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Washington building permits: November 2018

Washington issued 3,941 building permits for privately owned housing during November, according to data obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau.

KIDDER MATTHEWS: Seattle Times asking almost $70M for Bothell printing plant

The Seattle Times announced last month that it would sell its North Creek printing plant.

CENTRALIA - CHEHALIS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Hub City Grub Ribbon Cutting

April 26th was a beautiful Friday afternoon for a Ribbon Cutting at Hub City Grub in honor of Jay Ryan’s 5th year in business and now open 11-7 Monday thru Friday.

Analysis: University of Washington ranks 12th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of Washington finished 12th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Garfield County residents is highest in Washington

Garfield County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in Washington, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: Which college baseball program grossed the most in the U.S.

Gonzaga University, Seattle University and Washington State University top the list of highest grossing college baseball programs nationwide in 2016

AMAZON.COM: Amazon Expands Grocery Delivery from Whole Foods Market to Thirteen Metros

Amazon and Whole Foods Market today launched delivery of natural and organic products from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in Chattanooga and Knoxville, Tenn., Destin and Tallahassee, Fla., Greensboro and Wilmington, N.C., Allentown, Pa., Fort Collins, Colo., Huntsville and Montgomery, Ala., Jackson, Miss., Palm Desert, Calif., and Portland, Maine.

BELLINGHAM REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Northwest Washington Fair, Woods Coffee partner to save fairgoers money on tickets

The Northwest Washington Fair and locally owned Woods Coffee are partnering again to offer for four hours the fair’s largest discounts of the year on admission tickets and carnival ride passes.

Analysis: University of Washington medical school ranks 2nd best for primary care in the nation

University of Washington finished second in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

King County exports down 38.6% since 2013

King County exports decreased 38.6 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

China is the top destination for Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA metro area exports in 2017

Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA exported $3.99 billion to China in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), a decrease of 33.8 percent from $6.03 billion in 2016.

Analysis: Washington posts 11th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 1,761 properties in Washington started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 40th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Snohomish County exports up 745.3% since 2013

Snohomish County exports increased 745.3 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

King County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

King County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to China in 2017?

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA metro ranks first in trade with China with exports of $14.22 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

China is the top destination for Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA metro area exports in 2017

Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA exported $14.22 billion to China in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), an increase of 14.5 percent from $12.43 billion in 2016.

Pierce County exports up 40.2% since 2013

Pierce County exports increased 40.2 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Snohomish County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017

Snohomish County exported $2.15 billion worth of goods in 2017, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (ITA), unchanged from 2016.

Which U.S. metro areas exported the most to Japan in 2017?

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA metro ranks first in trade with Japan with exports of $5.03 billion in 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

Clark County exports up 46.6% since 2013

Clark County exports increased 46.6 percent in the five-year period from 2013 to 2017, according to the International Trade Administration (ITA).

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