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Study: Average tech worker salary in Seattle hits $132K, making city the top spot for relocation:


Tech workers in Seattle are making more and their salaries go further than those in competing markets, making the city the top relocation destination for workers elsewhere. Those are the key findings ...


Sinclair Broadcast Group solicits its news directors for its political fundraising efforts:


Sinclair's policy "violates every standard of conduct that has existed in newsroom for the past 40 or 50 years," said Lewis Friedland, a journalism professor at the University of Wisconsin and a former ...
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How Travois is bringing affordable houses to Indian Country:


Decreased federal assistance has caused a dearth in affordable housing. In recent years, affordable housing creation in Indian Country has been languishing due to the decreased buying power of tribes' ...


EU will only make trade deals with nations that ratify Paris climate agreement:




Fed imposes new penalties on Wells Fargo:


The Federal Reserve has imposed unusually harsh penalties on Wells Fargo, punishing it for years of misconduct and barring it from future growth until the San Francisco bank fixes its problems. The ...


Does Health Care Need a New Startup Model?:


The traditional Silicon Valley model for startups, notably venture capital and private equity, may not work well when it comes to innovation in health care services, says James Stanford. He thinks the ...


Study: more than half of Idaho residents are credit union members:




Albertsons, your friendly neighborhood grocery, is losing hundreds of millions of dollars:




The Age of Cryptocurrencies: Is This the End of Money?:


Wharton Dean Geoffrey Garrett sees a big split in how blockchain-based digital cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are viewed on Wall Street versus in Silicon Valley. On the East Coast, the idea of a cryptocurrency ...


Say goodbye to skyrocketing drug prices, shortages. Utah's Intermountain Healthcare starts its own company to combat pharmaceutical exploitation.:


For years, Dan Liljenquist pondered a vexing question facing hospital systems around the country: How do we fix the drug market? Current market conditions leave hospitals and their patients powerless ...


Apple to hire 20,000, open second headquarters and pay $38 billion tax bill on overseas profits:


Apple http://www.apple.com , which has come under major criticism for building much of its popular products in China, announced a sweeping set of moves partially tied to the recent tax bill, including ...


The top U.S. tech companies founded by immigrants are now worth nearly $4 trillion:




Facebook Overhauls News Feed to Focus on What Friends and Family Share:


Facebook has introduced sweeping changes to the kinds of posts, videos and photos that its more than two billion members will see most often, saying on Thursday that it would prioritize what their friends ...


Credit card debt hits new record, raising warning sign:


Americans' outstanding credit card debt hit a new record in November, highlighting a more confident U.S. consumer but also flashing a warning signal of potential trouble down the road. Revolving credit, ...


Southwest spends $15 million to settle lawsuit alleging collusion among airlines - Conquistadores del Cielo: The Secret Club of Top Airline Executives:


While all of the airlines are competing for the business of millions of travelers each year, there happens to be one occasion where many of the top airline executives get together each year in the name ...


Cities May Be Facing a New Housing Crisis:




Expecting a Mass Exodus of Tech Talent From Coastal Cities:


An expert says the Republican tax bill is likely to accelerate an exodus away from traditional tech hubs toward more affordable areas. "The technology companies, the Wall Street companies, they're ...


Shopping in stores is a misery -- can wine, yoga and storytelling make it fun again?:


The brainchild of fourth-generation retailer Rachel Shechtman, Story has been profitable since its first year of business in 2011. On a holiday-season Saturday, says Shechtman, as many as 5,500 people ...


Solutions Journalism Network Brings Collaboration to the Rural West:




Vigor in the Heartland:




Montana ranked #1 Hulu streaming state:


Streaming services have become increasingly popular in America, with Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and others offering on-demand streaming of TV shows, movies, documentaries and more. On Tuesday, the ...
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Bricks-and-mortar grocery stores hope to edge out Amazon with curbside pickup:


Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods rocked the US grocery industry and traditional stores to look for new ways to keep customers shopping. Many have turned to curbside pickup that combines the ease ...


When hospitals merge, you pay the bill:


Mega medical chains could be hazardous to your health: Our view These massive businesses run much as their for-profit brethren -- and will put pressure on for-profits to merge as well. That won't ...


Richest 1 percent owns more of country's wealth than at any time in past 50 years:




Ascension and Providence St. Joseph in talks to merge:


Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks to merge and create the nation's largest hospital chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. A merger between St. Louis-based ...


Trump says Wells Fargo's penalties for 'bad acts' could be 'substantially increased':


President Trump on Friday lashed out against Wells Fargo, insisting that fines against the embattled mega bank would not be scrapped and threatening even harsher penalties. "Fines and penalties against ...


Sen. Schumer warns that companies providing at-home DNA tests can sell genetic info:


At-home ancestry testing kits are popular presents this holiday season - but Sen. Charles Schumer cautioned Sunday that companies providing the service shouldn't be able to gift genetic information to ...


The Future Of Retail In The Age Of Amazon:




The Real Causes of the 'Retail Apocalypse':




This bakery is selling bread made from insects:


Edible bugs are gaining traction in niche markets in western countries, particularly among those seeking a gluten-free diet or wanting to protect the environment because farming insects uses less land, ...

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