Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson/file)

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson/file)

Citing whales, Seattle mayor protests Navy training plans

In a letter, Jenny Durkan asked the Navy to incorporate more safeguards for southern resident orcas.

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