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  • Befair Man Wins Lottery

    lotterywinnerRonnie Compton Plans to Put Mom First Following a $200,000 Washington’s Lottery Win. Compton of Belfair recently won a top prize of $200,000 playing Washington’s Lottery “Super Cash” Scratch. Compton was making his way home from work on Thursday… Read More +

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  • Officer Chases Suspect Who Shot Him

    churchAuthorities say an officer in Washington state who had been shot in the leg by a suspect got back into his patrol car and pursued the fleeing man. The King County Investigative Response Team says Duvall police Sgt. Michael DeBock, an… Read More +

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  • Mariners Rout Angels 13-2

    mariners newsMike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night. The Mariners haven't been to the postseason since 2001, when they won 116 games under manager Lou Piniella and tied the major league mark set by the 1906 Chicago Cubs.

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Markets Slide Lower; Home Builder's Index Rises

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_67f6de3972.jpgBen Hider/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A string of lackluster earnings reports on Tuesday pushed the markets down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 32.41 points at 15,451.85. The Nasdaq Composite gave up 8.99 points, closing at 3,598.50. The S&P 500 lost six points to finish the session at 1,676.26.

Shares of Coca-Cola dropped 1.9 percent after the company reported a weak second-quarter.

General Motors' global sales grew almost four percent in the first half of the year, on pace to top last year's numbers.
 
Meanwhile, it's a good time to be in home construction. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index jumped to 57 this month, up from 51 in June. This month the index hit its highest point since January of 2006, well before the housing market collapsed.  A reading above 50 is considered positive.
 
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