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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Berlin court slams Uber rideshare's breaking of rules

The company is facing troubles internationally as well as in U.S. cities like Seattle. 

NEW YORK TIMES

Marijuana vending machines on the rise

Washington state may be next to receive vending machines with pop, candy and new addition: pot.

MY NORTHWEST

Silicon Valley cracks down on vehicle dwellers

For many homeless people, a longtime last resort is living out of a car. In Silicon Valley, this is becoming increasingly difficult.

WALL STREET JOURNAL

Massive Toyota recall

Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.39 million vehicles globally for a variety of problems. 

OREGONLIVE

Nocera: Rigging of Wall Street

A new book may finally level the playing field.

NEW YORK TIMES

Wages in Seattle growing faster than national average

New report shows that the U.S. economy is "on a steady, but very tepid recovery."

PUGET SOUND BUSINESS JOURNAL (SEATTLE)

Want a healthy economy? Focus on women.

Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, describes the economic importance of women in the workplace around the world.

NPR

Could you survive on fast food wages?

Mother Jones provides a calculator that allows you to estimate how many hours you would have to work, as a fast food worker, to make a living wage. 

MOTHER JONES

Wells Fargo caught in the act of fabrication

Wells Fargo documents -- that describe procedures to fabricate foreclosure papers -- are revealed.

NEW YORK POST

Pot jobs wanted

A South Sound entrepreneur has opened up a specialized employment agency to connect willing workers with the legalized pot industry. 

NEWS TRIBUNE (TACOMA)
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