Thin plastic retail bags such as these will become a thing of the past next month for Tacoma.
Thin plastic retail bags such as these will become a thing of the past next month for Tacoma. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file, 2015
Thin plastic retail bags such as these will become a thing of the past next month for Tacoma. Dean J. Koepfler News Tribune file, 2015

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  • A good-natured brush-off of Amazon

    A small plane towed a banner over downtown Seattle Monday that reads, "Hey Amazon, it's not you, it's us." The message is believed to be a jab from Little Rock, Arkansas, which recently pulled out of a nationwide search by the online giant to locate a second headquarters. The city is using its "breakup" to launching new branding campaign.