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MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016


Planned Parenthood educator Rachel Todd explains the differences in birth control options on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Spokane. At left is a section of fake skin, which allows patients to see and feel what an implant will feel like in their arm, and at right is an IUD. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 11:33 A.M.

Interest spikes in long-acting birth control following presidential election, threat to Obamacare

Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho, which operates a dozen clinics in Eastern Washington, saw a 76 percent increase in appointments seeking a long-acting reversible contraceptive method in the week following the election. Tiffany Harms, a spokeswoman for Planned Parenthood, said women are concerned about a possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, which required all health insurance plans to cover birth control without a copay.

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1965: Architects Warren Heylman and William Trogdon designed the Spokane International Airport terminal building with a futuristic flair that included swooping concrete beams over the ticketing area. Unseen is a giant rotunda building to welcome planes. It opened in May  1965 and has been added on to many times, including new concourses to accommodate many more airplanes at a time than the original design. (The Spokesman-Review photo archive / SR)

MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016

Then and Now: Spokane International Airport

At first, Spokane’s new airport was a Depression-era economic development project. Spokane County eventually bought 2 square miles on the West Plains in 1938 for a “super-airport” to be known as Sunset Airport. “The field is not only important to Spokane, but the entire nation. Its development does not mean the abandonment of Felts Field, which will always serve an important need for the National Guard air corps and private flying organizations as well as student training,” Spokane County Engineer Clarence Griggs said at the time.

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SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016

SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 10 P.M.

UW and WSU fans to come together at River Park Square’s Kress Gallery Tuesday to mix and mingle before Apple Cup

Despite the likelihood that this year’s Apple Cup will be the most competitive in recent memory, fans from both sides of the aisle are putting their differences aside and coming together Tuesday to mix and mingle in River Park Square’s Kress Gallery. From 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., alumni, family and friends can drink, talk or meet notable former Washington State University and University of Washington athletes who will be in attendance.

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Marijuana plant starts are seen at a growing facility in Seattle in April 2013. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 6:30 P.M.

Marijuana sales surge in Washington

TACOMA – Sales of marijuana products in Washington state have for the first time surpassed $200 million in a quarter. The News Tribune reported residents and visitors bought more marijuana than ever before in the second quarter of 2016, based ...

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