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Facebook Seattle Lands Large Complex In South Lake Union Neighborhood

The 280,000 square-foot office space at 1101 Dexter Avenue will be home to an estimated 2,000 Facebook Seattle employees.

CBS Seattle–02/18/2015

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Gates Foundation Dumps McDonald’s

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has dumped about a billion dollars of McDonald’s shares from its portfolio.

02/18/2015

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West Coast Seaports Fully Reopen As Contract Talks Resume

Cargo has been moving at a crawl as talks drag on between unions representing 20,000 dockworkers and the companies that operate docks at 29 West Coast ports.

02/09/2015

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West Coast Port Labor Dispute Escalates

West Coast seaports say they will hire far fewer workers this weekend, amid a contract dispute with dockworkers that threatens to shut down a vital link in U.S.-Asia trade.

02/06/2015

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Bill Gates: I Feel Stupid For Not Knowing Any Foreign Languages

Microsoft co-founder tells Internet forum he regrets never learning languages like French, Arabic or Chinese.

01/29/2015

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Comcast Apologizing For Changing Customer’s Billing Name To ‘A******’

Comcast is apologizing for changing a customer’s billing name to “A******.”

01/29/2015

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Photographer Sues Nike Over Michael Jordan Photo Copyright

Artist Jacobus Rentmeester claims Nike has been using his image of Michael Jordan soaring towards a basketball hoop without permission.

01/23/2015

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Airbus, Boeing Split Annual Sales Rivalry

Boeing Co. topped Airbus in deliveries to customers for the third straight year in 2014 — but the European aircraft manufacturer edged its U.S. rival in terms of future orders.

CBS Seattle–01/13/2015

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Top Starbucks Executive Taking ‘Extended Unpaid Leave’

Coffee chain says Troy Alstead’s decision is deeply personal; he has been with the company for 23 years.

01/08/2015

Nike designer Tinker Hatfield speaks at Agenda Emerge Powered By Group Y in Long Beach, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Agenda)

Nike Designer: Self-Lacing ‘Back To The Future’ Shoes Due Soon

SEATTLE (CBS Seattle) – They may not help you save the clock tower, but Nike promises you’ll soon be able to buy those self-lacing Air Mag shoes that Marty McFly sported in “Back to the Future: […]

01/07/2015

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Tax Havens For When You Win The Lottery

Suppose you won the lottery, what happens next? Check out these amazing tax havens where you can stow your money without worrying about the tax hit.

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CertaPro Painters To The Rescue

They came, they painted, they conquered. Lee Callahan here and I am thrilled with the expert work that CertaPro did on my living room and kitchen and front door. We loved our color, but we definitely needed […]

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