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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)

Top story of the day in:
ID – Death of ‘religious freedom’ bills
OR – Rain and snow pack
WA – State adjust pot rules, revenue

‘Religious freedom’ bills killed (Boise Statesman)
Nampa library project finds efficiencies (Nampa Press Tribune)
Gayle Manufacturing re-bases to Nampa (Nampa Press Tribune)
State investigates Oneida prosecutor (Pocatello Journal)
Blackfoot and core standards (Pocatello Journal)
Ex-Simplot Aberdeen workers retrain (Pocatello Journal)
Snedden joins race for House 1A (Sandpoint Bee)
Sandpoint council adds Fragoso (Sandpoint Bee)
More dairy video released (TF Times News)
Avalanche risk growing (TF Times News)

More rain, some snow (Corvallis Gazette Times)
OSU students won’t divest on fossil fuels (Corvallis Gazette Times)
Benton DA supports OSU non-release of pay data (Corvallis Gazette Times)
Record earnings for Lithia (Medford Tribune)
Still no teacher strike settlement (Medford Tribune)
Fair manager at KF resigns (KF Herald & News)
KF K-Mart will shut down (KF Herald & News)
May ballot will feature county charter (KF Herald & News)
Ashland still reviews gun options (KF Herald & News)
Phoenix considers pot store ban (Ashland Tidings)
Google may bring ultra-fast fiber to PDX (Portland Oregonian)
Review of school strike avoidance (Portland Oregonian)
Commission candidate blasts anti-strike charges (Roseburg News Review)
Maybe no local pot store bans (Roseburg News Review)
Secretary state website hacked (Salem Statesman Journal)
Marion County tries restricting med pot sales (Salem Statesman Journal)

Snowpack accumulating (Everett Herald, Kennewick Herald)
Hanford cleanup cost estimate $113 billion (Kennewick Herald)
Longview downtown renewal stalls (Longview News)
Rainier schools close over water leak (Longview News)
State reduces pot farm numbers, size, but revenue up (Spokane Spokesman, Tacoma News Tribune, Vancouver Columbian, Yakima Herald Republic, Longview News)
Murray visits vet clinic expansion (Port Angeles News)
Longer hours for PA city hall (Port Angeles News)
Some city contractors must use apprentices (Port Angeles News)
Big salmon run expected (Vancouver Columbian)
Legislative status overview (Vancouver Columbian)
Sheriffs deputy labor battle at arbitration (Yakima Herald Republic)

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