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Heat Advisory issued July 01 at 4:50AM PDT until July 03 at 9:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT TEMPERATURES RETURN TO THE INLAND NORTHWEST... .TRIPLE DIGIT TEMPERATURES AROUND 103 DEGREES OR ABOVE WILL RETURN TODAY...PERSISTING INTO FRIDAY. THE HEAT WILL HIT FIRST IN THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE CENTRAL BASIN... SOUTHWEST PALOUSE AND ALONG THE CLEARWATER RIVER EXPANDING NORTHWARD INTO LOWER VALLEY AREAS ALONG THE COLUMBIA THROUGH WENATCHEE AND INTO THE OKANOGAN

Today

Hi100° Hot

Tonight

Lo73° Clear

Thursday

Hi104° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo72° Clear

Friday

Hi102° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Clear

Independence Day

Hi102° Hot

Saturday Night

Lo70° Clear

Sunday

Hi99° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo73° Mostly Clear

Immigration gets sudden attention

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There is an arm of our national body politic that says immigration reform is not about economic progress, not about adding talent and drive to the nation’s workforce, not about joining willing workers with anxious employers or finding a safe place for people who have spent most of their lives adding to our net worth with their labor. Reform, it holds, first must be protective — a militarized border, a computerized screen to filter out illegal workers. Then, reform must be punitive — the millions who live and work here illegally must pay a heavy price, if we are even to think about letting them stay.

This is the moderate position. The conservative view features impossible and irrational dreams of roundups and deportations. Inside the Republican Party there seemed no possibility of finding a solution. Exhibiting the slightest inclination to compromise or accommodation would be, if not political suicide, an invitation to long-term verbal bludgeoning.

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