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Green Stimulus, New Jail, Abraham Lincoln, and Why Move To Seattle?

Ross Reynolds
01/29/2009 at 1:00 p.m.

Color it Green

Governor Gregoire and state Democratic legislators' new economic stimulus plan.

New Seattle Jail

Why does Seattle need a new jail? Seattle's senior policy analyst for the municipal jail project Catherine Cornwall explains.

Where Do You Want to Live?

Almost half of all Americans would rather live in different kind of community from where they live now. And if you ask people who earn less than $30,000 a year where they'd like to live, most say Seattle. Why's that? Where Do You Want to Live? Why?

Abraham Lincoln, Still Hot

Lincoln biographer Ronald White explains his, and our, enduring fascination with the 16th president.


Jay Manning directs the Department of Ecology.

Catherine Cornwall is Seattle's senior policy analyst for the municipal jail project.

Ronald C. White is a fellow at the Huntington Library and a visiting professor of history at U.C.L.A. His most recent book is "A. Lincoln: A Biography."

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