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Records detail spending on CRC

By the time the Columbia River Crossing locks its doors for good next month, taxpayers may end up spending more than $200 million on an effort that never turned a shovel toward actual construction.

White House updating online privacy policy

A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov, mobile apps and social media sites, and it clarifies that online comments, whether tirades or tributes, are in the open domain.

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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Doomed ferry's sharp turn, slow evacuation probed

MOKPO, South Korea — The investigation into South Korea’s ferry disaster focused on the sharp turn it took just before it began listing and on the possibility that a quicker evacuation order by the captain could have saved lives, officials said Friday, as rescuers struggled to find some 270 people still missing and feared dead.

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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