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Cougs help out

Fifth-year senior Logwone Mitz is being counted on to lead an inexperienced group of running backs for the Cougars this season. Mitz has rushed for 954 yards at WSU in 37 career games. (File)
Fifth-year senior Logwone Mitz is being counted on to lead an inexperienced group of running backs for the Cougars this season. Mitz has rushed for 954 yards at WSU in 37 career games. (File)

PULLMAN – Faced with a $40 million budget cut in the biennium that ends with the 2013 fiscal year, Washington State University president Elson Floyd is looking for help wherever he can find it. And he will get some from his athletic department.

When the Pac-12’s expanded media deal kicks in next school year, the department will assume academic service costs previously covered by the administration. “It’s in an excess of a half-million dollars,” athletic director Bill Moos said. Vince Grippi, SR  More here.

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Cindy Hval
Cindy Hval is a freelance columnist for the Voices neighborhood sections. Her Front Porch column appears twice a month in the Thursday Voice.








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