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Democrats hold ‘sit-in,’ seek vote on gun control

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats staged a “sit-in” on the floor of the House of Representatives on Wednesday demanding the chamber remain in session until the Republican leadership agrees to a vote on gun control legislation following the Orlando mass shooting.

Rubio seeks re-election to Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio will seek re-election to his U.S. Senate seat, he announced on Wednesday, reversing a pledge not to run and saying the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency worries him.

Wilf Woods | ‘History Today’ looks at Vikings

The eighth through eleventh centuries were the era of the Vikings, those fierce, blond Scandinavians who spread their influence eastward into today's Russia, and westward to Iceland and Greenland.
Car crash starts grass fire near Soap Lake

Evacuation orders cancelled in Soap Lake area wildfire

SOAP LAKE — The Grant County Sheriff's Office cancelled evacuation orders on 10 to 15 homes about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday after firefighters contained a wildfire burning along Highway 17 near Soap Lake. 

Volunteers needed to feed kids this summer

NCW — Small Miracles, a nonprofit dedicated to helping feed hungry kids, is looking for volunteers willing to spend an hour helping serve and deliver lunches to children this summer.
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Sliding into summer

Glen Prosser with Prosser and Sons of Spokane, takes apart playground equipment at Kenroy Elementary School on Tuesday, getting ready to move it to the opposite side of the school. He says he has worked on play areas for 35 years. "I've been assembling them so long that I'm taking out what I've put in," he says.

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.