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May 2017

Road Rules 101: When turning left onto a four-lane road, is it legal to turn directly into the outside lane?

You see people do it all the time – turning left at an intersection and heading directly for the outside lane. Are they breaking the law or just being efficient by saving themselves a lane change la...

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Older water heaters can cause a flood of problems

Water heaters, apparently, age in dog years. A recent report by Angie's List pegs their lifespan at just eight to 12 years. ​​ ​That means a lot of us own water heaters that have outlived their tru...

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Update your video inventory as part of spring cleaning

Ah, does anything feel quite as good as cleaning out your closet and donating things you no longer use to someone who really needs them? Well, maybe one thing. Once everything is tidy and in its ...

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Think you could spot a money pit?

If your family is shopping for a new home this spring, you might want to invest in a good pair of coveralls. That's because, to get an edge in this roaring sellers' market, many Northwest homebuye...

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Car hacks even your mechanic doesn't know

Oh, we're not talking about tricks and tips for oil changes and tire rotations. We mean the clever, crafty stuff that makes you go, "Cool – I never would have thought of that!" Here are 10 of our favorites:...

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Best cars for older drivers

Now that muddy boots season is finally over, you may be thinking it's time to put a new (or new-to-you) car in the garage. U.S. News and World Report assembled a concise list showcasing cars (in a varie...

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