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Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?

When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?

03/03/2014

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5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have Missed

Who doesn’t want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.

03/03/2014

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Tax Tips For Retirees

With careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.

03/03/2014

Investors fear the disappearance of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox website could spell doom for the Internet currency. (Getty Images)

Loss Of Bitcoin Exchange Website Threatens The Online Currency

Disappearance of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox website could spell doom for the Internet currency.

02/25/2014

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (L), Canelo Alvarez (R) (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mayweather And Alvarez Fight For The Soul Of Boxing

Alvarez and Mayweather are fighting at a catch-weight of 152 pounds, which, if you’re looking for an edge, would probably point to Alvarez, the naturally larger man. But Mayweather has a way of making larger men look small.

09/13/2013

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$24K Girl Scout Cookie Order Turns Out To Be Hoax

An order placed with two Girl Scout troops for 6,000 boxes of the organization’s signature cookies was revealed to be a hoax.

03/18/2013

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Money Stolen From Homeless Shelter’s Locked Safes

housands of dollars is missing from two locked safes at a homeless shelter in Anchorage.

01/01/2013

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Big Names And Big Money Define This Year’s Elections

This has been the year of big names and big money for Washington’s election. A record $157 million has poured into state-level races, including funds from Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Rick Steves and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos.

11/05/2012

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Gay Marriage Supporters Raised $1.7M in August

According to filings posted this week, Washington United for Marriage has raised a total of $7.4 million in its campaign, compared to the more than $525,000 raised by Preserve Marriage Washington, which is trying to overturn the new law.

09/12/2012

WA Rep. Mike Armstrong; credit: www.leg.wa.gov

WA State Politicians Draw from Excess Campaign Cash

With their excess campaign cash, politicians in Washington state often return money to donors, forward it to their political party, or donate it to charity. Some, however, decide to use the funds for other things: alcohol, iPads or auto repairs.

08/27/2012

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