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  1. CVSD to hold community meetings regarding school facilities - Sat, 12 Apr 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... bond placed in front of voters in 2015. District-wide open houses will be held Tuesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Opportunity Elementary School, 1109 S. Wilbur Road, and Thursday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Liberty Lake Elementary School, 23606 E. ...


  2. Senator Patty Murray blasts Republicans for blocking equal pay billRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 11 | Seattle Gay News

    ... liable to civil actions for discrimination in wages. As part of the enforcement mechanism, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission would be required to collect pay information from employers. The measure came to the Senate with 52 co-sponsors, ...


  3. Editorial: Business delivers on big-bucks scholarship programRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 10 | Seattle Times

    ... has finally paid off. Back in 2011, Boeing and Microsoft pledged $25 million apiece for the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship program. The program, run by the College Success Foundation, defrays costs for low- and middle-income students when ...


  4. It's Not a Tip Credit, It's a Tip PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | The Stranger

    ... whatever a customer might do to them, because the customer provides their income. In fact, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission targets the restaurant industry as the single largest source of all sexual harassment charges. While 7 percent of ...


  5. Julie Eizenberg to lecture at UWRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    ... al of Santa Monca, Calif.-based Koning Eizenberg Architecture, will deliver the Callison Endowed Lecture titled "Opportunity Hides in Plain Sight" at 6 p.m. April 16 at Architecture Hall 147 at the University of Washington.


  6. Hansen bill to boost college opportunity signed by Gov. InsleeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 8 | Bainbridge Island Review

    ... was signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee. "We believe, as a state and a nation, that every child should have the opportunity to succeed," Hansen said. "Nothing is more critical to that opportunity and that success in the 21st century than a college ...


  7. Why Gov. Inslee used veto to spare $20M funding for life-science researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 6 | The News Tribune

    ... hole in the budget, we have a bigger problem next year,'' Braun said. also contained $25.4 million for the Opportunity Scholarship program, which is using $30 million in private money from Boeing and Microsoft for scholarships helping students from ...


  8. Deputies continue search for Spokane Valley child luring suspectRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... it happened so close to their homes where children walk from school every day. Many of the people living near Opportunity Elementary School were shocked to hear that a man approached a young girl. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office said the girl ...


  9. In brief: Benefit dinner planned Sunday - Sat, 05 Apr 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | The Spokesman-Review

    A spaghetti dinner to benefit Shon Hartley, son of Spokane Valley Heritage Museum director Jayne Singleton, will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road.


  10. Possibly armed man approached Spokane Valley girl twiceRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... authorities said. Then Thursday night, investigators said the girl was walking home from soccer practice near Opportunity Elementary when the same man drove up in a blue pickup truck and said "hello." The girl was walking along 10th Ave. at the ...


  11. Possible attempted child luring in Spokane Valley - Fri, 04 Apr 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Friday Apr 4 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... and flashed a handgun. The report came in around 6 p.m. The girl told deputies she was walking home from Opportunity Elementary School on 10th Avenue, according to a Sheriff's Office press release. She told deputies the man was white, in his early ...


  12. 'Anita': Absorbing new documentary about the Hill-Thomas fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 4 | Crosscut.com

    ... Hill, now an Oklahoma law professor, toiled as an assistant to Clarence Thomas at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, she endured unwanted flirtations and outright sexual misconduct from the man who, a short time later, was tapped by ...


  13. New Data Report Shows Racial Opportunity Gap Hurts Washington ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Skanner

    This week's release of the KIDS COUNT policy report, Race for Results: Building a Path to Opportunity for All Children, unveils the new Race for Results index, which compares how children are progressing on key milestones across racial and ethnic groups at the national and state levels.


  14. Religion calendar - Thu, 03 Apr 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Spokesman-Review

    Hospice House North Ribbon-Cutting and Open House - April 11, 1-4 p.m. at 102 W. Rhoades Ave. Hosted by Opportunity Christian Church.


  15. Clubs - Sat, 29 Mar 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... call Duane at (509) 209-3479. Spokane Model T Club - Meets the first Friday of the month, 7:30 p.m., Opportunity Presbyterian Church, 202 N. Pines Road, Spokane Valley. For more information, call (509 You have viewed 20 free articles or blogs ...


  16. Illinois site was finalist for Boeing plant before machinists voteRead the original story

    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 ...


  17. Opinion: College tuition is too damn highRead the original story

    Friday Mar 28 | Real Change

    ... this op-ed appeared in the Everett Herald. John Burbank, Guest Writer, is the executive director of the Economic Opportunity Institute. Learn more at eoionline.org.


  18. Lowe's to accept Red Cross donations at Yakima storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 27 | KIMA

    ... Thursday, March 27 - Sunday, April 27 For a list of Lowe's store locations, please visit Lowes.com/storelocator OPPORTUNITY: Lowe's experts are available at all 36 Washington Lowe's stores to help residents prepare for and recover from severe ...


  19. West Seattle Wednesday: Highland Park Action Committee; live in-store ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 26 | West Seattle Blog

    ... *Highland Park Playground:* A Seattle Parks representative will be present to update us on the schedule for the Opportunity Fund Grant awarded to the park to create better access from 10th Ave and Thistle Street. We'll also have some folks speaking ...


  20. Round-up: State funding boosts STEM scholarships; Spokane prepares to arm school officersRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 26 | Seattle Times

    State funding boosts public-private STEM scholarship program : A $25-million boost from the state Legislature is expected to help the Washington State Opportunity Scholarship program to get contributions from private businesses.


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