Apr 5, 2024 - News

Morning Buzz: Blowout fallout

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✈️ Boeing has paid $160 million to Alaska Airlines in compensation for jet groundings after a panel blew out of a Boeing 737 MAX 9 in January. (Axios)

💰 An anonymous donor has offered $50,000 to help more than 200 asylum seekers who had been sleeping in tents outside Seattle's Garfield Community Center get back into a hotel. (Seattle Times)

ğŸŽ“ Seattle University will partner with Alaska Pacific University to create Alaska's first law school starting this fall when the Anchorage-based university begins offering a dual law and Master of Business Administration program. (KTOO)

🏗️ Amazon is restarting construction on a 42-story office tower in Bellevue that was paused in 2022 when there was more uncertainty about how hybrid work would impact the company's office space needs.

  • With the addition of 500,000 square feet of work space, the new spaces will have room for about 4,500 AWS employees. (GeekWire)

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