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Hundreds of Liberians exiled by Ebola

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can’t get home. Amanda Johnson, a 50-year-old Liberian living in Ghana, awaits her fiance’s departure from their home country for their wedding, but refuses to return home because of Ebola.

Doctors differ on preteen suspect’s mental state

MILWAUKEE — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said today.

Shots ring out at Canada’s Parliament

OTTAWA — A gunman shot and wounded a Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital today, then entered Parliament, where numerous shots rang out, police and witnesses said.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan County

Police deny mistreating actress

Auburn police are denying allegations made by relatives of Native American actress Misty Upham that officers mistreated her and didn’t take her Oct. 5 disappearance seriously.

Owner of dog killed by police seeks $350,000

The loss and pain from the unjustified police shooting of Arfee in Coeur d’Alene last July is worth $350,000, the dog’s owner says in a claim filed with the city Tuesday.

Yakima County approves budget

YAKIMA — Yakima County commissioners on Tuesday approved a preliminary operating budget for next year that anticipates revenue increases in several areas and hands out roughly $1 million in pay increases to employees.
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Wind whips up controlled burn

WENATCHEE — Wind temporarily made a burn pile look like it had gotten out of control about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, prompting a neighbor to call the fire department.

Web scoops up video over unmarked patrol car

EPHRATA — A video showing a conversation between a political activist and a Grant County sheriff’s deputy about an unmarked patrol car went viral this week.
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Rain increases mud flow worries in fire-affected areas

WENATCHEE — Rain is in the forecast through this weekend, ending several weeks of sunny autumn skies and prompting local officials to warn of possible mud slides in areas affected by recent wildfires.

Decision on hunting from Columbia River postponed

EAST WENATCHEE — After listening to people who supported and opposed a proposal to ban hunting from the Columbia River Tuesday night, Douglas County Commissioners postponed their decision until next Tuesday.

Local sheriffs come out against I-594

WENATCHEE — All four NCW sheriffs are among a majority of sheriffs in the state who are against Initiative 594, which would extend the requirement for background checks by gun sellers.
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Brief fire at Eaglerock

A controlled burn near homes on West Eaglerock Drive at about 11 a.m. Tuesday. By the time Chelan County Fire District 1 arrived, the fire had been knocked down.