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Big Money Shapes GMO Food Labeling Fight In Wash.

The debate over labeling genetically modified foods has shaped up to be one of the costliest initiative fights ever in Washington state, with most of the dollars coming from out of state.

CBS Seattle–10/08/2013

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Now At Your Library: Streaming Movies, Music

There’s a new source to stream movies and other digital content, and it’s not a tech company with tens of thousands of titles. It’s something more familiar, and might even be just down the street: the public library.

CBS Seattle–10/02/2013

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Starbucks Files Trademark Application For ‘Fizzio’

Starbucks has filed a trademark application for the term “Fizzio” as it continues its test of carbonated drinks.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

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Review: New Surface Tablets Make Typing Easy

It almost seems unfair to categorize the new Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2 as tablets. Although they have touch-screen keyboards like regular tablets, they work best when attached to an optional cover with a keyboard on the inside.

CBS Seattle–09/24/2013

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Microsoft Unveils New Surface At NYC Event

Microsoft is introducing new Surface tablet computers and accessories, including a professional model that allows people to use it more like a laptop or a desktop.

CBS Seattle–09/23/2013

Gamers check out the new Nintendo video games after Nintendo's news conference at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013 at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Nintendo Cutting Price Of Wii By 50 Bucks To Compete With Sony, Microsoft

Nintendo is cutting the price of its Wii U video-game system as it braces for the fall release of new, competing consoles from Sony and Microsoft.

CBS Seattle–08/28/2013

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Southwest To Offer Portland-To-Orlando Flights

Southwest Airlines has announced that it will start offering nonstop flights between Portland and Orlando early next year.

CBS Seattle–08/27/2013

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer holds two Windows phones as he speaks during the keynote address during the Microsoft Build Conference on June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, Calif. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Investors Cheer’ As Microsoft CEO Will Retire Within Next 12 Months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world’s largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.

08/23/2013

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Alaska Cruise Cancellations Disrupt Vacations

Cynthia Martinez, a spokeswoman for Royal Caribbean cruises Ltd., which owns Celebrity Cruises, said passengers will get a full refund of the cruise fare paid. They also will receive certificates for future cruises.

08/22/2013

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Starbucks Jumping Into Greek Yogurt Craze

Starbucks wants a taste of the Greek yogurt craze. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it’s teaming up with French food and drink company Danone to sell Greek yogurt parfaits.

CBS Seattle–07/23/2013

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AM1090’s Personal Finance Workshop 2012!

Last Saturday, Seattle’s Progressive Talk AM1090, held our Personal Finance Workshop presented by Umpqua Bank at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center in West Seattle! Hosted by AM1090’s Tina & Drew Show, the workshop gave GREAT […]

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