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Panel urges better cybersecurity to President-elect Trump

A presidential commission on Friday made 16 urgent recommendations to improve the nation's cybersecurity, including creating a nutritional-type label to help consumers shop wisely and appointing a new international ambassador on the subject — weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.

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Legislature may curtail municipal retiree health benefits

A push to curtail health care benefits for current and future municipal retirees in Michigan is setting off a fight between Republicans and local governments who say billions in debt can no longer be ignored and Democrats, police and other public workers who contend it would cheat people out of their coverage.

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Tribally owned tech startup lands Air Force contract

From his cozy office atop a hill on the south end of town, Thomas Acevedo can see the impressive reach of Flathead Lake stretching into the northern horizon beyond his home — the Flathead Indian Reservation — and providing a vital source of sustenance to the region.

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Celebrating 36 years, Welch's Appliances keeps it in the family

Alice Welch, who opened Welch's Appliances in 1980 with her husband, Ross, is keeping their family business thriving, now with help from their granddaughter Amanda Warren, who's taken the reins as store manager.
Steve Bloom sbloom@theolympian.com
Celebrating 36 years, Welch's Appliances keeps it in the family 1:58

Celebrating 36 years, Welch's Appliances keeps it in the family

West Olympia restaurant replacing tipping with service charge 1:52

West Olympia restaurant replacing tipping with service charge

The new 222 Market artisan food hub in downtown Olympia 1:02

The new 222 Market artisan food hub in downtown Olympia

New Olympia artisan food market 222 Market holds grand opening 1:03

New Olympia artisan food market 222 Market holds grand opening

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