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    Shoshone County deputy kills attacking dog

    A Shoshone County Sheriff’s deputy shot a dog Friday after the aggressive animal bit him twice, according to a Sheriff’s Office press release. 22

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    Man hit by car downtown while fleeing police

    A man fleeing from police was hit by a minivan on Monroe Street downtown shortly before 7 p.m. tonight after he ran into the busy street. 10

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    Arizona overwhelms Cougars

    DaVont’e Neal returned a punt 81 yards for a touchdown barely one minute into the game and Arizona went on to defeat Washington State 59-37 on Saturday in Pullman. 9

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    Northern Arizona shocks EWU

    Picking up the pieces? That will have to wait another day. After their shocking 28-27 Big Sky Conference loss to Northern Arizona on Saturday afternoon, the Eastern Washington players and … 4

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    Eye on Boise: Cost to fight gay marriage passes $80,000

    Idaho’s legal bill for challenging a federal judge’s decision overturning the state’s ban on gay marriage has now topped $80,000. And that was before Gov. Butch Otter’s latest appeal to … 3

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    Zags welcome newcomers, share a little Kraziness

    Gonzaga’s annual Kraziness in the Kennel is essentially the public’s first look at the Zags and here’s some of what those inside the McCarthey Athletic Center witnessed Saturday: Josh Perkins … 1

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    Editorial: Street repair, Riverfront ballot issues deserve ‘yes’ vote

    Propositions 1 and 2 offer Spokane voters savvy options for maintaining the streets and refurbishing a beloved park – without increasing current tax rates. Proposition 1 is the next step … 1

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    Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small …

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    WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, …

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    WHO: Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The number of people believed sickened by Ebola has passed 10,000, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to …

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    Jack Bruce, bassist of 60’s band Cream, dies at 71

    LONDON (AP) — Musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bassist from the 1960s group Cream, has died. He was 71. A statement released by his family announced the death …

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    School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four …

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    Suspect in 2 deputy deaths jailed after manhunt

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two suspects have been booked into Sacramento County Jail following a series of shootings that left two sheriff’s deputies dead, another wounded and a bystander in …

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    Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

    HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. …

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    Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state high school cafeteria worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire at the school north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly …

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    Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. Campaigning …

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    Egypt leader: ‘Foreign hands’ behind Sinai attack

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 31 troops was a “foreign-funded operation” and vowed …

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    Boat accident leaves 26 dead in Zambia

    LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — At least 26 people, most of them children, died when a crowded boat capsized in Zambia while on the way to a national celebration, police said …

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    Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

    NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears …

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    Brazil’s election: ‘Ghosts’ versus ‘Monsters’

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian voters electing a new president Sunday are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent’s warnings about the “ghosts of the past,” …