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Fri., July 11, 2008, 11:24 a.m.

This day in history…

From the Secretary of State's "This day in history" website function:

This Day in Washington History

July 11, 1889

People living on the North Side of Spokane complained that unsupervised prisoners from chain gangs were roving around the city, bothering and frightening people. Some had roved so far that no one could find them.

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