Mar 14, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Police staffing crisis

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🚨 Seattle Police Department staffing is at its lowest level in three decades with only 913 fully trained officers, Chief Adrian Diaz told City Council members this week. (MyNorthwest)

🍸 A SoDo nightclub aims to become the first strip club in Washington state to legally serve alcohol since the 1970s, when serving liquor was banned in the presence of nudity.

⚖️ Microsoft has agreed to settle a patent infringement lawsuit filed in federal court by the California Institute of Technology.

  • The school had already won a billion-dollar jury verdict against Apple and Broadcom over some of the same WiFi patents. (Reuters)
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