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Deputies arrest Sprague kidnapping suspect

A 15 year old Sprague boy has been arrested on kidnapping charges for the attempted abduction of a 22-month-old child last weekend. According to the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, deputies and detectives have been reaching out to local, national and…

Apple iTunes & App Stores Unavailable

NEW YORK (AP) -- Apple's iTunes and app stores are suffering outages for all users on Wednesday. A system status notification page showed the iTunes store, iBooks Store Mac App store and App store services were offline as of 11…

US Report Finds Racial Bias in Ferguson Police

Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that a Justice Department investigation has found patterns of racial bias in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department and at the municipal jail and court. The official says…

Heinz Introduces Sriracha Ketchup

Heinz is bringing the heat with its newest ketchup, by adding a little Sriracha. Siracha is a hot chili sauce that comes from Thailand. The company says the new recipe will add the perfect amount of kick. The new blend…

Proposal to Eliminate Graduation Exams

Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) -- Two bills being heard in the House Education Committee on Tuesday would eliminate the need to pass statewide tests to earn a high school diploma. The two proposals would both keep the high school tests…

Albertsons to Buy Out Safeway

Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) -- Supermarket chain Albertsons says U.S. regulators have approved its purchase of competitor Safeway Inc. The companies said Tuesday the deal has been cleared by the Federal Trade Commission and should close within five business…

Hope Solo Suspended for 30 Days from US National Team

By ANNE M. PETERSONAP Sports Writer Goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended from the U.S. women's national team for 30 days. The U.S. Soccer did not specify the reason for the suspension, announced Wednesday night. It follows the arrest of…