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Apple will grow in ‘superstar cities'

By MICHAEL LIEDTKE, MATT O'BRIEN and WILL WEISSERT

Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub.

Costco reports $767M earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $767 million.


As AI booms, its gender gap is gaping

By MATT O'BRIEN

Women make up just 13 percent of the AI workforce in the U.S., and gender and racial misfires in AI systems are getting attention.


New Orleans may ban ‘whole home' rentals

By KEVIN McGILL

Complaints about short-term renters taking the place of long-term residents have been especially strong in the Marigny and Treme neighborhoods.


Bezos giving $2.5M to Minneapolis

Billionaire Jeff Bezos has pledged $2.5 million to a Minneapolis nonprofit that helps the homeless.


Bend group hears ideas to lower rents

A panel looking at ways to make Bend more affordable has heard ideas ranging from encouraging the building of smaller homes, removing barriers for new construction and discouraging tourism.


Inslee budget adds capital gains tax

Gov. Jay Inslee is proposing a new capital gains tax and an increase in business taxes on services as part of his next two-year budget proposal that looks to increase spending on the state's mental health system and the environment, including funding on efforts to help the state's struggling orca population.


Solar industry blames tariffs for canceled, delayed projects

By CATHY BUSSEWITZ

A new report says 9,000 jobs — mainly in construction and engineering — were either lost or not added because of the tariffs.


Panama Canal team must repay $847M

An international arbitration panel has ruled the Spanish-led consortium that built the expansion of the Panama Canal must repay $847 million in advances it received during the construction project.



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