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City attorneys warn council members against sharing details of meeting about Straub 37 

Spokane city’s legal department has warned Council President Ben Stuckart and others that they could face criminal charges if they discloseinformation from a private meeting among city leaders held the day before Police Chief Straub was fired – even if asked to testify to city committees charged with investigating potential mismanagement in Mayor David Condon’s administration.

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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Ryan W. Smith and Tara L. Casterlin, both of Spokane. Santana R. Santiago and Terise N. Purvis, both of Spokane. Lon W. Nelson, of Spokane Valley, and Sharon A. Bennett, of Liberty Lake. Marty E. Mathison, of ...

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A truly grand prize: Mark Webber, left, helps load a giant Lego  figure into a truck at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, where Ainsley Bauer, 14, center, came  with her mother, Heidi Bauer,  to pick up the foam figure Monday. The figure, which sat above the museum entrance during the show, is part of Ainsley’s prize for winning the top award in the recently completed Lego exhibit. Ainsley’s creation was a record player made of Lego blocks. Besides getting the Lego man, she won a $500 gift certificate for White Elephant and a $150 gift certificate for Target. Webber is facilities manager for the museum. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Winner of MAC contest takes home giant Lego figure

A truly grand prize: Mark Webber, left, helps load a giant Lego figure into a truck at the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, where Ainsley Bauer, 14, center, came with her mother, Heidi Bauer, to pick up the foam figure Monday. The figure, which sat above the museum entrance during the show, is part of Ainsley’s prize for winning the top award in the recently completed Lego exhibit. Ainsley’s creation was a record player made of Lego blocks. Besides getting the Lego man, she won a $500 gift certificate for White Elephant and a $150 gift certificate for Target. Webber is facilities manager for the museum.

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