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MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016






‘Mississippi Burning’ civil rights case closed

The investigation into the infamous slayings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi is finally closed, the state’s attorney general said Monday, 53 years almost to the day after the young men disappeared during “Freedom Summer.”

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1 killed, 3 hurt in oil well explosion in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. – Authorities say a man died and three others were injured in an oil well explosion in western North Dakota. The McKenzie County Sheriff’s Department says 52-year-old Johnny Stassinos of Rock Springs, Wyoming, died Saturday afternoon from injuries ...

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Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron attends a service of prayer and remembrance in St Margaret’s Church, London, Monday, June 20, 2016, to commemorate Jo Cox, the 41-year-old Member of Parliament fatally shot last week in northern England. (Yui Mok / Associated Press)

British lawmakers pay tribute to slain Jo Cox

The raucous business of Britain’s House of Commons was replaced by somber silence and heartfelt tributes Monday for slain lawmaker Jo Cox, while the man charged with her slaying made a brief appearance in court by video link from prison.

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Complete interview with Gabe Marks

Our most recent story about prolific Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks tells the story of a particularly insightful interview we had last spring. That story, "Gabe Marks is a ...


Weekend Wild Card — 7.23-24. 16

I'm facing another weekend of fence-building with my neighbor. Once we get the back fence built, I have one last honey-do item on the agenda and then it's kick back ...


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S-R intern Tyson Bird brought cookies to work on his last day with us. It has been a pleasure to have him here. I first printed a column submission from ...




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