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  • JROTC Drill & Rifle Meet 2015

    JROTC fr31 Shelton High School NNDCC cadets participated in the JROTC Drill & Rifle Meet held at Rogers High School in Puyallup, Saturday, January 24. This was the third of four meets held each year to determine division championship. Eight schools from… Read More +

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  • Budget Agreement For ARC

    ARC dealA final agreement on the wording of a Letter of Intent for the Accountability and Restitution Center (ARC) was reached Wednesday between the Thurston County Commissioners and the Thurston County Sheriff. An agreement on the budget numbers took place last week.… Read More +

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  • Seattle Storm Trade

    seatte stormThe Seattle Storm have traded Camille Little and Shekinna Stricklen to the Connecticut Sun for the third and 15th picks in the upcoming WNBA draft and Renee Montgomery. The Storm already have the No. 1 pick. Connecticut is trying to regroup from the loss of rookie of the year Chiney Ogwumike, who is sidelined for at least six months after having microfracture surgery

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Royal Baby Promises to Boost England’s Economy

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_22627b7015.jpgiStockphoto(LONDON) -- England's tourism industry is happily awaiting the soon-to-be royal baby as the Duchess of Cambridge prepares to give birth. Proceeds from tourism and product sales related to the birth are expected to pump nearly $400 million dollars into the British economy, ABC's Bianna Golodryga reports.

Experts are predicting that $90 million alone will be spent on some three million bottles of champagne purchased to toast the baby's birth.

“It's very important for the economy, because it generates a lot of people coming to this country, particularly from America, that are fascinated with anything to do with the royal family,” said Steve Margo with the Athenaeum Hotel, which is right across the street from Buckingham Palace.

“From a business point of view, the Royal family is one of our best exports,” Margo added.

Margo said that more than two thirds of the Athenaeum Hotel’s guests come from The United States, and he expects a large number of guest this summer are coming specifically because of the royal baby, hoping that they’ll be able get a glance.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

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PNSN1 - UPDATE: Mag:2.7, 4.9 km (3.0 mi) ENE - Kirkland, Wa, Depth 19km, 2015/01/29 17:37:UTC V2 #uw60951447 is.gd/8y5v12

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wsdot_sw - SR-4, Bunker Hill, WA, circa 1928, work for half-bridge. Visit Flickr for recent pics. bit.ly/1BuLtfr #TBT pic.twitter.com/zR5QmncMZv

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waEMD - A 3.0 quake hit the Kirkland area at 9:37am today. Depth 2.46 miles. Reports people feeling the quake but no damage is.gd/8y5v12

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WashingtonSRC - Via @ubnews state's lenient DUI laws are 'difficult to believe.' Sen. Padden serious in efforts to change that ow.ly/Iapvs #waleg

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