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  • I-5 Traffic Woes In Olympia Again This Weekend

    waroadworkI5Drivers are once again being asked to avoid Interstate 5 in Olympia this weekend as crews finish concrete work on the second half of an aging expansion joint spanning the roadway. Many people took the Washington State Department of Transportation’s advice… Read More +

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  • Millions Expected In Pot Taxes Through 2019

    maryjanemoneyEconomic forecasters are predicting that the state's legal recreational marijuana market is expected to bring in about $636 million to state coffers through the middle of 2019. The forecast by the Economic and Revenue Forecast Council showed that just over $25… Read More +

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  • Morrison's HR In 9th Puts M's Past Angels 3-1

    mariners400Logan Morrison hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that broke a scoreless tie, and the Seattle Mariners boosted their wild-card hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. With just their third win in nine games, the Mariners pulled within one game of the slumping Oakland Athletics for the second AL wild-card spot.

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Burger King Unveils New Fries with Fewer Calories, Less Fat

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_c95d6a4f9a.jpgScott Olson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Burger King is adding a new item to its menu on Tuesday: Satisfries. The new French fries will be sold throughout the U.S. and will have fewer calories and less fat than regular fries. A small serving of Satisfries will have 270 calories and 11 grams of fat compared to a small serving of Burger King's classic fries, which contains 340 calories and 15 grams of fat.

Compared to McDonald's French fries, Satisfries are 30 percent less caloric and have 40 percent less fat, Burger King says. The new fries will be made of mostly the same ingredients as Burger King's classic fries, but will have a "less porous batter to keep out more oil during cooking," reports the Wall Street Journal, citing Eric Hirschhorn, the chief marketing officer for Burger King North America.

To separate itself from Burger King's traditional fries, Satisfries will be crinkle-cut. The new food item will also cost BK customers about 25 cents more, according to the Journal, except in kids' meals.

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