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Flash Flood Watch issued August 01 at 10:54AM 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 REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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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.

Packers eliminated from state tournament by league rival

CENTRALIA — The Apple Valley Packers saw their summer season come to an end Monday with a 5-4 loss to the Hanford Flames at the Washington State American Legion Baseball ‘AAA’ tournament at Wheeler Field.

AppleSox salvage win in series finale

BEND, Ore. — The Wenatchee AppleSox avoided a sweep on Sunday by beating the Bend Elks 3-2 in 14 innings at Vince Genna Stadium.

Packers avoid elimination with victory

CENTRALIA - The Apple Valley Packers kept their summer season alive with a win Sunday at the Washington State American Legion Baseball 'AAA' tournament at Wheeler Field in Centralia.

Wenatchee Valley seeks bike-friendly designation

WENATCHEE—The Wenatchee Valley Transportation Council voted and confirmed a Bicycle Master Plan in 2013. The 20-year plan calls for outside evaluations of the valley’s progress regarding bicycle-friendliness.
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Capitals look toward future

Wenatchee United FC had its share of up-and-down moments throughout its inaugural season in the Evergreen Premier League. The Capitals finished 5-9 with 15 points, good enough for sixth place in the eight-team league.

Packers lose 1st-round state game

CENTRALIA — The Apple Valley Packers lost in disappointing fashion Saturday in their first Washington State American Legion Baseball ‘AAA’ tournament game at Wheeler Field in Centralia. But the Packers’ players and coaching staff plan on using that loss as motivation as they head into consolation play today.
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Navardauskas wins tour’s 19th stage

BERGERAC, France — Lithuania’s Ramunas Navardauskas won the 19th Stage of the Tour de France today in a breakaway in a downpour into the town of Bergerac.
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Late-season surge propels Packers to state tournament

WENATCHEE — When the Apple Valley Packers were mired in a 13-game league losing streak earlier this summer, the players knew they had a choice of two scenarios that would determine the course of the rest of their summer.