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Oct
17
“I sell the paper because I have a lot of fun doing it."

The Pacific Northwest has been Buddy McArdle’s home for more than 15 years, but when he speaks what comes out is pure New England. He can’t shake the Boston accent, nor would he want to. Removing the hometown from McArdle’s timbre would be like trying to remove salt from the ocean, or nitrogen from the...

Oct
17

In August, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone Gossard was on the cover of Real Change.

I like to listen to my customers and ask them for their thoughts and insights  —  and this cover and story really seemed to wake up a lot of them.

One woman in her mid-50s told me on the night of the first show that...

Oct
17
Real Change columnist

Whoopty. Now King County will let 125 to 150 homeless people sleep in the west wing of the King County jail. For nothing.

This is so great. Until now, you had to fight or steal your way in there. No more having to punch a cop and risk getting shot and killed before getting a bed indoors. No more having to steal a loaf of Wonder...

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