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A man died after he was shot near 29th Avenue and Thor Street in Spokane on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (Chad Sokol / The Spokesman-Review)

Victim in South Hill shooting identified 

A man suffering from a gunshot wound was found Tuesday night while driving erratically on the South Hill. Callers reported the driver near Rockwood and Southeast boulevards about 10 p.m., Spokane police said in a news release. Police found the driver about five minutes later and discovered he had been shot. Officers, firefighters and paramedics provided aid before he was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016

This police car was damaged in a collision with a bicyclist on Upriver Drive on July 26, 2106. (Spokane Police Department)

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A bicyclist and a Spokane police car collided at the intersection of Upriver Drive and Haven Tuesday evening, sending the bicyclist to the hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

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Two rabid bats identified in Spokane County 

A woman is currently undergoing rabies vaccinations and a cat is quarantined in its owner’s home after a pair of rabid bats were discovered in Spokane County. These are the first reported cases of rabies exposure in the county this year.

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Fire danger now high in Spokane and Okanogan counties 

The fire danger has increased to “high” in Spokane and Okanogan Counties, leading the state Department of Natural Resources to ban campfires at Leader Lake Campground in Okanogan County. There is also a high fire danger in northern Lincoln County ...

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Spokane CPA admits filing false tax returns 

A Spokane certified public accountant pleaded guilty Tuesday to filing false tax returns in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Roger Stadtmueller, 53, was indicted last year by a grand jury on eight counts of federal tax fraud and evasion. He pleaded ...

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Spin ControlWebsite for political numbers geeks 

OLYMPIA -- Politics, like baseball, is often a game for people who love numbers. To satisfy that love for political geeks around Washington, the Secretary of State's office has devoted ...

Extra CreditSpokane graduation rates increase slightly

Spokane Public Schools on-time graduation rate increased slightly in 2015, up to 84.5 percent. However, the districts on-time graduation rate for Black/African American students dropped to 77.8 percent. In 2014 ...

Photo blogCatching up with Then and Now

In the July 18 column about the Washington Cracker Co. building on E. Pacific Ave., it was mentioned that the cookie and cracker company used the swastika as a its ...

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