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In Renton, local businesses worry about Boeing 737 MAX assembly line stoppage
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In Renton, local businesses worry about Boeing 737 MAX assembly line stoppage

Thirty years ago, when Renton was far more of a Boeing town, the shutdown of the company's assembly lines would have had a significant and swift...

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Boeing will halt Renton assembly lines, but no layoffs for employees
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Boeing will halt Renton assembly lines, but no layoffs for employees

Nine months after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded the 737 MAX, Boeing finally pulled the plug on the jet's production Monday....

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Shutdown likely at Boeing Renton as 737 MAX crisis extends
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Shutdown likely at Boeing Renton as 737 MAX crisis extends

The Boeing board is weighing a proposal from top management to temporarily shut down 737 production in Renton, with an announcement likely either...

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New Seasons employees unclear about future as Mercer Island store changes hands
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New Seasons employees unclear about future as Mercer Island store changes hands

Workers at the Mercer Island New Seasons Market are not being offered the severance benefits the company said it was providing as part of a plan to...

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‘It’s life-changing’: Real estate firm awards employees a total of $10 million in bonuses
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‘It’s life-changing’: Real estate firm awards employees a total of $10 million in bonuses

BALTIMORE - Edward St. John, CEO and founder of St. John Properties, shocked his employees with a $10 million bonus to be split among the company's...

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San Francisco aims to rein in tests of tech ideas on streets
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San Francisco aims to rein in tests of tech ideas on streets

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Tired of San Francisco streets being used as a testing ground for the latest delivery technology and transportation apps, city...

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New Seasons Ballard to close, Metropolitan Market taking over Mercer Island store in grocery merger
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New Seasons Ballard to close, Metropolitan Market taking over Mercer Island store in grocery merger

A West Coast grocery deal will create a chain of 49 high-end stores under five brands, including Seattle's Metropolitan Market and New Seasons...

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California fines CVS $3.6 million for failing to recycle
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California fines CVS $3.6 million for failing to recycle

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California is fining the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider a record $3.6 million for failing to redeem...

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New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal
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New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over failed deal

NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan that will house more than 1,500 employees, less than a year after...

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WSU study links cannabis businesses to poorer neighborhoods, as local laws limit locations
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WSU study links cannabis businesses to poorer neighborhoods, as local laws limit locations

Washington's licensed marijuana businesses are more likely to be found in poorer, less-educated neighborhoods across the state, according to a new...

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Court: Landlords can be liable for racially harassed tenants
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Court: Landlords can be liable for racially harassed tenants

NEW YORK (AP) - Landlords can be held liable in limited circumstances under federal law when a tenant racially harasses another tenant, a federal...

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Animal-rights activists clash with Nordstrom over fur sales
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Animal-rights activists clash with Nordstrom over fur sales

Just as the crucial holiday shopping season gets underway, Nordstrom finds itself under fire by animal-rights activists for being one of the...

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Halliburton lays off 800 in Oklahoma, plant closure expected
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Halliburton lays off 800 in Oklahoma, plant closure expected

EL RENO, Okla. (AP) - Halliburton is laying off more than 800 employees in El Reno, Oklahoma, and says it expects to close its office in the...

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Sugar field burning plagues poor Florida towns with soot
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Sugar field burning plagues poor Florida towns with soot

PAHOKEE, Fla. (AP) - For residents of the Glades, a string of poor, predominantly African American rural towns dotting the southern shore of...

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