How did trade schools become diploma mills?
By ANNE FLAHERTY
How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics and hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as predatory as the Education Department and many lawmakers suggest, why didn't they stop it?
Fannie, Freddie CEOs are getting big raises
The CEOs of government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are getting large raises, to about $4 million a year, as the government relaxes rules that were imposed on the companies after they suffered big losses and were bailed out.
KEXP gets $1.9M for new home
By JOURNAL STAFF
Gov. Jay Inslee's 2015-17 capital budget has $1.87 million in state funding for KEXP's new $15 million radio station.
Do airlines collude to keep fares high?
By DAVID KOENIG, SCOTT MAYEROWITZ and ERIC TUCKER
The Justice Department has launched a civil antitrust probe into whether airlines illegally signaled to each other about new flights, routes and extra seats.
6,000 tractor-trailer hitches may be faulty
By TOM KRISHER and DAN SEWELL
On a twisty, snow-lined hill that the locals call “Devil's Backbone,” a 12-ton semi-trailer came loose from its tractor and plowed into an oncoming line of pre-dawn commuters.