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That’s News to You answers

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

1. E. Palin accepted the invitation to give the commencement speech at Republic High School.

2. B. Brown is an inmate at the Idaho Correctional Institution in Orofino, without access to the Internet. Authorities say he prepared all of his materials for the scam on a typewriter.

3. C. Hoefer, a former traveling salesman who regularly flew for that job but stopped in 1988, got to take the controls of a Cessna one more time with the help of friends and the Northwest Flight School.

4. D. The council voted 5-1 to add sexual orientation to protected classes under the city’s law.

5. B. The Mariners set a record for scoring runs to tie a game in extra innings when Kyle Seager hit a grand slam with two outs in the 14th against the Chicago White Sox. The game was tied 0-0 going into the 14th, and Chicago scored five runs in the top of the inning and the Mariners answered with five in the bottom of the inning. Despite setting the record, the Mariners lost when Chicago scored two in the 16th.

Now that you’ve had a chance to wake up your news memory, why not try our online version, at www.spokesman.com/newsquiz, where top entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries this week go into a drawing for movie tickets. To help give our newspaper readers a leg up, some of these questions also appear in the online version of the quiz.

Last week’s winners are Matt Kirsch, of Mead, who won the Davenport gift card, and Leon Long, of Nine Mile Falls, who won movie tickets.

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