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This week’s gas prices

Local gas prices dropped a whopping 14 cents per gallon on average this past week.

Threat to break isolation over food

MONROVIA, Liberia — Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation’s state radio reported today.

Man who jumped White House fence charged with assault

WASHINGTON — The 23-year-old Maryland man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday night has been charged with felonies for assaulting two police dogs and making threats, the Secret Service said today.

Girls’ journey renews fears of terror recruiting

DENVER — The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups’ use of social media to recruit people inside the United States.

Report: U.S. child poverty up

Child poverty in America is at its highest point in 20 years, putting millions of children at increased risk of injuries, infant mortality, and premature death, according to a policy analysis published this week.

Attacks in southwestern Pakistan kill 12 people

QUETTA, Pakistan — Attacks in Pakistan’s troubled southwestern province of Baluchistan, including an assault on the country’s beleaguered minority Shiites Muslims and a suicide bombing targeting a pro-Taliban cleric, killed 12 people today, police said.
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Rage erupts in Mexico over 43 missing students

IGUALA, Mexico — Masked assailants Wednesday set fire to the city hall in Iguala in a rampage triggered by the failure of Mexican authorities to resolve the case of 43 missing student teachers.

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

OTTAWA, Ontario — The mother of the man accused of killing a soldier at Ottawa’s war memorial then storming Parliament before being shot dead says she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son.

Giffords discusses gun control at Seattle stop

SEATTLE — Former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, who was wounded three years ago in Tucson, spoke in Seattle Wednesday as part of a cross-country tour to promote gun control.

Hanford’s F Reactor passes inspection

F Reactor has passed its five-year check-up, with Hanford workers finding nothing amiss after unsealing and entering what remains of the reactor.

Lewis-McChord soldier charged in wife’s death

LAKEWOOD — Bail has been set at $1 million for a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife at their Lakewood apartment.

Seattle-area nurse being monitored as a precaution

SEATTLE — A Seattle-area nurse being monitored for possible Ebola has shown no sign of the disease and is voluntarily restricting her movements to minimize the risk to others, health officials say.

Report: Plan falls short on water supply

The Yakima Basin Integrated Plan is designed to improve the region’s water supply security in the face of future droughts, but a new outside review says that the plan might not provide enough water storage.
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Tears, anger come out in hearing on Carlton Complex Fires

OKANOGAN — What they heard and saw was different. But the overriding concerns of many Okanogan County residents who spoke at a public meeting about the Carlton Complex Fires Wednesday night was the same: After taking over management of four small lightning-caused fires, state Department of Natural Resource crews sat idly by until they were too big for anyone to control.
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Science is fun!

Kids had a blast when Pacific Science Center’s Science on Wheels visited Washington Elementary School Wednesday.
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Rust colors of fall

Colors of Tumwater Canyon show through in a drizzle of rain Friday afternoon around the old iron bridge at the Pipeline Trail.

Household hazardous waste Saturday

WENATCHEE — Chelan County residents can get rid of household hazardous wastes Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the county shop building, 210 Easy St.