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Beware of ransomware: Tax scam season begins now


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 10:30:20 GMT

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E-filing begins Monday. Hackers could hold your tax files for ransom and then not only get you to pay them, but also steal your tax refund.

        

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Newslinks as seen on TV


Created: Sat, 25 Jan 2020 01:24:25 GMT

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Here are some helpful links to popular items at KGW.com:

        

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Want to make big money? Work at Taco Bell


Created: Fri, 10 Jan 2020 04:58:26 GMT

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The fast food Tex-Mex chain is paying some managers $100,000 a year.

        

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Oregon shoppers adjust to single-use plastic bag ban


Created: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 03:14:35 GMT

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If you forget a reusable bag, stores will charge you five cents for each paper bag.

        

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Paid medical and family leave starts in Washington in January


Created: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 02:53:22 GMT

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Washington state workers will be able to take up to 18 weeks of paid leave starting in January 2020.

        

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Hallmark recalls line of scented candles


Created: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 04:14:34 GMT

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People have reported the glass jars breaking when the candles were lit.

        

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Visa says hackers breached gas pumps with malware to steal your credit card info


Created: Tue, 17 Dec 2019 08:04:33 GMT

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The threat is in the software, meaning they don't have to put a skimming device on the pump.

        

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CenturyLink to pay $6.1 million to Washington after 650,000 customers hit with hidden fees


Created: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 14:05:06 GMT

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The AG's office says CenturyLink added charges to customer's bills without accurately disclosing those feeds to hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians.

        

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What do you think about Portland-based New Seasons Market being sold to a South Korean company?


Created: Wed, 11 Dec 2019 04:12:15 GMT

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In the new year, New Seasons will no longer be able to call themselves locally owned, as their motto reads. Customers weigh in on the sale.

        

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New Seasons Market is being sold to South Korean retailer


Created: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 23:44:30 GMT

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Portland-based New Seasons Market employs 4,000 people at its 21 stores in Oregon, Washington and Northern California.

        

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