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Starbucks moving to ‘to go’ only, closing some stores as coronavirus crisis grows
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Starbucks moving to ‘to go’ only, closing some stores as coronavirus crisis grows

SEATTLE -- Starbucks is moving to a "to go" only model in all company-owned stores in the United States and Canada for at least two weeks. The...

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Starbucks may limit seating at some stores because of coronavirus
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Starbucks may limit seating at some stores because of coronavirus

Starbucks may limit seating and keep only its drive thrus open in response to the coronavirus, CEO Kevin Johnson said Thursday. "While we are...

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Chick-fil-A will start selling bottles of its signature sauce
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Chick-fil-A will start selling bottles of its signature sauce

Chick-fil-A is entering the grocery business with bottles of its signature and Polynesian sauces. Starting in April, the 16-ounce bottles will be...

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Amazon providing $5 million in cash grants to neighboring businesses hurt by COVID-19
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Amazon providing $5 million in cash grants to neighboring businesses hurt by COVID-19

SEATTLE -- Food trucks, coffee shops and other small businesses surrounding Amazon's massive presence in Seattle's South Lake Union and Regrade...

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Seattle Starbucks closed after employee tests positive for coronavirus
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Seattle Starbucks closed after employee tests positive for coronavirus

SEATTLE — Starbucks closed one of its downtown Seattle stores after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. The company said that it learned late...

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JCPenney is closing six more stores
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JCPenney is closing six more stores

The tough times continue for JCPenney. The department store chain announced plans Thursday to close six additional stores as sales and profit...

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Pilot program welcomes babies on the job at Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office
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Pilot program welcomes babies on the job at Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

TACOMA – An agency in Pierce County just got a little cuter thanks to the help of newborn babies. The Pierce County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office...

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Seattle mayor permits winter eviction ban to become law
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Seattle mayor permits winter eviction ban to become law

SEATTLE -- Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is allowing the City Council's measure to stop some residential winter evictions to become law. The mayor,...

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Tacoma looks toward creating more affordable housing with community’s input
News 3 months ago
Tacoma looks toward creating more affordable housing with community’s input

TACOMA, WA - The City of Tacoma is looking to the community for input on how to address the issue of affordable housing. Numbers from the city show...

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Seattle City Council passes moratorium on winter evictions
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Seattle City Council passes moratorium on winter evictions

SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council Monday passed a moratorium on evictions during the winter months. The bill's intention is to keep renters from...

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Seattle City Council unanimously votes to ban evictions in winter
News 3 months ago
Seattle City Council unanimously votes to ban evictions in winter

SEATTLE -- The Seattle City Council on Monday unanimously approved legislation meant to halt residential evictions during the coldest, wettest...

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Residents in dozens of homes near Fall City urged to evacuate due to landslide danger
News 3 months ago
Residents in dozens of homes near Fall City urged to evacuate due to landslide danger

KING COUNTY, Wash. — Residents of about 56 homes near Fall City were advised to evacuate because of landslide danger that could block access to...

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Seattle City Council to vote on winter eviction ban
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Seattle City Council to vote on winter eviction ban

SEATTLE - The Seattle City Council is scheduled to vote Monday on legislation meant to halt residential evictions during the coldest, wettest...

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LIST: First round of Macy’s store closures announced
News 3 months ago
LIST: First round of Macy’s store closures announced

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – Macy’s made waves on Tuesday when it announced it would be closing around 125 stores over the next three years as it...

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Everett considers allowing 3 more pot shops
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Everett considers allowing 3 more pot shops

EVERETT, Wash. -- Everett is considering letting three more pot shops open in the city. There are currently five stores in Everett, and officials...

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Starbucks has closed more than half of its Chinese stores because of coronavirus
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Starbucks has closed more than half of its Chinese stores because of coronavirus

Starbucks has closed more than half of its roughly 4,300 Chinese stores, as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread in the country. The company...

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Convoy of volunteers deliver essentials to families once stranded
News 4 months ago
Convoy of volunteers deliver essentials to families once stranded

SKYKOMISH, Wash. – Heavy snow shut down U.S. Highway 2 earlier this week stranding some families in the smaller communities in the foothills....

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Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas
News 4 months ago
Starbucks, home of the $4 latte, is moving into poor areas

Barista Hiromi Buchanan, right, brews siphon coffee at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders in Seattle, Washington on March 20, 2019. (Photo by Jason...

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Community delivers donations to families without power to help survive freezing weather
News 4 months ago
Community delivers donations to families without power to help survive freezing weather

GOLD BAR, Wash. – Several community members stepped up to help families surviving the winter cold near Stevens Pass who are without electricity....

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America’s new favorite restaurants are Wawa, Sheetz and 7-Eleven
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America’s new favorite restaurants are Wawa, Sheetz and 7-Eleven

(CNN) — In “Vacation,” National Lampoon’s 1980s classic, Chevy Chase jokes, “I’m so hungry. I could eat a sandwich from a gas station.” But the...

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Attention Muggles! Get ready for the first Harry Potter flagship store
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Attention Muggles! Get ready for the first Harry Potter flagship store

A massive Wizarding World of Harry Potter store is coming to New York this summer. The first official Harry Potter flagship store will be located...

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Hardware stores swamped with business as residents prepare for winter storm
News 4 months ago
Hardware stores swamped with business as residents prepare for winter storm

SEATTLE - You might love it. You might dread it, but winter weather is coming. Conditions are going to get sloppy with multiple rounds bringing in...

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If you don’t shovel your sidewalk in Seattle during snowfall, you could be fined
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If you don’t shovel your sidewalk in Seattle during snowfall, you could be fined

SEATTLE - Now's the time to get the shovels and de-icers before hardware stores run out. If a lot of snow comes this year, the one big difference...

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Renton braces for 737 MAX production shutdown
News 5 months ago
Renton braces for 737 MAX production shutdown

RENTON, Wash. – In a major announcement, Boeing announced plans to temporarily halt production of its 737 MAX aircraft early next year. Right now,...

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Former Pierce Co. Housing Authority finance director accused of stealing $7 million in public funds
News 5 months ago
Former Pierce Co. Housing Authority finance director accused of stealing $7 million in public funds

TACOMA, Wash. -- A "trusted" long-time former finance director for the Pierce County Housing Authority is accused of stealing millions of dollars...

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Lyft is rolling out a car rental service
News 5 months ago
Lyft is rolling out a car rental service

Lyft has spent years battling Uber in the ride-hailing market. Now, it's taking on Hertz and Avis, too. The company announced a new service called...

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CenturyLink ordered to pay $6.1 million to Washington state over hidden fees
News 5 months ago
CenturyLink ordered to pay $6.1 million to Washington state over hidden fees

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- CenturyLink has been ordered to pay $6.1 million to Washington state to settle a lawsuit filed by Attorney General Bob Ferguson's...

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Video shows man rescuing neighbor’s dog after leash got stuck in elevator doors
News 5 months ago
Video shows man rescuing neighbor’s dog after leash got stuck in elevator doors

HOUSTON (CNN) – A man saved his neighbor’s dog after its leash got caught in an elevator door on Monday and their apartment security cameras...

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Seattle to invest record $110M in affordable housing
News 5 months ago
Seattle to invest record $110M in affordable housing

SEATTLE -- Mayor Jenny Durkan says the city this year will invest a record amount - $110 million - in affordable housing. The Seattle Times reports...

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Amazon will open a new office in New York City by 2021
News 5 months ago
Amazon will open a new office in New York City by 2021

Amazon may have killed its plan for a second headquarters in New York, but it still wants in on the city's tech talent. The company will lease 335...

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