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February 2017

Road Rules 101 Power’s out: Who has the right-of-way?

With wild winds as much a part of February as chocolates and flowers (longtime Northwesterners remember February for one of the worst "big blows" ever, sinking the Hood Canal Bridge...

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Toilet-clog hacks to try before calling a plumber

If the gross-out factor isn't enough, toilet clogs can flush some serious cash, too. They're a leading cause of home water-loss claims, along with burst pipes and appliance hoses...

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PEMCO Poll reveals a need for speed

Despite our traffic-choked highways, Northwest drivers report they're speeding 15% more than they did just six years ago. Most believe officers have a "ticket-worthy buffer" of 5 mph over the limit...

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Question you asked: Where can I find a defensive-driving class?

If you're 55 or older, you may be able to sign up for a defensive-driving course close to home. Check with your local Department of Motor Vehicles or visit AARP and AAA online. Courses include refreshers...

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