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December 3, 1998 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The new wave of job cuts announced by Boeing Co. on Tuesday throws a wet blanket over the holiday cheer here and is likely to cool the city's hot economy. The cuts come at a time when the state is already reeling from the effects of the Asian crisis. Washington exports of food and wood products to East Asia were down 30% in the first nine months of this year from the year before.
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December 3, 1998 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The new wave of job cuts announced by Boeing Co. on Tuesday throws a wet blanket over the holiday cheer here and is likely to cool the city's hot economy. The cuts come at a time when the state is already reeling from the effects of the Asian crisis. Washington exports of food and wood products to East Asia were down 30% in the first nine months of this year from the year before.
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February 19, 1993 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They said it wouldn't happen again, too much had changed, the whole world had changed, and most of all Seattle had grown wise to the punishing consequences of trying to subsist as a company town. So naturally it had to happen again. After riding high and sassy through the national recession, Seattle and the satellite cities around Puget Sound saw their fashionable, good-times tranquillity spoiled Thursday when the locally headquartered Boeing Co.
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February 19, 1993 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They said it wouldn't happen again, too much had changed, the whole world had changed, and most of all Seattle had grown wise to the punishing consequences of trying to subsist as a company town. So naturally it had to happen again. After riding high and sassy through the national recession, Seattle and the satellite cities around Puget Sound saw their fashionable, good-times tranquillity spoiled Thursday when the locally headquartered Boeing Co.
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February 26, 1989 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
Employees on Boeing's aircraft assembly lines are working 12 hours a day and seven days a week in many cases, attempting to catch up on delivery delays that have infuriated airlines around the world. But a concern is growing among industry safety experts and throughout the aviation community that the Boeing Co. may be pushing too hard, that it is making some sloppy errors that are not expected from a company held to be one of the nation's premier manufacturing companies.
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February 26, 1989 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, Times Staff Writer
Employees on Boeing's aircraft assembly lines are working 12 hours a day and seven days a week in many cases, attempting to catch up on delivery delays that have infuriated airlines around the world. But a concern is growing among industry safety experts and throughout the aviation community that the Boeing Co. may be pushing too hard, that it is making some sloppy errors that are not expected from a company held to be one of the nation's premier manufacturing companies.
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