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U.S. Parents Are Sweating And Hustling To Pay For Child Care

NPR | Oct. 24, 2016

Kids may be little. But the cost of paying for someone to take care of them is really big. Stressed-out parents are pinching pennies, driving for Uber and putting off saving and having more kids .

Spending On Measure 97 Campaigns Breaks Oregon Record

OPB | Oct. 22, 2016

Measure 97, the corporate tax measure, is now the costliest ballot initiative fight in Oregon’s history.

Northwest Wheat's 'Low Falling Number' Means Low Prices For Farmers

NWNews | Oct. 21, 2016

Many Washington and Idaho wheat farmers are struggling this year because of a weird crop problem. Researchers at the USDA’s Western Wheat Quality Lab at Washington State University in Pullman are looking into it.

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Breakthrough In Strike By Pennsylvania Professors

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 5:41 p.m.

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout.

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Debate Check: Could U.S. Economy Grow As Fast As India's Or China's?

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 5:32 p.m.

At this week's presidential debate, Donald Trump compared growth rates in the three countries. Here's what the experts have to say.

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Episode 731: How Venezuela Imploded

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 3:52 p.m.

Venezuela has just about every economic advantage a country could ask for: fertile land, good climate, educated population, and oil, lots and lots of oil. So how did it go so wrong?

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US Internet Repeatedly Disrupted By Cyberattacks

AP | Oct. 21, 2016 11:24 a.m.

Cyberattacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the East Coast of the United States Friday, according to analysts and company officials.

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Owyhee Reservoir Irrigators Finally Get Full Allotment

Capital Press | Oct. 21, 2016 9:17 a.m.

A full water allotment for the fist time in four years has made a huge difference for farmers in Oregon and Idaho who depend on the Owyhee Reservoir to irrigate their crops.

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Tillamook Cheese Rebuilds Visitors Center

Statesman Journal | Oct. 21, 2016 7:44 a.m.

The Tillamook County Creamery Association  is planning to rebuild the visitor's center on the Oregon Coast, dramatically expanding the historic, culinary and retail sections for the 107-year-old dairy.

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Salmon, Steelhead Fishing Closes Early On Columbia River

East Oregonian | Oct. 21, 2016 6:54 a.m.

Recreational fishing for salmon and steelhead will close early on the Columbia River, beginning Saturday.

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In Jerusalem And West Bank, Nutella Cafes Offer A Sweet Refuge

NPR | Oct. 21, 2016 4 a.m.

Palestinians are flocking to a string of Nutella caf├ęs that have popped up in the region. The cafes offer a welcome refuge from the realities of living in a conflict zone.

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Tesla Has Begun Making All Its New Cars Self-Driving

NPR | Oct. 20, 2016 6:15 p.m.

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO says, once the technology is fully-enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retro-fitted with the latest features.

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VIDEO: Being A Columbia River Bar Pilot

OPB | Oct. 20, 2016 3:55 p.m.

Complaining about the weather? Imagine being a Columbia River bar pilot when the weather goes south!