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Muslims attack Christian woman, houses after rumor

CAIRO — Hundreds of Muslims have set fire to homes of Christians in southern Egypt and stripped a 70-year-old woman naked after rumors her Christian son had an affair with a Muslim woman, the local church and witnesses said.

Mars is coming out of an ice age

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An analysis of radar images that peered inside the polar ice caps of Mars shows that Earth’s neighbor is coming out of an ice age that is part of an ongoing cycle of climate change, scientists said on Thursday.

McDonald’s CEO says $15 hourly wage, robots won’t kill jobs

OAK BROOK, Ill. — U.S. restaurant operators would probably not replace workers with robots if they had to pay the $15 hourly wage demanded by protesters, McDonald’s Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday.

Skaters up in arms about demolition of Leavenworth Skate Park

LEAVENWORTH — In three weeks, the city of Leavenworth is tearing out the Leavenworth Skate Park. The city announced Tuesday that a replacement will be built in the next two years with the help of the Cascade School District.

Deputy shoots dog in Eastside yard

EAST WENATCHEE — A Douglas County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a dog Wednesday evening when it lunged at him several times and injured his right forearm, said Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal.

Humane Society sets low-income cat clinic

The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society will hold a low-income spay/neuter clinic for cats on June 18 at the Wenatchee Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave.

Inmate’s judicial run challenged; attorney under investigation

WENATCHEE — Attorneys for Chelan County seek to keep a jail inmate from running against the judge who sentenced him, even as the inmate's attorney is under investigation for allegedly providing him a set of unauthorized hair clippers against jail policy.

Campers warned of closed roads, fire danger

NCW — As campers head into North Central Washington for the start of camping season this weekend, state and federal agencies are warning that some Forest Service roads are closed due to washouts.

Rehab sentence in Ecstasy-by-mail case

WENATCHEE — A Peshastin man was sentenced to drug rehab and two years on probation Wednesday after receiving 101 tablets of Ecstasy through the mail.

Oroville drug dealer sentenced

SPOKANE — An Oroville man described as a leader in a drug ring that buried and retrieved heroin and methamphetamine on remote land near Republic was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison on Tuesday.

Grand Coulee Dam to celebrate Woody Guthrie Saturday

GRAND COULEE — Grand Coulee Dam will celebrate Woody Guthrie Day Saturday with special exhibits, fun and Guthrie’s music about that “…King Columbia River and the big Grand Coulee Dam.”