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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Boeing, politicians vow to heal rift with Machinists over 777X

At Boeing, in Everett, CEO and president Ray Conner, right, answers a reporter's question at a news conference where the company announces it will build a big 777X wing plant here, Tue., Feb. 18, 2014. Boeing said that the wing center will be located north of its Everett factory and sustain thousands of area jobs in the years to come. Construction on the new facility is scheduled to begin later this year. Looking on, from left: Sen. Patty Murray, Snohomish County Executive John Lovick, and Sen. Maria Cantwell.