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Man gets 12 years for attempted murder of wife

A clean-energy entrepreneur was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for the attempted murder of his wife during a drunken argument in 2013 inside their home on the Columbia River in Vancouver.

Washington may bring back the cigar bar

OLYMPIA — In the years since Washington voters approved a statewide smoking ban nearly a decade ago, Daniel Shaw and his cigars have wandered a state thin on options for places to light up and smoke.

Obama all in on budget proposal

WASHINGTON — After a year of relative peace in Washington's budget battles, President Barack Obama will lay out a $4 trillion budget on Monday that needles Republicans with proposals for higher taxes on the wealthy and businesses to pay for education, public works projects and child care.

Clark College Jazz Festival more than a competition

Music enthusiasts may love rooting for their favorite middle or high school musicians at the Clark College Jazz Festival, but the event is actually about much more than that.

Man gets 12 years for attempted murder of wife

A clean-energy entrepreneur was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison for the attempted murder of his wife during a drunken argument in 2013 inside their home on the Columbia River in Vancouver.

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Italy's lawmakers elect new president

ROME — Sergio Mattarella, a Constitutional Court justice widely considered to be above the political fray, was elected Saturday as Italy's president in the third day of balloting by lawmakers.

New Englanders dig out after forecasters get it right

BOSTON — Trudging through knee-high snow, New Englanders began digging out from a blizzard Wednesday with grudging respect for the forecasters, who missed the mark in New York but were right on the money in the Boston area.

Clark College biology students search for new lifesavers

Wearing a white lab coat and blue nitrile gloves, Ryan Kustusch stood in the front of his biology lab Tuesday at Clark College and instructed his students as they prepared to research new antibiotics.

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