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  • HQ2 fight continues as New York City and Seattle officials hold anti-Amazon summit

    The heated debate around Amazon’s recently announced Long Island City “HQ2” is showing no signs of cooling down. On Monday morning, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) hosted a briefing in which labor officials, economic development analysts, Amazon employees and elected New York State and City representatives further underlined concerns around the HQ2 [

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  • The Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: FIGHT! FIGHT! FIGHT!

    Porsha Williams and Kandi Burruss are officially on the outs again! The two ladies went to war during a hibachi party on Sunday's episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.  From Porsha calling Kandi a "b---h" and accusing her of being "fake as hell," it was a wild installment that proved these two can never be friends.  "You don't know how to control yourself, that's the problem," Kandi fired back at her nemesis during the party.  Confused about how it all played out?  Yeah,...

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  • Microsoft pledges $500m to address homelessness in Seattle

    Gentrification has taken toll on city's low-middle income families

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  • Seattle Council Members Warn NY Over Amazon Impact

    It seems the presence of the world's largest listed company in your city is not as 'awesome' as CNBC's six-month HQ2-seacrh series and Bezos' PR would suggest. As we noted previously, New York taxpayers will shell out $61,000 for each of the 25,000 jobs to be created over the next 15 years from Amazon's new split-model HQ2 plan. This works out to nearly double the $32,000 in tax incentives that Virginia residents will shoulder for the same number of jobs, according...

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