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Wednesday, January 16, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Mike Leach, Michael Baumgartner tease football and war leadership course at Washington State University

UPDATED: 1:13 a.m.

The head football coach at WSU tweeted what appeared to be a fully realized syllabus Sunday night for the course, which he first teased in late November. Michael Baumgartner, the former state senator and current Spokane County treasurer, confirmed he’d been working with Leach on the course layout and believed the course would bring a fresh perspective to the study of nontraditional warfare, and how to counter it.

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News >  Spokane

Man trapped in car for 90 minutes after 5-car crash in North Spokane

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 10:06 p.m.

It took firefighters more than 90 minutes in below-freezing temperatures to extricate a man trapped in his truck after a five-car collision early Tuesday night in north Spokane that sent three to the hospital. No one had life-threatening injuries, said David Heizer, Spokane Fire Department battalion chief.
News >  Nation

Liz Cheney’s rebuke of King reflects tougher GOP approach

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 6:03 p.m.

She used to be known mostly for her vice presidential family lineage. But Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-most senior House Republican, is cutting a new path as the first GOP leader to call Rep. Steve King’s remarks “racist” and call explicitly for his resignation.
News >  Nation

New pen may allow sale of wild horses for slaughter

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 4:41 p.m.

The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter. The agency acknowledged in recent court filings that it built the pen for mustangs gathered in the fall on national forest land along the California-Nevada border because of restrictions on such sales at other federal facilities. The agency says it hasn’t yet made up its mind that it will sell the more than 250 horses for slaughter.
News >  Business

U.S. gambling operators have 90 days to comply with new rules

The Justice Department late Monday issued a legal opinion that could further restrict online gambling even as some states have been moving to embrace it – a restriction long sought by GOP megadonor Sheldon Adelson, who controls one of the world’s largest casino empires.