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Spin Control archive for Jan. 11, 2011

TUESDAY, JAN. 11, 2011


Murray in Spokane Weds.

One of Sen. Patty Murray's first public appearances since the shootings in Tucson, Ariz., will be in Spokane Wednesday afternoon at a very secure location. The Spokane Police Academy. Murray and Mayor Mary Verner have a 1:30 p.m. tour of the facility and a 2...

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WA Lege Day 2: State of the state

OLYMPIA -- Gov. Chris Gregoire's take on "the state" of Washington state, with the latest excerpt on top of older excerpts: Make no mistake, I expect you to make the changes that will benefit the state for today and the next 80 years. Last year,...

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Steve Salvatori stands outside the Spokane Entrepreneurial Center he developed in the 300 block of West First Avenue in Spokane. Salvatori used retirement money to fund the project and another development, and the businesses have been a success, with 46 commercial spots and only one vacancy.chrisa@spokesman.com (CHRISTOPHER ANDERSON)

Salvatori will run for city council, not mayor

Downtown businessman Steve Salvatori filed paperwork this month to launch a bid for Spokane City Council. Salvatori, a Republican who run unsuccessfully for the Spokane County Commission last year, hopes to win the seat representing Northwest Spokane that will be vacated by Councilman Steve Corker....

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WA Lege Day 2: Gov addresses joint session

OLYMPIA -- Members of the Senate are enterring the House chamber for the joint session of the Legislature to hear Gov. Chris Gregoire's State of the State address. Applause all around. This is probably the friendliest the two chambers will be for the next 104...

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Note on caucus membership lists

OLYMPIA-- A state senator stays a member of his or her caucus until a successor is sworn in. Thus, Jean Berkey and Chris Marr and some others defeated in the 2010 elections remained on the Senate Democratic Caucus roster yesterday morning, and up to that...

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