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Residents Near Spokane Advised to Not Drink Tap Water
Residents Near Spokane Advised to Not Drink Tap Water
SPOKANE (AP) — Officials say the Airway Heights water supply may be contaminated with chemicals from Fairchild Air Force Base just west of Spokane. The city and Air Force said in a joint statement Tuesday evening that Airway Heights water customers are advised to not drink city water nor use it for cooking until the water system is considered free of contaminants...
Hundreds Rally to Protest Trump Decisions on Pipelines
Hundreds Rally to Protest Trump Decisions on Pipelines
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Times reports that several hundred people rallied downtown to protest President Donald Trump's decision to advance the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. The Army decided last year to explore alternate routes for the Dakota pipeline after the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and its supporters said the pipeline threatened drinking water and Native American cultural