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December 20, 2013 at 5:24 PM

White Christmas not likely, weather service says

The snow came, but it isn’t staying and there isn’t any more in sight through Christmas Day, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Johnny Burg said the amount of snow that fell early Friday generally matched the prediction of 1 to 3 inches throughout the area. Though some areas near Stanwood reported more than 4 inches of…

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0 Comments | More in General news, Roundups | Topics: Christmas, National Weather Service, snow

November 23, 2012 at 8:37 AM

10 things to know for Friday, Nov. 23

A daily look at breaking news and stories that will be talked about today: 1. EARLIER BLACK FRIDAY KICKS OFF HOLIDAY SHOPPING This year’s Black Friday shoppers were split into two distinct groups: those who wanted to fall into a turkey-induced slumber and those who’d rather shop instead. 2. INVESTORS SHOPPING, TOO Stocks were up solidly on Black…

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0 Comments | More in Roundups | Topics: Gaza, Halle Berry, Mexico

October 5, 2012 at 8:50 AM

10 things to know about Friday

The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. US JOBLESS RATE TAKES UNEXPECTED TURN The U.S. unemployment rate falls to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years. 2. TURKEY SHELLS TARGETS IN SYRIA Moves on Thursday suggested…

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0 Comments | More in General news, Government, Health, Politics, Roundups, Sports | Topics: archbishop, meningitis, Syria

October 4, 2012 at 8:40 AM

10 things to know for Thursday

A daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. REPUBLICANS CHEER ROMNEY’S DEBATE PERFORMANCE Even some Democratic partisans grudgingly acknowledged that the GOP candidate outperformed a cautious Obama. 2. ROMNEY: “I LOVE BIG BIRD” Twitter users posted 17,000 tweets per minute mentioning the Sesame Street star shortly after…

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0 Comments | More in Arts & Entertainment, General news, Government, Health, Politics, Roundups, Sports | Topics: abortion, debate, pot

October 3, 2012 at 7:11 AM

10 things to know for Wednesday: presidential debate, babies, Libya

The Associated Press A daily look at breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. THE FIRST PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE: LIVE AT 6 TONIGHT President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney meet face to face for the first time in this presidential campaign, giving millions of Americans a chance to size them…

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0 Comments | More in General news, Government, Health, Politics, Roundups, Sports | Topics: Libya, local crime, presidential debates

October 2, 2012 at 6:25 AM

10 things to know for Tuesday, Oct. 2

The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SYRIA CIVIL WAR LOOMS OVER GENERAL ASSEMBLY Over seven days of U.N. speeches, discussion of Syria’s “primitive bloodshed” and “carnage” was everywhere. And Syria’s foreign minister accused its neighbors and the United States of supporting “terrorism”…

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October 1, 2012 at 6:35 AM

10 things to know for Monday, Oct. 1

The Associated Press Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT THE SUPREME COURT MAY CONSIDER THIS TERM The justices return Monday with rulings ahead on affirmative action, gay marriage and voting rights. Among many other cases it rejected, the court decided not to hear the…

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August 14, 2012 at 5:52 PM

Wildfire still on the move, now 28,000 acres [In brief]

Follow the Times for the latest on this developing story. Here’s what we know right now: The raging Taylor Bridge wildfire near Cle Elum that has burned at least 60 homes and more than 28,000 acres is moving to the northeast, according to the Department of Natural Resources. After more than a day of zero…

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0 Comments | More in Roundups, The Blotter | Topics: Cle Elum, Taylor Bridge Wildfire

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