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Flash Flood Watch issued July 31 at 5:11PM PDT until August 01 at 11:00PM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ON RECENT BURN AREAS FRIDAY... .BRIEF DOWNPOURS FROM ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING ACROSS AREAS THAT HAVE EXPERIENCED RECENT WILDFIRES. DEBRIS FLOWS AND RAPID RUNOFF WOULD BE A SIGNIFICANT THREAT IN THIS CASE. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY

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Source: Athletics acquire Lester for Cespedes

OAKLAND, Calif. — A person with knowledge of the trade says the Oakland Athletics have won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander along with outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before today’s trade deadline.

M’s among most active teams in trade talks

CLEVELAND — As fans anxiously await the news of an acquisition that can push Seattle closer to a possible wild-card berth, the Mariners made none on the day before the Major League Baseball trade deadline of 1 p.m. today.
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Kearse has gone from undrafted to lock for Seattle

RENTON — Jermaine Kearse sat quietly at the podium for 15 minutes while to his left sat Kobe Bryant and Richard Sherman, and on his right was Grammy winning hip-hop artist Macklemore, all answering questions.

Hanauer will drive refurbished boat

SEATTLE — The remnants of a horrible day in Mexico have been transformed, and a more positive memory will take place at Seafair this weekend.
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Pateros strong: Sports won’t be postponed

PATEROS — In the wake of devastation, determined communities seem to find a common theme to rally around. In Pateros, that theme could be as small as a phrase on a hat. The hats, which read, “Pateros Strong, Rising from the Ashes 2014” will be available at Pateros High School and various Pateros businesses as early as this morning.

NCAA settles head-injury lawsuit, can change rules

CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed today to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing football, hockey, soccer and other contact sports.

Judge: Shelly Sterling can sell Clippers

LOS ANGELES — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
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Young drivers fueled by adrenaline

EAST WENATCHEE — It’s hard to imagine a scenario in which a champion track star blows away the competition in the 100-meter dash, but isn’t allowed to walk onto the track to compete.
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Velocity Swimming wins championship

Velocity Swimming beat out 16 teams to take first place at the Inland Empire Long Course Swimming Championship, held Friday through Sunday at the Wenatchee City Pool.