21yo Asotin Man Arrested For Allegedly Critically Injuring 3-Month-Old Baby

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LEWISTON, ID - A 21-year-old Asotin man is being held in the Nez Perce County Adult Detention Center for allegedly shaking a 3-month-old baby while he was babysitting.  According to the Lewiston Police Department, the child was transported to St. Joseph Regional Medical Center at about 12:30 a.m. Monday and later flown to Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane with life threatening head injuries.  During an interview, Derrick Tietze reportedly admitted to shaking the baby on Sunday and other occasions after becoming upset.

Representative Mary Dye Calls on Lawmakers to Restore Funding For WA State Fairs

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OLYMPIA, WA - A move to eliminate $4 million in funding for Washington State fairs faced vocal opposition in the state House of Representatives late last week. Many lawmakers, dumbfounded by the action of House majority budget writers, pressed for an amendment that would restore financial support.

Nez Perce Tribe Declares Tuesday as National Service Recognition Day

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LAPWAI, ID - The Nez Perce Tribal Executive Committee recently approved a resolution declaring tomorrow "National Service Recognition Day."  The day will acknowledge and thank all of those individuals who serve their communities and to also encourage others to become involved in service to their communities as well.

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Reminds Washington Healthplanfinder Customers to Filed Federal Tax return by April 18th

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OLYMPIA, WA - The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is reminding Washington Healthplanfinder customers who have not filed their federal tax return to do so by the April 18th deadline or they risk losing access to future tax credits.

“Failing to submit a federal tax filing by the deadline puts customers in danger of missing out on important tax credits that lower the cost of premiums,” CEO of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange Pam MacEwan says.

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