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city (1990 pop. 41,688), King co., W Wash., an industrial suburb of Seattle, on Lake Washington; inc. 1901. It is a freshwater port of entry via the Lake Washington Ship Canal. Its first important industries were coal mining, lumbering, and brickmaking. Railroad cars became important in the 1920s. Today the city has diverse manufactures, including aircraft (Boeing has had a plant there since World War II), trucks, and computer software. The city has a municipal airport, flying schools, and a seaplane base.
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8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, thousands of Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees in Renton, Wash.
Edinburgh's Princes Street is the location for the opening scene of Irvine Welsh's Trainspotting as Renton (Ewan McGregor) and Spud (Ewen Bremner) escape from burly shop security staff.
CRAIG MEIKLE was frustrated by a fine display from the Renton brothers as they snatched a win for Grange.
A Pre-Bid conference will be held in the Conferencing Center, room #726, located on the 7th floor of Renton City Hall on Tuesday, August_18, 2015 at 9:00 AM.
Lee Renton was accused in court of targeting the 79-year-old to fund his heroin addiction.
THE annual Uppers Tournament took place at the Tyneside Badminton Centre weekend with Sarah Renton retaining both her doubles titles from last year.
IF OPINIONS of Ian Renton are many and varied, the one thing everybody can agree on is that in taking the coveted job as the big cheese at Cheltenham racecourse, he is attempting to fill some big and vastly different shoes.
A jury at the City's Crown Court found Anita Renton guilty of nine specimen charges of theft between December 2010 and March last year following a trial.
Anita Renton worked at the city's Queen Elizabeth Hospital until she was arrested earlier this year by West Midlands Police.
Steven Renton was thrown out of Bristol Rovers' Memorial Stadium halfway through a match in March.
Tara Renton of King's College London has come up with an alternative way of analysing functional MRI scans called arterial spin labelling (ASL) to measure how much oxygenated blood is flowing through particular areas.
Renton as the company's new vice president in charge of property management.