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Students tell Sen. Murray about challenges of working through college

Congress is working on rewriting the rules that determine how federal financial aid for college is distributed, and U.S. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Washington, is playing a key role. On Tuesday, Murray spent an hour talking to three Washington college students about how financial aid has worked for them - and how it hasn't.

FBI seeks to keep Patriot Act authorities as deadline nears

WASHINGTON — Congress is wrestling over whether to renew the Patriot Act's bulk collection of phone records, but federal law enforcement officials are warning that legal authority for other valuable surveillance tools is also at risk.

LSW Architects gives youth on-the-job experience

The students want a taste of real-life work experience at an architectural firm. A 60-year-old downtown Vancouver architecture firm wants to mentor young people, recruit more top-notch employees and put Vancouver on the Northwest's architectural map.

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Texas, Oklahoma flooding: Homeowners clean up; death toll hits 19

HOUSTON — Homeowners dragged soggy carpet to the curb and mopped up coffee-colored muck Wednesday after a barrage of storms and floods in Texas and Oklahoma left at least 19 people dead and a dozen others missing.

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