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Incredible Diamonds Just Found in Africa

Diamonds have long been the world’s most precious gemstones, admired universally for their strength and beauty. And while the stone in your engagement ring or diamond necklace may be millions of years old, the odds […]

CBS Seattle–02/10/2014

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The History Of The Coin Flip

People all over the world resolve arguments and make decisions using the time-honored tradition of flipping a coin, but did you ever wonder how the practice started? It turns out that there’s not a whole lot of information out there about the origins of the coin flip, but here’s what we know…

11/18/2013

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The New Reverse Proof Gold American Buffalo Is Setting Records

This year, coin collectors are celebrating the release of the American Buffalo one-ounce gold reverse proof coin. Struck in 99.99% fine, 24-karat gold at the United States Mint at West Point, this beautiful coin has […]

CBS Seattle–08/20/2013

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Gov Gregoire Meeting With Feds Over Marijuana Law

Washington state Gov. Chris Gregoire will meet with Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Tuesday to discuss the state’s recent passage of a measure to legalize and tax the sale of marijuana for recreational use.

11/12/2012

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Best Halloween Costume Shops for the Budget

Saturday, October 13 is National Costume Swap Day for kids! There are some local places helping you donate your ‘old’ costumes and find ‘new’ ones! Plus great vintage shops with swaps for moms and dads, too!

10/03/2012

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Best Consignment Stores for Kids’ Clothes in Seattle

If you’re kids are getting bigger, but your wallet is not, perhaps a consignment store is the way to go. Saving you money, and still offering the brand names that kids know and love, shopping can be fun for everyone! Plus you can bring in your kids’ outgrown items for cash or credit. Here are some of our favorites.

08/27/2012

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Best Vinyl Record Stores in Seattle

Seattle loves their old school vinyl records. With Record Store Day just around the corner, we thought we’d share some of our favorite LP and 45 spot around the Sound.

04/20/2012

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Best ‘Blast From the Past’ Vintage Stores

Feeling a bit nostalgic? Want to take your kids or grandkids to see what fun was like when you were a youngster? Check out these shops in Seattle, where toys, games, music and treats are just like you remember.

04/18/2012

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Need a New Bike? Seattle Bike Swap is This Weekend

The Seattle Bike Swap, now in its 17th year, is a bike bargain hunter’s paradise with up to 100 vendors under the same roof! Expect great deals on new and used bike-related goods, from complete bikes to small parts. You never know exactly what vendors will bring to sell and what treasures you will find.

02/08/2012

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