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Washington outlasts Washington State 72-70

Feb. 17, 2019 12:24 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Noah Dickerson tipped in a missed layup from Jaylen Nowell with 25 seconds remaining and Washington defeated rival Washington State 72-70 on Saturday night. Dickerson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for Washington (20-5, 11-1 Pac-12). Nowell added 20 points. "Dickerson has...

Peatling leads E. Washington past N. Colorado 88-78 in OT

Feb. 16, 2019 7:49 PM EST

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Mason Peatling drove for a layup to open the scoring in overtime and Eastern Washington easily won the extra period to knock off Northern Colorado 88-78 on Saturday afternoon. Tyler Kidd followed with a 3 and completed the scoring with two free throws as the Eagles outscored Northern...

BYU women top No. 13 Gonzaga again, 66-64

Feb. 16, 2019 7:34 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Shaylee Gonzales scored 19 points, Sara Hamson blocked two shots in the last minute and BYU ended No. 13 Gonzaga's seven-game winning streak with a 66-64 victory on Saturday. It's the second time this season the Cougars beat the Bulldogs by two points. After Hamson's final block,...

Washington lawmakers advance limits on vaccine exemptions

Feb. 15, 2019 6:05 PM EST

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state lawmakers advanced a measure Friday that would remove parents' ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption to vaccinating their school-age children for measles as the Pacific Northwest struggles with an outbreak of the contagious virus. The House Health...

Washington state snow plow rage: 2 plow drivers threatened

Feb. 15, 2019 3:47 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Unusually heavy snow in the Spokane area has caused snow plow rage: Two plow drivers clearing streets this week were threatened by people infuriated when their driveways ended up blocked with mounds of snow. In one incident, a man with a holstered handgun yelled obscenities at a plow...

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Feb. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance. With millions of jobs and a bustling economy, New York...

Amazon's exit could scare off tech companies from New York

Feb. 15, 2019 12:57 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon jilted New York City on Valentine's Day, scrapping plans to build a massive headquarters campus in Queens amid fierce opposition from politicians angry about nearly $3 billion in tax breaks and the company's anti-union stance. With millions of jobs and a bustling economy, New York...

No. 13 Gonzaga women defeat San Diego 71-44

Feb. 14, 2019 11:16 PM EST

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Zykera Rice scored 15 points and Jessie Loera added 13, with the duo combining to go 10 of 13 from the field, and No. 13 Gonzaga rolled to its seventh-straight win Thursday night, swamping San Diego 71-44. The Bulldogs (23-2, 12-1 West Coast Conference) improved to 12-0 at home by...

Producer of 'Silent Scream' anti-abortion film dies

Feb. 14, 2019 8:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald S. Smith, who produced the controversial anti-abortion film "The Silent Scream" and, with help from Ronald Reagan's White House, distributed copies to every member of Congress and the Supreme Court, has died at 94. Beverly Cielnicky, president of Crusade For Life told The...

Sounders announce commitment to be carbon neutral

Feb. 14, 2019 5:12 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders have announced a commitment to become carbon neutral, or make no net contribution to carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere. The Sounders worked with the Seattle firm Sustainable Business Consulting to calculate the organization's greenhouse gas emissions and develop a...