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Seattle's Painful Lesson on the Road to a $15 Minimum Wage
In the summer of 2014, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed a bill increasing the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour. “No city or state has gone this far. We go into uncharted territory,” said council member Sally Clark. The City of Seattle, to ...
Seattle's minimum wage hike hurting low-level workers, study saysFox News
Minimum wage increase takes toll on workers, study in Seattle concludesPress Herald
Study: Seattle's Minimum Wage Hike Hurting Hours, EmploymentU.S. News & World Report
Hot Air -Fortune -Forbes -Daily Signal
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04:22pm Mon, June 26, 2017


Charter, Comcast explore wireless partnership with Sprint: sources
The logo of U.S. mobile network operator Sprint Corp is seen at a Sprint store in San Marcos, California August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake /File Photo GLOBAL BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD PACKAGE - SEARCH 'BUSINESS WEEK AHEAD 24 OCT' FOR ...
Sprint in Talks With Charter, Comcast on Wireless DealBloomberg
Sprint Enters Into Exclusive Talks With Charter, Comcast on Wireless Deal --UpdateFox Business
Sprint reportedly in exclusive talks with Charter, Comcast in bid to offer wireless serviceCNBC
Kansas City Star -Deadline -Kansas City Business Journal -Financial Times
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10:07pm Mon, June 26, 2017


'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial For Securities Fraud
Martin Shkreli is known for a number of things. Jacking up the cost of a life-saving drug for AIDS patients by 5,000 percent. Grinning his way through a House hearing as he pleaded the Fifth. Spending millions to buy the only copy of a Wu-Tang album ...
Jury Selection in Martin Shkreli Trial Begins With Name CallingNew York Times
Ex-CEO's reputation precedes him, affects jury selectionABC News
'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli heads into fraud trialReuters
Bloomberg -BBC News -Dallas News
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02:57pm Mon, June 26, 2017

New York Times

Amtrak Picks Delta's Former Chief to Lead It Through Challenging Time
New York Times
Richard Anderson, then chairman and chief executive of Delta Air Lines, in 2014. He will succeed Charles Moorman as Amtrak's chief this year. Credit David Goldman/Associated Press. Amtrak, the national passenger railroad that has been struggling to ...
Amtrak names new chief executiveWashington Post
Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEOReuters
The man who saved Delta wants to fix America's railroadsBusiness Insider
USA TODAY Press -New York Post
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04:24pm Mon, June 26, 2017


California to list glyphosate as cancer-causing; Monsanto vows fight
Monsanto Co's Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake. 1/7. left. right. Monsanto Co's Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake. 2/7. left. right.
Weed killer ingredient going on California list as cancerousWashington Post
California to add key ingredient of Monsanto weed killer to list of cancer-causing chemicalsSt. Louis Public Radio
California EPA Becomes First US Agency to Declare That Roundup Causes CancerCenter for Biological Diversity (press release)
The Ring of Fire Network
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06:02pm Mon, June 26, 2017

Washington Post

Federal agencies give initial approval to California's giant water tunnels
Washington Post
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. wildlife officials gave crucial first approval Monday to California Gov. Jerry Brown's decades-old ambitions to build two massive tunnels that would re-engineer the water system in the nation's most populous state. The National ...
Federal agencies greenlight proposed delta tunnel projectLos Angeles Times
The Trump Administration Just Greenlit a Project That Will Devastate California's Most Fragile EcosystemsMother Jones
Key federal agencies clear way for proposed delta tunnel projectSFGate
Capital Public Radio News -Washington Times -Business Wire (press release)
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04:37pm Mon, June 26, 2017


Costco investors are overreacting to Amazon's threat, analyst says
A cashier waits for a receipt to finish printing at a Costco Wholesale store in Naperville, Illinois. Costco shares have tumbled over worries the Amazon and Whole Foods Market merger will hurt the retailer's business. However, one Wall Street firm says ...
Costco's share-price plunge created a buying opportunity, analyst saysMarketWatch
One Wall Street Analyst Thinks Costco's Amazon Troubles Are OverblownFortune
Is Amazon getting too big?USA TODAY
The Hill (blog) -Bloomberg -CBS News
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02:24pm Mon, June 26, 2017


S&P 500, Dow edge up; tech weighs on Nasdaq
Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the closing bell in New York, U.S., June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson. By Sinead Carew. The S&P 500 and the Dow barely rose on Monday as gains were offset by a fall in ...
Wall Street Lacks Punch in Kickoff to Final Week of Strong Second
Dow halts 4-session skid, but Nasdaq slumps as technology stocks stumbleMarketWatch
Throwing It (Nearly) All Away: Dow Gains 15 Points as Rally FadesBarron's
Nasdaq -Fox Business -New York Daily News
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03:32pm Mon, June 26, 2017


Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway studied this stock for three years before buying in
Store Capital CEO says Berkshire Hathaway followed the company "closely" beginning in 2014 before investing this year. The company announced Berkshire Hathaway invested $377 million in Store Capital, which represents a 9.8 percent stake in the real ...
Store Capital enjoys biggest one-day boost after Warren Buffett buys stakeMarketWatch
Warren Buffett's group invests $377 million in Scottsdale real estate
Berkshire bulks up in real estate with Store Capital
Fortune -Investopedia -Fox Business -Business Insider
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10:33am Mon, June 26, 2017

CBS News

Southwest flight diverted after woman attempts to open door
ABC News
Authorities say a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Houston was diverted after a passenger became disruptive and attempted to open an exterior door while the plane was in the air. Southwest Flight 4519 was diverted Sunday to the Texas Gulf ...
Southwest Airlines Flight Diverted After Passenger Tries To Open Exit Door In Mid-AirConsumerist
Woman tries to open emergency exit during Southwest flight to Houston, witnesses sayDallas News (blog)
Passenger Claiming Government Experimented On Her Tries To Open Plane Door Mid-Flight: WitnessesJalopnik
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth -The Daily Caller -TravelPulse
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10:52am Mon, June 26, 2017