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RadioShack Announces Its Closing Over 1,000 Stores
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Radio Shack Won’t Say if Mid-Columbia Stores Part of 1,100 Closures [VIDEO]

After taking a financial tumble, and steadily losing market share, Radio Shack has announced some 1,100 under-performing stores will be closed.

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Girl Scout sells cookies outside pot dispensary
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Girl Scout Scores BIG Selling Cookies Outside Pot Dispensary

This girl should win the Nobel Peace Prize for economics.

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Learn to say NO and set boundaries
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Problems Setting Appropriate Boundaries At Work, Home? Check Out This Seminar

You've heard the Growing Forward and Out In Front series for years on Newstalk 870.

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Forbes says celebrating Valentines Day helps economy
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Can Celebrating Valentines’s Day “Save our Economy?” Forbes Magazine Thinks So!

According to the "smarty-mcsmart" folks at Forbes Magazine,  celebrating Valentines Day actually helps the economy!

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Expert: “Tsunami” of Retail Store Closings Expected Across United States

Several leading business and financial experts say major and even regional retailers will be shutting record numbers of stores in 2014 and beyond.

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ACLU says legal action will be taken if "necessary"
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ACLU Says It Will Sue Washington Cities and Counties That Ban Pot Stores

This week Attorney General Bob Ferguson said he sees no problem with county and municipal governments banning marijuana retail stores. The American Civil Liberties Union says it will respond with legal action if needed.

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Starbucks offers $.12 cent coffee to Hawks fans wearing colors this Friday
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Hawks Fans Can Score $.12-cent Coffee at Starbucks This Friday – Have to Wear Seahawk Colors

Starbucks is getting into the NFC Championship Game spirit by offering $.12 cent coffee heading into the weekend.

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Inslee officially wants minimum wage increase
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Gov. Inslee Makes It Official: He Wants Minimum Wage Raised in Washington

He stopped short of the $15-per-hour figure under review by the Seattle city council and already law for some workers in the City of SeaTac, Gov. Jay Inslee is advocating raising the minimum wage by at least  $1.50.

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State House plans to push for minimum wage increase
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WA House Democrats Plan To Push for Minimum Wage Increase – Could Be $15 An Hour

House Democrats plan to introduce a set of what they are calling "economic-equality proposals".   Senate leaders immediately have blasted it.

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WA truckers fighting Inslee green fuel standard idea
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WA Truckers, GOP, Fighting Possible Inslee Green Fuel Standard – Could Raise Gas $1-Per-Gallon

You might remember last October and November Newstalk 870 reported Gov. Inslee signed a Pacific Coast energy agreement with CA, OR and British Columbia that includes a pledge to adopt a green fuel standard.   Now, Inslee finds himself facing a storm of opposition from truckers, the GOP, and business leaders.

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