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Thinking about a mortgage? A car loan?— the release today of the minutes of the Federal Reserve’s meeting — may affect you. The reveal indicates whether the Fed Reserve will raise interest rates in March, a move that will almost inevitably lead to higher lending costs and would continue the increase in rates started in December after a year’s break.
In California, Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats full of people, some with babies and pets, on yestersday from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek. At least 225 residents were taken to dry land. Thankfully, that area is expected to have a dry day today.
An SUV collided with Link light rail train in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood last night, causing some damage to the train and the tracks. The crossing gates were down as the train crossed Holgate Avenue near the bus lane, but an SUV heading westbound crossed the center lane of the median. The impact knocked the train off the tracks and damaged the rails, but no one on the train was hurt. The driver of the SUV has non-life-threatening injuries.