A technician processes coronavirus tests at the UW Medicine Virology Lab in Seattle in July. A series of technical problems has hampered the state Department of Health’s reporting of COVID-19 data. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
A technician processes coronavirus tests at the UW Medicine Virology Lab in Seattle in July. A series of technical problems have hampered the state Department of Health's case reporting. (Erika Schultz / The Seattle Times)
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Six months into pandemic, Washington state still struggles with COVID-19 data

Adding to a series of glitches in reporting COVID-19 data, state health officials say a key metric will be unavailable for about a week due a change in how it is calculated. Updated

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Amazon considers relocating some employees out of Seattle Updated

Attenddees walk inside of the Amazon.com Inc. office after the company’s product reveal launch event in downtown Seattle, Washington, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Amazon unveiled a smaller, cheaper version of its popular Alexa-powered Echo speaker that the e-commerce giant said has better sound. Photographer: Daniel Berman/Bloomberg 775051030
FILE – In this Monday, July 27, 2020 file photo, a nurse prepares a shot as a study of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., gets underway in Binghamton, N.Y. Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it’s a vexing decision. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) NY385 NY385

Most Americans won’t be able to get a coronavirus vaccine until well into 2021

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson throws as the Seattle Seahawks hold training camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton Thursday August 13, 2020. 214762

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Trump administration now wants a floating border wall to seal off waterways along Mexico boundary Updated

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