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49ers’ Gore Fined $10,500 By NFL For Wearing Socks Too Low

The San Francisco 49ers running back was fined $10,500 by the NFL on Wednesday after he wore his socks too low in Sunday’s NFC championship game at Atlanta, a uniform violation. It marked the second time he was fined this season.

01/24/2013

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Best Green School Supply Shopping in Puget Sound

It’s time to shop for back to school, but you want to be environmentally friendly and eco-conscious about it. Here are some Northwest companies doing their best to make back to school fun for kids, and easy on the environment.

08/02/2012

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WA Legislature OKs ‘Tire Socks’ for Snow Traction

Tire socks are fabric covers that slip over wheels to give drivers better traction in the snow. They originated in Scandinavia and now they may roll on Washington highways.

03/02/2012

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Mount Rainier Snowshoer Burned Money for Warmth

A snowshoer who was lost in a blizzard for two days on Washington state’s Mount Rainier said he stayed alive by digging out a snow tunnel and burning his paper money for warmth.

01/17/2012

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Snowshoer Lost In Blizzard Burns Money, Socks To Keep Warm

A snowshoer who was lost in a blizzard for two days on Washington state’s Mount Rainier said he burned his paper money for warmth.

01/17/2012