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  1. Ryan’s poverty proposal notable for just existingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The News Tribune

    ... news that Romney's running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, has issued a proposal aimed at curbing poverty. But Expanding Opportunity in America, produced by the House Budget Committee Ryan chairs, is a surprise serious, substantive and sprinkled with ...

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  2. Charity Opportunity: Quilts for Eastern Washington firesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | Highline Times

    Town Square Fabric and Yarn is the drop off point for new Quilts and Blankets for families of the Eastern Washington Wildfires We have word from Jean at Layers of Hope - Quilting 911 that she is collecting quilts for the families and first responders dealing with wildfires in Eastern Washington.

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  3. Ryan asks, but doesn’t answer, right questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | The News Tribune

    Rep. Paul Ryan's discussion paper on "Expanding Opportunity in America" has much to admire.

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  4. Engineers accuse Boeing of age discriminationRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Wenatchee World

    ... in Aerospace filed complaints Wednesday at the state Human Rights Commission and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission against the aerospace giant, The Everett Herald reported Thursday. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have ...

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  5. Boeing's white-collar union files age discrimination complaintRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Columbian

    The white-collar union at Boeing Co. said Thursday that it has filed charges of age discrimination against Boeing with the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Washington's Human Rights Commission, alleging the company's approach to more than 2,500 layoffs since last year "doubled, tripled, and quadrupled layoff vulnerability for ... (more)

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  6. Paul Ryan to spell out proposal to help the poorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee, also serves as the House Budget Committee Chairman. Ryan's program, titled "Opportunity Grant," would include the same money as current law allows for anti-poverty efforts. He is to speak further about his plan at ...

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  7. John C. MaxwellRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Bandera County Courier

    ... Denver, Colorado on October 8, 1931, to John and Clara Maxwell. John married Jeannine Stucky on June 6, 1954 in Opportunity, Washington. He graduated from Washington State College and served as an intelligence officer in the US Army for 28 years. A ...

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  8. Fitness company to expand Va manufacturing plantRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... equipment brands such as Star Trac and StairMaster. McAuliffe approved a $350,000 grant from the Governor's Opportunity Fund for the project. The Virginia Tobacco Indemnification and Community Revitalization Commission approved about $1 million for ...

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  9. Eye on Clallam: County commissioners plan public hearing on budget reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... also will get an update on the schedule for Terminal 1 redevelopment and discuss filling a position on the Opportunity Fund board of directors. Sequim schools The Sequim School Board will conduct board candidate interviews and discuss a policy for ...

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  10. Illinois site was finalist for Boeing plant before machinists voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2014 | KOMO News

    ... its 777X planes near Seattle. David Roeder is a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. He says Chicago-based Boeing narrowed 54 proposed locations for the multi-billion factory down to about five. He says that ...

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  11. Religion calendar - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... as L7 program for grades 6-8 and two parent classes with nursery care provided, Sunday-July 24, 5:45-8 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. $10/child, $30/family max. (509) 924-9750, ext. 239. Church in the Park - Lakeside ...

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  12. Fight crime with good jobs and schools, UW professor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Seattle Times

    ... get across is the importance of viewing individuals in context. The book is "Get A Job: Labor Markets, Economic Opportunity, and Crime." In it Crutchfield touches on a host of social issues, but running through the book is his theory that in the ...

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  13. Business HighlightsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... as well as the emergence of more subtle discriminatory practices." The new guidelines from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form ...

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  14. Agency toughens protections for pregnant workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | The News Tribune

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated 30-year-old guidelines to make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or harassment against pregnant workers by employers is a form of sex discrimination and illegal.

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  15. Let's modernize workforce development | Guest EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Redmond Reporter

    ... our federal workforce development systems for the first time in almost two decades. The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), which recently passed the Senate, is the product of years of work and months of bicameral discussions with six ...

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  16. Sen. Kay Hagan hauls in $3.6 million in Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Bellingham Herald

    ... Koch brothers; $3.6 million from Crossroads GPS; $1.6 million from American Crossroads, $835,000 from Generation Opportunity; $860,000 from the conservative-leaning 60 Plus Association; and $900,000 from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. "I would not be ...

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  17. Religion notebook - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 10 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... - For age 3 through eighth grade and two parent classes with nursery care provided, July 20-24, 5:45-8 p.m. at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road. $10/child, $30/family max. (509) 924-9750, ext. 239. Vacation Bible School - For ages ...

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  18. Terrace Heights road extension project in the worksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | KIMA

    ... Waste waste waste I like optimism and positivity... When I grew up, we lived in towns with cheery names: Opportunity, Pleasanton, Fairhope... Inspiration is a great name for a street, especially one near a medical school or other college... Another ...

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  19. Illinois site was finalist for Boeing plant before machinists voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2014 | KOMO News

    ... its 777X planes near Seattle. David Roeder is a spokesman for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. He says Chicago-based Boeing narrowed 54 proposed locations for the multi-billion factory down to about five. He says that ...

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  20. Opportunity to give back: WSU interns from Arlington helping after slideRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | HeraldNet

    ... skills he'd been honing wouldn't be very useful in recovery efforts. Then he heard about a WSU internship opportunity with the city of Arlington. The university sought students interested in Oso recovery efforts, then tried to match areas of ...

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