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Sun., June 8, 2014

If you followed the news last week, you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. Warm up by taking the newspaper version of the quiz, then go to  for the online version, where top entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries go into a drawing for movie tickets.

1. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was released by the Taliban in exchange for five Taliban operatives. Bergdahl is from

A. Hailey, Idaho

B. Lind, Washington

C. Ketchum, Idaho

D. Usk, Washington

E. Midvale, Idaho

2. New rules are being considered to address how certain funds may be redirected by Spokane City Council members. The proposed policy is an outgrowth of actions by a council member who declined to have a legislative assistant and directed the funds to other groups and projects. That council member is

A. Amber Waldref

B. Jon Snyder

C. Mike Fagan

D. Mike Allen

E. Steve Salvatori

3. The annual survey of Spokane’s homeless shows

A. A continuing downward trend mirroring the past several years

B. An 8 percent decline

C. A 12 percent increase

D. A continuing upward trend mirroring the past several years

E. No change

4. Washington State University just completed a $61 million facility for its

A. Veterinary program

B. Engineering program

C. Football program

D. Track program

E. Theater arts program

5. Seventy years ago, Spokane veteran Ben Brooks landed at Normandy on D-Day. Brooks’ duties in World War II included guarding the headquarters of

A. Gen. Dwight Eisenhower

B. Gen. George Patton

C. Gen. Omar Bradley

D. Gen. Patrick Timberlake

E. None of the above

Check your


Find answers, explanations and last week’s winners on Page  B12.

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