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  • WEDNESDAY, AUG. 29, 2012

    Cobra Polo Classic benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities

    You don’t have to know a chukker from a hole in the ground to enjoy the upcoming Cobra Polo Classic. The annual fundraiser for Ronald McDonald House Charities draws about …


  • THURSDAY, AUG. 23, 2012

    Aged dads may pass on more mutations

    Men who become fathers later in life pass on more brand-new genetic mutations to their offspring, a study has found – probably contributing to disorders such as autism and schizophrenia …


  • SUNDAY, AUG. 5, 2012

    Number of homeless students growing in the state, study says

    TACOMA – The number of homeless students in Washington schools is continuing to grow, according to a new study. The state’s large urban counties – Pierce, King, Snohomish, Spokane and …


  • FRIDAY, JULY 20, 2012

    CDC: Whooping cough rise alarming

    ATLANTA – The U.S. appears headed for its worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades, with the number of cases rising at an epidemic rate that experts …


  • THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2012

    Ronald McDonald House marks 25 years serving sick kids

    On May 18, Kathy LeDuc, of Kalispell, took her daughter, Gabby, 5, to the doctor. “She had a fever and said her tummy hurt,” LeDuc said. “She had a dance …


  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2012

    Breast-feeding advocate claims discrimination

    A Spokane mom and breast-feeding advocate says her former employer wrongfully terminated her after a media frenzy surrounding photos of two military moms breast-feeding in Air Force uniforms. Crystal Scott, …


  • TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2012

    Reason to smile

    Ashley Leon, 20, hadn’t seen a dentist for a couple of years before last week. She probably wouldn’t have seen one last week, either, if she weren’t pregnant, she said. …


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