Undeliverable Boeing 737 Max jets spill over to Central Washington for storage

Boeing is running out of space to park grounded 737 Max jets in the Puget Sound region and is now sending some of its Renton, Washington, factory output to Moses Lake's spacious airport.

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June Membership Drawing: Les Misérables!

For our June Membership Drawing, SPR will give away FOUR PAIRS of tickets to STCU Best Of Broadway's Les Mis é rables , the musical phenomenon with new staging and reimagined scenery.

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Four people were wounded in Toronto when gunfire broke out at a rally to honor the newly-minted NBA champion Raptors.

The shootings, which occurred mid-afternoon, sparked a stampede from Nathan Philips Square, near City Hall, where tens of thousands of fans had gathered to celebrate the hometown professional basketball team.

The Defense Department announced it is deploying 1,000 more U.S. troops to the Middle East "for defensive purposes" amid growing tensions with Iran.

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Monday in a statement that the action, meant to address air, naval, and ground-based threats, comes after "a request from the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) for additional forces."

The Trump administration has blamed Iran for a series of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

An NPR investigation has uncovered new evidence in a prominent unsolved murder case from the civil rights era, including the identity of an attacker who admitted his involvement but was never charged.

The murder of Boston minister James Reeb in 1965 drew national attention at the time and spurred passage of the Voting Rights Act, which outlawed the Jim Crow voting practices that had disenfranchised millions of black Americans.

  

Join us for the stunning final novel by a great American storyteller. Last Bus to Wisdom is a coming of age novel which follows eleven-year-old Donal Cameron from the legendary Double W Ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies to faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin and back again.

 Along the way he meets a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and has a rollicking series of misadventures. 

Boeing is running out of space to park grounded 737 Max jets in the Puget Sound region and is now sending some of its Renton, Washington, factory output to Moses Lake's spacious airport.

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We've heard a lot about how Russia went online to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, but the U.S. and Russia are waging other cyberbattles that fall below the radar. The New York Times reported this weekend that the U.S. is putting malware inside Russia's electric grid.

NPR's national security correspondent Greg Myre looks at why the U.S. is becoming more assertive in cyberspace.

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