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April 13, 2014 at 9:21 AM

Sunday Memo: More Boeing jobs going, again … Pit bulls bad? … Sounders’ Dempsey on a roll

Boeing engineering jobs going elsewhere: You can’t have missed the news last week that Boeing is sending more engineering jobs out-of-state. And that’s despite our state giving Boeing the largest state tax break in U.S. history, notes columnist Danny Westneat. He laments the fact that there’s a fellow out there…

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March 7, 2014 at 7:07 AM

Friday Memo: Boeing pensions … Grocery Godzilla … Is Seattle diverse?

Retirement changes: Boeing announced it will freeze the traditional defined-benefit pensions of 68,000 nonunion salaried staff — including managers and executives, all the way to the top — starting in 2016. Just as it did with the 33,000-member Machinists union as part of the 777X deal, Boeing will replace the old pension…

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March 2, 2014 at 9:55 AM

Sunday Memo: Big Boeing tax refund … Take AP exam … A basset hound’s story

Some refund, eh? Boeing will be getting a $199 million tax refund from Uncle Sam.  And that’s for just 2013. Over the past dozen years, the company’s net cumulative refund of federal tax is more than $1.6 billion. High school lectures out, doing things in: Some local teachers have tossed most of…

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February 19, 2014 at 6:58 AM

Wednesday Memo: Boeing, Machinists to make up? … Driving stoned … School-bus drivers strike?

We’re sorry? Boeing, politicians vow to heal rift with Machinists union Stevens and Snoqualmie passes are both open this morning, although driving is still a bit dicey. Be careful out there. We have a closer look at what’s happening weather-wise in the mountains. And guess what? Another storm that could bring…

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February 17, 2014 at 10:30 AM

Monday Memo: Wet weather … Boeing to take wing to Everett … Elite Seattle climber killed

It’s Presidents Day: Before you head out, note that libraries and most government buildings are closed and street parking is free. More information on transit schedules and other holiday changes. Weather: Rain, off and on. High in the 40s. Snow in the mountain passes is making driving there tricky. National Weather Service…

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February 6, 2014 at 6:28 AM

Thursday Memo: Hooky for history … Seahawks hot-dog it … Scolding for Boeing

Yes! Students stayed away in droves yesterday to watch the Seahawks parade. (At least we hope that’s why they skipped school …) Speaking of the parade. Some Seahawks linebackers chowed down during the parade, buying hotdogs as they made their way down the street. Have a look at this video: We’re sure the machinists would agree:…

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January 30, 2014 at 6:29 AM

Thursday Memo: Knox jury out … Utility savings … Our Neanderthal forefathers

Jury deliberations in the Amanda Knox/Meredith Kercher murder case begin: A verdict in the retrial of Seattle’s Amanda Knox in the slaying of her former roommate in Perugia, Italy, is in the hands of the jury this morning. No surprise this is a popular story this morning: Utility bill discounts available And some…

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January 8, 2014 at 6:05 AM

Wednesday Memo: Mulally nixes Microsoft … State pensions at risk? … New interim chief

Ford exec not coming to Microsoft: Finally ending any more of the long, long speculation that he might be Microsoft’s next CEO, former Boeing exec Alan Mulally say he’s NOT coming to Redmond. Speaking of Boeing … Times columnist Danny Westneat writes that Boeing’s success at removing pensions for future line workers puts state…

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