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  • Southeast Asian summit to address Myanmar’s post-coup crisis April 23, 2021
    BANGKOK (AP) — When the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations holds a special summit Saturday to discuss Myanmar, the regional body will be under as much scrutiny as the general who led the February coup ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Opponents of the junta are furious that ASEAN is welcoming […]
    Grant Peck
  • Emerald Downs will allow up to 25% capacity for fans April 23, 2021
    Emerald Downs will allow fans, up to 25% of capacity, when it opens for horse racing May 19 in Auburn. Tickets for the first 10 race days (May 19 through June 17) will be available soon, and the track is encouraging fans to buy them online. Tickets will be available at the gates only if […]
    Seattle Times staff
  • Cubs beat Mets 4-3 on Heyward’s single in 10th April 23, 2021
    CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward had a game-ending, pinch-hit single in the 10th after Dan Winkler stranded the bases loaded in the top of the inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 4-3 Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep. Kris Bryant had two hits and two RBIs and Willson Contreras also […]
    JOHN JACKSON
  • UW Husky volleyball is close to reaching the peak — if they can just close those ‘little spaces’ on way to top April 23, 2021
    Washington has a short offseason and most of its players back to take another run at an NCAA title. But it'll take plenty of work to close the small gap between title and runner-up.
    Larry Stone
  • Rapper Shock G of Digital Underground found dead in Tampa April 23, 2021
    Rapper Shock G, who was famous for the hit single “The Humpty Dance,” died Thursday night, according to Digital Underground co-founder Chopmaster J. He was 57. A report from TMZ said that Shock G, named Gregory Jacobs by birth, died at a hotel in Tampa, Florida. “Thirty-four years ago, almost to the day, we had […]
    Josh Fiallo

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  • Public Health Dept. Has A Large Number Of Vaccine Appointments Available Through Monday April 22, 2021
    According to PHSCK, 0ver 2,500 appointment slots are available each day, providing additional vaccination opportunities for residents in South King County. The post Public Health Dept. Has A Large Number Of Vaccine Appointments Available Through Monday appeared first on The Seattle Medium.
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  • ‘It’s Hard’: CEO Of Black-owned Funeral Home Plans Wright’s Funeral April 22, 2021
    CNN's Adrienne Broaddus reports on a Black-owned funeral home in Minnesota which helped organize George Floyd's funeral and is now preparing for the funeral of Daunte Wright. The post ‘It’s Hard’: CEO Of Black-owned Funeral Home Plans Wright’s Funeral appeared first on The Seattle Medium.
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  • How Derek Chauvin Conviction Launched Federal Probe April 22, 2021
    The U.S. Justice Department announced it was launching a federal civil investigation into the Minneapolis Police Department, following the murder convictions of former officer Derek Chauvin. The post How Derek Chauvin Conviction Launched Federal Probe appeared first on The Seattle Medium.
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  • Durkan Announces New Walk-In Vaccinations At Rainier Beach And West Seattle April 22, 2021
    Effective immediately, all people 60 years-old and older are able to walk-in to the Community Vaccination Hubs in Rainier Beach and West Seattle and get vaccinated without an appointment. The post Durkan Announces New Walk-In Vaccinations At Rainier Beach And West Seattle appeared first on The Seattle Medium.
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  • Republicans Posture As Party Of Working People April 22, 2021
    They demand that the spending be “paid for,” even though they had no problem passing a massive tax cut for the rich and corporations without concern for the deficit. But they reject Biden’s plan to pay for the spending by raising taxes on the rich and the corporations. The post Republicans Posture As Party Of […]
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  • Japan to issue 3rd virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka area April 23, 2021
    TOKYO (AP) — Japan is set to issue a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western urban prefectures amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence ahead of the Olympics in July. Health and economy ministers in charge of the virus measures were meeting with experts on a government […]
    MARI YAMAGUCHI
  • Fire kills 13 COVID-19 patients in hospital in western India April 23, 2021
    NEW DELHI (AP) — A fire broke out in a hospital in western India early Friday, killing 13 COVID-19 patients, as an extreme surge in infections leaves the nation short of medical care and oxygen. India reported more than 314,000 new infections Thursday, the world’s worst daily sum of the pandemic. And the latest surge […]
    The Associated Press
  • Seattle rap star Lil Mosey charged with rape in Lewis County April 23, 2021
    The 19-year-old rap star from Mountlake Terrace failed to appear in court this week and a warrant was issued for his arrest.
    Michael Rietmulder
  • Topless clubs among businesses that can reopen in Vegas April 23, 2021
    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Topless dancers can shed coronavirus restrictions next weekend in Las Vegas and get face-to-face with patrons again, under rules accepted Thursday by a state COVID-19 task force. But masks still will be required for adult entertainment employees and recommended for customers. Sin City strip clubs that went dark when Nevada Gov. […]
    KEN RITTER
  • Public Health – Seattle & King County warns of ‘unusual’ coronavirus testing operations; company CEO says all is fine April 23, 2021
    Public Health -- Seattle & King County has issued a warning about certain COVID-19 testing sites that are not a part of the public health system, but are administering tests to area residents.
    David Gutman

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  • ArtSEA: A new Seattle gallery and putting the art in Earth Day April 22, 2021
    As I worried that I wasn’t quite ready for such a roaring return to the regular, I found a soft place to land in new pop-up gallery From Typhoon, which opened Saturday on Capitol Hill. ArtSEA: Notes on Northwest Culture is Crosscut’s weekly arts & culture newsletter. “It started out as kind of a love letter […]
    Brangien Davis
  • WA still holds teens in solitary confinement — and worse, suit says April 22, 2021
    The response was swift. Within weeks, King County officially banned solitary confinement for minors, and Rogers was whisked out of the adult jail. Yet when he began serving his nearly nine-year sentence at the Green Hill School, a youth prison, in Chehalis, he says he was twice thrown into isolation cells — this time with […]
    Claudia Rowe
  • 5 times WA lawmakers failed at working remotely in 2021 April 22, 2021
    “Mike, you’re still live on Facebook,” the voice on the other end said, as Sells listened on speakerphone. Sell’s profanity-laced town hall meeting wasn’t the only time the Washington Legislature’s experiment with remote governing has gone less than smoothly. At times, lawmakers have had trouble logging in to vote. Muting fails have been regular occurrences, […]
    Melissa Santos
  • Podcast | The world COVID will leave behind April 22, 2021
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    Mark Baumgarten
  • Black families at Seattle Children’s face security at double the rate of white families April 21, 2021
    New data from Children’s confirms Danielson’s allegation. Since 2014, Black patients were more than twice as likely to have a so-called “code purple” called on them — the intercom call for security and a mental health professional to show up. But while Children’s is releasing this data in the wake of Danielson’s exit, disproportionate use […]
    David Kroman

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  • Slog PM: Welcome to the Fourth Wave, Strange Little COVID Testing Tables, Happy Birthday John April 23, 2021
    by Chase Burns "Pasolini loved guys with pimples," John says on this new Sub Pop release dedicated to gay radical filmmaker Pier Pasolini. Courtesy Sub PopWe've been doing a lot of..."Is that a fourth wave?" "This definitely looks like a fourth wave!" "The so-called fourth wave..."-ing lately, but I think we can call it what […]
    Chase Burns
  • The Future as Read by Amazon's New Palm Reader April 22, 2021
    The future in which we live is much different than the one I imagined in the 1980s. by Charles Mudede This did not happen to me or anyone else. NASA's Ames Research CenterTomorrow, I will give Amazon's palm-payment system a try. It's now installed at the Whole Foods on Capitol Hill. But the biometric identification […]
    Charles Mudede
  • Weekly Watch List: Downstream to Kinshasa, the Oscars, and More April 22, 2021
    by EverOut Staff Chloé Zhao's Nomadland, which is up for six Oscar nominations including Best Picture, is streaming on Hulu and playing IRL at Ark Lodge. Joshua Richards/Searchlight PicturesBefore the Oscars air on ABC this Sunday (we can only hope it is the last award show recorded during this pandemic), check out our guide to […]
    EverOut Staff
  • Portland Police Radio Dispatches Detail Moments Leading Up to Robert Delgado's Death by Cop April 22, 2021
    by Alex Zielinski Thanit Weerawan / Getty ImagesOur sister paper, the Portland Mercury, originally published this article. For more Portland updates, follow Alex and the crew over at Blogtown. The Portland Police Bureau (PPB) has released dispatch audio recordings detailing the minutes leading up to the moment Officer Zachary DeLong fatally shot 46-year-old Robert Delgado […]
    Alex Zielinski
  • Weekly Watch List April 22, 2021
    Top Picks for April 22-28, from Oscar Noms to Downstream to Kinshasa by EverOut Staff
    EverOut Staff
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