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Home of the Day: Sammamish Residence
Jun 23, 2017 4:00 am
By Jay Kipp, Broker
Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious pr...
Airbnb's engineering chief details big plans for Seattle
Jun 23, 2017 12:10 am
Airbnb is planning a major expansion in Seattle nearly a year after opening a small engineering center here.
PSBJ Thought Leader Forum: Cyber Security
Jun 22, 2017 9:48 pm
As data breaches continue to occur with alarming frequency, cyber security issues are on the minds of area business owners and leaders. Puget Sound Business Journal Publisher Emory Thomas recently hel...
Amazon seeks patent on urban high-rise drone delivery hubs (Images)
Jun 22, 2017 9:48 pm
A warehouse could concentrate drone activity near the top of the fulfillment center to help reduce street-level noise and keep the drones near cruising altitude for deliveries, the filing states.
Metro adds more buses to handle Amazon's summer interns
Jun 22, 2017 9:36 pm
King County Metro is sending out more buses to accommodate an increasing number South Lake Union riders.
Ahead of the crane: Mortenson Construction augments reality on UW project (Video)
Jun 22, 2017 9:00 pm
Mortenson Construction can give project tours before a shovel hits the ground with its augmented reality system
Seattle's newest tower is built to last
Jun 22, 2017 8:37 pm
The structural engineering firm behind the F5 Tower said its mega-brace technology will be a game-changer not only for Seattle's skyline, but for other cities in earthquake prone areas.
Washington state leaders slam Senate health care bill, say it will drive up cost of care
Jun 22, 2017 8:27 pm
Many in Washington state were quick to criticize the Senate Republicans' health care bill, which was outlined Thursday, saying it punishes the vulnerable and gives tax breaks to the rich.
Three ways regulators could ease the region?s housing crunch
Jun 22, 2017 8:07 pm
The Seattle region?s housing market is the tightest in the nation. More predictability, innovation and cooperation between developers and regulators would help.
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Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town
Jun 23, 2017 7:53 am
MADRAS, Ore. (AP) ? Just before sunrise, there’s typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon’s second-highest peak glowing pink in...
US mayors conference focuses on immigration, climate change
Jun 23, 2017 7:52 am
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) ? More than 250 U.S. mayors are meeting in Florida at a time when many cities are pushing back against Trump administration policies on climate change and immigration. The U.S. ...
McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill
Jun 23, 2017 7:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law. Now comes his next challenge ? persuading en...
It?s a girl: Japan zoo?s star panda baby gets a checkup
Jun 23, 2017 7:35 am
TOKYO (AP) ? The baby panda, who has become an overnight celebrity in Japan, is a girl. Tokyo’s Ueno Zoo said Friday the panda, born June 12, was ruled a female by examining experts. The sti...
Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move
Jun 23, 2017 7:29 am
BOISE, Idaho (AP) ? Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound (362,877-kilogram) landmark change locations. Especially one that’s alive. But workers in Idaho will attempt just that ...
AP FACT CHECK: Trump?s solar-power brainwave was borrowed
Jun 23, 2017 7:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? President Donald Trump is crediting himself with the idea of building a Mexico border wall of solar panels. But that looks to be a borrowed brainwave; others pitched a solar wall bac...
Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time
Jun 23, 2017 7:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump’s travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries. The country is waitin...
World?s Ugliest Dog Contest awards underdogs? inner beauty
Jun 23, 2017 7:23 am
PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) ? The World’s Ugliest Dog Contest is celebrating man’s best friend’s perfect imperfections in California on Friday. The pooches ? many of which are ...
Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes
Jun 23, 2017 7:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy, President Donald Trump declared he never made and...
Kids today: They don?t work summer jobs the way they used to
Jun 23, 2017 7:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) ? It was at Oregon’s Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie “The Shining,” where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck. He ...