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Mayor wants to trim Seattle waterfront plan

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city needs to scale down its ambitious waterfront-redevelopment plan — including a proposed swimming-pool barge, seen here — because of rising costs. Murray’s staffers said the plan would eat up about $200 million more than previously thought.

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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray says the city needs to scale down its ambitious waterfront-redevelopment plan — including a proposed swimming-pool barge, seen here — because of rising costs. Murray’s staffers said the plan would eat up about $200 million more than previously thought.

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