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Fiery crash of truck, bus kills 10

ORLAND, Calif. — A FedEx tractor-trailer crossed over a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead, authorities said.

Sebelius, a lightning rod for critics, resigns

WASHINGTON — For five years, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been a lightning rod for critics of President Barack Obama’s health care law. But with sign-ups exceeding expectations and a new face soon to be in charge at HHS, the White House is eager to see if the poisonous atmosphere might give way to more pragmatic efforts aimed at fixing problems with the nation’s newest social program.

Dogs suspected of killing many farm animals

DRYDEN — The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate two dogs that killed three goats early this morning and probably killed and injured many more animals at the same farm Thursday night.

Australian PM confident sounds are from Flight 370

PERTH, Australia — Authorities are confident that signals detected deep in the Indian Ocean are from the missing Malaysian jet’s black boxes, Australia’s prime minister said today, raising hopes they are close to solving one of aviation’s most perplexing mysteries.
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Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during speech

LAS VEGAS — A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.
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Fish ladders will cost $7 million

WENATCHEE — The thousands of spring chinook already headed up the Columbia River have no idea the amount of work they’ve mobilized at Rock Island and Wanapum dams.

Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The high-flyers are laying the stock market low — once again.

Portland grain

PORTLAND, Ore. — Bids as of noon Thursday for grains delivered to Portland, by rail or barge, in dollars per bushel. Information from USDA Market News Services.

Metals futures

NEW YORK — Spot nonferrous metal prices as of 7 a.m.

Land Trust trail work party needs volunteers

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust is looking for volunteers to build and maintain trails and help with other work on the Wenatchee Foothills trail system.