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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017





MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017

Unwanted tunes

Dear Annie: I go to a small school, with only a handful of people in my graduating year. We’ve all known one another since kindergarten and first grade, and we all spend our time talking and interacting as a group. ...

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MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017

Wedding anniversary: Couple mark 50th

John and Nancy HorstketterSpokane Valley John and Nancy Horstketter celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, Dec. 26, with a gathering with family and friends on Jan. 14 at CenterPlace in Spokane Valley. Hosts for the event included their children and spouses: ...

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SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017

This image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Batman, voiced by Will Arnett, in a scene from "The LEGO Batman Movie." (Warner Bros. Pictures via AP) ORG XMIT: NYET101 (Warner Bros. Pictures / AP)

SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017, 7 P.M.

‘Lego Batman’ stays No. 1, conquers ‘The Great Wall’

The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of $150 million, “The Great Wall” was intended to prove that the world’s no. 2 movie marketplace could produce Hollywood-sized blockbusters of its own. Though it ran up $171 million in ticket sales in China, “The Great Wall” pulled in $18.1 million in its North American debut over Presidents Day weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday.

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SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017

Everything is Copy: Teaching vets, and learning even more

Like many others now in comfortable middle age, my political consciousness was shaped by the geopolitics of Southeast Asia. With my parents I went to protest marches and chanted “Hell, no, we won’t go.” I asked my babysitters why they wore bracelets with the names of men they’d never met on their wrists, vaguely understood about “going to Canada,” and plastered my school notebooks with peace signs. I may have a had a poster in my childhood bedroom that read “Make love, not war” when thoughts of making love were nothing less than disgusting.

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SUNDAY, FEB. 19, 2017

The Slice: Making the case for spring

Here’s a story of our winter wonderland. Carolyn Petrie was coming out of her therapy appointment. “I have anxiety issues,” said the 70-year-old resident of the lower South Hill. She wanted to make it to the sidewalk and then to ...

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ClarksvilleMel McCuddin: The Art of Darkness

Inside a downtown gallery maybe two decades ago – that’s where I first got McCuddined. I recall strolling through the vast array of art when one canvas stopped me cold. ...