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State Liquor Sales Growing

Washington liquor sales are showing signs of continued strength after the state moved to a privatized system. State figures released Tuesday show that sales by volume were up 12 percent in August compared to the year earlier. That increase came despite prices being up 10 percent. Tax revenue was also up by about $4 million in the month.

CBS Seattle–10/10/2012

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12-Year Old Redmond Boy Accidentally Hangs Himself

King County Sheriff’s spokeswoman, Cindi West, says a child accidentally fatally hung himself while using a homemade zip line.

09/26/2012

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Guide to Seafair’s 42nd Annual Denny’s Seafair Milk Carton Derby

Boats made of milk cartons that float? With people aboard! Aye, aye! It’s the 42nd annual Seafair Milk Carton Derby at Green Lake on July 14. Still thinking about entering a boat? Registration is open until 11:59pm on July 12!

07/09/2012

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Guide to Seattle Tattoo Expo

The 2012 Seattle Tattoo Expo is just around the corner, Friday – Sunday, August 10 – 12. With lectures, featured artists, tattoos and piercings and contests, it’s the place to be if you are thinking of getting a new tattoo.

06/28/2012

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Guide to Seattle Restaurant Week

Seattle Restaurant Week is coming back to serve up three-courses for $28 at your favorite restaurants April 8 – 13, and 16 – 19! Sunday night through Thursday nights never tasted so good!

03/14/2012

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Valentine and Un-Valentine Events for Singles in Puget Sound

Thinking about an Anti-Valentine’s Day this year? Don’t sit at home…. get out and mingle at one of these Puget Sound singles Valentine and Un-Valentine events!

02/10/2012

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Valentine Fun With Kids in Seattle Feb 10 -14

Whether it’s baking up a tasty Valentine treat, a train ride, a dance party or fun with animals, Seattle’s got all the best Valentine activities for you and your kids! Here are some of our favorites.

02/08/2012

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Best Weekend Events Around the Sound February 10 – 12

Grab the kids, and your sweetheart, and head out for a weekend filled with fun around Puget Sound. Point Defiance Zoo’s Valentine Celebration, NW Flower and Garden Show, CulturalFest and more.

02/08/2012

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A Floral Symphony: NW Flower and Garden Show Comes to Seattle

Since 1989, the Northwest Flower and Garden show has been bringing gardening enthusiasts from around the Northwest flock to this annual celebration, held in the beautiful Washington State Convention Center. The show runs from February 8 -12, and it’s the second-largest garden show in the US!

02/06/2012

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West Side Story Comes to the Paramount

It’s the 55th anniversary of the musical that changed theater forever.

01/04/2012

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