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TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017

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Spokane CountyMarriage licenses Schuyler T. Leibfried and Rachel D.M. Ide, both of Spokane. Donald R. Olson and Jacqueline A. Hammerling, both of Spokane Valley. Patrick K. Myers and Michelle C. Myers, both of Spokane. Jeffrey W. Lawrence and Mikaela G.S. ...

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Government
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Washington Senate considers outside oversight of prisons
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Proposals to split Washington, end capital punishment fail to survive critical deadline
Idaho
Push to turn over federal lands to the states may be losing steam
Hutto pleads guilty to murdering William “Bo” Kirk
Suspect in Bonner County deputies’ shooting released from hospital, held in Kootenai County jail
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Education
State Republican education funding proposal jeopardizes poorest students, Spokane educators say
Betsy DeVos declines offer to visit Spokane-area schools
Freezing rain moves into Spokane; flood watch issued
Poorer Spokane students more likely to be suspended than their wealthier peers
New analysis shows GOP school-funding plan would lower taxes in Spokane, raise them in Seattle
Transportation
Doug Clark: They’re not potholes, they’re Spokane pits of opportunity
Stormwater tank work at Sprague and Adams will cause road closure
All three of of Washington State’s three main east-west mountain passes reopened Friday afternoon after lengthy closures
Snow to change to rain overnight in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene
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Community
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