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Lottery numbers

Wednesday’s Wash. Daily Game: 6-0-0.

Wed. Lotto: 7-9-14-24-42-46.

No winner. Next jackpot: $4.1 million.

Wednesday’s Keno: 2-3-6-9-12-13- 26-30-31-40-46-50-54-61-64-66- 71-72-76-80.

Wed. Hit 5: 15-17-25-28-39.

No winner. Next jackpot: $120,000.

Wednesday’s Powerball: 7-14-33-40-55.

Power Ball: 15.

Wed. Wild Card: 3-5-6-23-26.

Wild Card: Q¢¼.

Wed. Montana Cash: 5-6-12-20-32.

Today in history

1862: Union forces suffered a major defeat to the Confederates at the Battle of Fredericksburg.

1918: President Wilson arrived in France, becoming the first chief executive to visit Europe while in office.

1996: The U.N. Security Council chose Kofi Annan of Ghana to become the world body’s seventh secretary-general.

2002: Cardinal Bernard Law resigned as Boston archbishop because of the priest sex abuse scandal.


Top stories in Spokane

Before the falls: Spokane and the history of river cities

The falls are beautiful, they’re powerful and they’re the reason for the city. Spokane is one of a small number of American cities that have falling water in their hearts, and it’s no accident. The reasons for a city are many, but chief among them is water – for drinking, for transportation, for industry and, most recently, for beauty.