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July 21, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Daily Rant & Rave: Hey DIY’ers, knock it off with the power tools

RAVE To my honest friend who discovered after a recent trip to Costco that she hadn’t been charged for an item in the lower basket and contacted Costco to give them the $17.49 she should have paid. We should all be this honest. RANT To my neighbors and neighborhood landlords with “homeowner projects” that remain in…


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July 20, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Sunday Rant & Rave: Robinson Cano is a true all-star

Note to Rant&Rave fans: We want to know your rants (or raves — c’mon, there might be something to rave about) related to the I-90 lane closures, which are in effect through July 25. Send yours to; put “I-90” in the subject line. We’ll blog, and put in print, a selection of your responses. RAVE…


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July 16, 2014 at 6:00 AM

Daily Rant & Rave: Don’t drag your dog out in hot weather

RAVE To homeowners along the STP (Seattle-to-Portland) bike-ride route who turned on their sprinklers or hoses and pointed them toward the road to provide refreshing mini-showers that made the ride in near record heat a much more pleasant experience. RANT To all the dog owners who insist on taking their poor puppy dogs to crowded farmers…


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