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Gentrification

Here come the hipsters, there goes the neighborhood. Sound familiar? What was once a no-go zone is now the dominion of shabby-chic boutiques, locally sourced gastro pubs and tank-like strollers, all in service of the rich transplants posing as bohe.....»»

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EPA to weigh tougher pollution standards for heavy-duty trucks

“This is a positive step and may be the first thing this EPA has done that will actually reduce air pollution,” said one environmental advocate......»»

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Pilots unions accuse Boeing of withholding safety information

Unions said Boeing failed to make pilots aware of a key safety feature in 737 MAX 8 planes......»»

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It’s official: Amazon splits prize between Crystal City and New York

The company’s expansion will be a boon, and perhaps a strain, for two metropolitan areas......»»

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Amazon’s fast expansion invites growing political scrutiny

The tech giant has opened outposts across America, so it has access to more lawmakers it can try to influence amid concerns about its growth......»»

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Pilots unions accuse Boeing of withholding safety information

The labor groups said Boeing failed to make pilots aware of a key safety feature in 737 MAX 8 planes like the Lion Air jet that crashed last month in Indonesia......»»

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Amazon to benefit from more than $2.4 billion in incentives from Virginia, New York and Tennessee

New York is most generous, as Virginia appears to have made better deal......»»

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It’s official: Amazon splits prize between Northern Virginia and New York

The company’s expansion will be a boon, and perhaps a strain, for two metropolitan areas......»»

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Pilots unions criticize Boeing for withholding safety information

The labor groups said Boeing failed to make pilots aware of a key safety feature in 737 MAX 8 planes like the Lion Air jet that crashed last month in Indonesia......»»

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Northern Virginia property owners are delighted Amazon HQ2 is moving in. Renters, first-time buyers and low-income residents aren’t.

In Seattle and San Francisco, tech campuses have largely benefited the wealthy, often displacing working-class black and Latino communities......»»

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What’s Causing California’s Annual Wildfires

For the second year in a row, wildfires in California have killed dozens of people, forced thousands from their homes and caused billions of dollars in property damage. And once again, investigators are eying power lines owned by the state’.....»»

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Juul Is So Hot It’s Set the Vaping Debate on Fire

The developers of the Juul e-cigarette wanted to make the experience of getting a stimulating hit of nicotine dramatically better than sucking on a stinky, smoking stick of burning tobacco. Their success made Juul the top-selling e-cigarette in t.....»»

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Trump’s big 2020 problem: The economy could be in recession

Forecasters are predicting a slowdown, and the president may look for someone to blame......»»

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Disney World banned a man who waved ‘Trump 2020’ banner on Splash Mountain

Dion Cini said he was banned after waving two separate pro-Trump banners on rides at Walt Disney World Resort......»»

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Amazon HQ2 decision: Amazon splits prize between Crystal City and New York

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EPA to weigh toughening pollution standards for heavy-duty trucks

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JPMorgan Chase commits to $18 hourly minimum wage in D.C.

The bank is set to open its first six branches in the Washington area and hire 80 employees by year's end......»»

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Trump’s big 2020 problem: The economy could be in a recession

Most economists predict the economy will be weaker — or even in a recession — by the time voters go to the polls for the next presidential election......»»

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GE’s Knack for Bad Timing Shows in Ugly Baker Hughes Unwind

Kicking off its Baker Hughes divestiture in a week like this for the oil market shows how deep in the hole GE is......»»

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Winners and losers from Amazon’s HQ2 decision

Amazon is bringing roughly 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investments to New York and Northern Virginia. But winning the grand prize also comes with some drawbacks......»»

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