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Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law

By JILL LAWLESS

Britain and the EU will begin negotiations in February on their future ties, racing to strike new relationships for trade, security and a host of other areas by the end of 2020.

MG2 acquires pop-up designer, expands to NY

By JOURNAL STAFF

MG2 of Seattle acquired The Lion'esque Group, a boutique New York-based retail firm focused on immersive pop-up stores.



Mayor, police pledge action after deadly Seattle shooting

By LISA BAUMANN

A shootout in downtown Seattle that left a woman dead and a 9-year-old boy injured was the third violent incident this week in a part of the city long known for rampant drug use and street unrest.


Mortgage rates dip to 3-month lows

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest level in three months, deepening the incentive for prospective homebuyers although they face eroded affordability as prices continue to climb.


Amtrak ends policy resulting in $25K bill

Amtrak has suspended a pricing policy that resulted in a $25,000 travel bill for a group of activists who use wheelchairs heading to an Illinois conference and rally on disability rights.


3 acres for sale in Rainier Beach

By JOURNAL STAFF

The Seattle Times reported this week that the nonprofit Seattle Indian Health Board will close and sell its Thunderbird Treatment Center at 9236 Renton Ave. S.


Idaho wineries want to store extra wine

Idaho's wine industry wouldn't have to store extra wine in neighboring states under proposed legislation that moved to the full House on Thursday.


Cyberattacks hit Oregon city, county governments

By ANDREW SELSKY

An Oregon county was struggling Thursday to get its computer and telephone systems running again after it was hit by a cyberattack a week after a nearby city lost data and computer programs in another apparent attack.


Bill to protect kids' lemonade stands

Local governments would be prohibited from interfering with kids who want to set up lemonade stands under bills being considered in the Washington House and Senate.


Trump ends some protections for waterways, aiding developers

By ELLEN KNICKMEYER

The change to the clean water rule had long been sought by builders, oil and gas developers, farmers and others. Environmental groups have pledged a legal challenge.



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