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Top Seattle news: Dead gray whale found in Elliott Bay; highest paid Seattle-area CEO

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At her first major speech, new Seattle schools chief Juneau restates an age-old priority: racial equity

Denise Juneau shared the stories of employees and schools that exemplified the goals she set out to accomplish in her five-year vision.

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

House OKs bill to expand traffic cameras at Seattle intersections

OLYMPIA, Wash — A push to expand traffic cameras at Seattle intersections is moving forward in Olympia. HB 1793 has passed in the House and moves to the Senate for approval. Under HB 1793, the city could use cameras, like the one already in place in school zones and some red lights, to ticket drivers blocking cross walks, city streets and bus only lanes.

Read the full story on KOMO News.

Two men arrested after assault in South Seattle encampment

Two men suspected of assaulting a man in a South Seattle encampment were arrested Wednesday, according to Seattle police.

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

This Seattle-area CEO made more than the heads of Microsoft and Starbucks — and he’s not in the tech sector

Proxy statements from many Pacific Northwest companies are still coming in for 2018, but this CEO's pay package tops any of the previous year's highest-paid CEOs.

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

Malnourished gray whale found dead in Seattle’s Elliott Bay

Whale researchers say a dead gray whale whose carcass was found floating in Seattle's Elliott Bay Sunday had likely died some time ago and showed signs of malnourishment. KOMO-TV reports the 39-foot whale was discovered near the Coast Guard station.

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.


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