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WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21, 2016, 10:54 A.M.

Wal-mart to stop selling ‘Bulletproof: Black Lives Matter’ shirts after police protest

The president of the national Fraternal Order of Police, the country’s largest police organization, on Tuesday asked Wal-Mart to stop selling T-shirts and sweatshirts which say “Black Lives Matter” and “Bulletproof” on the department store’s website. On Tuesday night, Wal-Mart said it would remove the shirts which say “Bulletproof,” but not the “Black Lives Matter” shirts.

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TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016

MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016

In this Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, file photo, Boeing 737-800 airplanes are on the assembly line at Boeing's 737 assembly facility in Renton, Wash. (Ted S. Warren / AP)

MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 4:11 P.M.

More Boeing job cuts ahead in the new year

After a year in which Boeing relentlessly slashed costs and cut its employment in Washington state by more than 8 percent, there’s more of the same to come in the new year, the leaders of the Commercial Airplanes unit told employees in an internal message Monday morning.

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MONDAY, DEC. 19, 2016, 3:35 P.M.

Idaho’s unemployment rate holds steady at 3.8 percent

Idaho’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.8 percent in November – the same rate reported since July. The state added 1,500 jobs last month, increasing employment to 783,800 workers, according to the Idaho Department of Labor. Many industries added jobs, ...

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Parting Shot — 1.20.2017

President Donald Trump talks with Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis in the reviewing stand for Trump's inaugural parade on Pennsylvania Ave. outside the White House in Washington, Friday. First lady Melania ...

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