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Local Washington to lose waiver from No Child Left Behind
The decision means the state could lose control of over $40 million in federal education funding. Officials say the state failed to meet the U.S. Department of Education's requirement to include student test results in teacher evaluations.

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Another great show above Ellensburg last night from an incoming solar storm from our sun. So a brilliant and amazing show each time. Look forward to many more.

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Sports Marcus Trufant retires as member of the Seahawks(Video)
When it was clear Marcus Trufant's time with the Seattle Seahawks was over following the 2012 season, he was given a message by general manager John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll on his way out.
Sports Mariners send Franklin, Ramirez to minors
The Seattle Mariners have selected outfielder Cole Gillespie from Triple-A Tacoma and he will be in uniform for Friday's game against Texas.

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National & World Nevada rancher defends race remarks, loses supporters Nevada rancher defends race remarks, loses supporters
A Nevada rancher who became a conservative folk hero for standing up to the government in a fight over grazing rights lost some of his staunch defenders Thursday after wondering aloud whether blacks might have had it better under slavery.
National & World Everest climbing season in disarray after deaths
Nepal's attempts to salvage the Mount Everest climbing season took another hit Friday as more Sherpa mountain guides packed and left the base camp for their village homes a week after the deadliest disaster on the world's highest mountain.

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Consumer 'Tech Support' computer scams on the rise 'Tech Support' computer scams on the rise
The so-called "Tech Support Scam" has been around for years, but a recent spike in complaints to the Problem Solvers suggests the crooks are acceleration their bogus operations and perhap modifying their approach.

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Technology Amazon launches grocery service for Prime members
Amazon is taking aim at grocery stores and discounters like Wal-Mart with a grocery service that lets its Prime loyalty club members fill up to a 45-pound box with groceries and get it shipped for a flat rate of $5.99.
Technology U.S. proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards
The Federal Communications Commission is set to propose new Internet rules that would allow Internet service providers to charge content companies for faster delivery of their services over the so-called "last mile" connection to people's homes.
Technology Memory Lane: Traveling through time on Google maps(Photo Gallery)
Trips down memory lane are now available on Google's digital maps. The new twist on time travel is debuting Wednesday as part of the "Street View" feature in Google's maps, a navigational tool that attracts more than 1 billion visitors each month.

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Health Measles off to a fast start, as cases trend up
Health officials are worried about recent U.S. measles outbreaks that so far have caused more illnesses than at the same point of any year since 1996.
Health Kids get codeine in ER despite risks, guidelines
Despite recommended limits on codeine use in children, the potent painkiller is prescribed for children in at least half a million emergency room visits each year, a study suggests.
Health DNA alternative to Pap smear sparks medical debate
A high-tech screening tool for cervical cancer is facing pushback from more than a dozen patient groups, who warn that the genetic test could displace a simpler, cheaper and more established mainstay of women's health: the Pap smear.

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Business Applications for U.S. unemployment aid jump to 329,000
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits surged 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 329,000 last week, though the gain likely reflected temporary layoffs in the week before Easter.
Business U.S. durable goods orders up 2.6 percent in March
Orders to U.S. factories for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain for the second straight month in March. A key category that signals business investment plans increased at the fastest pace in four months.
Business GM profit sinks; CEO sees no recall hit to sales
The cost of recalling nearly 7 million cars and trucks sank General Motors' first-quarter profit, but the company's CEO said the much-publicized recalls have yet to cut into sales.

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Consumer Is it really an allergy? How you can tell
Maybe it's watery eyes, stuffy nose, hives or itchy skin. Whatever they may be, your symptoms have you wondering if you're allergic to something. Finding out isn't all that difficult.