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  • ACT Testing image update Story 2

    ACT Testing image update Story 2

    Thursday, March 1 2018 11:12 PM EST2018-03-02 04:12:04 GMT
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  • Baby chimp bonds with pilot on rescue flight

    Baby chimp bonds with pilot on rescue flight

    Thursday, March 1 2018 6:19 PM EST2018-03-01 23:19:03 GMT

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - Mussa the baby chimpanzee is melting hearts across the world after he played co-pilot on his own rescue mission. Lwiro Primates posted video online of the little ape at the controls on Wednesday, and it's been watched over 34,000 times as of Thursday afternoon.  Virunga National park pilot Anthony Caere helped save little Mussa from poachers in the Congo this week, and the two bonded during the rescue flight. 

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    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO - Mussa the baby chimpanzee is melting hearts across the world after he played co-pilot on his own rescue mission. Lwiro Primates posted video online of the little ape at the controls on Wednesday, and it's been watched over 34,000 times as of Thursday afternoon.  Virunga National park pilot Anthony Caere helped save little Mussa from poachers in the Congo this week, and the two bonded during the rescue flight. 

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  • 2 Montana prison inmates charged with trying to kill a 3rd

    2 Montana prison inmates charged with trying to kill a 3rd

    Thursday, March 1 2018 6:02 PM EST2018-03-01 23:02:48 GMT

    DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) - Two Montana State Prison inmates are charged with trying to kill another inmate nearly two years ago. Michael Spell and Thomas Creel Lanham pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide Tuesday in Deer Lodge for an April 2016 attack on James Marshall. Powell County prosecutors say Spell held Marshall while Lanham beat him with a lock. Lanham suffered fractures to bones in his face and broken ribs. Prosecutors say Lanham and Marshall had argued...

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    DEER LODGE, Mont. (AP) - Two Montana State Prison inmates are charged with trying to kill another inmate nearly two years ago. Michael Spell and Thomas Creel Lanham pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide Tuesday in Deer Lodge for an April 2016 attack on James Marshall. Powell County prosecutors say Spell held Marshall while Lanham beat him with a lock. Lanham suffered fractures to bones in his face and broken ribs. Prosecutors say Lanham and Marshall had argued...

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  • Washington state's carbon tax bill dies in Legislature

    Washington state's carbon tax bill dies in Legislature

    Thursday, March 1 2018 5:56 PM EST2018-03-01 22:56:11 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Another ambitious effort to pass a carbon tax in Washington state has faltered as both Gov. Jay Inslee and the bill's prime sponsor conceded Thursday that there weren't enough votes to pass the measure out of the state Senate. Washington would have been the first U.S. state to impose a straight tax on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels such as gasoline and electricity and the legislation has been closely watched nationally. But Inslee told The ...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Another ambitious effort to pass a carbon tax in Washington state has faltered as both Gov. Jay Inslee and the bill's prime sponsor conceded Thursday that there weren't enough votes to pass the measure out of the state Senate. Washington would have been the first U.S. state to impose a straight tax on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels such as gasoline and electricity and the legislation has been closely watched nationally. But Inslee told The ...

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  • Moscow to install its first wheelchair-accessible swing

    Moscow to install its first wheelchair-accessible swing

    Thursday, March 1 2018 5:49 PM EST2018-03-01 22:49:56 GMT
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    Example of wheelchair swing, courtesy Bluegrass PlaygroundsExample of wheelchair swing, courtesy Bluegrass Playgrounds

    MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho city is set to install its first wheelchair-accessible park swing. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports Moscow High School Senior Lena Werner, who is also the school's Buddy Club co-president, says the idea stemmed from the club's adviser after she and her daughter saw a video clip online about a wheelchair-accessible swing. Werner says the adviser then told Werner and Anna Bales, the other Buddy Club president, and both thought it was a grea...

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    MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho city is set to install its first wheelchair-accessible park swing. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports Moscow High School Senior Lena Werner, who is also the school's Buddy Club co-president, says the idea stemmed from the club's adviser after she and her daughter saw a video clip online about a wheelchair-accessible swing. Werner says the adviser then told Werner and Anna Bales, the other Buddy Club president, and both thought it was a grea...

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  • Idaho cheerleaders sue school district over dismissal from team

    Idaho cheerleaders sue school district over dismissal from team

    Thursday, March 1 2018 5:41 PM EST2018-03-01 22:41:42 GMT
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    BURLEY, Idaho (AP) - Nine Idaho students have filed a lawsuit claiming they were unfairly removed from their high school cheerleading team after staging a "sit-in" to protest conflicts with the school's new cheerleading coach. The Idaho Statesman reports the lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court, alleges the Cassia County School District, Burley High School, Superintendent Gaylen Smyer and several school employees violated the girls' First Amendment rights.

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    BURLEY, Idaho (AP) - Nine Idaho students have filed a lawsuit claiming they were unfairly removed from their high school cheerleading team after staging a "sit-in" to protest conflicts with the school's new cheerleading coach. The Idaho Statesman reports the lawsuit, filed Monday in U.S. District Court, alleges the Cassia County School District, Burley High School, Superintendent Gaylen Smyer and several school employees violated the girls' First Amendment rights.

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  • ACT - Testing same image edit update

    ACT - Testing same image edit update

    Thursday, March 1 2018 4:49 PM EST2018-03-01 21:49:23 GMT
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    Testing if using the same graphic on multiple stories updates older stories.

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  • Montana elementary student child dies of influenza

    Montana elementary student child dies of influenza

    Thursday, March 1 2018 4:05 PM EST2018-03-01 21:05:12 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An elementary school student from Billings has died of complications due to influenza, the first child death due to the flu in Montana since the 2015-16 flu season.   Billings Catholic Schools President Shaun Harrington says Chloe Lai was a student at St. Francis School. She fell ill and was hospitalized Sunday and died Tuesday afternoon. Harrington says her parents confirmed her death was flu-related.

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    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - An elementary school student from Billings has died of complications due to influenza, the first child death due to the flu in Montana since the 2015-16 flu season.   Billings Catholic Schools President Shaun Harrington says Chloe Lai was a student at St. Francis School. She fell ill and was hospitalized Sunday and died Tuesday afternoon. Harrington says her parents confirmed her death was flu-related.

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  • Washington state is second to California for premium wine production

    Washington state is second to California for premium wine production

    Thursday, March 1 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-03-01 20:49:24 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The wine grape harvest in Washington state last year totaled 227,000 tons, down 16 percent from 2016.   Washington State Wine's annual Grape Crush Report showed that the 2017 harvest was slightly larger than the 2015 harvest. Cabernet Sauvignon was the top producing variety at 62,200 tons, or 27 percent of the total. Chardonnay was at 39,300 tons, or 17 percent of the total.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - The wine grape harvest in Washington state last year totaled 227,000 tons, down 16 percent from 2016.   Washington State Wine's annual Grape Crush Report showed that the 2017 harvest was slightly larger than the 2015 harvest. Cabernet Sauvignon was the top producing variety at 62,200 tons, or 27 percent of the total. Chardonnay was at 39,300 tons, or 17 percent of the total.

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  • How to plan a lovely day that doesn’t bust your budget

    How to plan a lovely day that doesn’t bust your budget

    Thursday, March 1 2018 2:55 PM EST2018-03-01 19:55:14 GMT

    So you’ve found someone to spend your life with. Congrats! Now all you have to do is make it official and throw a party. As you plan a wedding, it’s not unusual to watch the cost skyrocket. But weddings can be both memorable and affordable.

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    So you’ve found someone to spend your life with. Congrats! Now all you have to do is make it official and throw a party. As you plan a wedding, it’s not unusual to watch the cost skyrocket. But weddings can be both memorable and affordable.

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  • Legislature passes bill to ban toxic chemicals in food packaging in Washington State

    Legislature passes bill to ban toxic chemicals in food packaging in Washington State

    Thursday, March 1 2018 2:47 PM EST2018-03-01 19:47:08 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Legislature has approved a measure that would ban certain toxic chemicals from paper food packaging if state regulators identify safer alternatives. The Senate passed House Bill 2658 late Wednesday on a 30-17 vote and it now goes to Gov. Jay Inslee. The House earlier approved the measure.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Washington Legislature has approved a measure that would ban certain toxic chemicals from paper food packaging if state regulators identify safer alternatives.   The Senate passed House Bill 2658 late Wednesday on a 30-17 vote and it now goes to Gov. Jay Inslee. The House earlier approved the measure.

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