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School-library advocates continue to lobby like the pros…

"We need to pack the gallery! East siders, don't make the trek yet -- we'll let you know when to pull out the stops. West siders, please stand in for us."

-part of a memo from school-library advocates backing HB 1410, a 111-page bill spelling out the basic educational components that lawmakers commit to paying for. The advocates -- three Spokane-area mothers -- pushed hard last year and won extra money from the legislature for school libraries and librarians.

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