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Waitsburg-Prescott defeats Tri-Cities Prep, 45-28

WAITSBURG — The difference, after three quarters, was Antonio Benito’s second-quarter, 20-yard field goal as Waitsburg-Prescott clung to a 24-21 lead here against Tri-Cities Prep in opening Southeast 2B League football action Friday.

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Irish down Panthers, 13-9

WALLA WALLA - DeSales quarterback Connor Richard rushed for a second-half touchdown and running back Kaleo Healy ran for 91 yards to help the Irish to a 13-9 victory over Asotin to open up Southeast 2B League play at Ty Baffney Field.

St. John-Endicott runs away from Dayton, 80-28

DAYTON — The Dayton High School football team was squashed here on its homecoming Friday night, 80-28, by the St. John-Endicott Eagles.

Friday's Washington, Oregon prep football scores

Friday's prep football scores

Cover Oregon: Tax credit error affects thousands

Officials with Oregon's troubled health insurance exchange say thousands of Oregonians could owe money to the federal government because they were given tax credits that were too large — not hundreds as previously reported.

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No second chances, few exemptions for those who fail to register for draft

This may be a nation with an all-volunteer military, one that ended conscription more than 40 years ago, but federal law still requires men ages 18 to 25 to register for a draft that does not exist. There are few exemptions and no second chances.

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Oil price drop rattles world economies

A sudden plunge in the price of oil is sending economic and political shockwaves around the world. Oil exporting countries are bracing for potentially crippling budget shortfalls and importing nations are benefiting from the lowest prices in four years.

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Wa-Hi QB Coronado adds passing game to running threat

Wa-Hi quarterback Trever Coronado has incorporated the passing game into his repertoire, adding to his running abilities, under the tutelage of Blue Devil coaches Eric Hisaw and Pat Graham.

Former Biden chief of staff to lead Ebola response

President Barack Obama is naming Ron Klain, a former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden and a trusted adviser at the Obama White House, as the point man on the U.S. government's response to the Ebola crisis, the White House said Friday.

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Athena-Weston students build goal post in fallen friend's honor

Like others in the Athena-Weston School District, Hunter Sater remembers his friend’s happy spirit above all else.

Sheriff Turner campaign mailer raises questions

Police Chief Scott Bieber adamantly maintains he’s not endorsing either Sheriff John Turner or Deputy Sgt. Tom Cooper in this fall’s election, despite a campaign mailer the sheriff’s campaign sent to county residents.

Chrysler recalling nearly 907,000 cars, SUVs

Nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars are being recalled for alternators that can fail and heated power mirror wiring that can short and cause minor fires.

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'94 Blue Devil football team to reunite, remember playoffs run

Members of Wa-Hi’s 1994 football team, the only team in school history to reach the state championship finals, will gather in Walla Walla this weekend to reminisce and honor coach Gary Mires 20 years after their memorable trip to the Kingbowl in Seattle.

Police investigate groping after woman tweets pictures

Julia Marquand says she isn’t above a little Internet shaming when confronted with a groper and a police officer who doesn’t seem to care.

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US steps up response as Ebola worries grow

The revelation that a second Dallas nurse who is ill with Ebola was cleared to fly the day before her diagnosis raised new alarms as leaders of the nation's public health system prepared to defend their efforts to contain the deadly virus before a congressional hearing Thursday.