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  1. In Our View / State education budget: Gov. Insleea s education budget serves studentsa needsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    ... for teachers; and $126 million to freeze resident undergraduate tuition and fund the state's pledge for the Opportunity Scholarship program. Inslee's capital budget proposal includes $54.6 million for the new home of Washington State University's ...

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  2. Board OKs Champaign-Champaign County enterprise zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | The News-Gazette

    Champaign County Board members have approved a proposed joint city of Champaign-Champaign County enterprise zone that now will go to the state Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for certification in 2015. The proposed Champaign-Champaign County zone - an economic development tool - covers an area mostly north of Springfield Avenue and extends into unincorporated areas that include the Wilber Heights and Dobbins Downs areas north of the city.

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  3. In brief: Housing voucher applications accepted online - Thu, 18 Dec 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Museum is using historic bell decorations from the old University City Mall to decorate the exterior of the Opportunity Town Hall. Two of the 3-foot-tall bells are hanging from the front faA ade of the 1912 town hall building. Each is lit from the ...

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  4. Inslee outlines plan to pump $2.3 billion into educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | HeraldNet

    ... sum covers cost-of-living adjustments required under Initiative 732 plus a little extra. -$100 million for the Opportunity Scholarship program, a public-private venture which offers financial aid to qualified students in health care, science, ...

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  5. Inslee: Spend on early education, full-time kindergarten, freeze college tuitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... at the state's public colleges, with a tuition freeze over the 2015-17 biennium. It would spend more money on Opportunity Scholarships money for those in "high-demand" health, science and engineering fields, and boost the College Bound and State ...

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  6. Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. Enhances Short-Term Borrowing CapacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | GlobeNewswire

    Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. announced today that it has retired its $200 million unsecured term loan and amended its unsecured revolving credit facility, modifying certain key terms, including: increasing the borrowing capacity from $350 million to $500 million; increasing the accordion feature, enabling the company to expand the borrowing capacity of the facility to $1 billion, subject to commitments and other conditions; extending the maturity date to January 2019; and lowering the interest rate spread to 100 basis points over LIBOR.

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  7. In Our View: STEM Key to State's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Columbian

    ... behind the boom: A leak in the pipeline for employees to fill the state's most valuable jobs." The report, "Opportunity for All: Investing in Washington State's STEM Education Pipeline," suggests that an investment of $650 million could generate ...

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  8. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... "We know sexual assault is occurring on our campus," said Kimberly Anderson, WSU Director of Office of Equal Opportunity & Title IX Coordinator. "Our goal is to create an environment where students are comfortable reporting." "Students here this ...

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  9. In Our View / Washington State Opportunity Scholarship: Keeping our jobs and studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | HeraldNet

    In Wednesday's editorial we outlined the findings of a report by the Boston Consulting Group that found that while Washington is producing a healthy number of jobs in technology fields, very few residents born in the state, only 9 in 100, are filling those positions. The report, "Opportunity For All: Investing in Washington State's STEM Education Pipeline," calls for investment by the state and others in early learning, K-12 education, the transition to college, post-secondary education and career coaching.

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  10. Briefs: Developer announces completion of Villas at LakewoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | HeraldNet

    ... tax credit equity to fund the project. It was co-developed by an entity of Canddle Development Inc. and American Opportunity Foundation Inc. More information is available at www.wncinc.com . New regional sales manager appointed at Frontier Frontier ...

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  11. In Our View / Education funding and jobs: Dona t let STEM jobs in state go unfilledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | HeraldNet

    Washington state is actually doing pretty well in producing family-wage jobs in technology fields. The Boston Consulting Group, in its recent report, "Opportunity For All: Investing in Washington State's STEM Education Pipeline," finds that the state has one of the highest proportions of science, technology, engineering and math jobs in the nation, half of which are in computer science.

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  12. Strictly Business: Experts on menu at forecast breakfastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | The Columbian

    ... show-and-tell by some of Clark County's most experienced and successful business people. Our theme is "Building Opportunity," and we're honored to have Ken Fisher, founder and CEO of Fisher Investments, as keynote speaker. Fisher is a one-man ...

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  13. Police: Chokehold victim complicit in own deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    President Barack Obama speaks about the recent police issues before talking about education at the Summit on College Opportunity, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington. On Wednesday, a grand jury de... .

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  14. The Daily Troll: WA colleges go to White House. Service cat...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Crosscut.com

    White House College Opportunity Summit in D.C. today, according to The Associated Press . President Barack Obama and the First Lady joined officials and leaders from colleges around the nation to discuss college readiness, degree completion and increasing the number of STEM graduates.

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  15. Fixing a neglected brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Crosscut.com

    ... but is still somewhat tenuous and easily disrupted," writes Dr. Laurence Steinberg in his new book Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence . Steinberg, a professor of psychology at Temple University, is a leading expert on ...

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  16. Jackson, Inslee address crowd at Washington STEM SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | King County Journal

    ... the summit - told the crowd during the morning group session. "There's nothing that you cannot learn given the opportunity. Tell (your students) over and over again that deep water does not drown you - you drown when you stop kicking, you drown when ...

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  17. Gov. Inslee joins business and education leaders to help shape the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Bothell Reporter

    Gov. Jay Inslee will join more than 320 business and education leaders at the third annual Washington STEM Summit on Dec. 2 at Microsoft Corp. to discuss how communities across Washington state can drive the improvement of science, technology, engineering and math education for all students. Also at the Summit, BCG will release the findings of a new report, Opportunity for All: Investing in Washington State's STEM Education Pipeline.

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  18. Opportunity in conservationRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | Wenatchee World

    As we approach the holiday season, there is no better time than now to start thinking about the state budget. Don't believe me? We have a fast-approaching opportunity to secure abundant gifts for our children and grandchildren if our elected officials commit robust funding for the outdoors.

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  19. Opportunity church marks fifth year - Thu, 27 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... tours are welcome. Contact the museum at (509) 922-4570 or visit the Website www.valleyheritagecenter.org. The Opportunity Christian Church congregation gathers for a photo to commemorate the church's fifth anniversary in 1914. (Full-size photo) The ...

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  20. Religion calendar - Thu, 13 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... (509) 926-7133 or email info@stjoeparish.org . Thanksgiving Potluck - Nov. 23, after 10:30 a.m. worship at Opportunity Christian Church, 708 N. Pines Road. The choir will furnish turkey, stuffing, gravy and rolls. Attendees please bring the rest. ...

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