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Two women were found dead in a U-District apartment after police responded to a stabbing at 9:30 a.m. last Tuesday, Seattle police told the Seattle Times. Seattle Police homicide investigators determined there were no outstanding people involved, according to Seattle Police Department.

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Most stores and restaurants were able to find biodegradable or compostable straws that suit their food service needs when Seattle implemented a ban on single-use, plastic straws July 1. But for stores specializing in bubble tea, a Taiwanese drink that contains large tapioca pearls   more com…

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Bike theft numbers during the summer are higher than those from the rest of the year, according to the UW Police Department. From Jan. 1 to July 16 last year, the total was just under 30. The same date range this year has them up to 108, according to Maj. Steve Rittereiser, public informatio…

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Last Wednesday, I had the chance to play with the wind and the water. I went to a sailing clinic through the Washington Yacht Club (WYC), a registered student organization on campus for people interested in learning to sail. With instructor Peter Colleran as the captain of the vessel, called…

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The 31st annual Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow will take place July 20 through 22 at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center in Discovery Park. The event will feature traditional foods, dancing, art, crafts, music, and a traditional drum competition.

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For one weekend a year, Seattle’s International District becomes a flurry of colorful costumes, sweeping musical performances, and vendors selling sizzling street food. The annual Dragon Fest will take place on July 14 and 15 to celebrate the rich cultural traditions in local neighborhood co…

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Starting July 1, Seattle restaurants will no longer offer single-use plastic straws and utensils. The city-wide measure is expected to prevent several million plastic straws from entering Seattle’s waste stream each month. 

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As the cost of living rises in Seattle, UW undergraduate tuition will increase by a little over 2 percent for in-state students and 3 percent for out-of-state students next year. This means an additional $218 per year for in-state students and $1,035 for out-of-state students. 

On Thursday, May 31 at approximately 5:30 p.m. The Quad was cleared due to a fake bomb threat in Savery Hall, the building in The Quad closest to Kane Hall. The suspect responsible for the hoax was later arrested by UWPD in front of Rancho Bravo on the corner of 43rd Avenue Northeast and Uni…