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Microsoft To Build New Data Center In Iowa

Gov. Terry Branstad joined with local officials to announce Microsoft’s so-called “Project Alluvion,” which is expected to total more than $1.1 billion and create more than 80 full-time jobs.

CBS Seattle–04/21/2014

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Dead Candidate Wins Election In Des Moines

A candidate who died in August won election Tuesday to a water district commission in Des Moines with 71 percent of the vote.

CBS Seattle–11/06/2013

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Two Injured In South King County Marina Fire

Firefighters say a boat fire on Puget Sound that injured two people spread from one fiberglass hull to another until 12 vessels were destroyed or damaged.

1090 The Fan–06/24/2013

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Best Places to Buy ‘Living’ Christmas Trees

If you want to celebrate a green Christmas, you might think about purchasing a “living” Christmas tree. Kept potted for the holidays, you can transition the tree to your yard (or donate it to be planted elsewhere). Here are some local places where you can find a tree and do good for the environment.

12/02/2012

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Dance for Parkinson’s Kicks Off its Fourth Year in Puget Sound

Dance for Parkinson’s inspires those living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to explore the benefits of dance and movement with others. This year, Seattle welcomes a visit from David Leventhal of Mark Morris Dance in New York.

09/24/2012

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Guide to Rosh Hashanah Services in Seattle 2012

Rosh Hashanah marks the start of a new year in the Hebrew calendar. It’s beginning of High Holy Days and a celebratory time! Blow the shofar! Dip an apple in some honey for a sweet year ahead. And head to synagogue on September 16 and 17. Here’s where you can find services in the Puget Sound area.

08/28/2012

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Best of This Weekend in Seattle August 24 – 26

There’s no end to fun and entertainment during summer in Seattle! From cultural festivals to maritime fun, music, art, local brews and family activities! Check them all out here!

08/24/2012

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Best Seattle Summer Parades

Everyone loves a parade! That must be why there are so many along the streets of Puget Sound this summer! Find a spot, wave a flag and cheer! Here are some of our favorites.

07/17/2012

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Guide to Seafair Community Events July 17 – 22

Carnivals, food and wine, art and entertainment… Seafair brings Seattle communities together all summer long! Here are some of the festivals and fun happening in your neighborhood!

07/17/2012

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Best Puget Sound Summer Wine and Beer Festivals

Washington is ‘on the map’ for wine and craft beer connoisseurs! Since we’ve got local wineries and breweries in our own back yard, why not celebrate them? Here are some of our favorite Puget Sound summer wine and beer festivals!

07/11/2012

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