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    Lelisa Desisa keeping his Boston Marathon medal this time

    BOSTON – He returned his winner’s medal last time. Two months after the Tsarnaev brothers decided hate was the answer, Lelisa Desisa decided hate was no answer at all. So …

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    CdA accessibility advocate dies in ATV crash

    A Coeur d’Alene man who recovered from a severe spinal cord injury to lead an active life and advocate for those with physical challenges was killed Sunday when his ATV … 4

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    Obama visits Everglades with Earth Day message

    EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. – Amid lurking alligators and the steamy heat of Florida’s Everglades, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sounded the alarm about damage from climate change he said …

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    Obituary: Thompson, Jodi Lynn

    May. 14, 1983 - Apr. 14, 2015

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    First measles case reported in Spokane County in 21 years

    An adult in Spokane County has tested positive for the measles, the first case of the highly contagious disease in the county in 21 years. 17

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    Spat deepens among county commissioners

    The fissure is growing among the three Republicans serving on the usually lock-step Spokane County Commission. A political battle over the proposed sales tax increase to fund public transit has … 59

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    No damage reported in two earthquakes near Sandpoint

    Two earthquakes shook Sandpoint and much of North Idaho Thursday night, but there was little damage. 14

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    Police investigating death in East Central Spokane

    Spokane police have closed Fifth Avenue near Magnolia where a car is stopped in the street and a body is outside it. 5

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    Baumgartner bill would crack down on slowpokes in the fast lane

    OLYMPIA – Sen. Michael Baumgartner wants police to crack down on “aggravated left-lane driving” – that is, driving too slowly in the fast lane. 61

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    Teen arrested in connection to South Hill shooting

    Spokane Police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with the shooting of a man near the area of 13th Avenue and Grand Boulevard on Spokane’s South Hill Tuesday night. 15

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    Ultra-rich club founder Tim Blixseth back in jail

    HELENA, Mont. — A federal judge ordered the founder of a Montana mountain resort for the ultra-rich back to jail, saying he failed to disclose what happened to $13.8 million …

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    Spokane police hope liquor board continues ban

    Spokane police hope the state Liquor Control Board will continue to ban the sale of certain high-alcohol beverages in the downtown area, though department data about the ban’s effectiveness is … 11

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    Spokane police: Man died from accidental gunshot

    Spokane Police detectives said today they believe the shooting that left a man dead Saturday in the East Central Neighborhood was accidental. 9

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    Campaign finance bill dies in Senate

    OLYMPIA – A campaign finance reform bill that supporters said would shine light on “dark money” in politics appears dead after a procedural fight between the two caucuses in the … 144

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    Kyle Wiltjer will return to Gonzaga for senior season

    Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return for his senior year at Gonzaga, The Spokesman-Review has learned. 7

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    Missing elderly man found dead near Tekoa

    A Coeur d’Alene Tribe elder missing since early April was found dead Thursday in a forested area a few miles north of Tekoa, Washington, off of Stateline Road. 10

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    Spokane police arrest second shooting suspect

    Spokane Police have arrested the second suspect in connection with the shooting of a man in a pickup truck near 13th Avenue and Cowley Street Tuesday evening. 11

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    Auto racing: Matt Kenseth wins rain-plagued Food City 500 at Bristol

    After four rain delays and 11 extra laps, Matt Kenseth finally drove to victory lane. It took him nine hours to get there Sunday at a water-logged Bristol Motor Speedway …

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    Police: Couple planned baseball bat attack on employer

    A married couple is accused of planning the February attack on the owner of an Italian restaurant after a fight over employment. 6

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    City Hall, River Park Square back open

    Stores and streets are back open after a suspicious package found outside the Rock City Grill in downtown Spokane caused the evacuation of River Park Square and City Hall for … 25