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    Three dead at scene of early morning fire

    Three people are dead following an early morning fire Tuesday that consumed part of a home southeast of Deer Park. The home is owned by a Spokane Fire Department lieutenant. 6

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    Downtown Spokane Olive Garden closing for good today

    A sign placed outside the downtown Spokane Olive Garden this morning announced that the business was closing permanently today. 46

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    One man dead following shooting on North Monroe Street

    One man is dead after an overnight shooting on North Monroe Street. Police are still looking for a suspect in the fatal shooting, which was reported shortly after midnight Tuesday … 21

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    Motorcycle rider ran red light before collision with STA bus, police say

    A motorcycle rider killed in a collision with an STA bus on Friday ran a red light before the accident, Spokane Police say. 62

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    Dog, mistaken for wolf, shot and killed by teenager in North Idaho

    A North Idaho man said his dog was shot on a Forest Service road last weekend by a teen who mistook the husky-malamute cross for a wolf. The dog later … 196

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    WSU fires baseball coach Donnie Marbut

    Donnie Marbut’s decade as skipper of the Washington State baseball program ended on Tuesday, when athletic director Bill Moos fired him. 11

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    One dead in accident west of Newport

    A man is dead following an accident late Monday about 12 miles west of Newport. The Washington State Patrol said the man was speeding southbound on state Route 211 in …

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    Three teens injured in crash near Inchelium

    Authorities say inattentive driving is to blame for a single-car accident that injured three Colville teenagers Monday evening. 1

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    Cougars lag way behind in baseball facilities race

    PULLMAN – The longest, loudest base-race in baseball occurs every day of spring on Cougar Way in Pullman. In small groups of three or four, with gloves hung on bats …

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    Dog dies in fire despite efforts to save it

    Spokane Valley Fire Department firefighters did CPR on a dog rescued from the flames of a house fire Monday afternoon, but the dog died despite their efforts. 3

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    Spokane jobless rate drops to 6 percent

    The unemployment rate for Spokane County fell to 6 percent in April. It was 6.6 percent in April 2014. 9

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    Former stars reunite as Bernie Williams’ numbe retired

    Bernie Williams (center, in photo) stood in front of the pitcher’s mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored business suits …

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    Court won’t lift hold on Obama immigration action

    NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that could shield as many as 5 million immigrants illegally …

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    Charter buying Time Warner Cable as TV viewers go online

    NEW YORK — As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 …

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    Nose-blowing ruins lunch dates

    Dear Annie: My husband and I meet up with a group of family and close friends every week for lunch. One couple in this group (a close family member and … 3

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    Surgery for basal cell skin cancer

    DEAR DOCTOR K: I have basal cell skin cancer on my face and am scheduled to have Mohs surgery. Can you describe what will happen during the procedure? DEAR READER: …

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    Miami Marlins ownerJeffrey Loria plays his favorite game again – ‘Fire the Manager’

    Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, better known by his Twitter handle @21stCenturyGeorge Steinbrenner, did what he does best last week – he fired a manager. And then when he went … 1

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    Regional baseball venues revealed

    OMAHA, Neb. – Defending national champion Vanderbilt and three other Southeastern Conference teams were among the 16 regional hosts named Sunday for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. The hosts …

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    Remember reason for holiday today

    Dear Readers: Memorial Day has become a three-day holiday of picnics and cookouts. But there is a reason for this commemoration, so please remember the servicemen and women who died …

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    Happy wishes found jarring on somber day

    DEAR MISS MANNERS: I am a veteran with 23 years of service, and I’m uncomfortable with the traditional “Happy Memorial Day” greeting that the news and entertainment media have foisted …