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  1. State protects clean waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Journal of the San Juans

    The state's ongoing investments to protect clean water continue as $109 million in financial assistance heads toward 54 high-priority projects across Washington to protect the health of lakes, rivers, streams, marine waters, and the groundwater we drink. The Washington Department of Ecology makes the funding available to local governments, tribes, special purpose districts, conservation districts and non-profits.

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  2. Privacy Coalition Plans Rally in Harrisburg to Voice Concerns with Governor Wolf's Bathroom BillsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Carla D'Addesi, 484-253-6901 HARRISBURG, Penn., June 25, 2016 / Christian Newswire / -- The Defend My Privacy Coalition will rally with concerned Pennsylvania citizens from across the state on Monday, June 27 at 12:30pm in the State Capitol Rotunda to express concern over proposed legislation that would force changes to public locker rooms and shower facilities. Senate Bills 1307, 1316, 974 and House Bill 1510 the Bathroom Bills would force businesses, schools and ministries to permit men to use women's restrooms, locker rooms and shower facilities.

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  3. Diplomas being granted behind barsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Prison garb and a mortarboard might seem like an odd combination, but both state and federal mandates require jail inmates under age 21 who want to earn a high school diploma to be given the opportunity. And no, as "Pomp and Circumstance" plays, you don't have to scrutinize the ankles of graduates for shackles peeking out beneath their gowns.

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  4. Wenatchee ag supplier settles on waste violationsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Wenatchee World

    Wenatchee's Northwest Wholesale and the company they hired to clean up chemicals after last summer's Sleepy Hollow Fire have agreed to pay a $39,330 fine for mishandling acid wastewater that resulted from the cleanup. The fire destroyed the ag supply company's warehouse at 1567 N. Wenatchee Ave., and also damaged containers containing methyl bromide gas, a fumigant used in cherry production, the state Department of Ecology says.

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  5. Two USRowing Regional Championships to Take Place this WeekendRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | PressReleasePoint

    More than 1,200 crews will compete on opposite sides of the United States, as USRowing conducts two regional masters championships over the weekend. Vancouver Lake, in Vancouver, Wash.

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  6. Mailbag: Questioning Oregon's 'decline'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | ESPN

    Ed from Vancouver, Wash., writes: Oregon in decline ? Because it went 9-4 and lost to an 11-win TCU team in a bowl game when its quarterbacks and center got hurt? Please explain. Mark Helfrich and the Oregon Ducks are coming off a four-loss season that has some questioning their position for the upcoming season.

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  7. Researching moving companies could save you thousands of dollarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    After the move, Hannabass was left with thousands of dollars of damage in dented appliances, scratched and broken furniture, grease on a mattress and even permanent driveway stains from leaking truck oil. "They said they didn't do it.

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  8. in Re: Shmuel ErdeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | FindLaw

    Shmuel Erde appeals pro se from the district court's order dismissing his adversary action alleging fraud, fraud upon the court, violation of court order, and breach of professional and ethical duties. We have jurisdiction under 28 U.S.C. A 158 .

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  9. Shocker: The Media As One Cheerlead Another Government Power GrabRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | The Heartland Institute

    The American media cabal isa ridiculous. They are the Borg of politics - many entities, but of but one Leftist mind.

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  10. Baltimore Orioles: Bullseye on their backs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Birds Watcher

    In looking at the Manny Machado suspension, are the Baltimore Orioles a team that's targeted to be "messed with" by MLB? Some folks will read this Baltimore Orioles article and suggest that it's just typical of Baltimoreans having a chip on their shoulders. Maybe it is for all I know.

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  11. Disconnect: Finding connections by unpluggingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Channel3000

    Yet the allure of the digital purge has led many to ditch their devices for hours or days at a time. Taking a closer look, it seems that in some cases we can't truly connect until we disconnect.

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  12. VA's digital health platform not dependent on VistARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Federal Computer Week

    The Department of Veterans Affairs' under secretary for health told a Senate panel on Wednesday that the future of the agency's health IT is not linked to maintaining the home-grown health records system VistA. The VA is focused on expanding its digital health platform, which is focused on software as a service and cloud-based technology.

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  13. Elite travelers skip airport security lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Jewish World Review

    The next time you're stuck in a long security line, consider this: At most U.S. airports it's possible to buy your way out of the wait. All major domestic airlines and some smaller carriers offer programs that allow people to skirt lines leading to the taxpayer-funded Transportation Security Administration checkpoints even if they don't qualify for the government's expedited security program.

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  14. The dilemma of every cool dude chefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Sous chefs Seth Wells, left, and B.J. Lieberman in the open kitchen at Rose's Luxury in Washington, D.C. "Most of the guys that work here have beards," Wells says. Sous chefs Seth Wells, left, and B.J. Lieberman in the open kitchen at Rose's Luxury in Washington, D.C. "Most of the guys that work here have beards," Wells says.

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  15. DMV power players announce Mega Fest 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Examiner.com

    Six power players from the local music industry have united to create the DMV Megafest, a one-day music festival featuring two stages of live entertainment and performances by independent artists from all genres. Food, art and clothing vendors will also be available all day.

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  16. Former Husky Marquese Chriss drafted No. 8 overall by the Sacramento...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Olympian

    Marquese Chriss, right, is greeted by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected eighth overall by the Sacramento Kings during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York. Marquese Chriss hugs a supporter after being selected eighth overall by the Sacramento Kings during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 23, 2016, in New York.

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  17. More Water For Eastern Washington, But Not When Its Needed MostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Every five years, a team convenes to evaluate long-term water supply and demand for the Columbia River Basin. For eastern Washington, the water supply will increase, but not when demand is highest.

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  18. June 23, 2016The public is invited to a community day celebration Saturday at Wash High.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | O-R Online

    The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.

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  19. New Report Shines Light on Mistreatment of Deaf Prisoners in OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Willamette Week

    Deaf prison inmates in Oregon have struggled over the past four years to gain access to competent American Sign Language translators, according to a new report released by the Amplifying Voices of Inmates with Disabilities Prison Project . Inmates with disabilities make up 31 percent of state prison populations nationally, the report says, and their magnified suffering is often dealt with carelessly by prison staff around the U.S. "People are sent to prison as punishment, not for punishment," says Mark Stroh, Executive Director of Disability Rights Washington said in a statement.

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  20. More Flyers Are Paying Up to Skip Long Airport Security LinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Skift

    The next time you're stuck in a long security line, consider this: At most U.S. airports it's possible to buy your way out of the wait. All major domestic airlines and some smaller carriers offer programs that allow people to skirt lines leading to the taxpayer-funded Transportation Security Administration checkpoints even if they don't qualify for the government's expedited security program.

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