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    Open seat on Spokane City Council concerns conservatives

    Republicans are worried that the liberal-leaning Spokane City Council soon could have a veto-proof supermajority and are pushing for a conservative appointment to the nonpartisan panel’s open seat. They argue … 288

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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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    The limits of liberty

    Many people today make liberty their primary concern. It is indeed a serious matter. I do not find equal attention given to the meaning of “liberty” or “freedom.” If liberty … 171

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Remember the shutdown

    Remember the government shutdown? Remember all the negative impacts to us, the average citizens? Remember that Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers was instrumental is causing the shutdown? Remember this when you … 99

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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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    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

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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 … 86

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    Northwest received few children from border surge

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Federal officials say a relatively small number of the unaccompanied immigrant children who have been flooding into the United States from Central America have been sent to … 79

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    Obama gives protection to gay, transgender workers

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what … 73

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    Bert Caldwell: Columnist lineup changes on S-R Opinion pages

    The lineup of columnists and cartoonists featured on The Spokesman-Review editorial pages has changed very little for at least three years. It will change a little more this week. 68