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Four arrested in arson investigation

WENATCHEE — Four men were arrested Friday morning on suspicion of second-degree arson after three vehicles were set on fire.

Marijuana money boosts state’s budget by $25 million

OLYMPIA — Washington tax coffers could get a $25 million boost by next July and nearly $200 million by mid-2017 from legal marijuana, state economists estimate. But much of that money is spoken for and won’t help the general fund.

Source of fatal E. coli case unknown

Public health officials don’t know exactly how a 3-year-old Lynden girl contracted a deadly strain of E. coli bacteria.

News of record

News of record reports for Chelan and Douglas counties

Didier takes Newhouse campaign to court

Congressional candidate Clint Didier has filed a complaint in federal court seeking to stop a volunteer for his opponent’s campaign from “using state resources” in the campaign.

France strikes Islamic State group’s depot

PARIS — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck today against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said.

Scotland picks U.K. over independence

EDINBURGH, Scotland — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core.

Make a Difference Day planning meeting Wednesday

WENATCHEE — People wanting to get involved in this year’s Make a Difference Day can attend can attend a public planning and information meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the The Wenatchee World office, 14 N. Mission St.

Lawsuit accuses ousted Chelan teacher of rape

SPOKANE — The Lake Chelan School District faces a federal lawsuit over its employment of a teacher-coach fired after allegations of sexual misconduct with students.

Portland grain

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bids as of noon Thursday for grains delivered to Portland, by unit trains and barges, in dollars per bushel. Information from USDA Market New Services.