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TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2016

It's the 250th MISCmedia MAIL! But we're waiting to celebrate until the one-year anniversary, in a couple of weeks. Watch for it.

WEATHER

Clouds, coolness, sun breaks for the next few days.

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STATE OF THE ARTS

Andrew Morrison's big, poignant Native American portraits have been re-installed at the former Wilson-Pacific school site. (SeaTimes)

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YOU KNOW, FOR KIDS

Seattle School District bureaucrats are backing off past apparent promises to save Rainier Beach High's acclaimed International Baccalaureate program. (SeaTimes) 

TEK TALK

There's a big White House-organized workshop on artificial intelligence this week at the UW.  (GeekWire)

UPDATES

Using sonar, searchers found a truck that, with a state worker at the wheel, drove off the Hood Canal bridge last week. (KIRO-FM)

DEFLATE THE HATE

SeaTac's now-former interim city manager asked his staff to create a "tactical map" showing where every Muslim in the town lived. He allegedly said it was "in case he needed to go into the neighborhoods to 'make the peace.'" (SeaTimes)

Why didn't Bellevue College tell students earlier about anti-gay and anti-Muslim grafitti on campus? (Seattle Globalist) 

That Mukilteo aerospace CEO will stop trying to prevent a Mukilteo mosque from being built. (SeaTimes)

HONORS

Donnie Chin, the International District community activist murdered last year, was posthumously honored at a gala event by International Community Health Services. (KING)  

O GIVE ME A HOME

About a dozen protesters marched into the City Council chambers to protest the "Jungle" eviciton plan. Some Councilmembers agreed with them. (Weekly) 

The outfit formerly known as the Cascade Land Conservancy, and formerly exclusively about preserving rural lands, is now partnering with El Centro de la Raza to help preserve affordable housing. (Crosscut)

The City Council's considering a bill to expand anti-discrimination protections for Section 8 housing recipients. (Weekly) 

Will HALA's "mandatory inclusion zoning" help protect, or ruin, current lower-income communities? (Crosscut)

DEVELOPING STORIES

A consortium of Chinese and Las Vegas-based developers has tentative approval to restart the foreclosed-on Portola Tower project on Fourth Avenue. (SeaTimes)

I COVER THE WATERFRONT

The Port of Seattle wants to be ready for more mega-mega container ships. (KIRO-TV)

THE BIG A

Only about a quarter of Amazon's shareholders last week voted for a request that the company monitor the human-rights records of its global suppliers, and to make that info public. But the activists behind the proposal say they've still scored a victory. (PS Biz Journal)  

THE PLANE TRUTH

Vietnam now has a privately owned airline, and it just placed orders for 100 Boeing jets. (AP)

THE RACE IS ON

An Urban League survey says Seattle's African Americans earn 58 cents on the dollar compared to whites, a figure potentially skewed by affluent white programmers. (Weekly)

DRUGS

Hospital employees are still stealing powerful, addictive drugs, despite inventory control systems. (KING)

PARK(ING) SPACE

Should a new mini-park contain a "pop-up maze"? (Capitol Hill Seattle) 

CRIME

A Pierce County court clerk was fired and sentenced to two years in prison, for using court records "to find underage girls to beat up and have sex with." (News Tribune) 

Sexist online trolls are taking their harassment into the allegedly "real" world. Can new laws stop them? (Atlantic) 

ECO

Vandals illegally released some 100,000 salmon from a "netted rearing pen" on Mayfield Lake. (KING)

The proposal for a big Longview coal export terminal is still alive, at least for now. (Weekly) 

Will it be harder for natural-food purists to tirade against Monsanto if Bayer buys and devours it? Or will it be easier, since Bayer sells boycottable consumer products? (NPR)

BIZ

Ivar's is looking into selling, then leasing back, its Waterfront and Lake Union restaurant buildings. (SeaTimes) 

SPORTS

The Mariners left pitcher Taijuan Walker in one inning too many, leading to a 5-0 home loss vs. Oakland. Same teams tonight.

Jim Moore offers "10 reasons why the Mariners should make the playoffs." (PI.com) 

TONIGHT

"Stick Fly," play by Lydia R. Diamond about frissures in an affluent Black family. (Langston Hughes Center, thru June 19) 

Sherman Alexie discusses his first kids' book, "Thunder Boy, Jr." (University Temple United Methodist Church)

Ex-Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire and ex-Oregon Gov. Barbara Roberts. (Town Hall) 

"Town Music" series presents "Pure Music for Muddled Times," featuring cellist Joshua Roman. (Town Hall) 

Brian Jonestown Massacre. (Neumos)

Iron Butterfly. (Triple Door)

Bob Dylan tribute concert. (Royal Room)

"Turn" collaborative art series presents Klara Glosova. (Joe Bar) 

Moderat, Telefon Tel Aviv. (Showbox)

Donald Harrison. (Jazz Alley)

Wren, March to May, Hell Mary. (Sunset) 

Emo Night Seattle. (Crocodile)

Bavaro, Lando, Distant Station, Something United. (Funhouse) 

QUOTE-O-THE-DAY

(Suzanne Collins, "The Hunger Games"):

“Destroying things is much easier than making them.”

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