Monkeypox comes to town, bad timing on police recruitment banner, protesters slam Kirkland hotel | King County Local Dive

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This week’s episode takes a deeper look into stories on Auburn Police Officer Jeffrey Nelson (who is on trial for murder) appearing on a police recruitment banner; monkeypox coming to King County; and a group called Keep Kids Safe protesting hotel for the homeless in Kirkland over the site’s location near schools.


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