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After returning to Washington to cast critical votes that ultimately helped block the GOP repeal of Obamacare last week, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) will begin radiation and chemotherapy today to treat his brain cancer. McCain said he will continue working around his treatment, and is expected to return to the Senate when the August recess is over.
2 more kids pass away in Arizona from being left in hot cars—There is a proposed law right now that would require carmakers to build alarms for back seats and is being pushed by those who say it will prevent kids from dying in hot cars. KOMO
A heatwave is headed for Seattle in August. It could bring all time high temperatures. It’s at least possible that Thursday’s high could hit 100. Seattle has gotten to 100 degrees only twice since 1945.
Hundreds gathered in Tacoma to mourn the loss of Corperal Collin Schaaff on Sunday. “My heart will always have a missing part,” Collin’s mother Angel said to a crowd of close to 200 people. Collin 22 years old. He was one of 16 servicemen killed July 10 when a military cargo plane tragically crashed in rural Mississippi. The plane was on route to Yuma, Arizona, for pre-deployment training.