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Top News Stories with Steve & Amy (February 16, 2017)
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Each weekday morning, Steve & Amy share the top news stories your friends & families might be talking about. This week brought to you by ZEROREZ. Looking for more than just the headline they shared? Click the links below.

Here’s the headlines:

Businesses in cities across the country prepared to close today as immigrants boycott their jobs, classes and shopping. Immigrants in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Austin, and other major U.S. cities plan to stay home today as part of a strike called "A Day Without Immigrants."
Coming on the heels of roundups of undocumented immigrants nationwide. 

Today the Pentagon is dealing with increasing tensions with Russians over their deployment of banned nuclear-tipped cruise missiles, Russian warplanes buzzing U.S. ships in the Black Sea and the allegations of Russian attempts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. 

The California town that recently evacuated, then reopened after the potential collapse of a Lake Oroville spillway is expecting a storm today. President Trump declared a federal disaster Tuesday, while residents returned home two days after nearly 200,000 downstream residents were ordered to evacuate. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning through Saturday, with up to three-quarters of an inch of rain projected to fall today. 

Doctors say you may not be allergic to penicillin anymore. See your doctor for a simple allergy test. If you’ve been diagnosed as being allergic to penicillin at an earlier age in life, you may want to get another allergy check. Ninety percent of those with the allergy will lose that intolerance later in life, allowing for a less costly and possibly more effective solution. The use of non-penicillin antibiotics could also lead to antibiotic resistance. 


A major road remains closed in West Seattle: Mudslide in West Seattle blocks road, knocks out power. Firefighters were responding to a mudslide at Highland Park Way SW and SW Holden Street in West Seattle's Delridge neighborhood yesterday morning. KING5

More untreated wastewater discharged into Puget Sound-Between 6 and 10 million gallons of untreated wastewater flowed into Puget Sound on yesterday. It's the second time in less than a week. Last week, heavy rain flooded the West Point plant at Discovery Park. Equipment failures forced the plant into emergency bypass mode. 

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