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  • To help keep your personal data private, think of it in personal terms

    According to a recent University of Phoenix cybersecurity survey of 2,012 Americans, nearly 43 percent have experienced a personal data breach in the past three years.

  • January is worst month for carbon monoxide poisoning

    Carbon monoxide poisoning is just as deadly, but unlike smoke or fire, you can’t always see.

  • The busiest locks in the country (ours) needs money for improvements

    The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks turned 100 last year. This year, they're asking for money for what they say are much-needed improvements.

  • Crane overturns on northbound I-5 near Southcenter, backing up traffic for miles

    TUKWILA, Wash. — A crane overturned on northbound Interstate 5 near Southcenter on Wednesday morning, backing up traffic for 4.5 hours. The crash happened at 7 a.m., and crews  shut down all northbound lanes at 9:45 a.m. to move the crane. They gradually began opening lanes around 10 a.m., and just before 11:30 a.m., they began the process of moving the crane. The Washington State Patrol says a 100,000-pound mobile crane lost control and crashed causing part of the crane to end […]

  • Cyber Monday is overtaking Black Friday as shoppers’ favorite day

    SEATTLE — Black Friday is fast approaching and there are new studies about one of the biggest shopping days of the year. The first comes from Washington State University, which shed some light on who from the Northwest will head to the malls and who’s staying home.   In the survey, WSU found: 65 percent of people in the Northwest will skip Black Friday shopping 65 percent said they’ll be shopping online As for why, most told pollsters that they don’t […]

  • Soda

    WA Kids are drinking less sugary drinks, but there’s more work to be done

    SEATTLE — “Sugary drinks are, and added sugar in general, are the new tobacco.” That’s Dr. Jim Krieger talking about the problem he sees with soda and other sugar-laden drinks. Here in Washington, and especially King County, things are looking down, and that’s a good thing. A new survey shows consumption of sugary drinks in public schools in the county is down Krieger is executive director of Healthy Food America and the former chief of the Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention […]

  • Thurston County school apologizes after Confederate flag was held at Veterans Day assembly

    TUMWATER, Wash. — A local school district is apologizing for what it says was a mistake after a Confederate flag was used during a Veterans Day ceremony. It happened at Bush Middle School in the Tumwater School District. The school says students held up 14 different flags from American history. One of the kids who held up the Confederate flag was a student of color. The school says that was a mistake and wasn’t supposed to happen. In a statement […]

  • Technology could be keeping some young adults from finally leaving home

    More signs of delayed adulthood from the U.S. Census Bureau. A report shows that right now, more than a third of younger Americans are living with one or both of their parents. That translates to about 24 million people aged 18 to 34. The Census Bureau also found out that more young adults lived with their parents that with a spouse. Looking at this infographic provided by the bureau, it shows how these numbers have increased from 2005 to 2015. […]

  • Shortening power outages: Seattle City Light has a plan

    If you haven’t seen a transformer blow up, it’s pretty impressive. As we head into storm season here in the Pacific Northwest, it’s likely that at some point over the next few months, we’ll see at least one strong storm. So, what happens when the sparks fly at a substation? Seattle City Light is getting ready and Monday they showed us how. The storms we typically see sweeping through Western Washington head our way from Alaska. They can knock down […]

  • Indigenous Peoples’ Day: A generational fight for recognition and understanding

    For the third year, Seattle celebrated Indigenous Peoples Day in typical Seattle Style -- with a march through downtown.

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