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Wind and Rain Pummel Pacific Northwest

Rain and wind pounded Washington and Oregon on Monday, flooding streets, toppling large trucks, cutting power to more than 20,000 people and causing at least one death.

11/19/2012

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Best Holiday Pet Events in Puget Sound

Don’t forget your furry family members this holiday season. Whether it’s bringing home a special pet, or having a picture with Santa, there are lots of fun activities for your four-legged friends this time of year!

11/19/2012

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Guide to Hanukkah Events for the Whole Family

“Hanukkah oh Hanukkah! Come light the menorah! Let’s have a party… We’ll all dance the horah….” so the Festival of Lights song goes. Seattle has wonderful community celebrations for you and your family. Here are some of our favorites!

11/19/2012

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Guide to Santa Trains in Puget Sound

All aboard! There are some fun adventures this holiday season for you and your kids! Take a ride on a Santa train, or play conductor at Winterfest’s Toy Train and Village! Here’s what’s happening…

11/17/2012

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Handel’s “Messiah” Performances in Puget Sound

For some, nothing says Christmas quite like the Hallelujah Chorus. Fortunately, the Sound is filled with music from Handel’s Messiah this year, including Sing and Play Alongs, and a unique ballet and opera performance. Here are some of our favorites.

11/17/2012

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Best Holiday Gingerbread Events in Puget Sound

From Snohomish to Tacoma, the sweet smell of gingerbread fills the air! From baking and decorating, to viewing whole villages, here’s where everything gingerbread is happening this holiday season!

11/15/2012

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Best Performances of ‘A Christmas Carol’ in Seattle

Bah-Humbug. We know it’s Scrooge who says that phrase, and thank goodness he comes to believe in the magic of Christmas. See Charles Dicken’s tale come to life this season at one of these Puget Sound theatres!

11/15/2012

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Guide to ‘The Sound of Music’ in Puget Sound

Maria, the Captain and all the Von Trapp Family Singers will delight you and your family this holiday season. Whether it’s a stage performance, or a sing-along with Julie Andrews on the big screen, here’s where you can yodel with the goat herders in Seattle!

11/15/2012

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Amazon’s New Kindle Fire HD – How Does it Stack Up?

Seattle based Amazon.com Inc. started shipping a larger version of its Kindle Fire HD tablet computer on Thursday. Here’s a look at how it compares with the iPad and other tablets with similar screens.

11/15/2012

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State’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 8.2 Percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent and the state netted a gain of 6,700 jobs last month, state officials said Thursday.

11/15/2012

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