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We won't see this plane thunder over our heads this July
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Sequestration Cuts Air Force Raptors From 2013 Water Follies

Since early March, reports have been filtering in from the Department of Defense about Air Force and Navy demonstration teams cutting performances at airshows this year due to the sequester budget cuts...

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These guys have nothing on our staff reactions to March Madness!
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Are You a March Madness “Bracketeer?”

We don't know if anybody else refers to them this way, but we thought it was kind of fun.

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Why You Should Beware of Tax-Refund Loans

It takes at least a few days, sometimes longer, to receive your refund after you've filed your taxes with the IRS. Some people, though, just can't seem to wait. This almost certainly is a bad decision.

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5 Excellent Networking Sites to Help You Find Jobs

As soon as you knew you wanted (or needed) a new job, you got on Facebook and let all your friends and connections there know what you could do and that you were available, right? You probably also went straight to LinkedIn and quickly made a profile there so people could find the awesomely productive employee that is you. But the phone didn’t start ringing.

That’s not because networking online for a job doesn’t work, it’s because you have to find all the places where you can make the Internet work for you.

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Felix Hernandez Reportedly Agrees to $175 Million Contract with Seattle Mariners

The King will be back in the building for the rest of the decade! Hopefully. According to the Seattle Mariners, the deal is not complete, but USA TODAY Sports is reporting that the Seattle Mariners and Felix Hernandez have agreed to a seven-year, $175 million contract, making him the highest-paid pitcher in baseball history.

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White House doesn't refute trillion dollar coin rumor
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White House Refuses to Deny Rumor of $1 TRILLION Dollar Coin!

A trillion dollar coin?  Really?

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DEA warns Northwest residents about agent scam
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DEA Warns of Special Agent Impersonators

The Drug Enforcement Agency in Seattle has issued a warning to Northwest residents about a dangerous scam.

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Black Friday Tri-Cities: Good Luck Finding Parking Spot!

We found out first-hand, Black Friday is crazy.

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Credit Availability Is Up, but Credit Usage Is Down — Dollars and Sense

The American family is becoming a cash-only business.

The latest statistics indicates that while there has been a substantial increase in the amount of available consumer credit, people are simply not utilizing the convenience of credit cards to make their purchases.

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Halloween A Chance To Teach Children About ‘Taxes’ [VIDEO]

Halloween a good lesson in...taxes?   Just ask comedian Tim Slagle!

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Credit Card Delinquencies Reach 11-Year Low — Dollars and Sense

These days more credit card customers are paying their bills on time than they have over the course of the last decade.

A report released earlier today by the American Bankers Association indicates that delinquencies on credit cards are currently at an 11-year low, with only 2.93 percent of credit accounts reported past due by 30 days or more. These figures come in substantially under the 3.91 percent 15-year average.

So, what’s with all of the newfound responsibility?

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