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Monthly Archives: October 2009

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Previous estimates have been that 25,000 to 30,000 people in the valley could lose their homes in a major flood but “the number of people who may have to be evacuated could be somewhere on the order of 200,000 to 300,000 if it occurs during the day when people are at work (and at) businesses,” said Hillman Mitchell, Tukwila’s emergency management director.

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White House releases first broad look at stimulus-funded employment, focusing on $150 billion in spending. But skeptics question the number and quality of the jobs..

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The State of Washington’s Insurance Commissioner’s proposal regarding a state-run, flood insurance program would probably hurt the insurance market and policy holders throughout the state, the Property Casualty Insurers Association of American said in a response.

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Halloween can be a risky time for mishaps, trips and falls, car accidents, and pranks gone wrong. If someone hurts themselves on your property, you can be legally held liable if they file a claim. Using common sense can save you more than meets the eye when inviting strangers onto your property and handing out candy.

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There is a good chance that this week, retail gasoline will surpass peak summer prices reached just over four months ago during the driving season when prices are usually at their highest.

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The proposed two-year levy, on Tuesday’s ballot, could be renewed every couple of years to build follow-up routes, until as many as 20 bike and pedestrian routes crisscross the whole city, Mayor Joan McGilton said.

The movement of bike-riders in the Seattle area can be considered a response to a failing economy and rising prices in energy. Surely a biking lifestyle can save spending extra on your insurance premium for heavy driving habits.

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With a target launch date in 2010, the fuel efficient, city buzzer Fiat/Chrysler 500 will hit the US by storm.

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Obama said current initiatives would make it easier for smaller community banks to provide credit to small businesses, which have been hard-hit by the financial crisis.

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A quake similar to the large earthquake of 2001, which we all experienced here in the Pacific Northwest, could easily cause the collapse of the fragile Alaska Way Viaduct and the disintegration of the downtown waterfront area because of loose soil near the waterfront and under the roads.

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