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  1. What's a ceiling? - "Rising Stars" serving our communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    ... passion for "striving to capture joy when I go to work." She currently works as a Partnership Director for Equal Opportunity Schools, where she provides consulting and coaching services to school districts and high school administrators who are ...

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  2. Senator Patty Murray introduces Freedom from Discrimination in Credit ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Seattle Gay News

    The Freedom from Discrimination in Credit Act would amend the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to prohibit credit discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. There is currently no federal law that protects LGBT individuals from credit discrimination.

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  3. Family completes latest journey with college degreesRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Cheney Free Press

    ... super fun, and I can make a living at it." Beals would like nothing more than to do that with either the Equal Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C., or the best-case scenario in Charlotte, N.C. with NASCAR. Beals, 56, was inspired to go to ...

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  4. Senate GOP leader McConnell: Let's move ahead on trade billRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... McConnell of Kentucky said on the Senate floor, hours before a test vote. "Let's not slam the door on even the opportunity of having that debate." The bill needs 60 votes in the 100-member Senate merely to start a full-blown debate on the ...

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  5. Eye on Clallam: Sales tax cut expected to become officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Clallam County commissioners will conduct a public hearing on a sales tax cut and are expected to approve Opportunity Fund grants to the Port of Port Angeles and the city of Port Angeles when they meet Tuesday. The regular session will begin at 10 a.m. in the commissioners' boardroom at the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Port Angeles.

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  6. Guest commentary / State minimum wage: Higher wage did not meet promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | HeraldNet

    ... that of every other state almost every year since then. At the time, supporters of I-688 like the Economic Opportunity Institute claimed that boosting the minimum wage would help Washingtonians "earn their way out of poverty" without harming ...

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  7. Does every cop need to carry a gun?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... most of the time. Two recent Seattle-area school shootings show that, in fact, a gun didn't make the difference. Opportunity and courage made the difference, with the emphasis on courage. The June shooting at Seattle Pacific University was ended by ...

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  8. In Our View / Overcoming poverty: Harvard study shows how county gives kids great shot at successRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | HeraldNet

    ... Times and National Public Radio this week, the study by Raj Chetty and Nathaniel Hendren and their Equality of Opportunity Project, looked at counties across the U.S. Using earnings records, with names redacted, of millions of families that moved ...

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  9. Online scavenger hunt rewards those who know Spokane's buildings - Wed, 06 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... in the Campbell House. A fourth prize is admission to the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum inside the historic Opportunity Town Hall. "We wanted to do something exciting and big," said Emily Vance, a temporary seasonal employee with the Spokane ...

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  10. Tiny's Organic settles $17,500 discrimination caseRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Wenatchee World

    Tiny's Organic, the produce grower and marketer based in East Wenatchee, reached a settlement last week in a pregnancy discrimination case brought by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The company agreed Thursday to pay $17,500 to former supervisor Maria Guillen and change the employment practices that led to her 2012 dismissal.

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  11. History lessons - Sun, 03 May 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... side. I decided to write nominations because I love doing research - finding needles in haystacks. Yeomans: The Opportunity Township Hall on East Sprague (Avenue), which is now occupied by the Spokane Valley Heritage Museum. I dug and dug and dug, ...

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  12. Port of Port Angeles to receive $2 million federal grant for composites developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 3 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... All that remains to finish financing the estimated $5.3 million project is approval of a pending $1 million Opportunity Fund grant from Clallam County. County commissioners will hear the port's presentation on the composites center Monday. They are ...

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  13. Local children create their own products to sellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | KREM-TV Spokane

    Local children create their own products to sell Exploring Families is based in Spokane and offers out of the classroom experiences for children and their families. Check out this story on KREM.com: http://on.krem.com/1GMsPol Exploring Families hosted the Kids Business Opportunity Fair at the North Spokane Library.

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  14. Rep. DelBene introduces bill to lower college textbook costsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | North King County

    ... which will both improve instruction and save students money." The E-BOOK Act - or Electronic Books Opening Opportunity for Knowledge Act - would direct the Department of Education to use $20 million to create 10 pilot programs at public institutions ...

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  15. Lawmakers can ensure opportunity for students, economic growth with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... demand to produce a diverse and world-class workforce. According to the Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) report Opportunity for All: Investing in Washington State's STEM Education Pipeline, only nine out of 100 children born in Washington will go on ...

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  16. Woodinville investor gives $20M to Opportunity ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Seattle Times

    ... Jennifer, and the Rubens Family Foundation announced the gift this week. It will go to the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship, a public-private partnership. Under the terms of the scholarship, created in 2011, Washington state must match ...

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  17. Island County to be awarded rental vouchers for homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | South Whidbey Record

    ... start to get homeless veterans placed quickly. Lisa Clark, director of the Island County Service Center for the Opportunity Council, said with their homeless veteran outreach program, they will be in a position to refer eligible individuals to the ...

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  18. Island County issued rent vouchers for homeless veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... start to get homeless veterans placed quickly. Lisa Clark, director of the Island County Service Center for the Opportunity Council, said with their homeless veteran outreach program, they will be in a position to refer eligible individuals to the ...

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  19. Lawmakers can ensure opportunity for students, economic growth with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | North King County

    ... demand to produce a diverse and world-class workforce. According to the Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) report Opportunity for All: Investing in Washington State's STEM Education Pipeline, only nine out of 100 children born in Washington will go on ...

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  20. Farmworker Students to Intern in D.C.Read the original story

    Apr 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... of my education, my mental capacity now allows me to view every risk not as a fearful situation, but as an opportunity to continue being who I am, and who I am yet to become - no matter the circumstances," states Lionor, a 20 year old student from ...

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