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    Shawn Vestal: GOP shies from criticizing Matt Shea publicly

      Did you know Matt Shea was an Oath Keeper? Did you know he likes to sit around with other Oath Keepers – self-declared patriots and apocalyptic prophets – and check … 260

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    Shawn Vestal: Ted Nugent’s most-enduring record a monotone of racism and hatred

    Why did the Coeur d’Alene Tribe cancel the concert of super-bigot and hack rocker Ted Nugent? Because the left hates guns. 241

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    CdA Casino cancels Ted Nugent show, cites rocker’s past ‘hate-filled remarks’

    The Coeur d’Alene Casino dumped rock musician Ted Nugent from its summer schedule Monday, saying his “racist attitudes and views” have no place there. 214

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    In brief: Coeur d’Alene Casino drops Ted Nugent show over complaints of racism

    The Coeur d’Alene Casino dumped rock musician Ted Nugent from its summer schedule Monday, saying his “racist attitudes and views” have no place there. “We know what it’s like to … 189

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    Where’s the compassion?

    What happened to the compassion for others in this country of ours? 166

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    Club offers social pot spot

    Eric Buchanan envisions a day when marijuana will be as common as vodka tonics or microbrews at lounges and nightclubs across Washington. Until then, he and his business partners are … 162

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    Man shot after argument near Lincoln Park

    A shooting was reported in the 2200 block of East Girard Place north of Lincoln Park on the South Hill just before 11:30 p.m. Friday. 142

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    Support Hobby Lobby

    Congratulations to Hobby Lobby for winning its lawsuit, a lawsuit that should have never happened. Many believe the issue was that Hobby Lobby would not provide contraceptives to employees. That … 130

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    Charles Krauthammer: The disturbing truth behind Obama’s detachment

    The president’s demeanor is worrying a lot of people. From the immigration crisis on the Mexican border to the Islamic State rising in Mesopotamia, Barack Obama seems totally detached. When … 121

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    Otter: Idaho won’t take any migrant kids captured at Mexican border

    Idaho Gov. Butch Otter fired off a letter to top federal officials Wednesday declaring that he wants “to immediately eliminate the chance of the federal government using Idaho as a … 120

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    Spawning hope

    KETTLE FALLS, Washington – Richard Armstrong knelt on the Columbia River’s rocky shoreline, a feather in his hand, a prayer for salmon in his heart. For thousands of years, his … 118

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    Obama admin. says health subsidies will continue

    WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court delivered a potentially serious setback to President Barack Obama’s health care law Tuesday, imperiling billions of dollars in subsidies for many low- and middle-income … 113

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    Judge authorizes $221,574 payment to Gerlach attorneys, witnesses

    Taxpayers will have to dole out more than $220,000 to defense attorneys and expert witnesses who helped Gail Gerlach beat a manslaughter charge in an April trial. A jury acquitted … 112

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    Otter: Idaho won’t help with immigration crisis on Mexico border

    BOISE – Idaho is off-limits to any plans to ease the growing humanitarian crisis on the Mexican border, Idaho Gov. Butch Otter declared Wednesday in a letter to federal officials. … 109

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    Smell of pot can be basis for police search

    Though marijuana is now legal in Washington for recreational and medical use, courts continue to grant law enforcement wide leeway in using the presence of pot to search property. A … 106

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    Obama declares Washington wildfire emergency

    OLYMPIA — Wetter, cooler weather has helped firefighters make progress in their efforts to get the largest wildfire in Washington state’s history under control. With more rain in the forecast, … 104

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    Sheriff’s race centers on jail debate

    Debate over the need for a new Spokane County Jail has become a key issue in this year’s campaigns for sheriff and county commissioner after a candidate in the sheriff’s … 95

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    Reasons for Pakootas

    Why vote for Joe Pakootas for Congress? 89

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    STA puts Plaza remodel on hold

    The remodeling of Spokane’s downtown transit plaza faces a new obstacle after downtown business interests on Thursday successfully won a delay of the project. Some business leaders question if remodeling … 87

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    Spokane phasing in 225 more parking meters

    The city of Spokane is installing more parking meters along the edges of downtown, forcing drivers to pay up or face a fine. Streets near hospitals and clinics, Lewis and … 87