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    Six men indicted in alleged Doug Carlile murder-for-hire scheme

    Six men have been indicted on murder-for-hire charges in the deaths of Doug Carlile and Kristopher Clarke. The alleged ringleader, James Henrikson, has ties to the oil industry in North … 5

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    Cantwell joins fight against Washington Redskins name

    The NFL would lose its tax-exempt status, and millions of dollars, if the Washington Redskins don’t change their name under a bill being introduced soon by Sen. Maria Cantwell. The … 165

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    2014 MacArthur ‘genius grants’ awarded

    CHICAGO – A professor whose research is helping a California police department improve its strained relationship with the black community and a lawyer who advocates for victims of domestic abuse …

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    WSP chases erratic driver 75 miles

    The Washington State Patrol chased an erratic driver from Spokane to Ritzville Wednesday, eventually using a set of spike strips to help end the pursuit. 26

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    4.0 quake hits Seabeck, rattling Puget Sound

    SEATTLE — A 4.0 magnitude earthquake rattled the Puget Sound early Wednesday.

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    Hotels go head-to-head in Spokane Housekeeping Olympics

    Housekeepers from nine local hotels gathered to show off their prowess with mops and vacuums Tuesday during the second annual Spokane Housekeeping Olympics. Red Lion Hotels corporate director of rooms … 21

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    Tip from citizen lands suspected burglar in jail

    A citizen’s tip landed a suspected burglar in jail on Sunday in Spokane Valley. 6

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    Judge denies Kevin Coe’s request for release

    A federal judge in Tacoma rejected a request from convicted rapist Kevin Coe to be released from McNeil Island, where he is incarcerated under the state’s Sexually Violent Predator program. 16

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    For now, Gonzaga’s Nunez listed as senior

    Gonzaga recently updated the men’s basketball roster on its Website and Angel Nunez went from being listed as a redshirt sophomore last year to a senior this season.

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    Labrador introduces bill restricting military surplus program

    Idaho’s 1st District U.S. Rep. Raul Labrador wants to restrict surplus military equipment from going to state and local law enforcement agencies, saying local police shouldn’t be militarized. “Our nation … 57

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    Broncos replace Seahawks at top spot

    The Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos finished last season as the top two teams in the league. Heading into their Super Bowl rematch Sunday, that’s where they are in the …

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    New owners of Oz Fitness gyms in Spokane plan upgrades

    Two Washington state business owners who’ve run training gyms in the Seattle area have purchased four Oz Fitness locations in Spokane and plan to spend more than $1 million to …

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    Shawn Vestal: Obituaries tell story of community

    One obituary is a portrait of an individual life. Several of them create a portrait of a community. Recent obituaries tell a story of a flower shop owner and a … 6

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    With target on their backs, No. 2 Eagles expect tough game at No. 14 Montana State

    By all accounts, the Eastern Washington football players and coaches put last week’s bye to good use. The Eagles got healthy and got in some extra time in the weight …

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    Jury starts deliberations in N. Idaho murder trial

    MOSCOW, Idaho — A jury has started deliberations in the first-degree murder trial of a northern Idaho man accused of strangling his estranged wife and dumping her body into the … 6

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    Miss Manners: Allow nanny to spend bonus as she likes

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: Our nanny has been with us for some time now, and we just adore her. She is everything you could want in someone who cares for your …

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    Washington records

    Spokane County Marriage licenses

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    Moscow-born playwright wins “genius grant”

    NEW YORK (AP) — Among the 21 winners of this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grants” is a playwright from Moscow, Idaho, who promises to keep doing what he he’s been …

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    Carolyn Hax: Bride demands both dads be in wedding

    Dear Carolyn: Long story short, I left my then husband for my current husband when my kids were 5 and 7. They spent time with bio dad, but basically lived …

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    Jacob Thorpe’s Pac-12 Conference power rankings

    The out-of-conference games took their toll on the Pac-12 and now that the conference’s teams are sufficiently beaten up they’ll start to play each other. With a 25-4 record in …