Squabbling stalls rail safety push
By JOAN LOWY
Spurred by a series of fiery train crashes, a push by government and industry to make safer tank cars used for shipping crude oil and ethanol has bogged down in squabbling and finger-pointing over whether they're needed and if so, who should pay.
More employers start wellness programs
By CATHERINE LUCEY
They're asking workers to take physical exams, complete health assessments and focus on controlling conditions. Some also are dangling the threat of higher insurance premiums.
Bus supporters vow to file new initiative
By JOURNAL STAFF
A group called Friends of Transit announced it will file an initiative for the November ballot that would raise up to $25 million to help restore bus service in Seattle.
Stowaway shows big gaps in airport security
By JUSTIN PRITCHARD
The TSA said it has spent $80 billion on aviation security since its inception shortly after the 9/11 attacks, but that does not include perimeter security.
Tech leads market lower
Stocks edged mostly lower Wednesday, breaking a six-day winning streak, as investors were disappointed by the latest round of earnings from U.S. companies.