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Richard Read

Richard Read is the Los Angeles Times bureau chief in Seattle, covering Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Alaska and Hawaii. Read won a 1999 Pulitzer Prize for a series that explained the Asian financial crisis by following French fries from a Pacific Northwest farm to a Singapore McDonald’s. He shared the 2001 Pulitzer for Public Service for investigating abuses by U.S. immigration officials. A former Asia-based foreign correspondent for the Oregonian newspaper, he has reported on all seven continents and in more than 60 countries.
As Boeing falters, Seattle carries on

Boeing, racing to fix its 737 Max software, faces a host of problems. But the Seattle area, where the plane is made, appears equipped to ride out turbulence.

Seattle takes a small step against gentrification

Seattle’s tech boom is fantastic news — if you happen to have real estate or a plum job at Amazon. But for many others, the once economical, laid-back city feels increasingly like a country club they’re not allowed to join.

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