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No Ducking Cold War Readiness 

While much of the country was caught up in Cold War paranoia in the 1950s and 1960s, the Spokane area outdid itself. Columnist Shawn Vestal explains how local government officials and newspapers fanned the paranoioa. Then, there were all those fallout shelters dug in back yards.



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Route of the Hiawatha rail trail season starts Saturday

TRAILS -- After a early opening "sneak peek" last weekend, the Route of the Hiawatha rail-trail, will open daily for the summer season starting Saturday, May 23. Considered a crown jewel of American rail-to-trail mountain bike or hike routes, the 15-mile trail includes nine train...



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An encounter with David Letterman 

Fellow Ball State University graduate David Letterman and I crossed paths once. Just once. I was a freshman in 1968 and Dave was a senior. I lived in Waggoner Hall, which at that time was a dorm for men only and was often referred to...


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