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Heat Advisory issued July 29 at 8:28AM PDT until July 29 at 8:00PM PDT by NWS

...HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED AGAIN ON TODAY... ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPOKANE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM PDT THIS EVENING. * TEMPERATURES...HIGHS 99 TO 105. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. * TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL BE WARMEST BETWEEN 1 PM AND 8 PM.

Tonight

Lo71° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi100° Hot

Wednesday Night

Lo70° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi100° Hot

Thursday Night

Lo72° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi99° Hot

Friday Night

Lo70° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi94° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo71° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi97° Hot

Leavenworth and Wenatchee air quality gets worse

LEAVENWORTH — The state Department of Ecology deemed Leavenworth’s air quality “unhealthy” and Wenatchee’s air quality “unhealthy for sensitive groups” Tuesday afternoon.

Medicare, Social Security face money problems

WASHINGTON — Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security’s disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency.

Senators seek uniform U.S. guidelines on recreational pot

SEATTLE — Spurred by the recent Interior Department decision to block the use of federal irrigation water to cultivate marijuana, the four U.S. senators from Washington and Colorado want the White House to direct federal agencies to adopt uniform guidelines impacting recreational pot.

U.S.: Russia violated 1987 nuclear missile treaty

WASHINGTON — In an escalation of tensions, the Obama administration accused Russia on Monday of conducting tests in violation of a 1987 nuclear missile treaty, calling the breach “a very serious matter” and going public with allegations that have simmered for some time.

Lawmakers try to seal $225M aid for Israel

WASHINGTON — Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled today to seal a $225 million boost to Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system before they break this week for a month-long recess.

Not in my backyard: U.S. sending dirty coal abroad

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — As the Obama administration weans the U.S. off dirty fuels blamed for global warming, energy companies have been sending more of America’s unwanted energy leftovers to other parts of the world where they could create even more pollution.

35 percent in U.S. facing debt collectors

WASHINGTON — More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released today by the Urban Institute.
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Liberia closes borders as Ebola spreads

MONROVIA, Liberia — Liberia’s president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.

Pakistani mob attacks minority Muslims, kills 3

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistani police say a mob has burned down several homes belonging to minority Ahmadi Muslims in the country’s east, killing a woman and her two granddaughters following rumors about blasphemous postings on Facebook.

Civilian death toll climbs in Ukraine

DONETSK, Ukraine — Shelling in at least three cities in eastern Ukraine has hit a home for the elderly, a school and multiple homes, adding to a rapidly growing civilian death toll today.

Isreal pounds Gaza, striking at symbols of Hamas power

GAZA CITY — Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas today, striking symbols of the militant group’s control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip’s only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war so far.
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Rising temperatures revive flames

PATEROS — Wildfires burning near Leavenworth and the Methow Valley heated up and a new fire near Mansfield quickly grew to 700 acres Monday afternoon.

Okanogan County leading NCW in licensed pot businesses

WENATCHEE — Okanogan County has more licensed marijuana growers than any other county in North Central Washington, state records show, and it’s stacking up to become the leading pot producer in the region.

Inmate crawls to freedom from jail

EPHRATA — An Grant County inmate crawled out of the jail Sunday morning while another inmate was being released.

Portland grain

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bids as of noon Monday for grains delivered to Portland, by rail or barge, in dollars per bushel. Information from USDA Market News Service.