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SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2013

Sun., June 30, 2013

Who is more delusional?

The person who assumes that the individuals to blame for anything bad that happens in Spokane must be out-of-towners or recently moved here...or...the person who believes 87% of Spokane adults are named in outstanding warrants.

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FRIDAY, JUNE 28, 2013

Fri., June 28, 2013, noon

Coming in Saturday's Slice column

You know, I can't really remember what's in it. I wrote that Wednesday. I'm working on next Tuesday's at the moment. I can, however, tell you that I have no memory of experiencing a Ralphie moment while cobbling it together. You know, that's when the...

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Fri., June 28, 2013, 9:30 a.m.

Condoms and blood pressure monitors 

They are displayed right next to each other in front of the pharmacy counter at the downtown drug store where I get prescriptions filled. I mentioned this interesting proximity to the pharmacist on duty this morning. He just chuckled.

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Fri., June 28, 2013, 5:30 a.m.

Just wondering

If Gonzaga Prep had played Gonzaga High School (back in Washington, D.C.) in football every year since 2000, what would the series record be now?

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Fri., June 28, 2013, 4:25 a.m.

Today's suggested search topic

If you want something to read, you might do a search on Dean Martin mocking The Rolling Stones when they were on "The Hollywood Palace" in June of 1964. Perhaps he was playing to his own audience, but it was jaw-droppingly rude.

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Thu., June 27, 2013, 3:35 p.m.


If you sent an email or text that might be construed as a demand and the recipient replied that way, would you assume that person is a World War II buff?

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Thu., June 27, 2013, 10:45 a.m.

You might love hot weather if...

A) You are under the impression that the Spokane area has hard winters. B) You actually do jump in a lake. C) You have air-conditioning. D) You enjoy opportunities to walk around with not much on. E) You are solar powered. F) Lizards on rocks...

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Thu., June 27, 2013, 10 a.m.

The myth of the family bigot

We've all heard the one about every extended family including someone who occasionally spouts bigoted or socially insensitive remarks, embarrassing everyone within earshot. Sure. That may or may not be the case. But the notion that every family includes people who find such remarks embarrassing...

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Thu., June 27, 2013, 9:30 a.m.

Among my souvenirs

Somewhere in a box of miscellaneous memorabilia I have a baseball pitched by this guy in a game at Crosley Field when I was a kid. He was with the Reds then. The pitch was fouled right over the third-base dugout by Art Shamsky of...

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