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Why the Tacoma Narrows Bridge tolls don't vary during commutes

The tolls on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge were set to pay back the bonds used to build the bridge. We will be paying tolls on the bridge until about 2037, 30 years after the bridge opened.

Meet the Shermanator and the mad scientist-mechanic who built it

If you dare to step into Mike Fobes' garage in Auburn, you'll find the work space is filled with outlandish, somewhat spooky mechanical creations.

Some principals now offering 'restorative justice' instead of suspension

Chances are, when you and I were in school if we did something wrong like getting caught skipping class, we'd get detention or suspended.

Tim Eyman fights to prevent constitutional change to initiative process

Tim Eyman has clashed with the legislature repeatedly over the years with many of the initiatives he's spearheaded. But now the Mukilteo activist is leading a new fight over what he says is an assault on the entire initiative process.

Computers clash in Super Bowl predictions

The Super Bowl is sparking a super-sized clash of computerized predictions, with the Patriots topping the Seahawks on Madden 15 and the Bing search engine, while a simulated Super Bowl run 50,000 times has Seattle a heavy favorite to come away the winner.

Timeline: Seahawks' run to the Super Bowl

It started off rocky, but the Seahawks pulled through and returned to the Super Bowl. Follow the playoffs timeline here.

10-story Beast Mode towers over Bellevue on Expedia building

Beast Mode has taken over Bellevue, thanks to the creative minds over at Expedia who've one-upped themselves with a 10-story Marshawn Lynch image crafted entirely of construction paper.

Seattle city councilman's wife may be violating state labor laws

The wife of Seattle City Councilman Mike O'Brien may be violating state law by accepting volunteer labor at her trendy fermented food kitchen in Ballard.

Man with grenade sparks closure of International Blvd., bomb squad deployment

A man who flashed what appeared to be a real hand grenade forced the closure of International Blvd. in SeaTac Tuesday morning as a King County bomb squad investigated. It was determined to be inert.

Marshawn Lynch: 'I'm just here so I won't get fined'

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had only one thing to say before reporters at Super Bowl Media Day: "I'm here so I don't get fined."

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