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Winter Weather Advisory issued November 21 at 4:51PM PST until November 22 at 6:00AM PST by NWS

...HEAVY MOUNTAIN SNOW THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY... .A STRONG AND MOIST PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL PASS THROUGH THE REGION FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW WILL GENERALLY BE A MOUNTAIN OCCURRENCE EXCEPT FOR LOCATIONS WEST OF A LINE FROM REPUBLIC TO WENATCHEE. COLD AIR WILL REMAIN TRAPPED IN THESE AREAS LEADING TO PRIMARILY A SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN EVENT. A COLD

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Lo34° Wintry Mix

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Hi43° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Sunday

Hi42° Chance Rain/Snow

Sunday Night

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Monday

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Monday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain

Tuesday

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Tuesday Night

Lo35° Mostly Cloudy

Wednesday

Hi43° Partly Sunny

Boehner on immigration: ‘We will not stand idle’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker John Boehner declared Friday that President Barack Obama was “damaging the presidency” with his unilateral action on immigration. He said the Republican-run House will not stand by, but gave no hint of what the response would be.

Woman becomes fourth to allege Bill Cosby drugged her

BOCA RATON, Fla. — A Florida woman who came forward Thursday became the fourth in recent weeks to say Bill Cosby gave her pills that made her feel groggy then forced himself on her sexually.

Official says FSU gunman, killed after shooting, was alumnus

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The gunman who shot three people at Florida State University’s library early today before police killed him was a lawyer and alumnus from the school, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press.

Obama to announce executive action on immigration Thursday

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sidestepping Congress, President Barack Obama on Thursday will announce steps he will take to shield up to 5 million immigrants illegally in the United States from deportation, defying Republican lawmakers who say such a step would poison relations with the new GOP led legislature.

Massive starfish die-off linked to virus

Marking a major breakthrough in the mystery of one of the largest wildlife die-offs ever recorded in the world’s oceans, scientists believe they have found the cause of a disease that has killed millions of starfish since last year along California and the Pacific Coast.

Safety agency to push for national air bag recall

DETROIT — The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure — and even kill — a driver.

Dear Abby: Mom concerned about son’s play

Dear Abby: Last weekend some family members were at my mom’s house for a meal. My 6-year-old son and my cousin’s 4-year-old daughter were playing in the room my mom had set up for the grandkids.

Manson to wed

CORCORAN, Calif. — Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old woman who left her Midwestern home and spent the past nine years trying to help exonerate him.

House Democrats re-elect Pelosi

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrats re-elected Rep. Nancy Pelosi to another two-year term as House minority leader today, two weeks after elections in which the party lost at least a dozen seats in the chamber.

Navy secretary racks up $4.7 million in travel

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Navy secretary has spent more than a full year of his five-year tenure on overseas travel, racking up 930,000 miles on trips that cost taxpayers more than $4.7 million.

Cargo plane crashes into Chicago home

CHICAGO — A small twin-engine cargo plane crashed into a home on Chicago’s southwest side today, killing the pilot but sparing a couple who were asleep just inches away.

Challenge to Obamacare on contraceptives rejected

WASHINGTON D.C. — A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to Obamacare that would have enabled non-profit religious organizations to avoid government-approved contraception programs.

Defense secretary promises nuclear program shakeup

WASHINGTON D.C. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered top-to-bottom changes in the management of the nation’s nuclear arsenal Friday, saying a lack of sustained attention and investment in the force caused it to “slowly back downhill.”

Ex-CEO of mine that blew up, killing 29, indicted

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Don Blankenship, the steely-eyed executive once dubbed “The Dark Lord of Coal Country,” on Thursday became the highest-ranking coal official to face federal charges in the nation’s deadliest mine disaster in 40 years.

Ninth pipeline bill may be a charm

The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill today to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.
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U.S. to grant refugee status to kids

The U.S. government will launch a program in December to grant refugee status to some minors under the age of 21 who live in Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador and whose parents legally reside in the United States.

Lawmakers move to strip former Nazi members of Social Security benefits

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of lawmakers will introduce legislation today to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits, insisting American taxpayers should not be underwriting the retirement of anyone who participated in the Third Reich’s atrocities.