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  1. Kindergartners get school of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | District Administration

    The Fairmount Kindergarten Center near Seattle hopes to use innovative design to maximize classroom learning time when it opens in September for the 2017-18 school year. Challenge: Faced with growing enrollment and a mandate from the state of Washington for full-day kindergarten, district leaders decided to build a kindergarten-only facility.

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  2. Rally cry: Hold town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    ... and talk to people and work this out," said Reichert, a former King County sheriff. Reichert and other members of Washington's Republican delegation have come under fire this month for not holding in-person town hall events - mainly to discuss ...

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  3. Pence to conservatives: - This is the time'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Columbian

    President Donald Trump's vice president and top aides delivered one overriding message Thursday to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don't blow it. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Vice President Mike Pence said Trump's victory provided the nation with what could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to install conservative solutions to the nation's problems.

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  4. Washington state man killed by tractor in barnRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Officials say a farmer in southeast Washington has died after he was run over by a tractor in his barn. The Walla Walla Union -Bulletin reported Thursday that 74-year-old Charles Emery Jr. of Dayton had been loading hay onto the tractor when the accident happened.

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  5. Ready for battle: Six NCW basketball teams are geared up and gunning for a state title shotRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    Six North Central Washington basketball teams will take to the Wenatchee High School gym floor this weekend as they search for bids to their respective state tournaments. On Friday, both the Brewster girls and boys teams will battle for berths in next weekend's 2B state tournament quarterfinals in Spokane, and the Entiat girls and boys teams will do the same in the 1B ranks on Saturday.

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  6. Wild put away Langley late, win fifth straight gameRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  7. WVC basketball teams fall in SpokaneRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Wenatchee World

    ... 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source. Note: If you are already a print subscriber but haven't yet activated your online account, click here ...

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  8. Australians doubt Trump's commitment to its traditional allyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... war in Vietnam and the politically divisive invasion of Iraq in 2003. Australia increasingly mattered to Washington under President Barack Obama 's tenure, seen in an increased presence of U.S. military troops and Marines on Australian soil as part ...

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  9. County charts a cordial courseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The importance of relationships was a unifying theme Thursday afternoon as county workers, local politicians and observers of county government gathered at the Hilton Vancouver Washington for the 2017 State of the County address. "As most of you know, it's no secret that the relationships in the past boards have somewhat been news to all of you and maybe even throughout the state," Clark County council Chair Marc Boldt said during his speech, referencing a turbulent period in county government that was marked by feuds between county councilors and staff.

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  10. Eastern beats Weber State to move into tie for second place - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    But Eastern Washington's coach didn't talk about the chase for a 20th win or even the Eagles' chances for a Big Sky Conference title. Moments after the Eagles' 82-72 win over Weber State - arguably one of his biggest - Hayford chose to dish out praise to every coach and player who's been a part of the program during his six years in Cheney.

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  11. Cardinal Wuerl North Catholic outlasts Central Valley in WPIAL Class 4A girls quarterfinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... moved into the WPIAL 2A semifinals for the first time since they played for the title in 2001. Vincentian 59, Washington 30: Caroline Elliott scored 16 points and Olivia O'Brien added 10 to help the top-seeded Royals (19-4) move to within one win of ...

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  12. Nominees in main Oscars categoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    Here are the nominees in key categories for the 89th Academy Awards, to be handed out on Sunday in Hollywood: Millions of viewers around the world will tune in for Tinseltown's biggest night, with Damien Chazelle's romantic musical 'La La Land' pinning its hopes on 14 nominations Denis Villeneuve, "Arrival" Mel Gibson, "Hacksaw Ridge" Damien Chazelle, "La La Land" Kenneth Lonergan, "Manchester by the Sea" Barry Jenkins, "Moonlight" Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea" Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge" Ryan Gosling, "La La Land" Viggo Mortensen, "Captain Fantastic" Denzel Washington, "Fences" Mahershala Ali, "Moonlight" Jeff Bridges, "Hell or High Water" Lucas Hedges, "Manchester by the Sea" Dev Patel, "Lion" Michael Shannon, "Nocturnal Animals" "Hell or High Water" - Taylor Sheridan "La La Land" - Damien Chazelle "The Lobster" - Yorgos Lanthimos and Efthimis Filippou "Manchester by the ... (more)

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  13. Immigrants pump billions into Washington's economy, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... Michael Bloomberg, looked at the economic impact of immigrants in all 50 states. The report says immigrants in Washington state earned $30.9 billion in 2014. Of that, $5.7 billion went to federal taxes, and $2.4 billion went to state and local ...

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  14. Oscar Land: Predicting winners on Hollywood's big nightRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Detroit News

    ... Sea"; Andrew Garfield, "Hacksaw Ridge"; Ryan Gosling, "La La Land"; Viggo Mortensen, "Captain Fantastic"; Denzel Washington, "Fences" Favorite: Affleck. As Lee Chandler, a man burying insurmountable guilt following an unspeakable tragedy, Affleck is ...

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  15. Thousands turn out for Senator Wydena s Town Hall meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    ... conversation about the issues. "These are so important because the alternative is just to sit behind a desk in Washington DC and try to guess what people are thinking about," Senator Wyden said. Never wanting to guess - Senator Wyden's upheld that ...

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  16. Senator Wyden continues healthcare listening tourRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KOBI NBC5

    ... Act, and opioid addiction and treatment. NBC5 News Reporter and Weather Forecaster Nikki Torres graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Strategic Communication from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication. She also received ...

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  17. Environmental Litigation and Toxic Torts Update - Mountain/West Coast Case Law HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | JD Supra

    ... protected waterways. Plaintiffs alleged that "each time a BNSF train carrying coal travels through the state of Washington it discharges coal pollutants 'through holes in the bottoms and sides of the rail cars and by spillage or ejection from the ...

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  18. Trump's top lieutenants bat down reports of tensions - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon appeared onstage together Thursday to jointly insist that everything is running smoothly in the nascent Trump administration - including their relationship, which has been the subject of much speculation. Despite several weeks of often-rough headlines for the administration and rampant chatter about tensions between Bannon and Priebus, the two men sought to project unity during an appearance together here at the Conservative Political Action Conference, held at a cavernous hotel and conference center right outside Washington, D.C. "In regard to us two, the biggest misconception is everything you're reading," Priebus said.

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  19. School districts pledge to protect immigrant students' rightsRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

    The Lake Chelan School District will "support and protect" the rights of its students - documented and undocumented - if immigration conflicts arise on school property, Superintendent Barry DePaoli announced Thursday in a letter to parents and guardians. DePaoli's letter, posted on the school district's Facebook page, voices support for undocumented students and intends to dispel fear and rumors that U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement officials have been present on school property in the wake of stepped-up For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  20. New report: Immigrants pump billions into WA's economyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | KUOW-FM Seattle

    ... Michael Bloomberg, looked at the economic impact of immigrants in all 50 states. The report says immigrants in Washington earned $30.9 billion in 2014. Of that, $5.7 billion went to federal taxes, and $2.4 billion went to state and local taxes. ...

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