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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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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 4, 2014 at 10:23 AM

Saturday Memo: Machinists say yes … A pipe blocks Bertha … Pay raise for Seattle workers

Weather: Glistening, sunny, in the 40s. The National Weather Service forecast Boeing: A divided Machinists union accepted Boeing’s contract proposal Friday by a slim 51 percent. The deal passed despite a full-throated Vote No campaign led by the union’s local leadership. As the result was announced inside the Seattle union hall filled with Machinists…


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December 14, 2013 at 10:18 AM

Saturday Memo: Mercer closed … Inslee wants Boeing vote … Health-insurance advice

Weather: All in all, not bad today (have you looked around the country?). High 40s and cloudy. Traffic: Stretches of Aurora Avenue North and eastbound Mercer Street will be closed to traffic until 5 a.m. Monday. Aurora Avenue North is closed between Valley Street and the south end of the Battery Street Tunnel. Here’s a…


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November 5, 2013 at 6:56 AM

Tuesday Memo: Boeing, Machinists and the 777X … Poll: Grading teachers … Sounders’ Eddie Johnson

Boeing and the Machinists Union: Secret talks between Boeing and the union have reached a decisive point. Will they clinch a deal to build the 777X in the area? We’re sure a lot of people out there hope so. Weather: Gray wet, gray wet, gray wet with temperatures in the low 50s. We…


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