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    Obama promises electricity aid in Washington fire areas

    SEATTLE – The federal government will provide emergency assistance to help restore electricity in areas of Central Washington where wildfires have knocked out power, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday. Inslee … 4

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    New fires burning in Central Washington

    Existing fires in Central Washington grew overnight and new fires have begun to burn, stretching emergency responders even further. 26

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    Firefighters trying to contain Carlton Complex fire

    Many of the more than 1,600 firefighters battling the massive Carlton Complex wildfire that has scorched more than 300 square miles of the scenic Methow Valley will focus their efforts … 2

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    Severe thunderstorms pound Spokane, CdA

    Severe thunderstorms in the Spokane area and in North Idaho were moving quickly to the north after sweeping across the area shortly after 4 p.m. The storms were part of … 32

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    Big Hurt lives dream

    When Frank Thomas was making a name for himself in the major leagues and drawing comparisons to all-time greats such as Ted Williams and Lou Gehrig, it was up to …

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    SEC now on Comcast

    Comcast has reached a deal with ESPN to carry the SEC Network. The network, which launches on Aug. 14, was already set to be carried on cable and satellite providers … 1

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    Twins trade 1B Kendrys Morales to Mariners

    MINNEAPOLIS – Kendrys Morales is on his way back to Seattle to try and give the Mariners’ struggling offense a boost as they chase a playoff spot. The Minnesota Twins …

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    On-air cheer purveyor Shelly Monahan bids farewell at end of KHQ morning newscast

    “Sunshine” Shelly Monahan called it quits Friday at the end of KHQ’s early morning newscast, putting a wrap – for now, at least – on nearly 40 years in broadcasting, … 16

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    Utilities working to restore power to area homes

    More than 29,000 homes and businesses remain without power this morning in the Inland Northwest in the wake of severe thunderstorms that knocked down trees and power lines across a … 17

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    High Drive brush fire mostly contained

    Firefighters are battling a brush fire on the slope below High Drive in South Spokane. 10

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    Auto racing: Gordon wins Brickyard 400

    With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race – …

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    Obama fundraising in challenging time

    SEATTLE – Fundraising amid a swirl of overseas and border challenges, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that foreign crises are creating anxieties in an American public already worried that a …

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    Russian border hostility escalates

    KIEV, Ukraine – Russia is launching artillery attacks from its soil on Ukrainian troops and preparing to move heavier weaponry across the border, the U.S. and Ukraine charged Friday in … 26

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    CdA Casino cancels Ted Nugent show, cites rocker’s past ‘hate-filled remarks’

    The Coeur d’Alene Casino dumped rock musician Ted Nugent from its summer schedule Monday, saying his “racist attitudes and views” have no place there. 214

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    L&I alleges disability scam by Spokane business owner

    A Spokane business owner has been charged with first-degree theft after allegedly taking $101,000 in disability benefits while still working. 26

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    Houseboat owner fined in Park Service shooting incident

    The houseboat owner facing charges of assaulting a federal law enforcement officer agreed to a deal Monday that will keep him out of jail and order a $100 fine for … 49

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    Club offers social pot spot

    Eric Buchanan envisions a day when marijuana will be as common as vodka tonics or microbrews at lounges and nightclubs across Washington. Until then, he and his business partners are … 162

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    Motorcyclist killed in crash north of Spokane

    A motorcyclist is dead after an accident five miles north of Spokane on State Route 291 around 8 a.m. this morning. 3

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    Man shot after argument near Lincoln Park

    A shooting was reported in the 2200 block of East Girard Place north of Lincoln Park on the South Hill just before 11:30 p.m. Friday. 142

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    Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma cancels two Ted Nugent concerts

    The Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma has canceled two Ted Nugent concerts, saying “racism is intolerable.” 62