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Renton, Washington is located in King County. Zip codes in Renton, WA include 98059, 98055, and 98057. The median home price in Renton is $350,000 which is roughly $181/per square foot. More Renton information.

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5 min ago | Jalopnik

Boeing Issues $5.2 Trillion 20-Year Market Forecast

Between now and the year 2033, Boeing is anticipating a worldwide demand for nearly 37,000 new passenger planes, worth an estimated $5.2 trillion.

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4 hrs ago | Business Wire

IKEA Proposes Replacing Its Seattle-Area Store by Building a New,...

The application will mark the beginning of the governmental review process for this proposed on-site relocation.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Couplea s 911 call leads to their own bust in Seattle

A freeway chase by a man in his underwear and a 911 call by mail thieves landed a couple in jail on Saturday.

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Renton Reporter

Theft charges for Seattle contractor accused of scamming homeowners, including some in Renton

A Seattle contractor faces charges that he defrauded homeowners, including some in Renton, who paid him more than $45,000 to upgrade their bathrooms and kitchens, and do other home renovation projects.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

Bellevue considering third-party study for Energize Eastside

The Washington Utilities Transportation Commission can't prevent Puget Sound Energy from running upgraded transmission lines more than 100 feet above neighborhoods from Renton to Redmond, but it can prevent the energy company from recovering costs if the project is deemed unnecessary or excessive.

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Renton Reporter

Renton Meal Coalition makes urgent plea for donations

The Renton Meal Coalition is in desperate need of support for The Area of Renton Interfaith Shelter Endeavor program and may not be able to provide for their resident for more than a few weeks.

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Renton Reporter

Final Energize Eastide Community Advisory Group meeting scheduled for Wednesay in Renton

The group, made up of residents from the communities affected by Puget Sound Energy's plans to upgrade transmission lines, was created to discuss the pros and cons of the possible routes through Renton and other communities.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bellevue Reporter

King County Sheriff's Office hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists

The King County Sheriff's Office is currently hiring 9-1-1 communication specialists and will be holding a recruiting workshop at the station in Renton on July 12. On Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, interested applicants may attend a workshop to learn about the hiring process, training, expectations and more.

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Renton Reporter

Boeing still assessing damage on earailed fuselages headed for Renton

The Boeing Corporation has released the following statement on the derailment of a train carrying 737s bound for final assembly at the Renton plant: A team of experts from Boeing and Spirit Aerosystems continues to assess damage to six 737 fuselages resulting from the July 3 train derailment near Rivulet, Mont.

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Renton Reporter

Another successful year for Return to Renton Car Show | SLIDESHOW

After a late start getting cars to arrive, the Return to Renton Car Show took over downtown Renton last Sunday.

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Christian Science Monitor

Montana river: Three fuselages slow to be retrieved from water

Three airplane fuselages that slid down a steep embankment into a river following a train derailment in northern Montana state could take until Tuesday to remove, railroad officials said Sunday.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Redmond Reporter

Some residents concerned about Energize Eastside project

With the Eastside slated for significant growth in the near future, preparations are being made to accommodate the influx of people to the area.

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Newcastle News

PSE to answer Energize Eastside questions July 7

The project, in response to the region's growing power needs, will bring new higher capacity electric transmission lines to the Eastside.

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Seattle Times

Monday deadline for voter registration online, by mail

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the Aug. 5 primary election if you want to do so online or mail in a downloaded registration form.

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Business Journal

Train derailment threatens 737 production, leads to supply chain questions

Aviation experts are calling on Boeing to diversify its supply of 737 fuselages after a train derailment in Montana threatens to impact production of the planes in Washington.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Renton Reporter

in Congress, July 4, 1776 | Editor's Note

Editor's Note: This week we start what I hope will become a new tradition here at the Renton Reporter.

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Renton Reporter

Fire reveals marijuana growing operation

Renton police are investigating a large marijuana growing operation after a fire at a residential home revealed the plants Friday morning.

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Renton Reporter

The Rolex that got away | Police Blotter

A 21-year-old Seattle man had a $4,000 Rolex watch he wanted to sell, so he agreed to meet up with a man June 26 near the Renton Transit Center for a possible sale.

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Renton Reporter

Fertilize perennials and potted plants, but not the lawn | the Compleat Home Gardener

Editor's note: Beginning this week, the Renton Reporter will begin running Marianne Binetti's gardening column in the paper and on our website.

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WLS-AM Chicago

VCR With $6,000 Inside Recovered from Recycling Plant

What does a family do when a Seattle mom's secret hiding place for $6,000 in cash ends up at the scrap yard? Head to the dump.

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