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Are Black Friday and Cyber Monday obsolete? (Getty Images)
Are Black Friday and Cyber Monday obsolete? (Getty Images)
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Are Black Friday, Cyber Monday Outdated? Yes, Say Retail Experts

According to some of the nation's leading marketing and business experts, the idea of 'Black Friday' for in-store shopping, and 'Cyber Monday' for online shopping as the biggest of the year is outdated and no longer exists. And, according to data from last year, it seems to be true.

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Worksource Tri Cities
Worksource Tri Cities (Worksource)
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Benton, Franklin Counties Unemployment Rates Rise Slightly

Benton, Franklin Counties saw a slight increase in their unemployment rates from April to May.  We're two of 20 counties with rates that fall between 6 and 8 percent.

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Willie Nelson to launch own pot brand next year
Willie Nelson to launch own pot brand next year (Photo by Liaison/Getty Images)
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Willie Nelson to Enter Pot Business – Brand Available in WA in 2016

For decades, he's been one of the biggest advocates for marijuana, and starting next year (reportedly) his weed will be showing up in Washington state pot stores.

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Legislature considering bill to raise minimum wage - again!
Legislature considering bill to raise minimum wage - again! (Photo by Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images for McDonald's)
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New Bill Would Raise Washington’s Minimum Wage to $12 – $15 Next?

The Washington State Senate Monday will hear testimony on a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage (already the highest in the nation) to $12-per-hour, in $.50 increments over the next five years.

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Tri city regional chamber
Tri city regional chamber (Tri-Cities Regional Chamber of Commerce)
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Tri-City Regional Chamber Plans FREE Government Contracting Workshop April 7

It's time for the next in a quarterly series of free workshops offered to area business owners, designed to help them learn how to more effectively land contracts that can greatly help expand their businesses.

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Seattle judge refuses to delay part of minimum wage law
Seattle judge refuses to delay part of minimum wage law (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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Judge Refuses to Block Part of Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Law

If you own a McDonalds, Burger King, KFC or any other franchise inside the Seattle city limits, your wallet just took a hit.

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Forget $15 Minimum Wage – Many Such Jobs Will Soon be Automated [VIDEO]

Virtually ignored by much of the media is the fact that technology is creeping up behind the $15 minimum wage movement, and if trends continue, will render it obsolete. It will be hard to pay somebody that kind of money when their job has been outsourced to a robot.

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San Francisco hit hard by $15 minimum wage
San Francisco hit hard by $15 minimum wage (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
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What Will $15 Minimum Wage Do to Businesses? See What’s Happening in San Francisco

We've already seen the first  fallout from Seattle's new $15 minimum wage, the major relocation by a well-known Northwest outdoor manufacturer. WA officials should heed the warnings from California.

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Better Business Bureau
Better Business Bureau (Courtesy Better Business Bureau Eastern Washington)
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What Industries Logged The MOST Complaints with the Better Business Bureau in 2014?

It's a reflection of where our economic system is headed.

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Mid Columbia businesses to be hurt by Inslee tax plan
Mid Columbia businesses to be hurt by Inslee tax plan (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
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Gov. Inslee’s Carbon Tax Plan Would Squeeze Mid Columbia Ag Companies

Gov. Jay Inslee is intent on fighting global warming and has proposed a enormous $12 billion plan to battle pollution and would "punish" the top 130 entities his experts say are pumping carbon into the atmosphere...

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