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‘42’ shows the ways Jackie Robinson confronted racism

In the movie “42” I learned about racism and how it was in the past. It was very bad how black people were treated. Jackie Robinson was a tough baseball player. He ignored all the racist comments people were giving him. He was a strong guy and a good baseball player and was the first guy to break the color mark.

Grape guy flees Valley for Grapefruit League

The Walla Walla Valley enjoyed a delightful first weekend of spring under the benign influence of high pressure that brought generally fair skies and mild afternoon temperatures to the area.

Frost's poem offers a timely reminder

“How do I connect a ‘b’ to an ‘e’?” Summer’s voice jars me back to the present, and I look up with vacant eyes.

Folate can unlock door to greater focus

The human body is constantly surprising me — especially the brain. New research into the brain continues to inform my academic appetite and I can’t help but share it.

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Prolific volunteer always happy to lend a helping hand

WALLA WALLA — Terry McCoy has always directed his energy at aiding people who need help. His varied life experience bears this out, including stints as FEMA volunteer, children’s advocate and ombudsman for seniors.

Altrusta Spelling Bee details announced

The contest will be May 10 at Whitman College.

Exchange Club names four high-school students Youth of the Month

Two students from Lincoln and two from Alternative Education Program were honored.

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Waitsburg-Prescott students raise money for breast cancer awareness

The Cross Country athletes sold wristbands to raise the funds.

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Former first-grade sweethearts reteam to plan reunion

Daniel N. “Dan” Clark and Jerry Duff Taylor reconnected to bring about a reunion of fellow first-graders from the classes of 1947-1951.

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Sixteen-year-old a sweet gift to family

“God,” I screamed. “I am exhausted. I am crazy busy. I can’t do any more. If I’m supposed to do this, you’re going to have to show me in a big way. BIG. Do you understand, God?”

Junior Club exists to serve community

The popular club's members volunteer their time to raise funds for local individuals and organizations.

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Hard work by entire team helps farm run efficiently

At Welcome Table, farming is a team sport, and the players are back on the field.

Don’t let fear hold you back from achieving your true potential

I know that when I’ve lost my way I’ll need the support from those around me to guide me through the tough times. So I am taking it upon myself, in this moment of bliss, to pay it forward.

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Veteran to return relics from Iwo Jima (with video)

Owen Agenbroad will give the items he found in 1945 to the son of their former owner.

Winter is over? Not so fast ...

Cool high pressure behind Monday morning’s cold front will rule with fair weather until later Wednesday. Then a second reinforcing shot of cold air should zip through the area with a chance of showers followed by clearing on Thursday.

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