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Computer issues at SBA said to hold up small business loans

By KEN SWEET and JOYCE M. ROSENBERG

Thousands of companies are at risk of failure without a cash infusion.


Coronavirus pandemic breeds Washington lobbying boom

By RICHARD LARDNER and BRIAN SLODYSKO

The number of companies and organizations hiring lobbyists shot up dramatically in recent months.


Online grocery services struggle to meet demand

By KELVIN CHAN

After panic buying left store shelves stripped of staples like pasta, canned goods and toilet paper, many shoppers quickly found online grocery delivery slots almost impossible to come by, too.


71 units planned near Roosevelt light rail stop

By BRIAN MILLER

The vacant former Seattle Auto Service Center property, on the corner at 6710 Roosevelt Way N.E., has been on the market for almost a year. Now prospective buyer Daly Partners has filed a seven-story, 71-unit redevelopment plan, prepared by Bushnaq Studio.


COVID-19 concerns shutter Hilltop Link light rail project

By BENJAMIN MINNICK

Walsh Group received a stop work order for not following new safety protocols.


Job openings were healthy before virus

U.S. employers posted a healthy number of job openings in February, evidence that the job market was in decent shape before the viral outbreak brought the economy to a near standstill.


Oregon to get federal flood help

The Federal Emergency Management Agency says Oregon will receive federal help for flooding and storms that happened in February in the northeastern section of the state.


Eastgate offices sell for $19M

By JOURNAL STAFF

An office building at 3350 161st Ave. S.E. in Bellevue sold for $19 million, according to King County records.


Alaska Airlines to slash flight capacity

Alaska Airlines told investors that it continues to experience an 80% drop in demand for its flights due to the coronavirus, so it will implement an 80% cut in flight capacity in the next two months.


Uptown project beats the coronavirus clock

By BRIAN MILLER

Some apartment projects were completed just before the state-ordered moratorium on most construction owing to the coronavirus outbreak.



Hanford workers at home due to virus

The majority of the 11,000 employees at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, the largest single employer in eastern Washington, are working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic.


Wall Street's rally fizzles as oil prices plunge

By STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA

A big rally on Wall Street suddenly vanished Tuesday, undercut in part by another plunge in the price of oil.


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