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    Car goes over hill near Maple Street Bridge, killing driver

    One person died early this morning in a single-car accident near the south end of the Maple Street Bridge. 15

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    Flu kills 14 in region; precautions urged

    The flu has put 249 people into Spokane hospitals and is blamed for 10 deaths this season – including four in the past week. The numbers are higher than last … 12

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    Quintrall announces resignation

    The Spokane administrator who led Spokane’s engineering, streets, business and other departments, announced Tuesday that she was resigning her position. 117

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    Spokane County says drug task force is still in its budget

    County officials are pushing back after Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich predicted last week the end of large-scale drug trafficking investigations due to budget woes. Knezovich said Monday he’d met with county … 52

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    Man killed in crash near Maple Street Bridge identified

    The Spokane County medical examiner has identified the man killed Sunday morning after his car went over the embankment near the south end of the Maple Street Bridge as Chancer … 8

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    Photo: ‘I miss her every day’

    Keeping memories alive: Greg Jensen stands and salutes as taps is played Monday during military honors offered at the chapel nearby at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. … 1

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    Prosecutor says arrest warrant for 9-year-old a mistake

    POST FALLS, Idaho — An Idaho prosecutor said he made a mistake when he requested an arrest warrant for a 9-year-old boy who was taken into custody and released the … 41

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    Post Falls Police investigating whether ‘instant racing’ terminals are illegal slot machines

    Northern Idaho police have launched a criminal investigation probing the legality of slot-like machines known as instant horse racing terminals, which are slowly gaining popularity across the state. 5

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    12 Idaho officers cleared in freeway shootout

    All 12 police officers who fired their weapons in a freeway shootout with a heavily armed suspect in Post Falls last summer were justified in their actions, a North Idaho … 11

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    Ferris senior Meghan Long crowned Lilac queen

    Ferris High School senior Meghan Long was crowned queen of the Spokane Lilac Festival tonight. 1

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    Analysis: Football safety issues a growing concern

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On a cloudless, gentle Sunday afternoon in America’s newest football palace, fans gathered on a patio behind the San Francisco 49ers bench to compare jewelry and …

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    LDS church announcement on protection for gays makes waves in Idaho

    As Idaho lawmakers held a second day of hearings Tuesday on legislation to add civil rights protections for gays, big news emerged from the Mormon church, which announced support for … 51

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    Idahoans flock to Capitol to speak out for, against anti-discrimination law for gays

    Nearly 500 people flocked to Idaho’s state Capitol on Monday to give heartfelt testimony both for and against a proposed law to ban discrimination against gays and transgender people in … 16

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    Huskies dismiss 7-foot Upshaw for violation of team rules

    SEATTLE – Robert Upshaw stood outside Washington’s locker room on Sunday at the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, vowing that the Huskies would work harder in practice this week … 4

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    Fox challenged from overseas

    Tucker Carlson said on Fox that more children die of bathtub drownings than of accidental shootings. They don’t. Steve Doocy said on Fox that NASA scientists faked data to make …

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    Spike in Idaho flu deaths prompts warning

    Sixteen people in Idaho have died from influenza as of Jan. 22, up from three deaths on Jan. 8. The spike in fatal cases has prompted state health officials to …

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    Senator questions police probe of instant racing

    A North Idaho state senator is questioning why the Post Falls Police Department is investigating the “instant racing” machines in use at the Greyhound Park and Event Center in Post … 24

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    Seahawks now good guys

    PHOENIX – The Seahawks arrived in the desert Sunday as quietly as they’ll ever show up anywhere. For a change, they’re not the team accompanied by noise. The New England …

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    Dense fog slows traffic in parts of Inland NW

    The National Weather Service said that dense fog is occurring across wide portions of the Inland Northwest today and will persist into this afternoon.

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    Annie’s Mailbox: Sister, her family need counseling

    Dear Annie: I have three siblings. The youngest sister, ”Jess,” has always had problems. At 13, she started taking drugs and running away from home. She spent five years in …