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Thomas Clouse

Thomas Clouse

Thomas Clouse joined The Spokesman-Review in 1999. He currently is an investigative reporter for the City Desk and covers federal, state and local courts.

tomc@spokesman.com
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Fraud convict gets nine years in prison despite terminal cancer diagnosis

In a wide-ranging fraud scheme that stole more than $2 million and once involved a planned visit to Coeur d’Alene by Los Angeles Lakers President Earvin “Magic” Johnson, a Los Angeles man was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison despite testimony that he has only 18 months to live.

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Trade commission halts tariffs that crippled U.S. newspaper industry

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 8:15 p.m.

A federal agency on Wednesday unanimously voted to halt a series of tariffs that drove up the cost of newsprint, which refers to the coarse wood-pulp-based paper that is one of the chief commodities and expenses for the struggling newspaper industry.

TUESDAY, AUG. 28, 2018

Former Daiquiri Factory owner sues city of Spokane from his jail cell

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 11:01 a.m.

Following a trail of legal losses dating to 2014 when he became notorious for naming a drink Date Grape Koolaid, the former owner of the Daiquiri Factory in downtown Spokane has filed a hand-written federal lawsuit against the City of Spokane from his cell in the Spokane County Jail.

MONDAY, AUG. 27, 2018

Washington agriculture officials welcome news of Mexico trade accord

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 6:59 p.m.

After months of uncertainty about global markets, Washington agriculture officials welcomed news Monday that the United States had reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico, which is the largest importer of apples from the Evergreen State.

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Fourth suspect charged in 2015 killing of Bret Snow

UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 10, 2018, 10:31 p.m.

Spokane County sheriff’s investigators on Friday announced that they are pursuing first-degree murder charges against a fourth suspect they believe helped kill Brett Snow, who disappeared in December 2015 and whose remains have never been found.