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Because I didn’t grow up here

I don't know the answer. So I'm asking.

Has there ever been a time in Spokane when picking up a television signal from Canada was pretty standard?

As I kid, I lived reasonably close to the Canadian border (closer than Spokane is) in two different states. And watching the CBC was pretty routine. But I think that's because it was a part of the cable lineups.

Anyway, it just seems wrong to me to live this close to our neighbor to the north and not be able to pick up “Hockey Night in Canada.”     


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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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