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Air Stagnation Advisory issued February 10 at 1:30PM PST until February 13 at 10:00AM PST by NWS

...AIR STAGNATION ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY... * AIR QUALITY...LIGHT WINDS AND A TEMPERATURE INVERSION WILL HEIGHTEN THE POTENTIAL FOR ELEVATED POLLUTION LEVELS IN CENTRAL WASHINGTON AND NORTHEAST WASHINGTON TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA

Overnight

Lo32° Slight Chance Rain and Patchy Fog

Thursday

Hi39° Chance Rain and Patchy Fog then Rain

Thursday Night

Lo34° Rain

Friday

Hi44° Chance Rain then Slight Chance Showers

Friday Night

Lo33° Slight Chance Rain

Saturday

Hi47° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo35° Chance Rain

Sunday

Hi47° Chance Rain

Sunday Night

Lo38° Chance Rain

Washington's Birthday

Hi56° Partly Sunny

Obama budget envisions $2.9 trillion deficit reduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Barack Obama on Tuesday unveiled a budget that proposed $2.9 trillion in deficit reduction over 10 years, largely by curbing tax breaks for the wealthy and proposing new savings in the Medicare and Medicaid health care programs.

White House seeks $1.8 billion for Zika virus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Facing pressure from Republicans and some in his own Democratic Party to act strongly on Zika, President Barack Obama will ask the U.S. Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the mosquito-borne virus.

Wisconsin couple, too drunk to drive, give keys to child

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New York bans insurance coverage of ‘conversion therapy’

NEW YORK — New York state will bar health insurance coverage of therapy aimed at changing the sexual or gender orientation of young people, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday, decrying the practice as “misguided” and “intolerant.”

Florist helps refugees’ dreams bloom

CHICAGO — The six refugee women stood in line holding short, round flower vases, waiting to stuff foam inside and pour water over the top before filling them with greens and blooms.

Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies

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Obama to propose $10-a-barrel oil tax

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Prosecutor offers probation to anti-abortion activist

HOUSTON — An anti-abortion activist indicted for using a fake driver’s license ID to aid secret filming inside Planned Parenthood facilities turned himself into authorities in Houston on Thursday and was offered a probation deal, prosecutors said.

Trump accuses Cruz of stealing Iowa caucuses

NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Wednesday accused rival Ted Cruz of stealing a victory in the Iowa caucuses and called for another vote or nullification of Cruz’s win.

Judge declines to toss Cosby sex assault case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — A Pennsylvania judge refused to dismiss a sexual assault case against once-celebrated comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday, clearing the way for the case against him to move toward trial.

Lawmakers chastise officials over Flint crisis

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Obama visits a mosque to send message to non-Muslims

CATONSVILLE, Md. — President Barack Obama made his first visit to a U.S. mosque on Wednesday, in an effort to allay the fears of Americans accustomed to pop-culture portrayals of Muslims as terrorists, and to reassure Muslim American youth about their place in the nation.

Bill Cosby is back in court to throw out criminal case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. — Bill Cosby's lawyers fought Tuesday to persuade a judge to toss out a felony sexual-assault charge against the entertainer, who prosecutors allege drugged and molested a Temple University athletics department employee at his Philadelphia-area estate a dozen years ago.

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CONCORD, N.H. — Presidential candidates arrived fresh from Iowa on Tuesday with the 2016 race upended, after frontrunners from both parties took hits in the Midwest and now must shift strategies for a week-long sprint in New Hampshire.