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Wildfire Call-In Friday at 11 a.m.

SPR will air today (Friday) at 11a the STATEWIDE call-in hosted by KUOW. Call 206.221.3663 to share your concerns on the wildfires. Governor Jay Inslee calls the wildfires burning across the Northwest a slow motion disaster. How has your life been affected by wildfires? Do you have a story to share? Listen on KPBX 91.1, or these translator stations: Bonners Ferry, ID - KIBX 92.1Brewster, WA - KPBW 91.9Kellogg, ID - KLGG 89.3Spokane, WA - 90.7 Omak (88.5) and Oroville (90.9) are still down due...
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Crime Program Aims To Close Trust Gap Between Government, Tribes

The Justice Department is trying to make it easier for Native American tribes to gain access to national crime databases. Federal authorities say the program could prevent criminals from buying guns and help keep battered women and foster children safe.The issue of who can see information in federal criminal databases might sound boring, until one considers a deadly shooting at a high school in Washington state last year.Deputy U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates recalled the case, "where a 15...
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SPR will air today (Friday) at 11a the STATEWIDE call-in hosted by KUOW. Call 206.221.3663 to share your concerns on the wildfires.

Governor Jay Inslee calls the wildfires burning across the Northwest a slow motion disaster. How has your life been affected by wildfires? Do you have a story to share?

Listen on KPBX 91.1, or these translator stations:

Bonners Ferry, ID - KIBX 92.1
Brewster, WA - KPBW 91.9
Kellogg, ID - KLGG 89.3
Spokane, WA - 90.7

A three-judge panel for a U.S. appeals court has thrown out a lower-court decision that sought to stop the NSA from continuing to collect metadata on phone calls made by Americans.

The lower court ruling had found that the practice was unconstitutional.

Freezing Eggs May Reduce A Woman's Odds Of Success With IVF

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With egg freezing being touted as a way for women to potentially expand future childbearing options, the viability of those eggs when they're defrosted is still relatively unknown. The latest bit of guardedly good news is a short report in JAMA indicating that frozen eggs do indeed lead to live births after IVF nearly half the time — but that the odds of a live birth are almost 20 percent higher for IVF using fresh eggs.

Former President George W. Bush, whose legacy was irreparably marred by the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina, is visiting New Orleans today to mark the 10th anniversary of the tragedy.

Bush and his wife, Laura, arrived Friday morning at Warren Easton Charter High School, where they met students, as well as New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu and Kathleen Blanco, who was Louisiana governor when Katrina hit the city in August 2005.

Today, the National Zoo announced that the surviving cub of giant panda Mei Xiang is a boy.

Genetic testing also showed that he was sired by China's panda, Tian Tian, the zoo tweeted.

Once thought to be ephemeral and fleeting, the keeping of keepsakes online may be the best way to hold onto – and to share – historic photographs and documents.

In the wake of a massive hacking, the founder and CEO of the cheating website Ashley Madison has stepped down.

Noel Biderman had been at the center of controversy after hackers released information on 33 million people who had used to the site to try to cheat on their spouses.

Usain Bolt has addressed Thursday's encounter with a mobile cameraman on a Segway.

If you missed it, a cameraman lost control and ran into the elite runner just after he won the 200-meter final during the 15th IAAF World Championships in Beijing.

This is going to be an unthinkably expensive election. Case in point: estimates of spending on the presidential race stretch as high as $10 billion.

Jeb Bush is getting all the millionaires, and Bernie Sanders is getting the small donors — those have been two prominent storylines in the 2016 money race for the presidency.

But what about everyone in between? The Washington, D.C.-based Campaign Finance Institute released data on campaign fundraising, and it paints a fascinating picture — which we decided to make into a literal picture. Here's how the different candidates' donation patterns stack up to each other:

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