King County property owners to see higher tax bill

Residents will pay nearly 17 percent more, on average. In Bellevue, the increase will be 21.6 percent.

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FILE - In this June 14, 2017, file photo, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray takes a question at a news conference at City Hall, in Seattle. A 47-year-old man who sued former Seattle Mayor Murray over sexual abuse, claims that effectively ended Murray’s political career, has been found dead. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
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