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Special Weather Statement issued June 01 at 5:53PM PDT until June 02 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS

...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT... AT 552 PM PDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU...ALONG A LINE EXTENDING WATERVILLE TO GRAND COULEE DAM...AND MOVING NORTH AT 10 MPH. HALF INCH HAIL...HEAVY DOWNPOURS AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

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Lo58° Showers Likely

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Wednesday

Hi73° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi79° Partly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo59° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi86° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi90° Sunny

Reassessing poverty’s role

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Two recent studies hint at a rarely considered aspect of society’s most pervasive ills: violence and obesity. They aren’t reliably limited to the poor.

First, a fascinating bit of research out of Yale University on Chicago’s gun violence found that a person’s social circle is a key predictor of whether an individual will become a victim of gun homicide — even more so than race, age, gender or level of poverty.

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