Rally http://kplu.org en U.S. letter carriers rally to 'save America's postal service' http://kplu.org/post/us-letter-carriers-rally-save-americas-postal-service <p>U.S. postage <a href="http://faq.usps.com/eCustomer/iq/usps/request.do?create=kb:USPSFAQ&amp;view()=c%5Bc_uspsse10242011%5D&amp;varset(source)=sourceType:embedded#When_and_why">rates went up again</a> at the start of this year.&nbsp;But the service is still<a href="http://postal.oversight.house.gov/"> in financial crisis</a>.</p><p>And letter carriers say the latest legislative fix about to come before the U.S. Senate&nbsp;could devastate the mail service as we know it.</p><p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:02:03 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 4737 at http://kplu.org U.S. letter carriers rally to 'save America's postal service' College students to rally against budget cuts in Olympia http://kplu.org/post/college-students-rally-against-budget-cuts-olympia <p><em>&quot;...There are ideas out there other than cutting.&rdquo;</em></p><p>College students will descend on Olympia today as the legislature kicks off a special session to tackle the state&rsquo;s budget shortfall. Nearly a dozen schools have banded together to send busloads of students to the capitol.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 17:08:58 +0000 Charla Bear 3267 at http://kplu.org College students to rally against budget cuts in Olympia Protesting sexual assault: Seattle SlutWalk rally on Sunday http://kplu.org/post/protesting-sexual-assault-seattle-slutwalk-rally-sunday <p>Earlier this year, a Toronto police officer suggested women could avoid sexual assault by &quot;not dressing like sluts.&quot; That comment incited an international movement called SlutWalk, where activists dress in skimpy outfits to protest the treatment of sexual assault victims. This Sunday, June 19, Seattle will hold its own <a href="http://slutwalkseattle.com/">SlutWalk</a>. Fri, 17 Jun 2011 21:40:39 +0000 Vanessa Romo 1890 at http://kplu.org Protesting sexual assault: Seattle SlutWalk rally on Sunday Foss High supporters to hold rally to save school from closure http://kplu.org/post/foss-high-supporters-hold-rally-save-school-closure <p>Foss High School students, parents and community supporters will <a href="http://fossptsa.org/default.aspx">line the streets around the school today in an effort to save it from temporary closure.</a></p><p>The superintendent of Tacoma Public Schools has proposed <a href="http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/01/16/1504182/close-foss-in-fall.html">mothballing Foss and some small elementary schools</a> for at least three years to reduce the district’s budget deficit. He says closing the high school could save $2 Million next year.&nbsp; Thu, 03 Feb 2011 16:12:28 +0000 Charla Bear 702 at http://kplu.org Foss High supporters to hold rally to save school from closure