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Report: Mining deaths last year fewest ever

January 30, 2020, 5:34pm Business

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two dozen people died in mining accidents in the U.S. last year, the lowest nationwide total ever recorded, according to the Department of Labor. Read story

Chipotle fined $1.3 million for child labor violations

January 30, 2020, 5:33pm Business

BOSTON -- Chipotle was hit with a $1.3 million fine over more than 13,000 child labor violations at its Massachusetts restaurants, the state's attorney general announced Monday. Read story

Amazon reaches 150 million Prime members

January 30, 2020, 5:32pm Business

NEW YORK -- Amazon had another prime holiday season. Read story

Tumwater gets pitch for major warehouse

January 29, 2020, 6:03am Business

OLYMPIA -- A Bothell-based real estate company has proposed a distribution center near 93rd Avenue Southwest, according to city of Tumwater public records. Read story

Alaska Airlines gears up for 2020 hiring spree

January 29, 2020, 6:02am Business

Alaska Airlines and its northwest regional subsidiary Horizon Air released a 2020 jobs forecast, which includes a plan to hire nearly 2,800 employees over a year. Read story

Clark County advisory board seeks building experts

January 29, 2020, 6:00am Business

The Clark County manager is seeking applicants to fill five upcoming vacancies on the Clark County Development and Engineering Advisory Board. Read story

GM commits to $2.2 billion, 2,200 jobs in Detroit

January 27, 2020, 6:27pm Business Briefs

DETROIT -- General Motors is investing $2.2 billion in its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant to make it a state-of-the-art facility building electric and self-driving cars. Read story

HomeStreet reports Q4 earnings on $11 million

January 27, 2020, 6:26pm Business Briefs

SEATTLE -- HomeStreet Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $11 million. Read story

Gas prices fall 4 cents a gallon in past 2 weeks

January 27, 2020, 6:25pm Business Briefs

CAMARILLO, Calif. -- The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has declined 4 cents a gallon to $2.60 over the past two weeks. Read story

Delta Air Lines fined $50,000 for booting 3 Muslim passengers from planes

January 24, 2020, 5:14pm Business Briefs

Delta Air Lines is being fined $50,000 for ordering three Muslim passengers off planes even after the airline's own security officials cleared them to travel. Read story