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Steve Coogan

Ex-financial TV analyst who became a fugitive arrested for fraud in Washington

A former CEO of two investment firms who was a frequent paid guest on a cable network's programs has been arrested for fraud.
4 days ago
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Associated Press

Boeing CEO apologizes to relatives of 737 Max crash victims, defends firm’s safety record

Lawmakers grilled the Boeing CEO about the firm's plans to fix its manufacturing issues and its willingness to heed whistleblowers' warnings.
5 days ago
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Micki Gamez

Kia deals with another massive recall as Telluride SUVs face a risk of fire

Kia and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a recall Friday, this time for nearly half a million Kia Telluride SUVs.
15 days ago
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Matt Markovich

Seattle homeowners face sticker shock with new levies

Seattle homeowners should be prepared for sticker shock after an approved housing levy and proposed transportation levy take shape.
17 days ago
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Julia Dallas, MyNorthwest and Heather Bosch, KIRO Newsradio

Get your money! State’s deadline for tuna, chicken refunds approaching

Time is running out to submit a claim for a chicken and canned tuna lawsuit filed by the Washington State AG's Office.
18 days ago
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Julia Dallas

Washington insurance: Health plan prices may rise; new rule set to begin

A new rule is starting Saturday for Washington insurance while the OIS is reviewing increase proposals for individual health insurance.
22 days ago
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Steve Coogan

Amazon to close Tukwila warehouse, impacting hundreds of workers

Amazon is shutting down a warehouse in Tukwila and the upcoming closure will affect hundreds of employees.
22 days ago
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Steve Coogan

Boeing and its firefighters reach tentative agreement

The Boeing firefighter strike may be coming to an end after months of fruitless negotiations.
25 days ago
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Bridget Chavez, KIRO 7 News

Tacoma businesses playing loud music to discourage loiterers

As part of efforts to keep transients away, three Tacoma stores have been playing loud music through an outdoor speaker system.
1 month ago
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The MyNorthwest staff with wire reports

Red Lobster files for bankruptcy, closes dozens of US locations, including Washington store

A restaurant liquidator announced this week it would be auctioning off the equipment of over 50 recently closed Red Lobster locations.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Bruce Nordstrom, who helped grow family-led department store chain, dies at 90

Bruce Nordstrom, a retail executive who helped expand his family's Pacific Northwest chain into an upscale national brand, has died.
1 month ago
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The MyNorthwest staff with wire reports

Boeing supplier Spirit AeroSystems is laying off 450 after production of troubled 737s slows

Spirit is laying off the workers because production has slowed down since a panel flew off an airplane operated by Alaska Airlines in midair.
1 month ago
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Julia Dallas

King County homelessness surges 23% as state releases plan to tackle housing

King County released its 2024 Unsheltered Point-in-Time Count. Also this week, Washington released its Housing Advisory Plan.
1 month ago
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Julia Dallas

Silver coins are another item you can add to your Costco list

Large packages of eggs, milk, bread are common items available at Costco, but now the wholesale retail giant is offering something a little more shiny: silver coins.
1 month ago
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Ex-Starbucks CEO Schultz: Company needs to refocus on coffee as sales struggle

The former Starbucks CEO says the company's leaders should spend more time in stores as they work to turn around flagging sales.
2 months ago
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Julia Dallas

Rising costs: Seattleites may have to pay $41 per month for transportation levy

Seattle Mayor Bruce Harrell unveiled an updated transportation levy proposal that would cost residents $41 per month.
2 months ago
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Comments from Amazon CEO Andy Jassy about unions violated federal law, NLRB judge rules

A federal judge ruled Amazon CEO Andy Jassy violated labor law by making certain anti-union comments during media interviews two years ago.
2 months ago
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Binance founder Changpeng Zhao sentenced for allowing money laundering

Changpeng Zhao was sentenced to four months in prison for allowing money laundering on the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange.
2 months ago
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Heather Bosch

Kroger, Albertsons alter their merger plans, include Haggen in new deal

Kroger and Albertsons said Monday they will sell more stores to quell the federal government's concerns about their proposed merger.
2 months ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

A study in contrasts: Costco vs. Boeing

A recent poll conducted by DMH Research sheds light on how we perceive major companies like Amazon, Starbucks and Microsoft.
2 months ago
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Bill Kaczaraba

Puget Sound Energy rate hikes are about to hit customers

In a move that has sparked both debate and concern, Puget Sound Energy is implementing rate increases that will impact its customers.
3 months ago
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Steve Coogan

What’s open on Easter Sunday in Washington?

Shoppers should be able to get what they need all weekend, including on Easter Sunday. But some chains will close on the holiday.
3 months ago
Taylor Swift performs onstage during the Taylor Swift | The Eras Tour at Lumen Field on July 22, 20...
Micki Gamez, KIRO Newsradio and Bill Kaczaraba, MyNorthwest

Seattle tourism dollars break records following All-Star Week, Taylor Swift

It was a record-setting year for dollars flowing into Seattle from tourists.
3 months ago
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Matt Markovich

Seattle’s budget woes just got worse with new labor agreements

Despite a hiring freeze and budget belt-tightening, the Seattle City Council may soon vote to increase the city's budget deficit.
3 months ago