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Oracle opens an office in Seattle


Oracle is expanding its presence in the Seattle area with a new engineering office focused on cloud computing.

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Agencies help seniors find housemates

They handle background checks and screening for lifestyle issues like smoking and pets. People do it for money, companionship or both.

Walton offering nine buildings for sale here


The private equity real estate investment firm Walton Street Capital of Chicago has put nine office buildings in the Puget Sound region on the market, a source confirmed on Wednesday.

Old Post Office in D.C. will be a Trump hotel

Donald Trump has big plans for the Old Post Office building, a historic structure in downtown Washington that he's pledging to transform into the city's most luxurious hotel. As for the White House, four blocks away? He's not saying.

Fair Trade brings some firms big sales, a clear conscience

Brooklyn Roasting Co. has a booming business based on helping people thousands of miles away.

Meeting Monday on downtown school


Seattle Public Schools will hold a community meeting about putting a school in the old Federal Reserve Building on Second Avenue.

Waterfront project gets a showroom


This fall, Friends of Waterfront Seattle will open a showroom at 1400 Western Ave. about the waterfront redevelopment.

Airplanes inspire Renton library design


Construction is set to begin in August on the new 14,700-square-foot Renton Highlands Library at 2719 Sunset Lane, a busy thoroughfare outside the downtown core but surrounded by retail and housing.

Touchstone preparing to start NorthEdge complex in Fremont


Touchstone Corp. is getting ready to start construction on a four-story, 210,000-square-foot office project across the street from Gas Works Park.

Long wait for Silver Line coming to an end in D.C.

The project has long faced questions about whether the projected ridership is worth the costs.

Corvallis to make home demolition more difficult

The City Council's Urban Services Committee approved a motion Tuesday that directs staff to come up with final language for a revamped demolition permit system.

Portland firm buys White's Boots

The Spokane maker of outdoor boots known for their “made in America” craftsmanship, White's Boots, has been sold to LaCrosse Footwear of Portland.

Crib Notes: Relax everybody. It's just a boom


It's a boom, but the ingredients that brought us the massive bust known as the Great Recession aren't in place today.

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