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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)

Juvenile inmate abuse alleged in lawsuit (Boise Statesman)
Idaho asks Supreme Court Medicaid rate review (IF Post Register, Nampa Press Tribune)
Work progressing on new elementary schools (IF Post Register)
Gas prices rising quickly (Lewiston Tribune, Moscow News)
Pullman gets no pot store for another month (Moscow News)
Parma mayor quits after recall raised (Nampa Press Tribune)
Idaho Republicans search for resolution (Pocatello Journal)
Mormon crickets sweep through Oneida County (Pocatello Journal)
Pocatello sees rabid bat (Pocatello Journal)
Mental health provider Optum blasted (TF Times News)

Critics blast Corvallis city garage plan (Corvallis Gazette)
Initiative would require GMO listing (Eugene Register Guard, Salem Statesman Journal, Medford Tribune, KF Herald & News, Corvallis Gazette)
Parking district issue may go to vote (Corvallis Gazette)
Fire arupts at Lava Bed monumment (KF Herald & News)
Malin Theatre reopens after 50 years (KF Herald & News)
Marijuana tax set at Ashland (Medford Tribune, Ashland Tidings)
Circle of Teran property sales at $1.5 million (Ashland Tidings)
Medford libraries moving cautiously (Medford Tribune)
CCOs showing strong progress (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Third strip club okayed in Umatilla (Pendelton E Oregonian)
Pendleton mail sort ends 2015, goes to Portland (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Reporting changes on weapons in schools (Portland Oregonian)
Public employment growing again (Salem Statesman Journal)

Mukilteo may reach agreement on fire (Everett Herald)
Committee starts on Civic Field rehab (Port Angeles News)
Six profit colleges in WA could close (Seattle Times)
Seattle mayor quashes exec raise at City Light (Seattle Times)
Signatures delivered on class size measure (Tacoma News Tribune, Vancouver Columbian)
Heavy traffic expected on 4th (Tacoma News Tribune)
Moving ahead with waterfront trail (Vancouver Columbian)
North Bonneville applies for put store (Vancouver Columbian)
Payback ordered for former Selah manager (Yakima Herald Republic)

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