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Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber says he has brokered a deal that should ease a thorny labor dispute at the Port of Portland.


Washington is competing with more than a dozen other locations to build the next generation Boeing wide-body airliner.

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There is a new whistleblower at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in southeast Washington. But it doesn’t have to do with technical concerns.


The president of the St. Louis machinists union tells his hometown newspaper that he's “prepared and ready to sit down with Boeing” to discuss moving 777X production to Missouri. 


The president of the machinists union in St. Louis says Boeing should build the 777X in Washington.

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A massive load of oil equipment is on its way to Canada, along a winding route that began near Hermiston, in northeast Oregon. 


Sound familiar? Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has called a special session so lawmakers there can work on a plan to land Boeing's 777X assembly line.

Northwesterners Join In National Walmart Protest

Nov 29, 2013
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As the Christmas shopping season gets into full-swing, Black Friday was a day of protest for some in the Northwest.

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This holiday shopping season, women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek is trying to make it back into the black.

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Three federal contractors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation say they’ll lay off 450 workers over the next year.