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Daily Intel

Stocks edge lower in early trading on Wall Street
LinkedIn plunged 34 percent after the social media company released a weak forecast for 2016. Tyson Foods soared 10 percent after its earnings came in well ahead of analysts' estimates.
Feb 5, 2016 | 8:05 PM
Struggling Central District stores will get marketing help
Seattle Mayor Ed Murray responded Friday to small-business owners in the Central District who have complained about the city’s 23rd Avenue reconstruction project. Mitigation money remains off the table, however.
Feb 5, 2016 | 8:05 PM
Tech shares plunge as investors flee from high valuations
The willingness of U.S. stock investors to abide price-earnings ratios stretching into three and four digits came under serious pressure Friday.
Feb 5, 2016 | 7:05 PM
11-step process to get photos too much
Trouble retrieving photos; recommendation on whether laptop should undergo a “cleanup”; adding more anti-virus protection.
Feb 5, 2016 | 7:05 PM
Weyerhaeuser earnings fall as it prepares for Plum Creek merger
Weyerhaeuser’s fourth quarter earnings from continuing operations fell 17 percent from the same quarter last year, the company reported Friday.
Feb 5, 2016 | 6:05 PM
EPA: Mine spill dumped 880,000 pounds of metals in river
DENVER (AP) — A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday. Some of the metals reached the...
Feb 5, 2016 | 5:05 PM
Rules for using drones
The FAA requires vehicles to remain below 400 feet, within sight, clear of aircraft (and 5 miles away from airports). Their use is also banned on military bases and national parks.
Feb 5, 2016 | 5:05 PM
Captivated by the highflying world of drones
A growing number of people have become captivated by drones. But how they’re used, especially among consumers, has yet to be fully worked out.
Feb 5, 2016 | 5:05 PM
Business Highlights
___ Many see cause for optimism despite slower US job growth WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the...
Feb 5, 2016 | 4:05 PM
LinkedIn shares plunge almost 44 percent
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Investors gave LinkedIn a poor job review Friday in the form of a dramatic sell-off that wiped out nearly $11 billion in the professional networking site’s market value. A surprise forecast for slower growth this year sent...
Feb 5, 2016 | 4:05 PM