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Highway 2 delays expected east of Farmer

COULEE CITY — Motorists can expect 20-minute delays around chip-sealing work through Thursday on Highway 2 from Farmer east to Coulee City.

More doctors asked about delaying, refusing vaccines

SEATTLE — Pediatricians around the country are asked almost daily about delaying routine childhood vaccines — or refusing them entirely, according to a new study co-authored by a University of Washington expert.

U.S. to review use of private immigration prisons, shares slide

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will study whether to discontinue using privately run detention centers, which the Justice Department recently called unsafe, for migrants. Shares of private prison operators fell on Monday after the news.

Gene Wilder dead at 83

LOS ANGELES — Gene Wilder, whose kinky curls and startling blue eyes brought a frantic air to roles in the movies “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said.

FBI detects breaches against Illinois and Arizona voter systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Bureau of Investigation has found breaches in Illinois and Arizona’s voter registration databases and is urging states to increase computer security ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election, according to a U.S. official familiar with the probe.

U.S. to meet target of admitting 10,000 refugees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration will meet its goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees this fiscal year — a month ahead of schedule — and is working with Congress to increase the target by a few thousand in 2018, the White House said on Monday.

Mylan to launch generic EpiPen at half the price of the original

Mylan NV said it would launch the first generic version of its allergy auto-injector EpiPen for $300, half the price of the branded product, the drugmaker’s second step in less than a week to counter the backlash over the product’s steep price.

Protesters on railway stop trains for nearly 11 hours

BELLINGHAM — Trains were delayed for nearly 11 hours between Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, and early Sunday morning when three protesters blocked the tracks on a trestle in Chuckanut Bay.

Local mariachi musicians mourn Gabriel’s death

WENATCHEE — Fans of mariachi music are mourning the loss of legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel. Among them are members of Wenatchee High School's famed group, Mariachi Huenachi.