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Flash Flood Watch issued August 21 at 10:04AM PDT until August 22 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...STORMS TODAY AND FRIDAY MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING OR MUD SLIDES OVER NORTH CASCADE BURN SCARS... .SLOW MOVING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO FRIDAY EVENING. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE A POSSIBILITY IN AREAS RECENTLY BURNED BY WILDFIRES ...INCLUDING THE CARLTON...CHIWAUKUM...LITTLE BRIDGE CREEK...

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Bill would shorten time voters have to stand in line at polls

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Waiting four hours to vote might be all right by Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s standards but it’s unacceptable to U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer, a California Democrat who introduced legislation Wednesday targeting long lines in Florida, Virginia and Ohio. Boxer’s proposed “LINE,” or Lines Interfere With National Elections act, would set a national goal of a maximum of a one-hour wait to vote at any polling place during federal elections. In Palm Beach County, some voters waited more than seven hours at the Lantana Road Branch Library on the last day of early voting. Boxer’s bill attempts to “deal directly with the problem of dysfunction at polling places around the country,” she said in a news release. The bill would also require states to implement plans to fix the problems before the next federal election.

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