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June 2017

Road Rules 101: Is it legal to cross a double-yellow line to turn left into a driveway?

Oh, my gosh! That guy just turned across a double-yellow line into his driveway. I bet the police could write him a ticket every day. ...Or could they?

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Half of Northwesterners don't own a security alarm. Should they?

With summer vacation itineraries firming up, you might be surprised to find something that isn't: Northwesterners' plans for using a security system to keep their homes safe while they're away...

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When's the last time you replaced your washing machine hoses?

If your answer is, "You mean I have to replace them?" you're not alone. Few of us realize the rubber hoses that come with most washing machines eventually grow brittle and can burst. Since the laundry room is...

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Five cheap, genius hacks to help seniors around the house

If age is making everyday life harder for you or someone you care about these household hacks can help make home a safer, more comfortable place. And they don't come with a big price tag, either...

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Taking the family on a road trip? Here's fuel for thought

It's a decision you face every time you fill up your car: Regular, Midgrade, or Premium. About 76% of us say we opt for Regular because it's the cheapest. But 24% also admit they have no real idea if that's....

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Think it's too late to learn to swim? Nope.

​OK. We understand that in some outdoorsy Northwest circles, telling people you don't know how to swim is like, well, admitting you don't drink coffee. But take heart if you can do little more than splash around...

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