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Top Seattle news: Sanders joins Warren in criticizing Amazon; minimum wage to go up in 2020; more

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Bernie Sanders joins Elizabeth Warren in criticizing Amazon’s spending in Seattle City Council elections

Sanders called Amazon's $1.5 million in contributions to a PAC associated with the Chamber of Commerce "a perfect example of the out-of-control corporate greed we are going to end."

Read the full story on The Seattle Times.

J.P. Patches statue in Fremont immortalizes Seattle’s favorite clown

"Late for the Interurban" keeps breathing life into the iconic Seattle character and his girlfriend Gertrude.

Read the full story on Curbed Seattle.

Seattle’s minimum wage is going up again in 2020. But is it enough to afford to live in the city?

The city’s Office of Labor Standards announced this week the new minimum wages that will go into effect Jan. 1, 2020, as required by the Minimum Wage Ordinance. For large employers with 501 employees or more, the minimum wage is going up 39 cents to $16.39.

Read the full story on SeattlePI .

Somali refugee is now directing the Seattle clinic that took care of her as a child

Dr. Ibrahim moved to the U.S. in 1993. Her family fled unrest from the Somali Civil War. She's now leading Harborview Medical Center's Pediatrics Clinic.

Read the full story on KING5.


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