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5 things you need to know this weekend

Here's what's going on the weekend of September 14-15.

Traffic alert

Several events and projects are expected to impact traffic around Puget Sound this weekend. The Mainers play the White Sox Saturday and Sunday at T-Mobile Park, the Huskies play Hawaii at Husky Stadium on Saturday, and the Sounders play at CenturyLink Field Sunday afternoon.

Weather permitting, crews will close the intersection of Denny Way and Seventh Avenue North this weekend so crews can pour new concrete. WSDOT said the work will close Denny Way between Sixth Avenue and Borealis Avenue from until 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16.

The two left northbound lanes of I-5 at North 85th Street in Seattle will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday until 10 a.m. Sunday so crews can repair concrete panels.

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Weekend weather 

Saturday morning will be mostly cloudy with a chance of light showers before noon. A new storm is expected to bring heavy rain Saturday night and into Sunday morning, with a chance of isolated thunderstorms. Highs will be in the 60s this weekend.

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Take history home 

You have a chance to take a part of Stevens Pass history home. The ski resort announced they are selling double- and triple-seat chairs from their lifts that were recently upgraded. You must register online to purchase a chair.

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Puget Sound Bird Fest 

The Puget Sound Bird Fest is taking place in Edmonds this weekend. The annual fall event is a celebration of birds and nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound. The event includes speakers, guided walks, and educational activities for the whole family. The event is free.

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$100,000 diamond recovered 

A 5.5-carat diamond worth $100,000 that was stolen from a Bellevue jeweler in February was recovered by the Los Angeles Police Department this week. The diamond will soon return to the open market as it was covered by insurance and the suspect is currently in jail in Aberdeen, Washington.

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