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00000181-fa79-da89-a38d-fb7f2b910000KUOW is joining forces with other Seattle media outlets to highlight the homeless crisis in the city and region on Wednesday, June 29, 2017.The effort was modeled after a collaboration by more than 70 San Francisco outlets to focus a day of news attention on the issue and possible solutions.Read more about the Seattle project and check out our coverage below. Follow the city's coverage by using #SeaHomeless.HighlightsThe Jungle: an ongoing coverage project going into the notorious homeless encampment under Interstate 5.Ask Seattle's Homeless Community: KUOW is launching a Facebook group where anyone may ask a question about homelessness, but only people who have experienced it may answer. This was inspired by a recent event KUOW co-presented with Seattle Public Library and Real Change, where residents of the Jungle answered audience questions. No End In Sight: an award-winning investigative project from KUOW about King County's 10-year plan to end homelessness.

A woman becomes mayor, more men are accused of sexual harassment

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Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan’s first week in office saw housing help for low-income families, a study of the city’s Race and Social Justice Initiative and a proposal for two years of free community college tuition for public high school graduates. We’ll look ahead to the challenges to come.

Also this week, more men were accused of sexual harassment, including sexual assault. Media figures Matt Lauer and Garrison Keillor – fired. Politicians John Conyers, Al Franken and Roy Moore – still in office, or leading in the polls. Should public servants be kicked out just as fast as anyone else?

We talk over those stories and more with Civic Cocktail's Joni Balter, Erica C. Barnett of The C is For Crank and former Seattle mayor and three-term city councilmember Tim Burgess.

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