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LAWMAKERS FROM OHIO — the home state of former President William McKinley — reacted angrily to President Obama’s decision to formally rename Alaska’s Mount McKinley ‘Denali’ ahead of Obama’s visit there, with one Congressman calling it ‘insulting to all Ohioans’
Maria Sharapova won’t be playing in the U.S. Open–The U.S. Open will be missing one of its biggest stars. Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova announced Sunday that she had withdrawn from the tournament due to a right leg injury, after not having played since Wimbledon. She had been scheduled to play her first match tonight.
Thousands mourn 3 fallen firefighters at memorial—Several thousand people gathered yesterday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling the Okanogan complex of wildfires.
Yesterday morning, Puget Sound Energy reported more than 90,000 customers still without power after Saturday’s wind storm. PSE said it would be Tuesday before all customers in Whatcom, Skagit and Kitsap counties would be restored. Powerful gusts toppled trees and knocked out power for at least a quarter-million customers in the Seattle area, and thousands more in Oregon.