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That’s News to you answers

Sun., Nov. 11, 2012

Here are the answers to this week’s newspaper edition of That’s News To You:

1. D. The musicians went on strike months after their contract expired; the symphony wanted them to take a 13.3 percent pay cut. Several concerts have been canceled.

2. A. The council approved a new zone in Hillyard where electric golf carts can travel on streets that have speed limits of 25 mph or slower.

3. B. Washington went for John Kerry in ’04 and Michael Dukakis in ’88. Idaho went for Bob Dole in ’96. Both states went for Reagan in ’84 and ’80, and for Nixon in ’72.

4. B. Idaho voters turned down three education propositions, including one that would have given every high school student a laptop; Washington voters gave their state one of the most liberal marijuana laws in the nation.

5. C. The lawsuit, which pitted The Scotts Company LLC against local grass growers and two seed dealers, involved contracts over Kentucky bluegrass seed.

Now that you’ve warmed up your news sense, go online to newsquiz and try our interactive version, where top entries each week go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries this week go into a drawing for four tickets and a parking pass to the Apple Cup in Pullman on Nov. 23.

Last week’s winners are George Waldref, of Spokane, who won a $50 gift card, and Brett Heidel, of Veradale, who won tickets to the WSU-UCLA football game.

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