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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location)

On law enforcement cooperation on drugs (Lewiston Tribune)
WA House Democrats back minority voting (Lewiston Tribune)
Efforts to raise minimum wage (Nampa Press Tribune)
Is Pocatello’s fired coach coming back? (Nampa Press Tribune)
Bill on concealed weapon on campus (Pocatello Journal)
Attorney sues former ISU prof on defamation (Pocatello Journal)
Prosecutor on why no charge in dog killing (Pocatello Journal)
Legislator seeks repeal of stumpage districts (Sandpoint Bee)
Private mental health provider criticized (Sandpoint Bee)
Classrooms go online as books fall apart (TF Times News)
Review of sage grouse debate (TF Times News)
TF man helped prompted legislature rule process (TF Times News)

Leaburg Dam ailing (Eugene Register Guard)
Driving/cell phone fine costs rise (KF Herald & News)
Medford teacher may strike February 6 (Medford Tribune)
Reviewing dog bites locally (Medford Tribune)
ATF gun sting not yielding a lot (Portland Oregonian)
Oregon clout in Senate growing (Portland Oregonian)
EPA slow in assessing Salem cancers (Salem Statesman Journal)
Salem may approve redevelopment of old BC property (Salem Statesman Journal)

Shohomish emergency dispatch still behind (Everett Herald)
Minority voting measure action planned (Vancouver Columbian, Yakima Herald Republic, Kennewick Herald)
Wind farms killing birds of prey? (Longview News)
Methanol plants could boost region (Longview News)
Area economic development leader quits (Port Angeles News)
Marijuana businesses, banking (Port Angeles)
Red light cameras found working (Spokane Spokesman)
Tacoma pay benefits considered (Tacoma News Tribune)
Apartments growing fast at Tacoma (Tacoma News Tribune)
Proposal to add two Clark commissioners (Vancouver Columbian)
More questions arise on pot (Vancouver Columbian)
Changing Endangered Species Act (Yakima Herald Republic)

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