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Senate set to vote on 2 competing plans to end shutdown

Senate leaders reached an agreement Tuesday to vote this week on two competing proposals to end the government shutdown, including President Donald Trump’s plan to have Congress pay for the long-stalled wall along the U.S.-Mexico border that’s likely to fail.

EPA chief signs proposal limiting science used in decisions

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt signed a proposed rule Tuesday that seeks to restrict the types of scientific studies that regulators can use to determine the impact of pesticide and pollution exposure on human health.

Spokane Valley city attorney presents snow-removal proposal

It seemed too hot outside to talk about snow removal Tuesday evening, but that’s when the Spokane Valley City Council took another look at a snow removal ordinance that’s been batted around for some time. City Attorney Cary Driskell made the presentation of a reworded ordinance that will allow the city to fine property owners who don’t shovel their sidewalks.

Oregon woman digs boyfriend’s shoveled out marriage proposal

It wasn’t the marriage proposal Matt Behrens planned, but it worked just as well. He was going to pop the question Wednesday evening at a Portland restaurant, but the snowstorm left Behrens and girlfriend Shannon Kernan stuck in their suburban apartment.