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August 15, 2013 in Washington Voices
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Steve Pratt, a groundskeeper at Pines Cemetery in Spokane Valley, checks a headstone before digging a hole for the burial of cremated remains on Aug. 7. His grounds crew also maintains South Pines and Woodlawn cemeteries.

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Groundskeeper Steve Pratt ducks under a running sprinkler to turn it off Aug. 7 at Pines Cemetery.