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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 05 at 8:52AM PST until December 06 at 7:00AM PST by NWS

...SNOW RETURNING DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE... .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON STARTING THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. ALTHOUGH THE OVERALL QUANTITY OF EXPECTED SNOW IS NOT LARGE THE TIME OF DAY WHEN THE HIGHER INTENSITY SNOWFALL OCCURS WILL COMPLICATE THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING COMMUTE.

This Afternoon

Hi32° Snow Showers

Tonight

Lo23° Snow Showers then Chance Snow Showers

Tuesday

Hi30° Slight Chance Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo13° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi23° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo14° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi24° Snow Likely

Thursday Night

Lo20° Snow Likely

Friday

Hi32° Chance Snow

Friday Night

Lo25° Chance Snow Showers

WTO rules against tax breaks for Boeing plant

The World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled Monday that the extension of the business-tax reduction that Washington state granted to Boeing in 2013 for the forthcoming 777X jet is a prohibited subsidy.

Leftist allies fly in to pay tribute to Castro at mass rally

HAVANA — Leaders of Cuba’s leftist allies and other developing countries arrive in Havana on Tuesday for a mass rally commemorating Fidel Castro, the rebel who seized power in a 1959 revolution and ruled the island for half a century.

U.N. Syria envoy wants Trump to increase fight against Islamic State

BRUSSELS — U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday sought to dispel concerns that the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump could strike a deal with Russia over Syria, saying he would welcome it if Washington increased its fighting against Islamic State.

Arrests in first ‘Fight for $15’ protest since Trump win

LOS ANGELES/CHICAGO — U.S. workers from fast-food chains and nearly 20 airports staged sit-ins and some were arrested in nationwide protests for higher pay, union rights and immigration reform on Tuesday, their first major action since businessman Donald Trump won the presidential election.

Obamacare repeal plan set in motion

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said Tuesday that Republicans’ plan for repealing the 2010 health care law is moving forward with the anticipated use of an expedited budget process early next year.
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Drop in manufacturing flattens Grant County job growth

EPHRATA — Manufacturing job losses across several industries in Grant County outweighed substantial gains in other sectors to maintain the county’s unemployment rate at 5.7 percent — the same as October 2015.
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Last Foothills ride of the season

Chadd Fitzpatrick of Wenatchee rides Monday on the Sage Hills Trail system in the Wenatchee Foothills. The trails will close for the season Thursday and reopen April 1. The annual closure protects wintering mule deer and other wildlife. Fitzpatrick said after the closure, he’ll move his rides to No. 2 Canyon, or Ancient Lakes and Beezley Hills Preserve, both near Quincy.

School zone lights flashing later

WENATCHEE — School zone traffic lights will soon start flashing later in the afternoon due to short winter days and an increased in the number of students departing from Wenatchee School District after-school programs.

Omak pub destroyed by fire

OMAK — The North Country Pub on Omak’s main street was destroyed by fire early Tuesday.

Obesity falls for kids from low-income families

The obesity rate for young children from low-income families in Washington state decreased to 13.6 percent in 2014 from 14.9 percent in 2010, according to new data from two federal agencies.

Ohio State University student injures 11 in attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A student drove a car into a crowd of pedestrians at Ohio State University on Monday morning and then jumped out and stabbed several people with a butcher knife, injuring 11 people, before a police officer shot and killed the attacker, officials said.

Nearly 1,000 sex assaults reported in Canada military last year

OTTAWA — Some 960 members of the Canadian military reported being victims of sexual assault in the last year, and 27 percent of women in the armed forces have been sexually assaulted during their career, Statistics Canada said on Monday.