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    Trio found in burned home shot to death

    Spokane County detectives believe the three people who died in a fire near Deer Park on Tuesday were killed by someone who intentionally set the fire to destroy or conceal … 11

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    Motorcyclist killed in collision with STA bus

    Police have closed the intersection of East Euclid Avenue and North Crestline Street while they investigate a fatal collision involving a motorcyclist and an STA bus. 16

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    Death of motorcyclist who hit STA bus ruled a suicide

    Thomas Robert Dale Samples, 52, died of chest injuries in a collision with an STA bus on Friday afternoon, the Medical Examiner’s Office said Thursday. His death has been ruled … 71

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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. 15

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    Witness: Robbery attempt preceded fatal shooting

    The Medical Examiner’s Office identified the man shot and killed at 3400 N. Monroe St. shortly after midnight Tuesday as 17-year-old Ceasar Medina. He was shot in the chest and … 19

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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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    Four injured after teen drives over tents at The Gorge

    Four people were injured this morning when a 19-year-old man from California ran over several tents and hit parked cars at The Gorge campground, according to the Grant County Sheriff’s … 73

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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. 66

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    Sean Carty reinstated as Mead football coach

    Sean Carty has pulled off the biggest victory of his coaching career – at least personally. Carty was reinstated as Mead’s football coach in a decision announced late Thursday. 29

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    Teachers begin walkout to protest Legislature’s failure to increase school funding

    Spokane and East Valley teachers began their one-day walkout Wednesday morning to protest the Washington Legislature’s failure to meet a state Supreme Court demand to increase school funding. 192

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    Sheriff warns bikers against hurling volleyballs at police cars

      A protest group’s plans to toss volleyballs in front of police cars to draw attention to what it considers a law enforcement coverup in the death of a Spokane Valley … 50

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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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    Fire south of Deer Park leaves 3 dead

    Three people were found dead Tuesday in a fire that consumed part of a Deer Park-area house owned by a lieutenant in the Spokane Fire Department. Fire officials were unable … 3

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    Shawn Vestal: Teachers union president explains walkout in Q-and-A

    Today, 3,000 members of the Spokane Education Association will walk off the job in an effort to send a message to the Legislature that it needs to step up to … 141

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    Fire where 3 died labeled ‘suspicious’

    Spokane Fire Lt. Terry Canfield, missing since a Tuesday morning triple-fatal fire, was being called a true friend on Wednesday by those acquainted with him.

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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. 19

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    Cat food spilled in early morning I-90 crash will go to SCRAPS

    Two semis collided on Interstate 90 seven miles west of Spokane on Friday morning, blocking westbound traffic for 11 hours. 7

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    Mead teachers will not walk out

    Mead School District teachers will not be joining the teachers of Spokane Public Schools and East Valley School District in a walkout on Wednesday. 33

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    Felts Field pilot radioed about aileron problem before crashing into Spokane River

    The pilot of a plane that crashed into the Spokane River earlier this month had already recovered from one in-flight emergency and was on final approach to Felts Field when … 4