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Air-response questions after Marysville shooting

Twenty-five minutes after Friday’s shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, two air ambulances hovered near the campus, prepared to transport the critically wounded to the region’s highest-rated trauma hospital.

Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era

TORONTO — Toronto elected a moderate conservative as mayor on Monday, ending the Rob Ford era marked by scandals over his illegal drug use and public drunkenness.

Seoul officials say Kim Jong Un had ankle surgery

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s spy agency said today it has solved the mystery of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s 6-week public absence, which set off a frenzy of wild speculation around the world.

18 miners trapped as coal mine collapses in Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey — A coal mine in southern Turkey collapsed today, trapping 18 workers underground as water surged near them, officials said — an event likely to raise even more concerns about the nation’s poor workplace safety standards.

India slides in gender equality global ranking

NEW DELHI — A global report shows Indian women still face some of the world’s worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth.

Remains could be missing Mexican students

MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities said Monday that they had discovered another hidden grave — this one by a garbage dump south of Iguala in Guerrero state — and are examining the remains to determine whether they are the bodies of 43 college students missing for a month.

On the road in North Korea

LAKE CHON, North Korea — When North Korea opens its doors, it does so for a reason. So it was when the authoritarian government granted permission for a road trip so extensive that few North Koreans — let alone a pair of American journalists — could imagine taking it.

Send us your bazaar info

The holidays are approaching and so are the bazaars that offer handmade crafts, clothing and baked goods.
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Wenatchee moving toward fireworks ban

WENATCHEE — Mayor Frank Kuntz says Wenatchee is moving forward with a ban on the possession and setting off of personal fireworks around the Fourth of July, even if other governments disagree.

Bicyclist injured in accident

EAST WENATCHEE — A 70-year-old East Wenatchee man was injured in a bicycle accident about 11:15 a.m. Sunday.
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Creative diving

LAKE CHELAN — There’s a trick to carving a pumpkin under water.

One in custody after Burger King robbery

EPHRATA — After a short foot pursuit and car chase, a 31-year-old Soap Lake man was arrested on suspicion of robbing the Ephrata Burger King on Sunday.