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Ephrata shooting injures three men

EPHRATA -- A shooting Tuesday night outside the Tiger Paws gas station in Ephrata left three men in area hospitals with what Police Chief Mike Warren said were non life-threatening injuries.

Armed prisoner who fled Virginia hospital captured

WASHINGTON, D.C. — An armed prisoner who fled a suburban Washington hospital with a guard’s gun Tuesday was recaptured in the U.S. capital after a nine-hour manhunt, police said.
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World carriers: In their words

We asked former Wenatchee World delivery kids to tell us about their jobs, what it meant to them and what they most remembered about getting the news out. Here's what they said.

Northern Nigeria celebrates Buhari win

KADUNA, Nigeria - Nigerians streamed down the streets of flashpoint northern cities on Tuesday, waving flags and chanting in celebration of a stunning election victory by opposition candidate, northerner Muhammadu Buhari.

Man arrested for scam linked to abducted children

NEW YORK - A New York man who headed a group billing itself as a nonprofit dedicated to preventing child abduction and trafficking was arrested Tuesday on charges of defrauding the parents of children nabbed by international kidnapping rings, authorities said.

Prosecutor dies of wounds after hostage shootout

ISTANBUL - An Istanbul prosecutor died from his wounds after security forces stormed the office where members of a far-left Turkish group took him hostage on Thursday, killing his two captors.

Modern treaties smooth growth for Canadian aboriginals

PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia — In Sarita Bay, a remote cove on Canada’s Vancouver Island, aboriginal-owned land used for decades by loggers is slowly being reimagined as a multibillion-dollar export terminal to ship liquefied natural gas to Asia.

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News of record reports for Chelan and Douglas counties

Ports at 43 percent capacity

TACOMA — In the bluntest language used yet in the months-long discussion of an alliance between the ports of Seattle and Tacoma, Tacoma’s Chief Operating Officer Don Esterbrook warned commissioners of both ports Tuesday that maintaining the status quo would continue a dangerous trend.

Researchers use twins to study effects of long-term stay in space

CHICAGO — As a twin, astronaut Scott Kelly knew his mission to spend a year on the International Space Station offered the perfect opportunity for a science experiment. Kelly launched into space Friday on a Soyuz space capsule while his brother, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, remained on Earth as the control subject.
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One last time

It was Henry Talbot's -- and every other Wenatchee World youth foot carrier's -- last day of delivery Tuesday. Adults are taking over the routes as The World moves to morning publication Wednesday. Talbot's family, including brothers Martin, 14, and Samuel, 9, sister Joanna, 5, and mother Jennifer have all had a part in two city routes for the past two years. Henry says he has been saving up for a trip to Japan with the Misawa sister city delegation. He says he'll miss the paper route but not as ...
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A growing family of U.S. citizens

WENATCHEE -- Carlos Cervantes remembers illegally crossing the border from Mexico to the United States with his family. He was only about 10 years old at the time.