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Special Weather Statement issued July 23 at 4:09PM PDT by NWS

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE WESTERN COLUMBIA BASIN AND EASTERN OKANOGAN COUNTY ALONG WITH FERRY COUNTY... AT 407 PM PDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF CHELAN TO 26 MILES NORTH OF DAVENPORT...AND MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 57 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. THIS

Late Afternoon

Hi75° Showers Likely

Tonight

Lo57° Showers Likely

Thursday

Hi73° Slight Chc Showers

Thursday Night

Lo56° Breezy

Friday

Hi82° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo60° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi87° Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo63° Clear

Sunday

Hi95° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

Detained veteran: N. Koreans ‘misinterpreted my curiosity’

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SAN JOSE, Calif. — For weeks, speculation swirled around the mystery of why Merrill Newman returned to North Korea, where he fought 60 years ago, and why officials from the reclusive communist regime pulled him off the plane as he was headed home and kept him in custody as a war criminal and spy for more than a month.

On Monday, two days after the 85-year-old grandfather with a heart condition finally returned home to his wife and son, he released a two-page explanation and a simple admission:

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