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Making headlines this week

A look back at some of the week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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More than 11 million have signed up for ’16 health care plans

Enrollment for these plans, which were created under the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, closes on Jan. 31.

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New U.S. diet rules would take 20 percent bite out of American sugar use

If the U.S. government has its way, Americans would cut their consumption of sugar and corn syrup by more than 2 million tonnes a year, the latest blow for a sweetener industry facing an onslaught of criticism over negative health effects.

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Oregon occupation leader rejects sheriff’s bid to end standoff

The leader of a group of armed protesters occupying the headquarters of a federal wildlife refuge in southeastern Oregon met briefly with a local sheriff on Thursday but rejected the lawman's offer of safe passage out of the state to end the standoff.

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Gun owners grill Obama at town hall, NRA sits it out

President Barack Obama fielded tough questions from gun owners at a televised town hall on Thursday, defending his move to tighten gun rules as he sought to elevate the issue of gun control before the November 2016 election to replace him.

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10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Jan. 8

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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New dietary guidelines: Lean meat OK, cut the added sugars

New dietary guidelines released by the government say that some Americans may not have to cut back on eggs and salt as much as they once thought.

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South Korea seeks U.S. strategic weapons after North’s nuclear test

South Korea is in talks with the United States to deploy U.S. strategic weapons on the Korean peninsula, a South Korean military official said on Thursday, a day after North Korea said it successfully tested a hydrogen nuclear device.

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Congress sends bill to gut Obamacare, to certain veto

Republicans have been vowing to gut the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," since 2010, when the then Democratic-majority Congress passed the landmark program designed to provide health care for millions of uninsured Americans - over the united opposition of Republicans.

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TransCanada sues U.S. over Keystone XL pipeline rejection

By Nia Williams and Valerie Volcovici CALGARY/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – TransCanada Corp sued the U.S government on Wednesday to reverse President…

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Time Warner Cable latest company to be hacked

The company said email and password details were likely gathered either through malware downloaded during phishing attacks or indirectly through data breaches of other companies that stored Time Warner Cable's customer information, including email addresses.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 7

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Local Sports

Weisner leads No. 9 Oregon St over No. 24 Washington

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Senior Jamie Weisner scored 21 points to lead No. 9 Oregon State to its ninth straight win, over No. 24 Washington on Friday night.

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Alleyne ties Oregon record in win over WSU women

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Jillian Alleyne had 25 points on 10-of-13 shooting and 14 rebounds to tie the school record with her 88th career double-double and Oregon used a dominating start to defeat Washington State on Friday night.

3 hours ago in Local Sports

NWC basketball scoreboard from February 5th, 2016

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Senior guard Jake Poag's 16 points led Lynden Christian's balanced attack on Friday night as the Lyncs picked up the win over Mt. Baker as heard on KPUG 1170 The Sports Leader.

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Blueberry growers admit to violating rights of workers

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Eastern Washington growers will pay $385,000 to workers; $20,000 in fines.

8 hours ago in Local

Everett barista killed by propane heater accident

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The coffee stand owner suffered fatal burns in the accident, January seventh.