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BBB Tip of the Week: Scams targeting military veterans

Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

As we take the time to honor veterans this week, it is important to protect them from scammers who target those in the military community. Better Business Bureau serving the Northwest appreciates our veterans and their families and works to protect them from being the victims of scams. Here are some of the more common scams involving military members and their families:

Business Beat

Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

Architecture NAC Architecture has hired Georgia Larsen, Jessica Shoemaker and Kris Jeske. Larsen, an architectural designer, is working on Moses Lake High School No. 2 and Quincy High School. She comes to NAC from Stantec. Shoemaker is an architect currently working on the Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology renovation and the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Interventional Radiology Room Seven renovation. Jeske, an architect, is also working on Moses Lake High School No. 2 and comes from ALSC Architects.

Motley Fool: Blue-chip powerhouse

Sun., Nov. 5, 2017

AT&T has a stellar track record of returning value to shareholders. (Associated Press)
Despite challenges from lower-priced competitors, premium wireless phone service is a proven draw, and AT&T’s advantage over budget-priced offerings will probably become more pronounced when 5G mobile technology rolls out and spreads.

Sprint, T-Mobile end merger talks

Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 12:51 p.m.

Sprint and T-Mobile called off potential merger. (Dreamstime / Tribune News Service)
Wireless carriers Sprint and T-Mobile called off a potential merger, saying the companies couldn’t come to an agreement that would benefit customers and shareholders.

Location of deadly apartment fire to be repaired

Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 7 a.m.

Two people died in an apartment fire at the Rosewood Club apartments at 401 E Magnesium Rd on September 7, 2016. (Allie Raye)
A three-story apartment building that caught fire last year, leading to the deaths of two people and the hospitalization of a firefighter with severe burns, is being repaired for $2.4 million, according to city permit records.

Scientists discover hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid

Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 5:36 p.m.

In this Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, policemen are silhouetted against the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt. (Hassan Ammar / Associated Press)
Scientists say they have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, in what would be the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs.

Carmakers join forces in Europe to make electrics widespread

Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

A car is connected to a charging station for electric vehicles in Hamburg, Germany, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (Associated Press photos)
A group of major automakers plans to open hundreds of fast-charging stations for electric cars in Europe in coming years and use a common plug technology in what they hope will be a big step toward mass acceptance of battery-powered vehicles.

Equifax: 4 executives didn’t commit insider trading

Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 12:30 p.m.

This July 21, 2012, file photo shows signage at the corporate headquarters of Equifax Inc. in Atlanta. (Mike Stewart / Associated Press)
Equifax, the credit report company hacked over the summer exposing the personal information of 145 million Americans, said that a special committee has determined none of the four executives who sold shares at the time did anything wrong.

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