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Huge Tax Breaks Not Enough? Boeing Ships 2K Jobs Away from WA to More Union-Unfriendly State

Huge Tax Breaks Not Enough? Boeing Ships 2K Jobs Away from WA to More Union-Unfriendly State
Less than 11 months after receiving $8.7 billion in tax incentives from the Washington state legislature, Boeing has announced they will transfer nearly 2,000 engineering jobs to “lower cost regions” over the next three years.
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Boeing, Boeing, Gone? Unions May Not Accept Aerospace Co's Pension-Cutting Proposal After All

Boeing, Boeing, Gone? Unions May Not Accept Aerospace Co's Pension-Cutting Proposal After All
The leader of Boeing Co. machinists told hundreds of union workers Thursday night that he will see whether he can stop a vote on a proposed new eight-year contract agreement that Boeing says will determine whether much of its new 777X jet is built in the Puget Sound area.
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Massive Mudslide Cuts Off Homeowners from Their Properties Near Puget Sound

Massive Mudslide Cuts Off Homeowners from Their Properties Near Puget Sound
Residents of a hillside overlooking scenic Puget Sound heard the thunder of a large landslide Wednesday that knocked one home off its foundation, and isolated or threatened more than two dozen others on Whidbey Island, about 50 miles north of Seattle.
No one was injured when the slide broke loose about 4 a.m. in the Ledgewood community. Thirty-four homes were ordered evacuated.
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