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Tax-day procrastinators: 2 Postal Service locations open late today to take your forms

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:47

The U.S. Postal Service is keeping two south Sound locations open late to collect federal tax forms from last-minute filers.

Hotels woo guests to book directly online with discounts

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

In this Wednesday, March 23, 2016, photo, floor projection flowers and a waterfall greet guests at the Marriott Hotel in Richmond, Va. Hotels are getting more aggressive in their fight to get travelers to book reservations directly with them instead of through online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline. When Marriott launched its member-only rates in March, its global marketing officer, Karin Timpone, said the rates were to reward loyalty. “We also want to help dispel the myth that other travel websites offer better rates for our hotels. The simple fact is that you will find the lowest rates across our portfolio when you join Marriott Rewards and book direct,” Timpone said. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)NEW YORK (AP) — Hotels are getting more aggressive in their fight to get travelers to book reservations directly with them instead of through online travel agencies such as Expedia and Priceline.


Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

NEW YORK (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league’s best defense. Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting Monday to become the first noncenter to win the award in consecutive seasons since Dennis Rodman in 1989-90 and […]
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Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

NEW YORK (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league’s best defense. Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting Monday to become the first noncenter to win the award in consecutive seasons since Dennis Rodman in 1989-90 and […]
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Kawhi Leonard repeats as NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:38

NEW YORK (AP) — Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league’s best defense. Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting Monday to become the first noncenter to win the award in consecutive seasons since Dennis Rodman in 1989-90 and […]

US homebuilder sentiment held steady in April

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:37

U.S. homebuilders’ confidence held steady in April, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday was unchanged at 58. It hasn’t budged in three months. Readings above 50 indicate more builders […]
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US homebuilder sentiment held steady in April

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:37

U.S. homebuilders’ confidence held steady in April, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday was unchanged at 58. It hasn’t budged in three months. Readings above 50 indicate more builders […]
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US homebuilder sentiment held steady in April

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:37

U.S. homebuilders’ confidence held steady in April, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Monday was unchanged at 58. It hasn’t budged in three months. Readings above 50 indicate more builders […]

Washington state retailer re-opens after devastating fire - Furniture Today

Washington State News Wire - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:22

Furniture Today

Washington state retailer re-opens after devastating fire
Furniture Today
COLVILLE, Wash. — It has been a long, tragic haul, but Saundra's Furniture here finally reopened a permanent showroom at the same location devastated by a fire just over three years ago. The 28,000-sq.-ft., two-level showroom features a “department ...

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Fresh music acts added to Big Weekend music full festival line-up

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:16

Mumford and SonsMumford and Sons, The Weeknd and Iggy Azalea are among some of the latest acts confirmed to join Coldplay as part of Radio 1's Big Weekend music festival next month.


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White Pass - 4/18/2016 5:58:16 AM

White Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:06
White Pass US12
4/18/2016 5:58:16 AM

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Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available. A traffic light is directing traffic through a single lane near the repaired areas both east and west of the pass. Drivers can expect delays at the signals. Scheduled seasonal weather reporting has ended for this season. Should incidents or adverse weather occur, this page will be updated as information becomes available.

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Satus Pass - 4/18/2016 5:54:40 AM

Satus Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:06
Satus Pass US97
4/18/2016 5:54:40 AM

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Stevens Pass - 4/18/2016 5:57:34 AM

Stevens Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:06
Stevens Pass US2
4/18/2016 5:57:34 AM

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Blewett Pass - 4/18/2016 5:43:53 AM

Blewett Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:06
Blewett Pass US97
4/18/2016 5:43:53 AM

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Snoqualmie Pass - 4/18/2016 5:46:37 AM

Snoqualmie Pass Report - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:06
Snoqualmie Pass I-90
4/18/2016 5:46:37 AM

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Insomniac Games to release a trio of VR games in 2016

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:05

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Insomniac Games is ratcheting up its work in virtual reality. The developer best known for the “Resistance” and “Ratchet & Clank” franchises is set to release three VR games for the recently released Oculus Rift system in 2016. After four years in development, the Oculus Rift began shipping to consumers March […]
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Insomniac Games to release a trio of VR games in 2016

Seattle Seahawks - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:05

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Insomniac Games is ratcheting up its work in virtual reality. The developer best known for the “Resistance” and “Ratchet & Clank” franchises is set to release three VR games for the recently released Oculus Rift system in 2016. After four years in development, the Oculus Rift began shipping to consumers March […]
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Insomniac Games to release a trio of VR games in 2016

Seattle Times Headlines - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:05

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Insomniac Games is ratcheting up its work in virtual reality. The developer best known for the “Resistance” and “Ratchet & Clank” franchises is set to release three VR games for the recently released Oculus Rift system in 2016. After four years in development, the Oculus Rift began shipping to consumers March […]

Here's Guy Fieri Living His Best Life at Coachella

Yahoo! Music News - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:05

Here's Guy Fieri Living His Best Life at CoachellaThe first weekend of the cultural zeitgeist that is Coachella concluded last night, and guess who was there living it up and snapping selfies galore? That's right, flaxen-haired culinary icon of our time Guy Fieri.


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Greece readies key draft laws on creditor-mandated reforms

NBA - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 21:04

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s left-led government will present in Parliament “in coming days” key draft legislation on cutbacks that creditors have demanded and that austerity-weary unions have pledged to fight with strikes. The draft bills on pension and income tax reform are among measures under negotiation between Athens and its bailout creditors — European […]
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