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MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016



Alex Fox, left, a engineering management student at Gonzaga studies for a final in manufacturing processes with friend Jalen Crisler, right, a finance marketing major, on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Studying for finals

Alex Fox, left, a engineering management student at Gonzaga studies for a final in manufacturing processes with friend Jalen Crisler, right, a finance marketing major, on Monday, May 2, 2016, at Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash.

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Spokane schools testing water for lead

Spokane Public Schools is testing the water in all of its buildings in the wake of high lead levels discovered at several Tacoma schools, as the state looks at ways to reduce the metal in the environment.

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Wanted domestic violence suspect arrested

Spokane police arrested domestic violence suspect Aaron W. Strom late Sunday night outside Cheney. Strom, 35, faces a felony charge for violating a domestic violence protection order and has a warrant for misdemeanor assault. Police received a call Sunday from ...

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1903: An estimated 30,000 people crowd around the grandstand as U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt speaks in downtown Spokane on May 26. (Courtesy of Nancy Runge)

Then and Now: Teddy Roosevelt visits Spokane 

Theodore Roosevelt was the first sitting U.S. president to visit Spokane. In 1903, the chief executive was taking a monthlong tour of Western states. Spokane was near the end of the tour and the president was exhausted, so he gave ...

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Spin ControlOrmsby to head House budget panel

OLYMPIA -- Spokane Democrat Timm Ormsby was named chairman of the House Appropriations Committee Wednesday. Ormsby, first elected to the Legislature in 2002, has been the committee's vice chairman since ...


Sirens & GavelsThe adventures of Spokane Man 

If you've spent much time on the Internet, you've probably heard of Florida Man. Often accused of poorly-thought out crimes involving alligators, bath salts, pools and public nudity, Florida Man ...


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 ...






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