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Week Around The Ists

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This week Seattlest celebrated the 50th birthday of our most recognized landmark, and the feeling of pride continued when City Council actually took decisive action against businesses guilty of wage theft. While Chicago contemplated hiring one of Seattle’s former police chiefs, the current one performed a particularly stunning example of what The Wire fans recognize as ‘juking the stats’. Finally, after watching the Intiman, one of our vaunted theater organizations, collapse, we commiserated with those who were angry by the news and bid adieu to the company’s Artistic Director.

Meanwhile, elsewhere in the ist-a-verse...