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  1. Landrieu tries again, NAACP Noose Statement; Price, Falconer get spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | BayouBuzz.com

    Landrieu has tried twice before over the recent weeks to administer the address however, on both occasions, the address had to be cancelled due to unforeseen events. State Rep. Reid Falconer has been elected to the House Appropriations Committee, replacing John Schroder, who resigned his House seat last month.

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  2. Gridwise: An app for DC drivers working for both Uber and Lyft newRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WTOP-FM Washington

    An increasing number of ride-hailing drivers are signing on with both Uber and Lyft, and an app that just rolled out in the Washington area helps them easily bounce between their driver apps and navigation. Gridwise , which launched in Pittsburgh, has been in beta tests in Washington, the second market to officially get the app.

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  3. Congressional bill would prevent breaching of 4 Snake River damsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    A federal judge forced discussion of a radical step to save endangered salmon: taking out four dams on the Lower Snake River. But a group of congressmen and women seek to block that effort.

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  4. Vestal: Stats show right-to-carry laws don't make us saferRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Handguns are displayed on a vendor's table at an annual gun show in Albany, New York on Jan. 26, 2013. As if all that's needed to thwart violent crime is more cowboys carrying pistols at Chuck E. Cheese's.

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  5. Red Cross issues emergency call for blood and platelet donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | WTEN-TV Albany

    The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donations of all blood types due to a shortage of donations in recent months. The Red Cross says it received 61,000 fewer donations than needed, causing a significant draw down of their supply.

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  6. Quarters are more flexible than semestersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Daily Evergreen

    It's time for WSU to follow other public universities in the state and adopt a quarter system, one columnist argues On a semester system, one semester is one-eighth of a four-year college career, which gives little room for error for students who want to graduate on time. On a quarter system, one quarter is one-twelfth of a four-year career, which offers more flexibility.

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  7. Shawn Vestal: Think right-to-carry laws have made you safer?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Handguns are displayed on a vendor's table at an annual gun show in Albany, New York on Jan. 26, 2013. As if all that's needed to thwart violent crime is more cowboys carrying pistols at Chuck E. Cheese's. 4 comments

  8. Department of Health, Safeway partner on healthy food project for most vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | My Edmonds

    The Washington State Department of Health and Safeway are partnering to offer Complete Eats , a program that makes fruits and vegetables more affordable for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program customers. Complete Eats rewards customers who purchase fruits and vegetables with SNAP benefits with coupons and rebates.

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  9. Aircraft fighting 20,000-acre wildfire near Hanford grounded after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    An aerial drone hampered efforts on Tuesday to extinguish a fire that recently crossed into the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Central Washington. The air tactical group noticed the drone hovering above the edge of the Silver Dollar fire at roughly 11:20 a.m. As a precaution, three helicopters and an airplane were grounded.

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  10. King County teens destroy car in Roman candle fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Firefighters say a 14-year-old boy took his parents' car with friends to buy fireworks. Why they got back to their house, the three teens had a Roman candle fight.

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  11. First Indian-American woman rep pens July 4th op-ed on becoming a citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Hill

    Rep. Pramila Jayapal , the first Indian-American woman to serve in Congress, penned an op-ed Tuesday celebrating the 4th of July, and recalling her experience becoming a citizen. "I spent more than a dozen years on an alphabet soup of visas - F1, H1B and more - before I finally got my green card through marriage to an American," Jayapal recalls in the New York Times .

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  12. Man is using his disabilities and past to help train policeRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    Now Jackson is using his experiences with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactive disorder to train officers from the Wichita Police Department, the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office, the Wellington Police Department, the Kansas Department of Corrections and more. 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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  13. Triple digit temps on the way after Fourth - Tue, 04 Jul 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Fourth of July temperatures this year are going to seem downright pleasant compared with the searing heat expected later this week. Independence Day is still expected to be very warm with a high of 89 in Spokane and 86 in Coeur d'Alene.

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  14. Op-Ed Contributor: The Country I LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | The New York Times

    Seventeen years ago, I celebrated my first Independence Day as a United States citizen. I couldn't have predicated then that I would one day have the enormous privilege of being the first Indian-American woman to serve in the United States House of Reprentatives, and one of only six members of Congress who are naturalized citizens.

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  15. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    There appear to be only minor injuries from the waterfront derailment of the Amtrak Cascades... . Emergency crews respond to the scene of a train derailment near Chambers Bay on Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Tacoma, Wash.

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  16. Exploring one of the most remote regions in the continental U.S.,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Denver Post

    As I sit gazing at a million stars against a pitch-black sky at the edge of a thousand-year-old forest, listening to the pounding waves of the North Pacific, a remarkable feeling of insignificance washes over me. Huddled under a heavy blanket against a howling wind on this cold April night, I experience a feeling of powerlessness that is strangely comforting.

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  17. Emergency officials: Police responding to reported shooting at Northwoods MallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Police are looking for two men suspected of stealing coins from a car wash in Mt. Washington.

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  18. Now in Washington, Melania Trump still no social butterflyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | FOX Carolina

    In this June 22, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump arrives at the Congressional Picnic on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Melania Trump ended her estrangement from Washington whe... .

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  19. Now in Washington, Melania Trump still no social butterflyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    First lady Melania Trump steps out of a car as she arrives at Chierici Palace, part of a visit of the G7 first ladies in Catania, Italy, Friday, May 26, 2017. On Friday and Saturday, for the first time all seven are around the same table, including also newcomers Emmanuel Macron of France, Theresa May of Britain and the Italian host, Paolo Gentiloni, forging a new dynamic after a year of global political turmoil amid a rise in nationalism.

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  20. AP News in Brief at 9:04 p.m. EDTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2017 | Tri-cityherald.com

    Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 110 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and dogs to look for signs of life in an area that once held 62 homes and a hotel, Xinhua, the official news agency, reported.

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