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    Greg Newell talks about the Masonic Temple

    New owner Greg Newell talks about the appeal of Spokane’s Masonic Temple building, which he and other investors purchased for $1.1 million. Newell wants to transform the building into a …

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    Julia Smith

    Julia Smith, music thanatologist, plays a song on the harp. Harp and song help ease dying people’s journey from this life.

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    Officer Amy Ross / 911 call

    Off-duty Spokane police Officer Amy Ross’ 911 call Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, after a knife attack on her fiance, Sgt. Brad Thoma.

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    Bishop Blase Cupich

    Bishop Blase Cupich, who was named the new bishop of the Diocese of Spokane, vows to meet with victims of priest sex abuse in this audio clip taken from his …

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    Gene and Vicky Littell on daughter’s death

    Gene and Vicky Littell, the parents of Susette G. Werner, who was struck and dragged by a car early Sunday, Feb. 8, 2009, talk about their daughter’s death. 1

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    Press conference at fatal fire

    Assistant Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer discusses the circumstances of a fire that claimed a woman’s life early Tuesday morning, Oct. 28, at 1227 E. Longfellow Ave., in Spokane.

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    Brian Albrecht

    Brian Albrecht describes how quickly his work life changed in just one week. On a Monday, he found out his TV weather meteorologist contract wasn’t going to be renewed. By …

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    An excerpt from a Spokesman-Review interview with Robin Williams on Jan. 8, 2013.

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    911 call in Roy Jacobs case - track 2

    911 call in Roy Jacobs case, track 2

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    Q-and-A: Leroy Eadie, acting Spokane parks director

    Listen to the full Feb. 18, 2010, interview with Leroy Eadie, Spokane’s acting parks director.

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    wise words with Roy Harrington

    Roy Harrington, who has worked in social service for 42 years, said a lecture tape he heard in 1969, helped him the rest of the career. The lecture was given …

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    Wonderland — Samuel Ligon

    Audio reading of Samuel Ligon’s Summer Story, “Wonderland.”

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    The Rustics - Be Here Now

    The Rustics — Be Here Now

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    Beck Taylor

    Beck Taylor, the new president of Whitworth University, describes why he was so attracted to the job.

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    Father Armand Nigro

    Father Armand Nigro describes his call to the priesthood as a young boy.

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    Short interview with Tyler Lafferty

    Spokane entrepreneur Tyler Lafferty talks about his business philosophy.

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    Mrs. Hamilton’s testimony to CdA School Board

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    Ketchup popular before french fries, hamburgers

    Andrew F. Smith, who wrote “Pure Ketchup: The History of America’s National Condiment,” talks about the functionality of ketchup in the late 1800s and early 1900s before hamburgers, hotdogs and …

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    Wise Words with Mary Anne Ruddis

    Mary Anne Ruddis, executive director of Candlelighters, explains why the group, which provides support for parents whose kids have cancer, is changing its name this month to the American Childhood …

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    Cindy’s fan loves column enough to eat it