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THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016




Giant spooks: Participants in the Spokane Children’s Theatre Spring Break Camp and Fractured Fables Showcase engage in a drama exercise Thursday, in which  Miles Lewis, left, Savannah  Crutchfield, Joy Anna Bentley and Jordan Berrios act as giants capturing Daniel Bentley, in red,  in Spokane. Thirty children are spending the week preparing for performances of 3 Billy Goats Gruff, Cinderella and Snow White and the Little Gangstas at 3 p.m. Friday. The public is invited  to attend at 2727 N. Madelia St. and will be admitted free with a canned food donation. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Photo: Spokane Children’s Theatre

Participants in the Spokane Children's Theatre Spring Break Camp and Fractured Fables Showcase engage in a drama exercise where Miles Lewis, left, Savannah Crutchfeild, Joy Anna Bentley and Jordan Berrios act as giants capturing Daniel Bentley, in red, April 7, ...

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WSU scuba instructor fined $1,000 by ethics board

PULLMAN – A state ethics board fined a Washington State University scuba diving instructor $1,000 for selling and renting equipment to students through his private company. Barry Moore had taught WSU’s scuba course since 1978. The fine by the state ...

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These undated photos provided by the Lakewood Police Department shows Mark Alexander Adams, left, and Anthony Garver. Adams and Garver, described as dangerous, have escaped from Western State Hospital, a psychiatric facility, in Pierce County, south of Tacoma, Wednesday, April 6, 2016. (Lakewood Police Department, via AP / AP)

Local, federal law enforcement end search for escaped mental patient for the day 30 

LAKEWOOD, Wash. – Two men, including one with Spokane ties who was accused of a violent murder but found not competent to stand trial, have escaped from a psychiatric facility in Washington state and authorities are warning they pose a danger to others. Lakewood police say 28-year-old Anthony Garver and 58-year-old Mark Alexander Adams escaped from Western State Hospital in Pierce County, south of Tacoma, sometime Wednesday evening.

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2016





EWU student arrested for Snapchat video shooting threat

An Eastern Washington University student was arrested Tuesday after other students reported seeing her in a Snapchat video posing with a handgun and talking about “shooting everyone up.” Shyair S. Moore, 18, initially denied making the video in her room ...

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Shawn Vestal: Torture book by Spokane psychologist is MIA

A Spokane psychologist who developed and implemented the Bush administration’s torture program has co-authored “Enhanced Interrogation,” which was slated by Crown Publishing for a May 10 release. The book has been shelved.

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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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