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SEATTLE | Barbs for Bezos but Bill Gates largely admired in Seattle

SEATTLE — The Seattle region is home to America’s two richest men, but their local legacies to date represent two very different eras for the city. While Amazon’s Jeff Bezos is blamed by some for rising rents and clogged city streets, Bill Gates is largely admired for helping lead the computing revolution and donating billions … Continue reading SEATTLE | Barbs for Bezos but Bill Gates largely admired in Seattle

SEATTLE | Facelift of Seattle’s Space Needle nears completion

SEATTLE (AP) — Tourism is booming in Seattle. Just take a look at the Space Needle. The family-owned landmark is set to unveil the biggest renovation in its 56-year history next month, a $100 million investment in a single year of construction that transformed the structure’s top viewing level with floor-to-ceiling glass. Seattle and King … Continue reading SEATTLE | Facelift of Seattle’s Space Needle nears completion