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    Syrian warplanes strike IS capital

    BEIRUT – Syrian government warplanes carried out a series of airstrikes Tuesday on the de-facto capital of the extremist Islamic State group, killing at least 60 people, shattering shop fronts …

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    NFL notes: RG3 benched, Redskins to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

    Jay Gruden says he’s starting Colt McCoy over Robert Griffin III on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. The Washington Redskins coach told Colts reporters on a conference call Wednesday that …

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    Jury: City of Spokane wrongly dismissed worker

    The city of Spokane violated laws protecting disabled people when terminating an employee who suffered a stroke, according to a jury verdict Tuesday. The judgment also focused on Heather Lowe, … 71

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    Pedestrian seriously injured after being struck by car

    A vehicle struck a man in a crosswalk Wednesday morning on Browne Street, sending the pedestrian to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 16

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    Feds cancel permit for Idaho wolf-killing derby

    BOISE — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has withdrawn a permit allowing a pro-hunting group to hold a wolf- and coyote-shooting derby on public land in Idaho. 36

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    Lakeland Village hit with citations

    Federal regulators have cited a state-run home for people with disabilities for a long list of violations, including strapping residents to chairs in front of TVs and forcing them to … 69

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    Ex-prosecutor won’t do jail time

    A former prosecutor who helped a criminal evade police will not have to go to jail after pleading guilty, paying a fine and doing community service work. Marriya Wright worked … 20

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    Kyle Wiltjer breaks out as Gonzaga defeats Georgia

    NEW YORK – Gonzaga’s game traveled, at least for its first 40 minutes away from home. It wasn’t quite as smooth, or as balanced, or as defensive-minded, but it was … 8

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    About 100 protest Ferguson decision in Spokane NAACP rally

    About 100 people of all races turned out for a NAACP rally in downtown Spokane Tuesday, marching down sidewalks and chanting “Hands up, don’t shoot,” to show their support of … 67

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    1 dead, 3 injured in North Idaho rollover

    TROY, Idaho — The driver of a sport utility vehicle died and three passengers sustained injuries when their vehicle went off a North Idaho road and rolled, ejecting three occupants. 2

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    Phone records sought to identify fatal shooter

    Spokane police are looking at the phone of fatal shooting victim Zachary Lamb in hopes it might yield information about his killer. 21

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    Fog causing travel trouble in Inland NW

    Fog is causing travel problems in the Spokane region and other parts of the Columbia Basin this morning.

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    3-D printer tested in space

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The first 3-D printer in space has popped out its first creation. The 3-D printer delivered to the International Space Station two months ago made a …

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    Defense secretary candidate bows out

    WASHINGTON – Michele Flournoy, a main contender to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the Pentagon’s top job, people familiar with the process said …

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    Friday’s lighting ceremony will give Riverfront Park holiday glow

    ’Tis the season – for lights to be strung on everything. Trees. Buildings. The occasional pet. An urban park. This holiday season, Spokane’s Riverfront Park will feature the first of … 10

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    C’mon coaches, get on board with Apple Cup

    SEATTLE – The grunt work of Armageddon Cup week – Apple Cup, sorry – is bringing the noobs up to speed. Like Chris Petersen. 3

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    Inland NW ski areas opening this weekend

    Four ski resorts in the Inland Northwest will be open this weekend. Only Mt. Spokane Ski & Snowboard Park has not announced an opening day. 5

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    Mike Kramer named Big Sky coach of year

    Idaho State’s stunning turnaround wasn’t rewarded with a playoff berth, but coach Mike Kramer earned the next best thing Wednesday. 5

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    Spokane mayor’s wage would be set by panel under proposal

    Spokane’s mayor would no longer have to be the highest-paid city worker under a proposal voters may decide next year. Councilman Mike Fagan is proposing to give the city’s Salary … 27

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    Craigs’ Christmas kickoff has minty flavor

    There’s no waking in the wee hours for Black Friday shopping at the Craig household. The Liberty Lake family’s day-after-Thanksgiving tradition involves doing – not buying – for others.