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High pressure from the North is forcing Hurricane Iselle, with top winds of 85 miles and Hurricane Julio, with winds of 75 mph towards the islands of Hawaii (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Iselle To Give Hawaii First Hurricane In 22 Years

Iselle was supposed to weaken as it slowly trudged west across the Pacific. It didn’t — and now Hawaii is poised to take its first direct hurricane hit in 22 years. Tracking close behind it was Hurricane Julio, which strengthened early Thursday into a Category 2 storm.

CBS Seattle–08/07/2014

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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

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Corporations Just Beginning To Tally Sandy’s Costs

Seattle-based Nordstrom and Issaquah-based Costco expect their November sales to suffer as a result of Superstorm Sandy, one of the most expensive storms in U.S. history.

11/05/2012

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