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Magnuson Park run-free area for dogs rejected by Park Board on November 7, 1985.
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On November 7, 1985, the Seattle Park Board votes unanimously against giving dogs a place to run free in Magnuson Park on Sand Point, angering dog owners. The Board cites bad behavior by some unleashed dogs.
In the 1990s, a "run-free" area was established at the park.
Joni Balter and David Schaefer, "Dogs Denied a Roam of Their Own," The Seattle Times, November 8, 1985, p. C-1.
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