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Spin Control archive for July 22, 2014

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014

Inslee: FEMA aid to help restore power in fire areas

SEATTLE – The federal government will provide emergency assistance to help restore electricity in areas of Central Washington where wild fires have knocked out power, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday. Inslee got a promise of emergency assistance that will include generators, replacing burned out lines...

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Spokane unemployment rate drops 

Spokane County's unemployment rated dropped by 1 percent in June, nearing the state average as it fell to 5.6 percent. The Washington Employment Security Department released its monthly unemployment report this morning, which shows unemployment in Spokane County at the lowest point since October 2008....

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Inslee to brief Obama on fires 

Gov. Jay Inslee will brief President Obama on the fires in Central Washington as the two drive into Seattle this afternoon. Obama, Air Force One and the traveling White House press corps are due in to Boeing Field at mid-afternoon, and the president will motorcade...

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