September 2, 2012 in City

That’s News to you answers

 

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

1. E. The event was called the Plane Pull, and it involved a challenge to be the fastest to move a 138,400-pound Boeing 727 airplane 12 feet at Spokane International Airport.

2. B. Apollo 11 was the first mission that landed on the moon.

3. A. The sculptures, by local artist Roger Ralston, were attached to poles on the Freya Street Bridge. City officials were worried they were swaying too much.

4. C. Chief Wayne Longo announced patrol officers will be wearing body cameras to provide video and audio for court cases as well as supervisors. Some city forces in the Inland Northwest already have body cameras, but the Spokane Police Department does not.

5. D. Olson will compete in the 50-meter prone marksmanship event. He remains in the Army as a marksmanship instructor and is the first active-duty U.S. soldier to compete in the Paralympics.

Now that you’ve warmed up your news sense, why not try our online edition of That’s News to You at spokesman.com/newsquiz? All entries this week go into a drawing for four tickets and a parking pass to the WSU homecoming game on Sept. 22, and top entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel.

Last week’s winners are Rick Shauvin, of Spokane, who won the Davenport gift card, and Sheila Volpone, of Chattaroy, who won four tickets and a parking pass to Saturday’s WSU-EWU football game.


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