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2 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Will the US fight for a Mideast where minorities can thrive?

Somewhere in the afterlife, Mullah Mustafa Barzani, the eagle of the Zagros Mountains, is smiling.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Cristiano Ronaldo Ice Bucket Challenge (Funny Version) #IceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

6 hrs ago | Wine Business Online

Washington Wine Auction Sees Gains and Faces Challenges

Three days of tastings, dinners, a picnic and a formal gala, were part of the 27th Annual Auction of Washington Wines that just took place from August 14th to the 16th.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink

10 hrs ago | Business Journal

Former IRS commissioner: Political environment impedes tweaking the ACA, reforming tax code

IRS Commissioner Mark Everson testifies on ways to reduce the tax gap at a Senate Banking Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2007.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

11 hrs ago | The Columbian

Washington View: Too many of state's youths still seek jobs

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Vancouver, WA

15 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Friends dona t spy? Turkey outraged at Germany

While officials in Berlin sought to play down the reports, Turkey summoned the German ambassador to demand an immediate investigation.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Turkey, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Angela Merkel

20 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

With few foreign-policy triumphs, Obama running out of time

President Barack Obama speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Angler Guide

Washington - Angler Shatters Tiger Muskie Record

David Hickman of Richland has set a new state record for the largest tiger muskie caught in state waters, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed today.

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Related Topix: Ferry County, WA, Chehalis, WA

Covington Reporter

West Nile virus infection confirmed in Washington resident | Washington State Department of Health

A Walla Walla County man is the first Washington resident in 2014 known to have been infected with West Nile virus in our state.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Washington Government, Walla Walla County, WA, Shoreline, WA, King County, WA

Kirkland Reporter

WSDOT calls for volunteers to help tally cyclists, walkers this fall in Kirkland

During a three-day survey last year, volunteers counted nearly 66,000 bicyclists and pedestrians across Washington.

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Related Topix: Kirkland, WA, us Travel, Travel, Bothell, WA

Bellingham Herald

Washington hop-grower Haas also brews beers

"Ah yeah, look at that foam," says McDonald, the research brewer for the nation's largest hop supplier, which celebrated its 100th anniversary over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Yakima, WA, River Road, WA

Lake Cowichan Gazette

Cross-border partnership drives Route 97 site

A cross-border tourism partnership launched an eyecatching website giving visitors to North Central Washington state and British Columbia's Thompson Okanagan region a rich new source of information and online links to learn about and explore travel destinations up and down the Highway 97 corridor.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Chelan, WA, Winthrop, WA,

Tri-cityherald.com

Civil War reenactment this weekend at Columbia Park part of library program

There are some ties. Confederate Gen. George Pickett was based in the San Juan Islands during a dispute with Great Britain before the war, Allison said.

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Related Topix: Libraries, Pasco, WA, Painting, Arts, Kennewick, WA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

NewsTarget.com

Toxic, cancer-causing PCBs still show up in everyday products despite decades-old ban

Banning the use of toxic chemicals is great and all, but the problem lies with their persistence in the environment, which for many of us can last a lifetime.

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Related Topix: Environment, Washington Government

KHQ-TV Spokane

President rejects ice bucket challenge, will donate instead

You won't see the President of the United States dumping a bucket of ice over his head any time soon, but that doesn't mean he isn't supporting the cause of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Okanogan, WA, Okanogan County, WA, US Senate, Republican, Mike Crapo, Soap Lake, WA

Washington Times

Mural collecting dust is William Cumming original

A large mural that collected dust in barns over the decades before being displayed this month at a fair in Washington state is an original 1941 painting by William Cumming, a member of the Northwest School art movement of the 1930s and '40s, a Seattle art dealer confirmed.

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Related Topix: Arts, Painting

Central Kitsap Reporter

Italy's famous grape has role in Washington | Kitsap Week

It is the most famous of Italian wine grapes, but in the New World, Sangiovese plays only a minor role.

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Related Topix: Wine, Drink, Life, Food, Italian Cuisine, Walla Walla, WA

KHQ-TV Spokane

One dead, apartment destroyed in Soap Lake fire

Crews responded to the fire at about 2 a.m. at the Soap Lake Gardens apartments, according to Police Chief Glenn Quantz.

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Related Topix: Soap Lake, WA, Fire, Grant County, WA, Okanogan, WA

Renton Reporter

Strong employement numbers, but warning lights ahead | Don Brunell

The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Merseyside County, England, Cheshire County, England, Vancouver, WA, Opinion

NJ.com

Phillipsburg's Jeff Finegan, Easton's Preston Hindmarch...

Author Jeff Finegan, left, and Preston Hindmarch, right, go over proofs of "'Tis Well: The Life and Death of George Washington."

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

OregonLive.com

Cinder, the bear cub burned in Washington wildfire, slowly recovering

The cub, named Cinder, still has third-degree burns on her paws that require new bandages every other day, and she's still on pain medications and antibiotics, The Wenatchee World reported .

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