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Fire teams start to head home

WENATCHEE — Fire teams on the Sleepy Hollow Fire switched from attack to mop-up and recovery mode Wednesday, and some started to head home or to other fires.

More fireworks stands close due to fire danger

WENATCHEE — More fireworks stands are closing as a result of widespread fireworks bans, tinder-dry fire conditions, and some outward community concern for fire safety.

Scammers go after PUD customers Tuesday

WENATCHEE — Scammers, using caller ID to confuse customers, threatened to shut off power to Chelan County PUD customers on Tuesday if they did not immediately pay for overdue bills.

Guilty plea in Cashmere pallet arson

WENATCHEE — A 17-year-old high school student pleaded guilty Tuesday to setting the fire that destroyed more than 7,000 wood pallets at Blue Star Growers in Cashmere.

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Shaun Kelly, paramedic for Cascade Medical Center, was recently awarded Paramedic of the Year by the Greater Wenatchee EMS Council.

Mayors: Wenatchee Valley now a no-fireworks zone

WENATCHEE — Mayor Frank Kuntz signed an emergency declaration Wednesday morning that prohibits the discharge of fireworks within Wenatchee's city limits through the Fourth of July holiday.

Hungarian police break up clashes at migrant camp

BUDAPEST — Hungarian police fired tear gas to subdue hundreds of people fighting each other and throwing rocks in an overcrowded camp for migrants in the eastern city of Debrecen, authorities said.

California bill limits school vaccine exemptions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill on Tuesday to make it harder for parents to opt out of vaccinating their children for communicable diseases in the aftermath of a measles outbreak at Disneyland that was linked to low inoculation rates.

Iran and powers set to miss deadline

VIENNA — Iran and six world powers ramped up negotiations on Tuesday after accepting they would miss a June 30 deadline for a nuclear deal, with both sides cautioning that major obstacles to a lasting agreement remained.

Prison superintendent, 11 others on leave after escape

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. — The superintendent and 11 other workers have been put on leave at Clinton Correctional Facility after a pair of inmates escaped early this month, setting off a three-week-long manhunt, family members and New York state officials said on Tuesday.

Tunisia hotel attack gunman trained in Libya

TUNIS — The Tunisian gunman who carried out the hotel attack last Friday that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists, trained in a jihadist camp in Libya at the end of last year, Tunisian prime minister’s spokesman Dafer Neji said on Tuesday.

Around 1,200 escape from Yemen prison

SANAA — Around 1,200 prisoners escaped during clashes at a jail in central Yemen on Tuesday, among them al Qaeda suspects, officials and security sources said.