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April 27, 2014 at 9:18 AM

Sunday Memo: Boeing engineers’ morale low … Too much crime … It’s going be hot!

National Weather Service forecast Things appear rosy for Boeing, but not so much for engineers: The company expects to save a lot of money by moving 1,100 research engineering jobs out of the Puget Sound region and 200 from California to lower-pay locations. Since 2013, Boeing has announced that some 4,300 engineering jobs here…

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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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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March 7, 2014 at 7:07 AM

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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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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

National Weather Service forecast 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…

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February 19, 2014 at 6:58 AM

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

National Weather Service forecast 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?…

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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 1:34 PM

Boeing 747-8 tracing giant No. 12 across Eastern Washington

Boeing’s Seahawks 747-8 flew over downtown Seattle and the Space Needle on Thursday and also will fly in a “12” pattern over Eastern Washington to salute Seahawks’ fans. (Photo / The Boeing Company) A 747-8 test freighter painted in the livery of the Seattle Seahawks was unveiled Wednesday at the Boeing flight line in…

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January 30, 2014 at 6:29 AM

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

Amanda Knox National Weather Service forecast 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…

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