FYI GUY: Among large U.S. cities, Seattle has the second-lowest fatality rate for pedestrians and cyclists, a new report says. Nearly one in eight workers here is a pedestrian or bicycle commuter, higher than the 52-city average of one in 20. Above, a cyclist commutes across the I-90 bridge in December.
Washington's waiver may be pulled for not going as far as the Obama administration wanted in holding teachers accountable for student performance. But questions remain about what will happen after that.
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If tips were not recognized as income under a new minimum wage, our payroll would increase by $910,000.Rich Fox, guest column: "Count restaurant tips in minimum-wage debate"
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