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    Father of EWU football player dies after game-day collapse

    John Rodgers, the father of Eastern Washington University offensive tackle Jake Rodgers, died today after he collapsed in the Roos Field stands in the final minutes of Eastern’s game against … 7

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    Spokane police recover stolen iPad

    A 30-year-old man is in custody and a tablet computer is back in the hands of a developmentally disabled man after an alleged robbery outside a South Hill drug store … 37

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    WSU heads off to conference play with win over UC Davis

    PULLMAN – The Cougars didn’t end the nonconference season with a dominant performance to springboard them into Pac-12 play. Washington State was too fast and loose with the ball on …

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    Teenager killed in U.S. Highway 95 crash

    Roads were slick much of Saturday as the region received its largest snowfall so far this season. Most crashes resulted in minor or no injuries, but a 13-year-old was killed …

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    Snowmobilers killed on Montana lake identified

    MISSOULA — Two snowmobilers who died after plunging into a lake’s frigid waters were taking a fairly common shortcut home by venturing onto the ice instead of sticking to a …

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    Seahawks wrap up No. 1 seed

    The Seahawks wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the NFC playoffs, defeating St. Louis 20-6 on Sunday for their sixth consecutive victory. 10

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    Business beat

    Have an item for Business Beat? Send it to businessbeat @spokesman.com. Accounting

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    Zags play at San Diego Monday night

    Gonzaga junior forward Kyle Wiltjer figures Saturday’s hard-fought road win over BYU came along at just the right time.

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    On the eve of new reflections

    The new year offers an opportunity for reflection, a chance to look back on the previous 12 months and look ahead at the year to come. It is in the …

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    All ski resorts open in Inland Northwest

    With today’s scheduled opening of the Mount Spokane Ski and Snowboard Park, all of the Inland Northwest’s ski areas are now operating for the season. There’s just 7 inches at …

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    Export pains linger for Washington growers, processors

    A labor dispute-related slowdown of exports from Washington ports continues to consume the possible earnings of Mid-Columbia farmers, processors and exporters. Washington agricultural exporters are missing the window to ship … 1

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    Replacing cracked tiles as easy as pie

    DEAR TIM: I’ve got numerous cracked ceramic floor tiles, and my wife wants them replaced. I’m very lucky in that the builder and previous owner left extra tile for just …

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    Funds reward wise investors

    NEW YORK – Go big and stay home. Anyone who followed that strategy with their mutual funds in 2014 is likely sitting on another year of healthy returns. Biggest was …

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    Father of EWU lineman Rodgers dies

    John Rodgers, the father of Eastern Washington University offensive tackle Jake Rodgers, died late Friday night, two weeks after he collapsed in the Roos Field stands in the final minutes …

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    Bulldogs men rally in 2nd half for comeback win over BYU

    PROVO, Utah – There is taking it one game at a time. There is the game within the game. And then there was Gonzaga-BYU for 40 back-and-forth, occasionally frantic, wildly … 1

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    Low interest rates remain top story in housing market

    While many neighborhoods continue to steam along with consistent home sales, the national scene chugs along like a locomotive climbing a steep incline after an engine rebuild. One of the …

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    Lawsuit for Washington wildfire claims prepared

    BREWSTER, Wash. — More than 150 property owners are preparing to sue the state of Washington over wildfire damage claims that have been denied by the state Department of Natural …

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    Holiday gift returns don’t all have happy endings

    As anyone who’s received a drugstore cologne gift set well knows, even Santa Claus gets it wrong sometimes. Friends and relatives? Yes, them too.

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    For the birds

    Now is the time, before winter gets too serious, to do something for birds. And maybe for yourself, too. “One of the greatest benefits of feeding birds is that the …

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    2014 Outdoors: Record sockeye run, Carlton fire mark year’s high, low

    Record returns of sockeye salmon ran up the Columbia River and into the largest wildfire in Washington history this summer. Such highs and lows seem to be a theme for …