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Fearing More Mumps Cases, Spokane County Officials Order Some Kids Out Of School

Northwest News Network | Jan. 18, 2017 7 p.m.

Students will have to stay home from school in Spokane if they can't prove immunity to mumps.

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Seattle Bike Rental Program Shuts Down, But Portland Optimistic

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 5:15 p.m.

Seattle has pulled the plug on its bike rental program known as “PRONTO.” But in Portland, officials say a similar bike program is off to a good start.

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Obama Grants Clemency To 2 Oregonians

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 4:45 p.m. | Portland

President Barack Obama’s latest act of clemency included two Oregonians in prison on drug charges.

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Washington Lawmakers Drive For New Rules On The Road

Northwest News Network | Jan. 18, 2017 4:41 p.m.

In Washington state, there's no law to keep you from checking Facebook while you drive. But that could change during this year's legislative session.

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Ice Storm Paralyzes Columbia River Gorge

AP | Jan. 18, 2017 4:39 p.m. | Troutdale, Oregon

An ice storm shut down major highways Wednesday in Oregon and Washington state and paralyzed towns in the Columbia River Gorge with up to 2 inches of ice.

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Oregon Schools To Homebound Kids: Please Read And Do Math

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 4:36 p.m. | Portland

The ice, harsh winds and steep hills conspired to keep the Corbett School District superintendent from even reaching the office Wednesday, along with all of the district's students.

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Portland Mayor Says Police Will Intervene In Trump Protests If Necessary

OPB | Jan. 18, 2017 4:34 p.m. | Portland

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler is calling on people protesting the inauguration of Donald Trump this week to do so peacefully.

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Parents Are Feeling Trapped As Snow Days Pile Up In The Tri-Cities

Northwest News Network | Jan. 18, 2017 4:11 p.m.

Old Man Winter has struck again east of the Cascades. Residents woke up Wednesday to find the deep snow covering the area frosted by an ice storm.

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Democratic Attorneys General Urge Rejection Of Trump's EPA Nominee

AP | Jan. 18, 2017 9:43 a.m. | Boston

The Democratic attorneys general of eight states and the District of Columbia are urging the U.S. Senate to reject Republican President-elect Donald Trump's nomination of Scott Pruitt to run the Environmental Protection Agency.

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Orlando Police Arrest Suspect In Officer's Death, Ending Monthlong Manhunt

NPR | Jan. 18, 2017 8:40 a.m.

Earlier this month, two law enforcement officers died during the search for Markeith Loyd, who was wanted in the murder of a pregnant woman. He was put in the handcuffs of one of the fallen officers.