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July 20, 2007
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Mike Webb murder confession
28-year-old Scott White held in King County Jail

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

Seattle Police arrested a 28-year-old suspect in the brutal stabbing death of radio talk show host Mike K. Webb on Wednesday night, after receiving a tip that he was at Trolley Hill Park on lower Queen Anne. The suspect, Scott B. White, surrendered to police without in
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Mike Webb: Missed and remembered
Family, friends and fans gather at memorial to remember talk show host

by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

As Seattle Police arrested a suspect in the brutal death of 51-year-old radio talk show host Mike K. Webb on Wednesday, July 18, Webb's family, friends and fans gathered to remember him.

Webb's
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Redmond to extend benefits to same-sex partners of employees
Unanimous vote comes after threat from Lambda Legal

by Devin Glaser - SGN Contributing Writer

The Redmond City Council voted unanimously Wednesday, July 17th to extend their current benefits to their employee's same-sex partners in domestic partnerships. The decision came in response to the threat of a lawsuit
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DP Registry: Secretary of States prepares for long lines on day one
"Monday is going to be an important day," said ERW's Josh Friedes.

by Robert Raketty - SGN Staff Writer

The Secretary of State's office has issued advisories for same-sex couples and senior citizens who will travel to Olympia on Monday, July 23, to file paperwork for Washington's new domestic partner registry
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Evangelical Lutheran Church of America defrocks Gay pastor
Pastor Bradley Schmeling Removed from Churchs Roster

WASHINGTON  In a July 2nd decision that was made public today, the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Committee on Appeals has decided to remove Atlanta Pastor Bradley Schmeling from the churchs pastoral roles because Pastor Schmeling is a gay man living his life op
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Oregon Court rules Oregon laws unconstitutional
Judge orders implementation of Domestic Partnership law as remedy

PORTLAND, Oregon -- A Multnomah County Circuit Court judge found that two Oregon state laws violate the state's constitution by discriminating against families headed by same-gender couples.

"This decision is a tremendous win for children, for fami
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A Father's Appeal: Choose to act
by Dennis Shepard - Co-Founder, Matthew Shepard Foundation &Father of Matthew Shepard

When my son Matthew was murdered nearly nine years ago, my family had a decision to make. We could mourn Matthew's death privately - withdrawing into some semblance of seclusion, try to resume our "normal" lives, pretending that nothing ha
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SGN Business Spotlight: Michael Cornell, Realtor
by Lisa Wardle - SGN Staff Writer

Michael Cornell has been in the realty business since 1988. Beginning his career in California, Michael moved to Seattle in the 90s and established an independent firm not long after. He has been a donor to many LGBT causes and organizations throughout the years, and has helped people of all ba
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Blog groveling for Gravel
The Gay blogosphere cheered when fringe candidate Mike Gravel got invited to the HRC-Logo forum, but did the victory actually mean anything?

by Chris Crain - SGN Contributing Writer

The progressive Gay blogosphere is all a-twitter this week, flush from victory over the big bad Human Rights Campaign and its p
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Ask Michael
by Michael Raitt, MA, LMHC - SGN Contributing Writer

IS XANAX RIGHT FOR ME?
Michael, I am a Gay man in my 30's. My doctor recently prescribed Xanax for me because he thinks I am depressed. I don't know if it is working for me. I don't like the idea of taking medications but what should I do?

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Pilots Claim 'B' Division Crown, Rockets Earn World Series Berth
By Nick Bowen

The Seattle Pilots in their first season in the Emerald City Softball league took first place in the Open 'B' division edging out the Shock by a half game. The Shock who beat the Sting early in the day faced the Pilots whose bats came in red hot after a 22-2 game vs. the Arsenal squad. This left the Pilots a half g
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Thomas Stephen Ouimette
Thomas Stephen Ouimette (49) died on April 10, 2007 by committing suicide.

He was cremated shortly after his death. Thom had suffered a stroke in November 2006. The depression (which usually accompanies a stroke) set in fiercely and he became reclusive until the time of his death. At several times in Thom's life he found himself hom
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Expert tips for relieving the stress of moving
Moving into a new home, whether it's across the country or just across the street, brings new beginnings, excitement and challenges. Planning, preparation and positive attitude can help ensure a smooth transition to the new home.

"Working in real estate over the years, I've seen the stress that is involved with the decision of
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2007 Acura RDX AWD

By J.T. Hills

TOP

  • Sports sedan handling
  • Tons of techno-gadgets
  • Luxurious interior appointments

 

BOTTOM

  • Disappointing fuel mileage
  • Love it or hate it styling
  • Controls to Nav are a bit complicated

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Domestic Partnership Registry

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On Monday, July 23, 2007, same-sex couples and different-sex couples in which at least one partner is over the age of 62 can register as domestic partners with the State of Washington. The enactment of this historic legislation will provide emergency protection—about a dozen of the 1400 rights that civil marriage affords more

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