"I've never seen my neighborhood so upset and unified" as it is against the building of micro-apartments, says Jules James, a resident and triplex owner in Seattle's changing Eastlake neighborhood. In response to neighborhood unrest, the City Council is considering a proposal to restrict how and where Seattle's smallest and most controversial homes are built.
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A group of officers in revolt against new use-of-force policies has ramped up the language of its lawsuit.
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