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Tue., March 5, 2013, 6 a.m.

Just west of the Big Empty


That old line about Spokane being the biggest city between Seattle and Minneapolis has always seemed absurd. The comebacks are too obvious.

"So, in other words, you mean there are no big cities between Seattle and Minneapolis."

"What about Denver?"

Et cetera.

But this map showing plans for a TV advertising campaign almost makes you wonder if there were any television stations between Spokane and the Midwest 50 years ago.     

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