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                           TABLE 4-A
              CITY TAXABLE RETAIL SALES COMPARING
         3RD QUARTER, 1994 TO 3RD QUARTER, 1995 ($000)
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 City          3rd Quarter, 1994     3rd Quarter, 1995  Change
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   Aberdeen           $   71,836       $   74,871         4.2%
   Auburn                219,468          224,494         2.3
   Bellevue              766,714          774,634         1.0
   Bellingham            285,525          282,259        -1.1
   Bremerton             120,420          114,768        -4.7
   Camas                  32,562           32,911         1.1
   Centralia              57,613           53,778        -6.7
   Chehalis               59,257           59,911         1.1
   Colville               29,288           29,193        -0.3
   Des Moines             24,961           26,716         7.0
   Edmonds                72,935           79,251         8.7
   Ellensburg             48,934           47,505        -2.9
   Ephrata                13,922           15,749        13.1
   Everett               415,862          387,003        -6.9
   Federal Way           216,014          226,050         4.6
   Fife                   71,489           77,297         8.1
   Issaquah               81,614          128,556        57.5
   Kelso                  43,443           44,369         2.1
   Kennewick             192,409          209,826         9.1
   Kent                  367,518          397,702         8.2
   Kirkland              265,686          263,209        -0.9
   Lacey                  96,627           90,733        -6.1
   Longview              123,542          127,702         3.4
   Lynnwood              308,616          324,439         5.1
   Marysville             62,834           67,376         7.2
   Mercer Island          38,213           39,620         3.7
   Moses Lake             70,589           81,123        14.9
   Mount Vernon           79,877           77,218        -3.3
   Mountlake Terrace      25,900           25,346        -2.1
   Oak Harbor             43,302           45,879         6.0
   Olympia               255,720          263,541         3.1
   Omak                   23,247           23,859         2.6
   Pasco                 120,050          114,332        -4.8
   Port Angeles           68,458           76,077        11.1
   Port Townsend          32,149           29,786        -7.4
   Pullman                51,060           53,591         5.0
   Puyallup              202,812          204,427         0.8
   Redmond               272,376          360,709        32.4
   Renton                266,785          279,922         4.9
   Richland              101,381           88,964       -12.2
   Sea Tac               156,348          171,197         9.5
   Seattle             2,303,385        2,358,811         2.4
   Shelton                33,971           35,002         3.0
   Spokane               704,199          689,325        -2.1
   Sunnyside              42,323           41,787        -1.3
   Tacoma                715,300          716,523         0.2
   Tukwila               379,347          394,696         4.0
   Vancouver             272,689          309,464        13.5
   Walla Walla            78,127           82,173         5.2
   Wenatchee             117,619          120,815         2.7
   Yakima                261,321          264,881         1.4