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Many of Big Bertha's cutter-head openings are clogged with dirt and debris. (Credit: Washington Department of Transportation)

Fixing Seattle Tunneling Machine Will Take Months

Wash. DOT says many of Big Bertha’s cutter-head openings are clogged with dirt and debris.

02/11/2014

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Higher Education Integral For Preparing Seattle’s Tech Savvy Workforce

For educational technology teacher Douglas Hall, higher education is integral for preparing tomorrow’s technologically savvy employees.

08/12/2013

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Nonprofit WA STEM Celebrates Progress

A campaign to help Washington kids go from fearing — and sometimes flunking — math and science to embracing careers that require technical skills is celebrating its first anniversary this week. So far, nonprofit Washington STEM has given out $3 million for programs that will reach about 16,000 children around the state, and is reporting modest, but measurable progress.

05/01/2012