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Boeing sees uptick in airplane orders as travel picks up

Boeing orders picked up in March, fueled by a major deal with Southwest Airlines that helped to offset another round of cancellations for its 737...

Facebook users can appeal harmful content to oversight board

LONDON — Facebook’s quasi-independent Oversight Board said Tuesday that it will start letting users file appeals over posts, photos, and videos that they think the...

Charge your engines: Spokane could lease electric Hyundai Konas

Scofflaws beware: Spokane’s parking enforcement officers may soon quietly whir through city streets on electric power. City officials introduced a proposal on Monday to lease...

Firefighters: At least 2 residents displaced, 3 cats rescued from Spokane apartment fire

At least two residents of a 32-unit Spokane apartment complex were displaced Sunday by a fire caused by a candle placed “too close to combustibles,”...

Spokane crews patch up hole near Manito Park after water main break

A water main break opened up a hole in the road early Monday morning at East 18th Avenue and South Grand Boulevard next to Manito...

Stocks end slightly below latest record highs as tech slips

By Damian J. Troise and Alex Veiga Associated Press U.S. stock indexes gave up some of their recent gains Monday, pulling the S&P 500...

Biden tells execs U.S. needs to invest, lead in computer chips

WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push Monday for his $2.3 trillion...

Drivers wanted: Record demand at Uber as vaccinations rise

Uber is offering sign-up bonuses and other incentives for drivers as it faces record demand for rides and meal delivery. The San Francisco ride-hailing company...

Microsoft buying speech recognition firm Nuance in $16B deal

Microsoft, on an accelerated growth push, is buying speech recognition company Nuance in a deal worth about $16 billion. Microsoft will pay $56 per share...

Key leader in Spokane's homelessness response leaves City Hall

A key leader in the city of Spokane’s response to homelessness quietly departed last month. Tija Danzig, a senior manager in the city’s Community Housing...

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