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January 3, 2014 at 6:30 AM

Friday Memo: Machinists vote today … Gun measures … Beer & Starbucks

Machinists vote today: The vote on Boeing’s proposal to extend the Machinists’ contract for a commitment to build the 777X jet at Boeing plants here began at 5 a.m. and runs until 6 p.m. The results are to be announced this evening.

Let the fight begin: Or continue, that is. Supporters and opponents of expanded background checks for gun sales appear to have come up with about the same number of signatures to qualify both for the ballot.

A small brewery takes on Starbucks: Brewery responds to Starbucks letter with $6 check. It’s all over the names of drinks.

Weather: Mostly cloudy today, but sun tomorrow. National Weather Service forecast

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