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Both sides say a tentative contract deal has been reached with union workers at four Puget Sound grocery store chains. (Getty Images)

Strike averted at Puget Sound-area grocery stores

A tentative agreement has been reached in contract negotiations that brought 21,000 Puget Sound-area grocery store workers to the brink of a strike against four major chains.

10/21/2013

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Strike Threatened At Regional Grocery Stores

Union leaders for about 21,000 workers at four major grocery store chains in the Puget Sound area are threatening a strike at 7 p.m. Monday unless they reach an agreement on a labor contract with employers.

CBS Seattle–10/21/2013

21,000 union members at 4 grocery chains could go on strike Monday. (Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Strike Notice Given By Puget Sound Grocery Workers

A union spokesman says four grocery chains with stores in the Puget Sound area have been given notice that 21,000 union workers could strike Monday evening if no contract agreement is reached.

10/18/2013

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Police Catch Robber Who Left Behind ID

Seattle police find a burglary suspect passed out in a QFC bathroom after finding his ID at the site of the break-in.

CBS Seattle–09/25/2013

File photo of cherry tomatoes. (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Man Wearing Only Cherry Tomatoes In Store Arrested On Suspicion Of Burglary

A wheelchair-bound man was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting after grocery store owners and police discovered the man eating food he had not paid for in the produce section – and wearing nothing more than a few spilled cherry tomatoes on his genitals.

04/18/2013