Senate Finance: We can't work until House reaches agreement

The House and Senate Finance committees both met Friday, but with much different results. The House Finance Committee heard three hours of public testimony on the operating budget.
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On the Trails: Cruisin' to Berners Bay

...hooligan-grease slicks on the water.Hooligan spawn in the lower reaches of the glacial rivers that enter the bay, and sometimes a big bull sea lion humping hastily over the sand bars to reach deeper river waters and the up-running spawners.Birds come...
Scouts' leader: Ban on gays not sustainable

...committed to timeless Christian values."___Associated Press writer Michelle Price in Salt Lake City contributed to this report.___Reach Jennifer Peltz on Twitter at @jennpeltz and David Crary at
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Rohingya migrant crisis eases, but hard questions remain

...discrimination in the predominantly Buddhist country where they are openly despised. So they try to flee abroad, most hoping to reach Muslim-majority Malaysia in search of jobs and security. Myanmar has said it does not want to be blamed for the problem but...
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Police and Fire for May 21, 2015

...Rescue was notified and responded to the area with the help of Temsco Helicopters, but rescuers determined they could not safely reach Rasmussen. The U.S. Coast Guard responded and rescued Rasmussen about 7:10 p.m. Rasmussen was not injured.Sex crime...
Rainy Day Reads: Let books take you place. No, really.

...all of our books are going to take us on boat tours of the Europe (and despite my best efforts, Middle Earth is still out of reach) but surely some of them can interfere in our lives in more active ways. Why should the adventures be contained to the page...
Group celebrates 25 years of dice game

...a personal score sheet. Rounds are played for each number on the six faces of the die. The round will also end if anyone reaches 21 points before a "Bunco" is rolled.The winners of a round will move or stay put depending on if they are playing at the...
Los Angeles council votes for $15 minimum wage

...increases to $12, $13.25, $14.25 and then $15. Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees to have an additional year to reach the $15 plateau.Council members noted that Los Angeles has 700,000 people earning minimum wage and one of the highest housing...
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...landed in a boat docked along the Allegheny River beyond the right-field stands. Alvarez became just the third player to reach the water on the fly since PNC Park opened in 2001Ricky Nolasco (4-1) made it through 5 1-3 shaky innings to win his fourth...
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Golson heads to Florida State from Notre Dame

...impressed," Fisher said in a statement. "He's an extremely intelligent and personable young man."Golson helped Notre Dame reach the BCS championship game as a redshirt freshman and first-year starter in 2012. He missed the 2013 season because of an...
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