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Walgreens helped fuel San Francisco’s opioid crisis, judge rules

Placeholder while article actions loadWalgreens helped fuel the opioid epidemic in San Francisco by shipping and dispensing the addictive drugs without proper due diligence, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in what attorneys suing the retailer called a “wake-up call for companies.”U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said Walgreens “substantially contributed” to one of the nation’s deadliest …

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Tom Alberg, who guided Amazon and helped shape modern Seattle into a high-tech hub, dies at 82

Tom Alberg, a business leader with a vision for innovation in the tech world, who backed Amazon with one of its first investment checks at its inception and helped shape numerous companies and civic organizations in Seattle, died Friday at 82 after suffering a stroke last month.Alberg was a co-founder of Madrona Venture Group, which …

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Tucker Carlson just inadvertently helped raise $14,000 for abortion rights

Placeholder while article actions loadHours after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, Tucker Carlson took to the airwaves to rail against companies that would pay for employees’ abortion-travel costs. “They’re against families,” the Fox News host said of the firms on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”But as Carlson was offering his commentary, an image …

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