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  1. Internet outages reveal gaps in U.S. broadband infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KIMA

    ... said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, co-chairman of President Barack Obama's newly created Broadband Opportunity Council. In northern Arizona last month, tens of thousands of residents were without Internet service - some for up to 15 hours - ...

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  2. MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... slice of Democrats' proposed $257 million increase in higher-education spending. Two scholarship programs, the Opportunity Scholarship for low- and middle- income students majoring in science, engineering, math or technology, and the State Need ...

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  3. Washington Democrats release budget proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Columbian

    ... slice of Democrats' proposed $257 million increase in higher-education spending. Two scholarship programs, the Opportunity Scholarship for low- and middle-income students majoring in science, engineering, math or technology, and the State Need ...

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  4. Internet outages reveal gaps in US broadband infrastructureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack , co-chairman of President Barack Obama 's newly created Broadband Opportunity Council . In northern Arizona last month, tens of thousands of residents were without Internet service - some for up to 15 hours - ...

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  5. NASA's Opportunity rover finishes Martian marathonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    It certainly won't be troubling any earth-based runners' personal bests, but NASA's long-serving Mars rover Opportunity set a significant benchmark Tuesday as it clocked in 26.219 miles -- the first-ever Martian marathon. "This is the first time any human enterprise has exceeded the distance of a marathon on the surface of another world," said John Callas, Opportunity project manager at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

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  6. Zags' unofficial mascot gears up for gamedayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... denying climate change if they want federal disaster preparedness funding. PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA says the Opportunity rover has passed the marathon mark for driving on Mars. The space agency said Tuesday the rover's odometer checked in at ...

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  7. FEMA wants governors to stop denying climate changeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... denying climate change if they want federal disaster preparedness funding. PASADENA, Calif. (AP) - NASA says the Opportunity rover has passed the marathon mark for driving on Mars. The space agency said Tuesday the rover's odometer checked in at ...

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  8. Developer who didn't repay loans gets New Jersey tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... to take advantage of incentives aimed at creating low-income housing in the city under the state's 2013 Economic Opportunity Act. The $57 million deal to renovate 175 homes is funded by a mix of federal tax credits, a federal loan and a $26 million ...

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  9. Close the gender wage gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Seattle Times

    ... to food stamps. No single policy will close this pay gap. But simple policy changes, like those in the Equal Pay Opportunity Act updating the 1943 law, would make it easier to identify and challenge practices that have discriminatory results. ...

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  10. Beyond McCleary - Education opportunity: Equal but Unequal?...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | Northwest Asian Weekly

    Advocates for minority and low-income students are urging legislators to take a closer look at the state's McCleary obligation to ensure that all students are given equal and ample opportunity to achieve in school. One bill would require state agencies to assess the potential negative impacts of education policies on minority and low-income students, and another would require the state to take measures to closing the education opportunity gap.

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  11. Car crashes into Spokane Wendy's restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... a disturbing discovery at a Spokane Valley church Sunday. Vandals spray painted demonic symbols on the side of Opportunity Christian Fellowship on South Pines Road. The numbers 6-6-6 and "Hail Satan" were spray painted on the house of worship. ...

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  12. Spokane Davenport Hotel doorman turns 85Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... a disturbing discovery at a Spokane Valley church Sunday. Vandals spray painted demonic symbols on the side of Opportunity Christian Fellowship on South Pines Road. The numbers 6-6-6 and "Hail Satan" were spray painted on the house of worship. ...

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  13. Spokane Valley church vandalized with demonic symbolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    There was a disturbing discovery at a Spokane Valley church Sunday. Vandals spray painted demonic symbols on the side of Opportunity Christian Fellowship on South Pines Road.

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  14. Parishioners rattled by Spokane Valley church vandalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Spokane Valley Police are investigating vandalism at the Opportunity Christian Fellowship that parishioners believe happened sometime between Saturday night and Sunday morning. Before Sunday service worship, parishioners found Satanic messages on the building located on 1313 S Pines Road.

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  15. Education Notebook: Students read Dr. Seuss classics for birthday celebration - Thu, 05 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 5 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... A total of 2,574 books - costing $7,692 - were delivered to Broadway, Ness, Trent, Trentwood, Orchard Center and Opportunity elementary schools. "We pick two schools in each Valley school district," said Bryant, who started the book program in 2010 ...

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  16. Supporting unemployed veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... to help bring the unemployment rates for veterans down. Barnes says, 'the federal government offers the Work Opportunity Tax Credit to employers for hiring veterans. There's a lot of steps and a lot of hoops to jump through for the employers to ...

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  17. Beyond McCleary: Education opportunity - equal but unequal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Kirkland Reporter

    Advocates for minority and low-income students are urging legislators to take a closer look at the state's McCleary obligation to ensure that all students are given equal and ample opportunity to achieve in school. One bill would require state agencies to assess the potential negative impacts of education policies on minority and low-income students, and another would require the state to take measures to closing the education opportunity gap.

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  18. County Councilmembers introduce legislation for up to 12 weeks of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Kent Reporter

    Metropolitan King County Council members on Thursday introduced legislation that would guarantee working moms and dads employed by the county up to 12 weeks in paid parental leave after a birth, adoption or new placement of a foster child. "It is past time that the United States join the ranks of every single other developed nation in the world, and ensure that new moms and dads have an opportunity to bond with their child without sacrificing the very wages needed to support a family," said Dembowski in a media release.

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  19. Dembowski helps introduce legislation establishing paid parental leave for county employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Kirkland Reporter

    ... join the ranks of every single other developed nation in the world, and ensure that new moms and dads have an opportunity to bond with their child without sacrificing the very wages needed to support a family," Dembowski said. "Paid parental leave ...

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  20. Education opportunity: equal but unequal?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    One bill would require state agencies to assess the potential negative impacts of education policies on minority and low-income students, and another would require the state to take measures to closing the education opportunity gap.

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