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Takata recall of 10M inflators could be last of air bag saga

January 8, 2020, 9:38am Business

DETROIT — Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel. Read story

Commercial airlines reroute flights amid U.S.-Iran tensions

January 8, 2020, 9:38am Business

NEW DELHI (AP) — Commercial airlines are rerouting flights throughout the Middle East to avoid potential danger during heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. Read story

Invitation to Ivanka Trump draws backlash at big tech show

January 8, 2020, 9:37am Business

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The nation's largest consumer electronics show hosted Ivanka Trump as a keynote speaker — a choice that drew scorn from many women in technology. Read story

Blue Origin aims at moon from Kent

January 8, 2020, 6:02am Business

SEATTLE — In a neighborhood dominated by terrestrial pursuits such as steel distribution and package delivery, Blue Origin has erected a bulbous, blue-and-white, U-shaped structure that looks like a dry run for a lunar apartment complex. Read story

More apartments planned for Waterfront Vancouver on Block 17

January 7, 2020, 4:43pm Business

The first plans released for The Waterfront Vancouver’s Block 17 lot show a six-story, mixed-use building that holds 172 apartments, according to plans submitted to the city of Vancouver. Read story

Company, union members from Idaho mine have deal

January 7, 2020, 4:29pm Business

SPOKANE -- Members of a union representing workers at an Idaho mine have voted in favor of a settlement agreement ending a two-and-half year strike. Read story

Longview port hires former staffer for Herrera Beutler

January 7, 2020, 4:29pm Business

Dale Lewis, a former deputy district director for U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, joined the Port of Longview staff Monday as director of external affairs. Read story

Staff: Vancouver, Jantzen Beach Pier 1 stores will remain open

January 7, 2020, 4:28pm Business

Amid an announcement that Pier 1 Imports is closing 450 of its stores nationwide, two local branches will remain open, store employees told The Columbian on Tuesday. Read story

White House proposes guidelines for use of AI

January 7, 2020, 4:22pm Business

The Trump administration is proposing new rules to guide future federal regulation of artificial intelligence used in medicine, transportation and other industries. Read story

American Airlines to give $30M to workers

January 7, 2020, 4:21pm Business

American Airlines has reached a confidential deal with Boeing over the grounding of 737 Max jets for 2019 and will give $30 million back to employees through its profit-sharing distribution in March. Read story