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Jury can’t reach verdict in engineers’ Flint water trial

August 11, 2022, 10:44am Latest News

A judge declared a mistrial Thursday after jurors said they couldn’t reach a verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint’s lead-contaminated water. Read story

U.S. unemployment claims rise by 14,000 to 262,000

August 11, 2022, 10:18am Business

The number of Americans who signed up for unemployment benefits rose last week to the highest level since November, though the U.S. job market continues to show signs of strength. Read story

Cause sought for Indiana house explosion that killed 3

August 11, 2022, 10:44am Latest News

Authorities worked Thursday to determine the cause of a house explosion in a southern Indiana neighborhood that killed three people and left another person hospitalized. Read story

Money is exchanged at a food stand while workers wear face masks inside Grand Central Market on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, in Los Angeles. Falling gas prices gave Americans a slight break from the pain of high inflation last month, though the surge in overall prices slowed only modestly from the four-decade high it reached in June. And even as gas prices fall, inflation in services such as health care, rents and restaurant meals is accelerating.

U.S. wholesale inflation fell in July for 1st time in 2 years

Money is exchanged at a food stand while workers wear face masks inside Grand Central Market on Wednesday, July 13, 2022, in Los Angeles. Falling gas prices gave Americans a slight break from the pain of high inflation last month, though the surge in overall prices slowed only modestly from the four-decade high it reached in June. And even as gas prices fall, inflation in services such as health care, rents and restaurant meals is accelerating.

August 11, 2022, 10:18am Business

Prices at the wholesale level fell from June to July, the first month-to-month drop in more than two years and a sign that some of the U.S. economy’s inflationary pressures cooled last month. Read story

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022.

Wall Street rises after another sign of cooling inflation

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2022.

August 11, 2022, 9:51am Business

Wall Street is rising again Thursday after another encouraging dose of data showed inflation cooled last month. Read story

First-grader Alishan Krekic peeks out from his spot on the school bus as he arrives for classes at Marrion Elementary School on Tuesday morning, Aug. 31, 2021.

Washington state releases new COVID-19 school rules

First-grader Alishan Krekic peeks out from his spot on the school bus as he arrives for classes at Marrion Elementary School on Tuesday morning, Aug. 31, 2021.

August 11, 2022, 9:51am Latest News

As the school year is just around the corner for Washington state, the Washington State Department of Health has released updated COVID-19 guidelines for schools and childcare facilities. Read story

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Weather Eye: Enjoy our cooler weather; heat will return next week

Patrick Timm is a local weather specialist. His column appears Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

August 11, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

Are you enjoying the cooler weather? How about that lightning Tuesday? Read story

Adult group home worker Jimmy (Zane Jager, left) is just trying to do his job when he's attacked by knight-errant-wannabe Don Quintero (Christopher Cleveland) and his spunky friend Doris (Carol Radkins) in the dramatic comedy "Don Quixote de La Center." (Fetching Photos)

Woodland playwright explores identity, dementia in ‘Don Quixote de La Center’

Adult group home worker Jimmy (Zane Jager, left) is just trying to do his job when he's attacked by knight-errant-wannabe Don Quintero (Christopher Cleveland) and his spunky friend Doris (Carol Radkins) in the dramatic comedy "Don Quixote de La Center." (Fetching Photos)

August 11, 2022, 6:03am Clark County Life

Caring for a loved one with dementia is no joke — except during those bordering-on-ridiculous moments when you simply have to laugh. Read story

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

Perez, Kent sharpen positions in 3rd District race

Democrat Marie Gluesenkamp Perez will face Republican Joe Kent in the general election for the 3rd District congressional seat currently held by Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler.

August 11, 2022, 6:03am Clark County News

The top two candidates for the 3rd Congressional District are sharpening their attacks and honing their strategies for reaching voters who would have otherwise supported Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler — or might just stay home. Read story

Provided photo There are 12 musicians in the popular cover band 5 Guys Named Moe, appearing in Washougal before the fireworks on July 4.