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Verbatim: Take This Bank and Shove It

From _The Lost Bank: The Story of Washington Mutual—The Biggest Bank Failure in American History_ by Kirsten Grind.

05/18/2012

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The Math: Seattle Exports By the Numbers

The Seattle region’s rank in export value, export-supported jobs, and more.

04/25/2012 By James Ross Gardner

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Would It Work Here? A New Typeface for the City of Seattle

If a font can encapsulate the spirit of a city, is Seattle in need of a typographical overhaul?

04/25/2012 By Amanda Zurita

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The Smartest Sucker in the Room

From his humble trailer in northern Washington State, Scott Stuart ran a decade-long investment scam so lucrative you’d think he was a lifetime con artist. The truth is, everything he knew he learned from the Nigerians who bled him dry.

03/02/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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The Math: Street Charity and the Rules of Engagement

Canvassing, complaints, and codes of conduct, by the numbers.

01/25/2012

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Paul Allen’s Unlikely Space-Faring Venture

Paul Allen space project Stratolaunch won’t blast off until at least 2016. In the meantime, keep an eye on Space Exploration Technologies, the Silicon Valley startup founded by Tesla Motors mogul Elon Musk.

01/25/2012 By Matthew Halverson

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Visionaries Imagine Seattle in 2062

David Miller, Erik Lindbergh, and Dr. Leroy Hood imagine Seattle 50 years from now.

01/20/2012 By James Ross Gardner and Brian Colella

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Seattle Center House Recycled

In time for the 50th anniversary of the World’s Fair, Graham Baba Architects turns the old armory into a house of light.

01/20/2012 By David Laskin

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How Redbox Could Take Down Netflix

Netflix is on the ropes. Can Bellevue’s Redbox land a knockout blow?

11/23/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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10 Ways to Choose a Money Manager

Expert advice for choosing a financial adviser in uncertain times.

11/17/2011 By Julie H. Case

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Classmates.com Flunks Out of Business School

Think you only paid for a one-year membership to Classmates.com? Check your bank statement.

10/14/2011 By Matthew Halverson

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Putting the Eddie Back in Eddie Bauer

For 50 years, Eddie Bauer was the outfitter of choice for the world’s most seasoned outdoor lovers. Now, CEO Neil Fiske is trying to lead the classic brand back to the mountaintop.

09/21/2011 By Bruce Barcott

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The Trouble with Transit

By the numbers: King 
County Metro budget 
shortfalls, cuts to service, and fare hikes.

09/19/2011

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How the Gates Foundation Continues to Change the World

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation made headlines this summer when they pledged $41.5 million to reinvent the toilet. But another program, Grand Challenges Explorations—accepting applications this month—is set to provide equally crucial theme-based gra

08/19/2011 By Carey Rose

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Washington State’s Rising Gas Prices

A by-the-numbers look at how gas prices are affecting Washington State.

06/29/2011

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Boeing’s Missile Tracker

The Boeing-built missile tracking device that landed in Elliott Bay in May for maintenance will be a part of the Seattle skyline 
till the end of the summer.

06/24/2011

History

The Day Pike Place Market Almost Died (Again)

How Victor Steinbrueck and his family saved Pike Place Market from demolition (twice).

05/20/2011 By James Ross Gardner

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Local’s Guide to the Pike Place Market: 104 Years of Fortitude

How Pike Place Market survived war, riots, and one reckless cab driver.

05/20/2011 By Jessica Voelker

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The Best Places to Work …and Play

The 20 best companies to work for in Seattle.

04/22/2011 By Laura Dannen and Ariana Dawes

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The Math: Stakes on a Plane

A by-the-numbers look at Boeing’s winning bid to make refueling tanker planes for the U.S. Air Force.

03/14/2011