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  1. Fort Riley's Big Red One soliders helping to fight Washington wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Capital-Journal

    Soldiers from Fort Riley are in Washington to help battle a massive wildfire in the northeastern part of the state. Soldiers assigned to 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, are providing around-the-clock medevac support to civilian and military agencies fighting the wildfire, according to Fort Riley officials.

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  2. US leaning against regulatory relief for three banks in Libor scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The U.S. Labor Department is leaning toward denying requests for regulatory relief by three big foreign banks that pleaded guilty to manipulating Libor interest rates but want to keep managing retirement accounts for clients. The logo of Swiss bank UBS is seen at its headquarters Zurich in this July 27, 2015 file photo.

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  3. Black Lives Matter protesters boo Washington mayor as she details plans to fight violent crimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Star Tribune

    The boos began as soon as Washington's mayor said she was putting more police officers on the streets in neighborhoods affected by violent crime. They didn't let up for the next 18 minutes as Democrat Muriel Bowser laid out her plans to address an increase in homicides in the nation's capital.

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  4. Groups opposing DOL fiduciary rule step up lobbying spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | InvestmentNews

    Interest groups wanting to stop a Labor Department proposal that would change the rules for investment advice to retirement accounts have stepped up their lobbying expenditures. The Financial Services Institute, for instance, has spent $428,876 on lobbying during the first half of the year, compared to $337,160 during the same period in 2014, according to a filing with the Office of the House Clerk.

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  5. Wash. state wildfires burn area the size of Rhode IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KEPR CBS 19

    The numerous wildfires big and small burning in Washington state cover about 1,144-square miles of land. That's according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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  6. Firewatch: More Scorched Earth, Yellow Jackets and Hazardous Air QualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Boise Weekly

    Firefighters in north-central Idaho and eastern and central Washington continue to struggle with some of the worst wildfires of the season, but they're also dealing with persistent stings from swarms of yellow jackets. KREM-TV reports two firefighters in the Twisp, Wash., area needed to be transported from the fire lines Wednesday to receive attention for yellow jacket stings.

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  7. Hope Foursquare Church partners with Clothes for the CauseRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | PR Log

    SNOHOMISH, Wash. - Aug. 27, 2015 - PRLog -- Hope Foursquare Church partners with Clothes for the Cause, a fundraising company that collects clothes in exchange for cash, for an event to raise money.

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  8. Fire crews battle smoky conditions, flames in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Bellingham Herald

    Thick smoke from nearby wildfires almost obscures a home on State Route 20 between Tonasket, Wash., and Republic, Wash., Wednesday. Firefighter Jay Flora sprays a hot spot on a downed tree along the Trail of Cedars across the river from Newhalem, Wash., Wednesday.

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  9. Bitterroot Doctor Arrested, Charged with HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2014 | KFBB

    Ravalli County Sheriff Chris Hoffman and Ravalli County Attorney Bill Fulbright announced Thursday Dr. Chris Arthur Christensen was arrested without incident at his home in Florence. The charges are related to the distribution of controlled substances in the State of Montana.

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  10. Paychex Identifies Top Regulatory Issues of Summer 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Business Wire

    Compliance experts at Paychex highlight the government regulations that impacted businesses across the U.S. this summer and will continue to have an effect in the year ahead For businesses struggling with staying up-to-date on the latest regulations coming out of Washington and their local jurisdictions, the summer of 2015 has been anything but lazy. Paychex, Inc. today announced its list of the top regulatory issues that impacted businesses this summer and will continue to have an effect in the year ahead.

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  11. Heavy smoke impedes firefighters battling Washington blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range hurt air quality Wednesday and hampered efforts by crews battling the flames in Washington state.

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  12. Smoke grounds aircraft battling some Washington wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Sue Baldwin and her son Justin Wilson work in smokey air as they sweep dirt and debris from the roof of their real estate business in Republic, Wash., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Baldwin said they were following directions given at a community wildfire meeting and said that they would also put a sprinkler on the roof to keep it wet.

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  13. Locals get a taste of a once-forbidden countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Want to get a taste of Cuba? A James Beard Award-winning chef is leading Washingtonians on a food-focused trip to Havana this fall. This May 16, 2015 photo shows the exterior of El Floridita, a bar and restaurant frequented by Ernest Hemingway that's a popular stop for tourists in Old Havana, Cuba.

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  14. Heat wave affects animals at county fairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KEPR CBS 19

    The heat wave this summer has many 4-H kids concerned about their animals as they compete at the Benton-Franklin Fair and Rodeo. The livestock competition requires months of preparation.

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  15. Hit-and-run kills man in KennewickRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KEPR CBS 19

    KEPR has learned more about a man killed in a hit-and-run accident in Kennewick Tuesday night. Police said Mark Brown was in an electric wheelchair when he tipped over and fell into the street.

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  16. Patients operate crane at KadlecRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KEPR CBS 19

    Patients from the pediatric unit at Kadlec had a fun treat today. They helped with construction at the medical center.

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  17. Steptoe Street phase 3A completeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KEPR CBS 19

    The latest phase of the Steptoe Street project is complete, and dignitaries were there to cut the ribbon. City representatives, police, and contractors met at the corner of Fourth and Steptoe.

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  18. Homeowners In Washington Wildfire Country Try To Reduce RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    John Belles' concrete dome house outside Omak, Wash., has survived the wildfires unscathed amid acres of blackened hillside. The fires have caused air quality in the area to be deemed hazardous by the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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  19. Review finds vulnerabilities at Hanford plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KREM-TV Spokane

    A partial review of an unfinished nuclear waste treatment plant found 362 vulnerabilities in its design. That's according to Review finds vulnerabilities at Hanford plant RICHLAND, Wash.

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  20. Oyster farmers ask to use pesticide against invasive shrimpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | KOMO News

    A sort of hysteria hit Seattle last spring with the news that some Washington oyster farmers wanted to use pesticides on their tide flats. Pressure from top chefs and public outcry forced the farmers to back away from that plan.

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