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Tuesday, November 25

Local News

Trilogy builder offers cash, repairs, but some residents to sue for double

21, 2014, was corrected Nov. 25, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly called the lawsuit a class action. It’s a mass action. Also the story originally noted that Shea Homes does not advertise Trilogy on its website. The company said that’s because all of the homes are sold. Originally published Tuesday, November 25


Pacific NW

Little San Juan County takes on the GMO goliaths

23, 2014, was corrected Nov. 25, 2014. A previous version of this story included an incorrect Website address for the GMO-Free San Juans organization. Originally published Tuesday, November 25


Business & Technology

Cheap gadgets a first step toward pricier online services

23, 2014, was corrected Nov. 25, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Amazon had sales of $68 million last year and they were expected to grow to $157 million in 2018. Both of those dollar figures should have been in billions. Originally published Tuesday, November 25


Monday, November 24

Entertainment

‘Through a Lens Darkly’ looks at race, black photographers

21, 2014, was corrected Nov. 24, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that a display at Photo Center Northwest included African-American photographs. Originally published Monday, November 24


Tuesday, November 18

Business & Technology

Upstart undercuts real-estate tradition

15, 2014, was clarified Nov. 17, 2014. A previous version of this story left out pertinent information. Surefield’s 1.5 percent commission includes $2,000 to pay an attorney who has agreed to represent buyers making offers on Surefield listings, or to the buyer’s agent. If a buyers’ agent feels the $2,000 fee is too low, it’s something the buyer and their agent can negotiate, according to Surefield. . Originally published Tuesday, November 18


Entertainment

‘Pompeii’ exhibition on way to Seattle; tickets on sale now

18, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated the admission prices. Originally published Tuesday, November 18


Monday, November 17

Business & Technology

Local company’s app for shoppers hits Target

17, 2014, was corrected that day. Based on incorrect information provided by the app developer, a previous version of this story inaccurately stated that the developer’s Target app would help users navigate through Target’s 1,943 brick-and-mortar stores in the U.S. and Canada. In fact, the app would help navigation only in the 1,801 U.S. stores. Originally published Monday, November 17


Saturday, November 15

Local News

‘Millionaires tax’ possible in Seattle? Council asks city’s lawyers

14, 2014, was corrected Nov. 15, 2015. A previous version of this story gave an incorrect last name for Dana Robinson Slote and failed to note that the City Council’s budget adjustments include new revenues. Originally published Saturday, November 15


Tuesday, November 11

Local News

Veterans’ college enrollments swell under post-9/11 GI Bill

10, 2014, was corrected Nov. 11, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Republican Rep. Bill Flores is from Florida. His home state is a Texas. Originally published Tuesday, November 11


Sunday, November 9

Business & Technology

Boeing donates Dreamliner to Museum of Flight

8, 2014, was corrected Nov. 9, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly included someone as a speaker Saturday, and omitted the name of Randy Neville, who did speak at the ceremony. Originally published Sunday, November 9


Saturday, November 8

Pacific NW

Organic cranberries find their niche

7, 2014, was corrected Nov. 8, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Ocean Spray is a corporation. Ocean Spray is a cooperative. Originally published Saturday, November 8


Friday, November 7

Seahawks

Seahawks’ injury issues in secondary could end up being a good thing

6, 2014, was corrected Nov. 7, 2014. A previous version of this story misidentified the nature of Byron Maxwell’s injury. Maxwell has a calf injury. Originally published Friday, November 7


Wednesday, November 5

Local News

Voters approve measure to expand checks for gun buyers

A phrase in this article, originally published Nov. 4, 2014, was clarified Nov. 5, 2015, 2014. A previous version of this story said that Alan Gottlieb said “he’d advocate to include a waiting period for temporary transfers of firearms.” The “waiting period” may better be described as an exemption period. Originally published Wednesday, November 5


Tuesday, November 4

Books

‘Nora Webster’: a stern, spare portrait of an Irish widow

2, 2014, was corrected Nov. 4, 2014. The title character’s name was misspelled in a previous version of this story. Originally published Tuesday, November 4


Local News

Teardowns transforming Bellevue neighborhoods

2, 2014, was corrected Nov. 3, 2014. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that half of all single-family construction in 2013 and 2014 involved teardowns. The numbers were from 2012 and 2013. Originally published Tuesday, November 4


Friday, October 31

Business & Technology

New split winglets shine with colors of Old Glory

25, 2014, was corrected Oct. 28. A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that Alaska Airlines’ 737-900ERs also have their split scimitar winglets installed by ATS in Everett; that’s done by Timco in North Carolina. Originally published Friday, October 31


Wednesday, October 29

Business & Technology

Retail skirmish blocks Apple Pay at checkout line

This article was originally published Oct. 28, 2014, and corrected the next day. It originally quoted Apple Pay user Ben Heyman in Indianapolis. That quote should have been attributed to Thomas Pritchard. Originally published Wednesday, October 29


Tuesday, October 28

Local News

Ballot proposals offer 2 plans for improving pre-K in Seattle

9, 2014, was corrected Oct. 11, 2014. A previous version of that factbox outlining differences between the two proposals, incorrectly stated how many children would be part of the demonstration project, at the start in 2015. The correct number is 280 children. On Oct. 28, this article was clarified to further explain the subsidy for families of four making more than $185,000 annually. Originally published Tuesday, October 28


Local News

Board unsure it can afford ‘free’ site for downtown school

26, 2014 was corrected Oct. 27, 2014. A previous version of this story gave the incorrect name for the Downtown Seattle Association. Originally published Tuesday, October 28


Business & Technology

Decision time for Boeing pension-buyout offer

24, 2014, was corrected the next day. A previous version of this story incorrectly implied that the pension buyout applied only to holders of the Boeing Company Employee Retirement Plan pension. But it applies to other pension plans as well. Originally published Tuesday, October 28