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  • 62% Turnout Expected In Washington

    VOTEWashington state's top election official is predicting that 62 percent of eligible voters will participate in the November election. Secretary of State Kim Wyman said Friday that while the turnout forecast is lower than the turnout for the two previous midterm… Read More +

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  • Olysports.com Local Sports Report

    football highschoolThe Shelton Highclimbers cut a 20-7 halftime deficit to a one possession game on a five yard touchdown pass from Jake Beck to Zane Vanderwall in the third quarter but a key fourth down penalty in the middle of the fourth quarter gave Foss an extra chance and quarterback Chris “Scooby” Reynolds cashed in with a 34 yard game winning touchdown run to give the Falcons a 26-13 win. The Highclimbers fell to 0-1 in the 3A Narrows League and 1-2 overall.

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Stocks Break Losing Streak

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_470d6bdf98.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Stocks snapped a string of losings sessions on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 55 points at 15,328.30. The Nasdaq Composite added 26 points to close at 3,787.43. The S&P 500 rose 6 points, finishing the session at 1,698.67. The number of people filing claims for unemployment benefits continues to shrink.

The Labor Department says applications fell 5,000 last week to a seasonally-adjusted 305,000, the second-lowest level in six years. The Commerce Department says the economy grew at a rate of two and a half percent from April to June. That's an improvement over the first quarter's 1.1-percent growth. Mortgage rates have been rising lately, and that may make some people wait to buy a home. The National Association of Realtors says the number of signed contracts dropped last month.

 

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