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For-profit companies now dominate the world of online education
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Smoky summers plagued by wildfires could be the new norm in the Inland Northwest
, according to one University of Idaho researcher. (Air quality monitors indicate it's the worst since 1999, via KHQ
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IN OTHER NEWS
Fix the windows, says WSU dad
The father of a Washington State University student who fell out of a window last month is leading an effort to push the university to make windows on campus more secure
. The student, freshman Matthew Gray, was only the most recent to fall from a window or balcony at WSU. As has been the case with most other students who fell, Gray had been drinking alcohol. As of yesterday, he was in a coma in a Seattle hospital. (Spokesman-Review
Irma rakes Caribbean, takes aim at Florida
Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, has hit the Caribbean hard, with at least 10 deaths
• Experts predict the storm, which is causing flooding in Puerto Rico, will reach Florida this weekend
. (New York Times
• Watch a live update here
. (CNN) More information at the National Hurricane Center
Crime wave? More like a crime ripple
Since he took office in January, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has continually pointed to what he believes is a dangerous rise in crime in America — in keeping with President Trump's statements on the campaign trail. But a new report from the Brennan Center for Justice
shows that's not true. Not even close. In fact, in 2017, the U.S. is on pace to have its second-lowest violent crime rate
since 1990. (Washington Post