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    BBB Tip of the Week: Heartbleed bug

    The Internet is abuzz with news of the Heartbleed bug. And for good reason. The vulnerability gives hackers a free, though limited, look at a Web server’s activity, which can …

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    White House mum on booting Justin Bieber

    The White House has two words for those who want President Barack Obama to deport Justin Bieber: no comment. Nearly 275,000 people signed an Internet petition calling the Canadian-born teen … 4

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    Sandpoint innovators’ solar road panels remove snow, generate power

    The streets of Sandpoint may soon lead to an energy revolution. The city is on track to be the first to replace a traditional road surface with super-strong, textured glass … 147

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    Man dies in single-vehicle collision overnight in Spokane Valley

    Alejandro Apodaca, 34, died in a single-vehicle collision likely caused by speed late Thursday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said. 11

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    City sues banks, others over high-speed trades

    Providence, R.I., is suing dozens of Wall Street banks and other financial companies over high-frequency trading. The federal complaint was filed Friday in New York on behalf of city investment …

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    ‘I was 17 and he was 50’

        When she was just 17, Mary Mackert was forced to marry a man who was 50.

    She’d been taught there was nothing else she could do. 5

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    Cougar fans snarling

    Damn, you’d have thought a tailgate guest at Washington State had confessed a preference for Velveeta on his cracker over Cougar Gold. Outrage has been in overdrive in Crimsonia since … 8

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    Fresh fare meets fresh air

    When it warms up and stays lighter out later, restaurants around the Inland Northwest add a favorite seasonal menu item: fresh air. It’s still fairly early in the outdoor dining …

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    Sterling-Umpqua union official

    For employees of Sterling Bank, Friday marked a bittersweet finale, the official last day before being folded into Portland-based Umpqua Bank. After a dramatic economic turnaround following a dark two … 8

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    Asia seeks Obama’s assurance in territorial spats

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama travels through Asia this coming week, he will find a region that’s warily watching the crisis in Ukraine through the prism of its … 101

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    Couple’s quick thinking stops drive-thru robbers

    Leticia Bleek decided to pull into the Shadle McDonald’s drive-thru for dinner Thursday night around 6 p.m., never imagining that she would instead be participating in an adrenaline-fueled chase through … 18

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    12-year-old boy killed by a tree in the Olympic National Forest

    LILLIWAUP, Wash. (AP) — A Mason County sheriff’s spokesman says a 12-year-old boy was struck by a tree and killed while hiking on a popular trail in the Olympic National … 4

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    Easter events

    Fleaster 2014 (Flashlight Egg Hunt) - An evening of live production, food, games and prizes on the Spokane Christian Center’s 30-acre property. For youth from junior high-age through college. Today, …

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    Department of Revenue program holds unclaimed assets

    OLYMPIA – Odds are that you or someone you know has money waiting at the state Department of Revenue, just a few computer key strokes away. The department’s main job … 1

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    Shawn Vestal: You can smell bad police work a mile away

    Do you know what marijuana smells like? How about bull manure? 66

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    Deputy called in names, plates without cause as way to seem busy, sheriff says

    A deputy under investigation for parking for hours at a woman’s home while on duty made it look like he was busy with work by calling in names and license … 28

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    Widow files claim against Snohomish County in wake of Oso mudslide

    EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — A woman whose husband died in the deadly Washington state mudslide has filed claims seeking a total of $3.5 million from Washington state and Snohomish County, … 24

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    Easter egg hunt goes to the dogs

    There was a whole lot of sniffing going on Saturday at the SpokAnimal Dog Park at High Bridge during the second annual Easter egg hunt for dogs. They came by …

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    Annie’s Mailbox: Pornography not same as nude bodies

    Dear Annie: Please reconsider what constitutes pornography. In my opinion, simply looking at nude bodies in magazines or on the Internet is not pornography. If it were, then some of … 3

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    Wind gusts picking up this evening

    A cold front approaching the Inland Northwest is causing wind gusts to pick up late this afternoon, but Easter Sunday is still on track to bring a mild sunny day … 3