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  • Small Quake Near Belfair

    earthqakebelfairA magnitude 3.5 earthquake shook the Belfair area shortly after 4:00 a.m. Monday. Dispatchers said there are no reports of damage so far but people in Bremerton reported feeling the quake on the U.S. Geological Survey website. People also took to… Read More +

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  • $50 Million: Cost of WA Wildfires

    helicoptercarlsonThe cost of fighting this season's wildfires in Washington, including the largest one in the state's history, has crossed the $50 million mark. Bolstered by the nearly 400-square-mile wildfire in north-central Washington, this year's wildfire season has been widespread, with dozens… Read More +

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  • Lynch's Absence Means Opportunities In Seattle

    seahawks blueThe absence of Marshawn Lynch from Seattle Seahawks training camp means opportunity for Robert Turbin and Christine Michael. Turbin and Michael were already going to get the bulk of the work during the preseason with Lynch being prepped for the grind of the regular season. But with Lynch holding out, Turbin and Michael are getting a greater opportunity to show they can handle the load.

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Tesla Model S Outselling Competitors in California

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_0567ee946c.jpgPhoto by Mark Von Holden/WireImage (NEW YORK) -- Despite being criticized for its high costs, the Tesla Model S car outsold a number of notable vehicle manufacturers in California for the first half of 2013. According to Slate, Tesla cornered 0.6 percent of the light-duty vehicle market in California for the first six months of the year.

That figure represents more vehicles than were sold in that same time span by Buick, Fiat, Land Rover, Lincoln or Mitsubishi. In the last month of data, Tesla also outsold Cadillac, Chrysler and Porsche.

Even more impressive than the numbers themselves is that Tesla is competing with, and in many cases outselling, companies that sell multiple different cars. Tesla currently only has the Model S in production.

Slate points out that California residents have purchased an unprecedented high number of hybrid vehicles, making the state somewhat different from the rest of the U.S. Pure electric vehicles outsold plug-in hybrids largely due to Tesla's sales totals.

The Tesla Model S has a base price of $63,750 after a federal rebate, but has outsold its competitors in the high-luxury class nationally.

Copyright 2013 ABC News Radio

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