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December 13, 2013 at 7:11 AM

Friday Memo: Punt record hunt … Machinists vote? … Oregon ‘knockout’

Will the Seahawks set an obscure record this season? They’ve allowed only 15 punt-return yards this season, and the reason might surprise you. The current record goes back to Vince Lombardi. One last vote by Machinists on a Boeing contract offer? Although negotiations came to an abrupt end yesterday afternoon, it appears the…

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November 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Wednesday Memo: Bus stops — for sex … Spokane baristas … Big Boeing vote today

Bus sex: A police officer caught a Community Transit bus driver having sex with a passenger in some bushes in Marysville the other day, and now the bus driver has quit before the transit service could discipline him. Cops say the sex, which occurred during the driver’s 20-minute break, was consensual and no law…

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November 11, 2013 at 7:01 AM

Monday Memo: Boeing machinists’ upcoming vote … Amazon-USPS deal … Sun today

Boeing Machinists contract vote Wednesday is expected to be close. That’s interesting, because the head of the union said last week that Boeing’s offer was ‘crap.’ Apples everywhere: It’s easy to forget for folks here on the Western side of the mountains just how huge the state’s apple business is. More

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November 8, 2013 at 7:05 AM

Friday Memo: Boeing offer ‘crap’ … Sexual assaults … Sounders out

A piece of crap? Boeing’s contract proposal to its machinists didn’t sit too well with them at a meeting yesterday where their union president declared the offer to be a “piece of crap.” Boeing says new contract will determine whether the 777X jet is built in Everett. Shot for not offering a beer:…

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