 5th Avenue Theatre (often referred to as 5th Avenue or the 5th) is a landmark theatre building located in Seattle, Washington.

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60 Minutes

60 Minutes is an American newsmagazine television program broadcast on the CBS television network.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seattle

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