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Bryan Cohen

Boeing 737 MAX on track for early 2016 takeoff

Dec 08 2015

SEATTLE, Dec 8 Boeing Co marked the successful assembly of its first 737 MAX on Tuesday, signaling that the key program is on schedule for first flight early next year.

Seattle schools shut for 2nd day in teachers strike over pay, hours

Sep 10 2015

SEATTLE A strike by Seattle's public school teachers stretched into a second day on Thursday, further delaying the start of fall classes for some 53,000 students after contract talks collapsed in disagreements over wages, hours and performance evaluations.

Seattle schools shut for second day in teachers strike over pay, hours

Sep 10 2015

SEATTLE A strike by Seattle's public school teachers stretched into a second day on Thursday, further delaying the start of fall classes for some 53,000 students after contract talks collapsed in disagreements over wages, hours and performance evaluations.

Seattle schools closed for second day by teachers strike over pay, hours

Sep 10 2015

SEATTLE A strike by Seattle's public school teachers stretched into a second day on Thursday, further delaying the start of fall classes for some 53,000 students after contact talks collapsed in disagreement over wages, hours and performance evaluations.

Parents scramble to find childcare during Seattle teachers' strike

Sep 10 2015

SEATTLE A two-day-old teachers' strike in Seattle has parents scrambling to find babysitters or to ferry their children to and from extended daycare programs as the labor dispute unexpectedly lengthens summer vacation for 53,000 students.

Seattle schools closed for second day by teachers strike over pay, hours

Sep 10 2015

SEATTLE A strike by Seattle's public school teachers stretched into a second day on Thursday, further delaying the start of fall classes for some 53,000 students after contact talks collapsed in disagreement over wages, hours and performance evaluations.

Senate hearing on wildfires urged to help bolster firefighting capabilities

Aug 27 2015

SEATTLE Lawmakers were urged to boost federal funding for local wildfire prevention efforts at a meeting in Seattle on Thursday during a summer that has seen scores of major blazes across the drought-parched West.

U.S. Senate holding Seattle hearing on wildfire fighting

Aug 27 2015

SEATTLE, Aug 27 U.S. lawmakers were discussing ways to boost wildfire fighting capacity at a meeting in Seattle on Thursday during a summer that has seen scores of major blazes scorch nearly 1.7 million acres (685,000 hectares) across the drought-parched West.

Seattle flotilla protests Shell's Arctic drilling plans

May 16 2015

SEATTLE Hundreds of activists in kayaks and small boats fanned out on a Seattle bay on Saturday to protest plans by Royal Dutch Shell to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in the city's port.

Seattle flotilla protests Shell's Arctic drilling plans

May 16 2015

SEATTLE Hundreds of activists in kayaks and small boats fanned out on a Seattle bay on Saturday to protest plans by Royal Dutch Shell to resume oil exploration in the Arctic and keep two of its drilling rigs stored in the city's port.

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