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New Philly Prohibition Exhibit Coming to Seattle

A hatchet used to bust up saloons, the verdict sheet from Al Capone’s trial, and lawman Eliot Ness’ sworn oath of office are among the more sobering artifacts in a new exhibit documenting the driest period in US history that is traveling from Philly to Seattle.

11/11/2012

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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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Guide to Veteran’s Day Events and Observances in Puget Sound

A parade, making a card, running a 5K… there are many ways we can show our appreciation to our American Veterans. Here are some fun events for active and retired military and their families to celebrate with us on Veteran’s Day.

10/24/2012

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Troopers: Washington Drivers Tops in Seat Belt Use

A federal survey suggests that Washington state has the highest use of seat belts among drivers in the country.

10/13/2012

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State’s Minimum Wage Will Rise in 2013

Washington state’s minimum wage is increasing 15 cents to $9.19 per hour starting in January, 2013.

09/29/2012

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Guide to National Public Lands Day in WA

National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 29, is a fee-free entrance day to many federal public lands and national parks! Enjoy an outing, or stay closer to home and volunteer with the o

09/26/2012

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Bellingham Residents Want Costco to Post Shopping Hours for Americans

A Facebook page that asks the Costco in Bellingham, WA to create a ‘special time just for Americans’ has created a stir in the Canadian and US media.

08/14/2012

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New WA State Forever Stamp Arrives Friday

The Postal Service will hold a ceremony Friday in the Capitol Rotunda to introduce the new Washington state forever stamp. The stamp is part of the last set of 10 stamps in the Flags of Our Nation series.

08/14/2012

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Baumgartner – A US Senate Candidate in a Hurry

Senate hopeful Michael Baumgartner doesn’t so much speak as blurt out a torrent of words. A Republican who is seeking the nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, Baumgartner, 36, is clearly a man in a hurry.

07/14/2012

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