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1. Russell Wilson, football player
2. Bill Gates, business executive
3. Chris Pratt, actor
4. Kurt Cobain ⚑, musician
5. Dave Grohl, musician
6. Amanda Knox, exonerated crime suspect
7. Jeff Bezos, business executive
8. Bill Nye, science activist
9. Dan Price, business executive
10. Satya Nadella, business executive
We review many news sources and run the numbers through an algorithm to create the best estimated ranking of Washingtonians being written about by journalists, columnists, and bloggers. For the sake of this list we define Washingtonians as people who were born, lived, or made their mark in the state.
UNEMPLOYMENT: 5 worst & 5 best county rates
11.4% E Ferry
10.6% E Pend Oreille
10.0% E Stevens
9.4% W Pacific
9.3% W Grays Harbor
5.4% E Asotin
5.3% W San Juan
4.7% E Whitman
4.5% W Snohomish
4.1% W King
Most recent unemployment rates (March, 2015, not seasonally adjusted). Data source: Washington State Employment Security Department.
W= western counties, E= eastern counties
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