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  1. Disassembly of Seattle tunnel machine completedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | The Columbian

    The last piece of the world's largest tunnel-boring machine has been lifted from its disassembly pit beneath Seattle. State Department of Transportation officials announced the latest milestone Wednesday in the multibillion-dollar venture to replace an aging highway along the city's waterfront.

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  2. Westneat: Bertha wanders into the right placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 | The Columbian

    I went because the news said, "Breaking news: Bertha breakthrough," and I realized I have been covering this tunnel and the question of what we're going to do with the highway on Seattle's waterfront for as long as I've been a newspaper columnist. One time my in-laws were visiting from Nashville and I had written a column on the city's fierce Alaskan Way Viaduct debate.

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  3. Seattle bagel chain Eltana to expand in Japan after being courtedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2017 | The Columbian

    Eltana, a small chain of four wood-fired bagel shops in Seattle, was thinking of expanding locally and along the West Coast. But apparently, fate had other ideas.

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  4. Amazon buys office building in South Lake UnionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2017 | The Columbian

    Amazon is leasing all 11 floors of office space in the new Tilt49 building in South Lake Union, adding another 300,000 square feet to the company's rapidly expanding footprint in the area. Seattle-based Touchstone began construction in 2015 on the project, at Boren Avenue and Stewart Street, and expects to finish the work later this year.

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  5. BNSF to study coal coversRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Columbian

    BNSF Railway will study the use of physical covers for coal and petroleum coke trains as part of a tentative agreement reached Tuesday with environmental groups that sued alleging that coal spilled from trains pollutes waterways in Washington state. BNSF denied any violations of federal environmental laws, but also agreed to pay $1 million in environmental projects in the state and to clean up certain hotspots where coal has accumulated along tracks near waterways.

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