Redmond http://www.kplu.org en Census: Redmond has highest commuter population boost in U.S. http://www.kplu.org/post/census-redmond-has-highest-commuter-population-boost-us <p>During the business day, the city of Redmond, Wash. sees the nation’s biggest spike in population, according U.S. Census data.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://blogs.seattletimes.com/fyi-guy/2013/06/03/census-redmond-has-largest-daytime-population-surge-in-u-s/">The Seattle Times revealed </a>that commuters increase Redmond’s population by 111.4 percent—the biggest increase seen in cities with a population of 50,000 or greater. The city has a population of 55,150.</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 17:27:04 +0000 KPLU News Staff 8984 at http://www.kplu.org Census: Redmond has highest commuter population boost in U.S. Nintendo 3DS launch could be good for local headquarters http://www.kplu.org/post/nintendo-3ds-launch-could-be-good-local-headquarters <p>Nintendo&rsquo;s handheld 3D game player hits shelves this weekend. Analysts expect it to mean big things for the company, which has its U.S. headquarters in Redmond.</p><p> Sat, 26 Mar 2011 04:06:40 +0000 Charla Bear 1080 at http://www.kplu.org Nintendo 3DS launch could be good for local headquarters Five dead in Redmond fire http://www.kplu.org/post/five-dead-redmond-fire <p><i>Updated Jan. 1 at 8:54 </i><i>p.m</i><i>.</i></p><p>Authorities in Redmond say five people - four of them children - have been killed in an apartment fire early Saturday.</p><p>Police spokesman Officer Matt Peringer&nbsp;says a 32-year-old man died and a woman was taken to a hospital. The children, four boys, were aged 11 and younger, according to The Seattle Times.&nbsp;</p><p>Residents of 12 apartments were evacuated and taken to temporary housing.</p> Sun, 02 Jan 2011 05:32:04 +0000 The Associated Press & KPLU News Staff 453 at http://www.kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines http://www.kplu.org/post/wednesday-mornings-headlines-2 <p><em>The state will investigate Seattle police actions; a faster 520 for commuters; and bridge toll plan under fire.</em></p><p> Wed, 08 Dec 2010 13:46:01 +0000 KPLU News Staff 308 at http://www.kplu.org Wednesday morning's headlines