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Jobs report is actually good news ‘in disguise'

By JOSH BOAK

Some say there are reasons for optimism: sub-5 percent unemployment rate, healthy pay raises and a stream of people confident enough to start looking for work.



Tattoos, martial arts and poker? Casinos are looking for ways to woo millennials

By PHILIP MARCELO

Connecticut's Foxwoods is turning one gambling floor into a hip scene with a stage for acts and events designed to bring in young people.


JC Penney looking at HQ sale, leaseback

J.C. Penney is considering selling and partially leasing back its headquarters to help lower debt and create long-term savings.


Air pollution found at Portland glass maker

A Portland glass manufacturer has suspended part of its operations after environmental regulators found the plant was leaking elevated levels of carcinogens.


Four firms join forces in Salus to help clients prepare for natural disasters

By LYNN PORTER

Hart Crowser has formed a partnership to provide planning, engineering, architectural and financial consulting services to help companies and public agencies prepare for natural disasters.


State Senate ousts transpo secretary

The state Senate has rejected the gubernatorial appointment of Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson, ousting her from the job she has held since shortly after Gov. Jay Inslee took office in 2012.


Growers ordered to pay workers $385K

Some blueberry growers in Walla Walla County have admitted in federal court that they systematically violated the rights of their agricultural workers over a period of three years.


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