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When Pacific Northwest Banks Printed Their Own Money

These days, it doesn’t matter much whether the $20 bill you’ve got in your wallet was printed in Washington, DC, or Fort Worth, Texas. However, in the early days of the United States, it was […]

CBS Seattle–01/08/2014

Why the carson city mint was abandoned

Why the Carson City Mint Was Abandoned

Carson City is only one of seven cities in the past 200 years to be home to a United States Mint. Compared to metropolises such as Philadelphia, San Francisco and Denver, Carson City, located in northern Nevada, seemed both tiny and in the middle of nowhere. But it had something that the other cities didn’t have — it was sitting next to the Comstock Lode.

CBS Seattle–10/02/2013

If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the sacrifices of combat. (Photo by John Cantlie/Getty Images)

Study: US Government Will Be Paying For Iraq, Afghanistan Wars Over Next 100 Years

If history is any judge, the U.S. government will be paying for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for the next century as service members and their families grapple with the sacrifices of combat.

CBS Seattle–03/19/2013