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  1. Canada in Washington: An image makeover for the friendly neighbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | CFRA

    Canadian and American flags fly in Point Roberts, Wash., on Tuesday March 13, 2012. Canada, the next-door neighbour known for its socialized medicine, liberal social policy, and aversion to the Iraq war is now perceived through a slightly different prism: big oil, small corporate taxes, and hawkish rhetoric against Putin and ISIL.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck" The Congressional Record suggests a drop by half since the free-trade debates of the early 1990s as distant wars, trade deals, and geopolitical turmoil supplanted the focus once lavished upon the next-door neighbour, with 1,548 mentions in the 102nd Congress of 1991-93 gradually melting into barely 700 mentions in the soon-to-expire 113th Congress.

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  2. Trinity Christian will play in inaugural bowl series, faces champion out of Washington on Dec. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Florida Times-Union

    Trinity Christian celebrates with its 2014 state championship trophy after defeating American Heritage in the Class 3A title game on Dec. 6. Trinity will play one more game when they face Washington 3A state champion Eastside Catholic on Dec. 27. The Conquerors accepted an invitation to play in the inaugural Burger King State Champions Bowl Series and will face Eastside Catholic out of Sammamish, Wash., on Saturday, Dec. 27 at noon. The Crusaders are ranked 20th in the country by MaxPreps and won the Class 3A state championship on Dec. 5. The game will be played at the Florida Atlantic University Stadium in Boca Raton.

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  3. GoLocalProv | News | Raimondo Calls Transition Policy Summit “Beginning of Conversation” for RIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Go Local

    Rhode Island Governor-elect Gina Raimondo's transition policy summit Tuesday night at the University of Rhode Island auditorium on Washington Street in Providence brought in 'thought leaders' from throughout the state -- and workforce development was a common theme among attendees. The names of the 80 Rhode Islanders scheduled to attend were previously not released by the Raimondo camp, but become known on Tuesday evening.

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  4. Cougars hold off Washington surgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KCRG

    'Our intensity level completely dropped in the fourth quarter. It was just gone,' Cedar Rapids Kennedy guard Cole Murdock said, after his Cougars escaped Cedar Rapids Washington, 63-57, Tuesday night at Kennedy.

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  5. Derided Senate bill gives Washington tax reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    A much-lampooned Washington, D.C., spending bill, passed Tuesday night, extends through 2014 a series of tax breaks - mainly benefiting big business - but does provide a Christmas present for this Washington. Sen. Maria Cantwell: "I hope we'll be here someday when we can get permanent tax fairness into the code."

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  6. D.C. Jail health care contract raises activists' ireRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Washington Times

    The ACLU of the Nation's Capital and inmate advocates are encouraging the D.C. Council to reject a contract that would place a for-profit corporation they say has a history of providing poor care in charge of health care at the D.C. Jail. The District's Office of Contracting and Procurement recommends awarding the three-year, $66 million contract to provide medical, mental health, pharmacy and dental services to inmates at the Department of Corrections to Corizon Health Inc. The D.C. Council could vote on the contract Wednesday.

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  7. Buffalo Wild Wings is coming to the Tri-CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KEPR CBS 19

    After weeks of phone calls, KEPR confirmed another major chain is opening in the Tri-Cities. Tony Roma's will close its location on Gage and a Buffalo Wild Wings will open in its place.

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  8. Gray halts D.C. Council vote on controversial pick for jail contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    Under pressure from inmate advocates and with legislative support evaporating, Mayor Vincent C. Gray on Tuesday backed off a plan to award a $66.1 million contract for health care at the D.C. jail to a controversial Tennessee firm. City procurement officials had tentatively awarded the three-year contract last month to Corizon Health Inc. - the nation's largest provider of health care in prisons and jails, operating in more than 500 facilities in 27 states.

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  9. Our local Toys for Tots is strugglingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KEPR CBS 19

    Toy for Tots is worried it won't meet the demand for all the people asking for help. A quarter more people signed up to receive toys from Toys for Tots, but donations are lower than ever.

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  10. Stemilt helps Washington foster care childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Packer

    The Wenatchee, Wash.-based grower-shipper's community investment committee organized an effort to grant each child in the care of two organizations three holiday gift wishes. This is the second year that Stemilt provided Christmas gifts for foster children through Washington State's Division of Child & Family Services in Wenatchee and the Community Resource Group of Wenatchee/Yakima, Wash., Courtney Mathison, chair of Stemilt's community investment committee, said in a news release.

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  11. Burn ban issued in Okanogan CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Wenatchee World

    Due to stagnant air, the state Department of Ecology has issued a Stage 1 burn ban for Okanogan County beginning today at 4 p.m. The ban will remain in place until at least 10 a.m. Friday, when it could be lifted or extended depending on conditions. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  12. Valet-Storage Startup Storrage Aims to Expand, Disrupt MarketRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Self-Storage

    Storrage Inc., an app-based startup business specializing in valet self-storage services in Seattle, is planning to raise $7 million in Series A funding next year to help the company roll out a national expansion plan, according to the source. Storrage customers use the company's app to schedule a pickup or delivery of storage items, which are kept in a secure warehouse.

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  13. Who is Robin Raphel, Pakistan expert under investigation?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    Veteran diplomat Robin Raphel never shunned assignments in dangerous places - Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq among them - countries where strict operational secrecy might well save your life. During her long government career, from the CIA to the State Department, she knew the protocols for handling classified NOFORN materials, meaning those not to be shared with foreign nationals or governments, friendly or otherwise.

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  14. Community paramedicine conference promotes healthcare collaborationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | EMS1

    From left to right: Snohomish Fire Department Captain Shaughn Maxwell, Spokane Fire Department Assistant Chief Brian Schaeffer and Evolution Health Vice President Brandy Sparkman, RN, speak during the Q&A portion of the conference. Most agree it takes a community of healthcare providers to offer quality patient care.

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  15. Valerie Jarrett, Ian MacKaye and more of the best a oeJust Askinga Q&Aa s of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Washington Post

    The quintessential D.C. question, "What do you do?" is often singled out as what's wrong with Washington. The implication is that people who ask it are only interested in the answer as a shortcut to deciding whether you're worth knowing or not.

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  16. American Airlines Flight Diverted to Japanese AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A dramatic 911 call shows the fear of a Massachusetts woman who was close to being swept away after her car crashed down an embankment into a river." ... -- At least one student survived Tuesday's tragic Taliban attack at a Pakistan school by playing dead, the BBC reported.Shireen Khalid Wadud told the BBC ... Chinese officials informed some U.S. seed industry officials that they approved Syngenta AG's genetically modified corn Viptera, according to reports from Agri-Pulse and Blo... SEATTLE, Wash.

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  17. Trail Blazers Center Robin Lopez Out Indefinitely with Broken HandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A dramatic 911 call shows the fear of a Massachusetts woman who was close to being swept away after her car crashed down an embankment into a river." ... -- At least one student survived Tuesday's tragic Taliban attack at a Pakistan school by playing dead, the BBC reported.Shireen Khalid Wadud told the BBC ... Chinese officials informed some U.S. seed industry officials that they approved Syngenta AG's genetically modified corn Viptera, according to reports from Agri-Pulse and Blo... SEATTLE, Wash.

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  18. Cubs Sign Reliever Jason Motte to a One-Year DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A dramatic 911 call shows the fear of a Massachusetts woman who was close to being swept away after her car crashed down an embankment into a river." ... -- At least one student survived Tuesday's tragic Taliban attack at a Pakistan school by playing dead, the BBC reported.Shireen Khalid Wadud told the BBC ... Chinese officials informed some U.S. seed industry officials that they approved Syngenta AG's genetically modified corn Viptera, according to reports from Agri-Pulse and Blo... SEATTLE, Wash.

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  19. Country Star TriviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A dramatic 911 call shows the fear of a Massachusetts woman who was close to being swept away after her car crashed down an embankment into a river." ... -- At least one student survived Tuesday's tragic Taliban attack at a Pakistan school by playing dead, the BBC reported.Shireen Khalid Wadud told the BBC ... Chinese officials informed some U.S. seed industry officials that they approved Syngenta AG's genetically modified corn Viptera, according to reports from Agri-Pulse and Blo... SEATTLE, Wash.

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  20. "Birdman Receives 13 Critics' Choice Movie Awards NominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A dramatic 911 call shows the fear of a Massachusetts woman who was close to being swept away after her car crashed down an embankment into a river." ... -- At least one student survived Tuesday's tragic Taliban attack at a Pakistan school by playing dead, the BBC reported.Shireen Khalid Wadud told the BBC ... Chinese officials informed some U.S. seed industry officials that they approved Syngenta AG's genetically modified corn Viptera, according to reports from Agri-Pulse and Blo... SEATTLE, Wash.

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