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3 more mudslide victims identified

OSO — Authorities have identified three more bodies pulled from the debris of the mudslide that swept through the Washington town of Oso last month as crews dig through the devastation with a swarm of excavators.

Snowden asks Putin on live TV if Russia spies like U.S.

MOSCOW — Edward Snowden, the former U.S. security contractor under asylum in Russia, made a rare appearance Thursday, asking President Vladimir Putin if the nation spies on its citizens like the United States.

VSAA students polish Silver Buckle Ranch

Cora DeBarber, above from left, Rebecca Hembree and Eliana Farber were among 30 students from Vancouver School of Arts and Academics who swapped their artist paintbrushes for larger brushes and rollers at Silver Buckle Ranch in Brush Prairie on Wednesday, when they painted arena walls and fences. Libby Templeton, right foreground, also participated in the schoolwide community service project, called the Day of Caring. The project allows all VSAA students to help in various ways around Clark County. The Vancouver Lowe's store, 11413 N.E. 76th Ave., and Valspar donated 15 gallons of paint plus a gift card for brushes and rollers. Silver Buckle Ranch is a nonprofit organization that helps youth improve mental, emotional and physical health while nurturing personal growth in life skills by performing ranch work and riding horses. Learn more at www.silverbuckleranch.org.

Girl, 11, suffers minor injury in Ridgefield crash

An 11-year-old girl was taken to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center for minor injuries after she was struck by a vehicle in Ridgefield this morning, according to Clark County Fire & Rescue spokesman Tim Dawdy.

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Healing is message of Kansas service

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —Clergy of different faiths, joined by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, delivered messages of hope and unity Thursday before more than 1,300 people gathered at the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park.

Storm topples RVs near Mississippi's Gulf coast

GAUTIER, Miss. — A storm barreled through Mississippi Gulf Coast communities, leaving about a dozen damaged or destroyed RV trailers at one campground Tuesday amid downed trees and power lines.

Consumer spending on health care jumps as ACA takes hold

WASHINGTON — Nancy Beigel has known since September that she would need hernia surgery. She couldn’t afford it on her $11,000 yearly income until she became eligible for Medicaid in January through President Barack Obama’s signature health care law.

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