SEATTLE - Retailers in the Pacific Northwest are coping this week with the loss of part of a major interstate due to flooding resulting from heavy rains. A 20-mile stretch of Interstate 5 - the road that connects Seattle with Portland - was shut down Monday and had not opened by late yesterday, requiring drivers trying to get from one city to the other or points in between to take a 450-mile detour. That situation is resulting in significant distribution delays, a spokesman here for the ...

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