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International Trips You Can Do In A Weekend

Many international destinations close to home may prove to be a better option than South Beach or Miami. Among the best international trips that can be done in a weekend are the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, Montreal and Vancouver.

01/21/2014

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Island Of Japan’s Tsunami Debris The Size Of Texas Coming To US

An island of debris the size of Texas is floating in the Pacific Ocean heading straight to the United States, a new report states.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

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British Columbia Beachcomber Finds 107-Year-Old Message In Bottle

A man combing a beach south of Tofino last week discovered a glass bottle with a crusted cap containing what turned out to be a message from 107 years ago.

CBS Seattle–09/17/2013

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B.C. Grandma Completes Round-The-World Solo Trip In Sailboat

A 70-year-old retired schoolteacher from England has completed a round-the-world solo trip in a sailboat — starting and ending in Victoria, B.C.

CBS Seattle–07/09/2013

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Canadian Who Flew Pot Into US Gets 10 Years

Just a day after marijuana was legalized in Washington state, a helicopter pilot from British Columbia was sentenced to ten years in prison for flying loads of the drug into the U.S. between 2000 and 2005.

CBS Seattle–11/08/2012

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Police Search For Motive In US-Canada Border Shooting

A Canadian border guard shot in her booth at a busy U.S.-Canada crossing north of Seattle remained hospitalized in stable condition Wednesday as investigators worked to determine the identity and motive of the man who shot her and committed suicide.

CBS Seattle–10/17/2012

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Police: Teen High On LSD Goes Postal On Mailbox

It took three police officers to stop a Canadian teen from fighting a mailbox while he was allegedly high on LSD.

07/27/2012

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Washington, British Columbia to Conduct Earthquake Readiness Exercises

Gov. Chris Gregoire and British Columbia Premier Christy Clark have signed an agreement to conduct a cross-border earthquake readiness exercise this summer.

02/10/2012

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6.4 Earthquake Hits Just Off Vancouver Island

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck Friday afternoon off the coast of British Columbia, and was felt as far south as Seattle, according to The Seattle Times.

09/09/2011