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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)

Parks buys land near Shakespeare festival (Boise Statesman)
Will protests delay legislative adjournment? (Boise Statesman)
WA starts licensing for marijuana (Lewiston Tribune)
Washington recoups pre-recession jobs (Moscow News)
Boise Co-op may open second store (Nampa Press Tribune)
Suit vs Dept of Juvenile Corrections advances (Nampa Press Tribune)
Sheriffs supporting guns on campus (Pocatello Journal)
Blackfoot restricts smoking in its parks (Pocatello Journal)
Possible flooding around Sandpoint (Sandpoint Bee)
Sun Valley Lodge shuttered for 9 months (TF Times News)
Cigarette tax/aquifer bill advances (TF Times News)

OSU studies girls who play with Barbie (Corvallis Gazette Times)
Corvallis waste leak investigated (Corvallus Gazette Times)
Congress investigators will look into Cover Oregon (Eugene Register Guard, Salem Statesman Journal, Medford Tribune, KF Herald & News)
KEZI television station to be sold (Eugene Register Guard)
Klamath water deal reached (KF Herald & News)
Klamath College bond possible in 2016 (KF Herald & News)
Ashland-Medford water deal, $2.6m payment (Ashland Tidings)
Profs at SOU vote no confidence in leaders (Medford Tribune)
Legislature moves close to adjourning (Portland Oregonian)
Kotek blasted for adding language for donor (Portland Oregonian)
Growing mortgage-relief efforts (Portland Oregonian)

The why of possible cuts at Hanford (Kennewick Herald)
URS Corp to research possible Hanford reactor (Kennwick Herald)
Money uproar at Clallam PUD (Port Angeles News)
Big Seattle hearing on $15 minimum wage (Seattle Times)
Seattle housing market eases (Seattle Times)
Spokane businessman gets pot license (Spokane Spokesman, Yakima Herald Republic)
Sumner car dealership deals with neighbors (Tacoma News Tribune)
Longshoremen, United Grain battle it out (Vancouver Columbian)
County workers don’t want guns there (Vancouver Columbian)
WA recoups pre-recession jobs (Vancouver Columbian)
Yakima starts major road projects (Yakima Herald Republic)

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