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THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016

David Key boats away from his flooded home after reviewing the damage in Prairieville, La., Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016. Key, an insurance adjuster, fled his home as the flood water was rising with his wife and three children and returned Tuesday  to assess the damage. (Max Becherer / Associated Press)

In flood-stricken Louisiana, housing crisis looms

DENHAM SPRINGS, La. – With an estimated 40,000 homes damaged by deadly flooding, Louisiana could be looking at its biggest housing crunch since the miserable, bumbling aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a decade ago. People whose homes were swamped by some ...

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Pope outlines vision for promoting life, family issues

Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American moderate to head the new Vatican office for families and laity and directing related institutes to give merciful care to spiritually wounded Catholics.

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In this Aug. 4, 2016, file photo made from video, Nissrine Samali, 20, gets into the sea wearing a burkini, a wetsuit-like garment that also covers the head, in Marseille, southern France. France’s Socialist prime minister Manuel Valls is expressing support for local bans of burkinis, saying the swimwear is based on the “enslavement of women” and therefore not compatible with French values. (Associated Press)

Bans on burkinis at French beaches stir debate

PARIS – Male officials are dictating what women can wear on French beaches – and people across a wide swath of French society say that’s a good thing. Decrees issued by several mayors this month ban the body-encompassing burkini swimsuit, ...

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Campaign shake up leaves Trump in charge

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump reshuffled his campaign team again Wednesday, bringing the publisher of conservative website Breitbart into his inner circle along with a former ally of his rival Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. The moves follow weeks of falling poll numbers and months of infighting in Trump’s campaign, as the nominee has struggled to overcome controversies that have sidetracked him from his core economic, security and immigration enforcement messages.

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Parting Shot — 10.27.16

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Thursday in Toledo, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

EWU sports live chat transcript (Oct. 27)

Jim: Hello, let's talk Eagle football! Steven Christopher: Hi Jim! Go Eags! (And Tribe!) GoEags (guest): Happy Thursday, Happy Griz week! Steven Christopher: Did? Montana's quarterback play against us in ...

Ranking a dozen rain songs

12. "Purple Rain" -- Prince 11. "Blues Eyes Cryin' in the Rain" -- Willie Nelson 10. "Have You Ever Seen the Rain" -- CCR 9. "Raindrops Keep Falling on My ...

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