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Seattle

Major city in state of Washington, United States; county seat of King County, Washington

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October 2014
The city relaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
July 2012
Seattle becomes the largest city in Washington State to ban plastic shopping bags.
September 4, 2001
Boeing moves its headquarters to Chicago.
February 28, 2001
A 6.8 quake, named the Nisqually Earthquake, occurs.
1990
The Goodwill Games are held.
1990
Grunge music becomes popular. Bands from Seattle and the Pacific Northwest such as Nirvana, Alice in Chains, and Soundgarden, redefine rock music in the 1990s.
September 15, 1983
The flagship Costco discount warehouse is opened in Seattle.
1980
Mount St. Helens, located 96 miles south of Seattle, erupts. It is the most catastropic volcano eruption in United States history. 57 people lose their lives.
1979
Microsoft Corporation moves headquarters from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Seattle.
May 20, 1977
The Seattle Aquarium opens its doors
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By MANUEL VALDES
December 3, 2021
AP NEWS
SEATTLE (AP) -- Seattle, a city known for soggy weather, has seen its wettest fall on record. The National Weather Service says 19.04 inches (48.4 centimeters) of rain fell between Sept. 1 and Nov.
By PETER FAIRLEY
November 22, 2021
AP NEWS
When Seattle's first commercial airport opened in 1928, Georgetown had been a vibrant community for more than half a century."We were here before the airport was. They forget that," says Rosario-Maria Medina, a community activist in the South Seattle neighborhood of Georgetown, just north of bustling Boeing Field.
Julie Weed
October 12, 2021
www.nytimes.com
Despite an overall decline in office leasing in the United States, technology companies gobbled up more space in the Seattle area than they had the previous year.
USA TODAY
October 6, 2021
USA TODAY
New features in the update include early booking, flight tracking, curbside pickup, advance scheduling and Uber Eats at airport restaurants
Karen Weise
September 30, 2021
www.nytimes.com
The two women said they had been fired for speaking out. The company said they had repeatedly flouted its employee policies.
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