Mar 29, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Fixing potholes

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🚍 Adding bus stops, sidewalks and lighting — plus fixing potholes and uneven surfaces — are among the upgrades the Seattle Department of Transportation says they will make to Third Avenue this year. (KING 5)

💰 Seattle Children's Hospital received a $50 million donation from the William Lawrence & Blanche Hughes Foundation, one of the largest donations from an individual donor in its 117-year history. (KIRO 7)

✈️ Taiwan-based Starlux Airlines will begin direct flights to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport from its hub at Taoyuan International Airport three times a week beginning in August. (Port of Seattle)

🛍️ Instacart has agreed to a $730,041.15 settlement with the city — and an $18,685.50 fine — over alleged sick time violations affecting 5,567 gig workers. (GeekWire)

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