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Reason not to call Spokane “cowtown”

A) Spokane is not a cattle stockyards/beef processing center. B) We all know it is a put-down, but Fort Worth, Texas — significantly bigger than Spokane — embraces that nickname. C) Many of those who use that expression have not spent a lot of time in Paris and San Francisco. D) Other.

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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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