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Glimmer of hope’ seen for compromise gun control bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senators pushed for a compromise gun control bill on Tuesday, a day after the Senate failed to advance four gun measures following last week’s mass shooting in Orlando, the deadliest in modern U.S. history.

Clinton: Trump presidency would be ‘disastrous’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrat Hillary Clinton said on Tuesday that if Republican rival Donald Trump wins the White House, it will be a disaster for the U.S. economy, predicting a “Trump recession.”

Trump shrugs off funding lag

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Republican Donald Trump said on Tuesday his “unlimited” trove of personal wealth would help compensate for his poor presidential campaign fundraising, even as he took steps to court new donors to help win the White House.

Cities studying bans on new pot ‘cooperatives’

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee and East Wenatchee appear close to approving moratoriums on medical marijuana cooperatives, which will replace medical pot dispensaries and collective gardens when state rule changes become effective July 1.
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The fight over the offender score

A Court of Appeals ruling just issued Tuesday reframes the way sentencing is handled for escape from community custody, undoing decades of confusion. In Chelan County, it may end prosecutors' year-long practice of forcing one Superior Court judge to keep his hands off those cases.

$136 fine comes from Orondo bus accident

EAST WENATCHEE — A 26-year-old Waterville man with a history of traffic offenses paid a $136 fine for driving an unsafe semitractor that rear-ended an Orondo School bus on Feb. 17.

Meetings this week on motorized travel in National Forests

WENATCHEE — The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will hold meetings in Cashmere and Okanogan this week to present more information and take comment about its newly released Environmental Assessment for Motorized Travel Management.
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The Escapees | Part 2

For felons charged with escape from community custody, addiction plays a role | Second of two reports
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Playing through

Deer wander across the fifth tee at the Leavenworth Golf Course on Monday. The animals are a common sight on the course.