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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016, 10:30 A.M.

On Tap: V Twin brings together brewer’s two loves

The new Valley brewery, in a business strip across from McDonald’s just south of Argonne and Montgomery, is named after a type of motorcycle engine. The L-shaped taproom, which w raps around the southeast corner of the building, is done up in Harley-Davidson colors with orange walls and black trim and tables (chalkboard-topped for doodling).

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In this July 13, 2016, file photo, NFL football player Russell Wilson, of the Seattle Seahawks, left, and Ciara arrive at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Both stars announced that Ciara is expecting the couple's first child in dual Instagram posts on Oct. 25, 2016. (Jordan Strauss / Associated Press)

THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

Ciara, Seahawks’ Russell Wilson announce pregnancy

Ciara is expecting her first child with Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, three months after the couple tied the knot. Both stars announced the pregnancy by sharing the same photo on Instagram on Tuesday night. Ciara, who turned 31 Tuesday, says she is “excited to Finally share one of the Greatest Gifts of All that God could give.” Wilson calls the baby , “The Greatest Blessing of All.”

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Tom Hanks, left, and Felicity Jones appear in a scene from, "Inferno." (Jonathan Prime / AP)

THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

Movie review: ‘Inferno’ features great cast, muddled plot

Imagine a less spry and agile Indiana Jones and you have Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), a Harvard professor of religious iconography and symbology (not a real academic discipline). He’s riddled his way from the page to the screen in the wildly popular “The DaVinci Code,” and “Angels & Demons,” adapted from Dan Brown’s series of quasi-religious, art history-inspired mystery novels most likely to be found on the shelf of an Airbnb rental. Now imagine a less spry and agile Indiana Jones in “The Hangover,” with shades of “Contagion” wafting about, and you have the third film in the trilogy, “Inferno.”

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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

The Slice: Reaching into the mailbag

OK, it’s time for Slice readers to have their say. Correspondents telling about what they were doing when they were the farthest north they’ve ever been included Air Force veterans who have flown over the pole, one-time oil company employees ...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2016

Redbox’s Top 10 DVD rentals

The Top 10 DVD rentals at Redbox kiosks for the week of Oct. 17: 1. “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising” 2. “Free State of Jones” 3. “Ghostbusters” 4. “The Conjuring 2” 5. “Blood Father” 6. “The Shallows” 7. “Alice Through the ...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016

"We picked this house because we thought it would look great for Halloween," said Aaron Below about his home with Tanya Dzienius at 417 West 14th Avenue in Spokane on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016. (Kathy Plonka / The Spokesman-Review)

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 7 P.M.

Halloween fans go all in on the holiday

Drive through some of Spokane’s residential neighborhoods and you’re sure to see at least a couple of “those houses” – where the budget for Halloween decorations may be the highest expense that month.

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The bright orange puree of cute-as-a-button sugar pumpkins, pictured below, is worth the extra effort - and not only for pies, but for savory dishes, too, such as this sugar pumpkin gratin. (ADRIANA JANOVICH adrianaj@spokesman.com)

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016

Sugar pumpkins: Not just for pies

Sugar pumpkins aren’t just for pie. This might sound obvious, but it needs to be said – particularly because of all of those stickers and signs at the store that all-too-often label them pie pumpkins. Cute as a button, with ...

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One drawback to Kernza is its small seeds, which are one-quarter the size of a conventional wheat berry. (Scott Seirer / The Land Institute)

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016

Kernza: The wheat ecologists dream about

It didn’t look like much: Just a little bag of brown grains. I whizzed them in the blender to make flour, then cooked up a batch of pancakes. They looked like pancakes. And tasted like them, too – though did ...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016


In this image released by Lionsgate, Tyler Perry portrays Madea in a scene from, “Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween.” (Daniel McFadden / AP)

TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 5:18 P.M.

Box office: ‘Madea’ tops charts, ‘Moonlight’ shines

“Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween” outmuscled the Tom Cruise vehicle “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” at the box office this weekend. Perry’s film netted $28.5 million – slightly higher than initial projections, while the “Jack Reacher” sequel came in slightly lower with $22.9 million, according to studio actuals Monday.

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TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, NOON

Meals for monsters

Quick look: The names of these recipes might make you want to recoil. But if you can get past the titles and images, they just might tempt you. What’s inside: Of course, there really aren’t maggots in the Fresh Maggot ...

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