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October 15, 1992
Seattle, above, is the best city for business in the country, according to Fortune magazine's fourth-annual ranking of 60 metropolitan areas. The magazine noted that Seattle is home of America's biggest exporter, Boeing, and is one of the nation's largest seaports. Fortune compiled its list by asking Moran Stahl & Boyer, a consulting firm, to survey more than 900 executives on subjects ranging from taxes and social conflict to the quality of the labor force.
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March 22, 2001 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They tried to put the best face on it. Boeing isn't really leaving, said the city that's been joined at the hip with the aerospace giant, almost since Boeing was a company and Seattle was a city. Boeing is repositioning, city officials said. It's moving its corporate offices somewhere else, but 80,000 Boeing manufacturing jobs will stay. "That's reason for people to stay calm," Mayor Paul Schell advised. Schell, meanwhile, looked like he had been kicked in the stomach.
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March 22, 2001 | KIM MURPHY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They tried to put the best face on it. Boeing isn't really leaving, said the city that's been joined at the hip with the aerospace giant, almost since Boeing was a company and Seattle was a city. Boeing is repositioning, city officials said. It's moving its corporate offices somewhere else, but 80,000 Boeing manufacturing jobs will stay. "That's reason for people to stay calm," Mayor Paul Schell advised. Schell, meanwhile, looked like he had been kicked in the stomach.
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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.
BUSINESS
October 15, 1992
Seattle, above, is the best city for business in the country, according to Fortune magazine's fourth-annual ranking of 60 metropolitan areas. The magazine noted that Seattle is home of America's biggest exporter, Boeing, and is one of the nation's largest seaports. Fortune compiled its list by asking Moran Stahl & Boyer, a consulting firm, to survey more than 900 executives on subjects ranging from taxes and social conflict to the quality of the labor force.
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