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    Harvick captures seventh pole of season

    Auto racing: Kevin Harvick turned a lap at 162.933 mph to win the pole Friday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware, leading the field for the third Chase race, …

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    All buildings on Gonzaga campus cleared and classes are resuming after bomb threat

    A phoned threat of a bomb has Spokane police working to secure the Gonzaga University campus this morning. 12

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    Shawn Vestal: Downtown Spokane concerns expose hypocrisy

    There’s a wonderful scene in Monty Python’s “The Meaning of Life,” in which officers in the British army that is violently “colonializing” Africa display their obtuseness when they are told … 122

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    Volcano erupts in central Japan, injuring 11

    TOKYO (AP) — A volcano in central Japan erupted in spectacular fashion on Saturday, catching mountain climbers by surprise and injuring at least 11 people, including seven who lost consciousness. …

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    Judge accepts plea deal for Preston Maher

    A Spokane judge accepted a plea deal that will send Preston Maher, the teenage driver whose joyride killed two of his University High School classmates, to juvenile detention for 60 … 100

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    Note to readers: Paper delivery delayed

    A problem with the software that operates The Spokesman-Review presses has resulted in home delivery delays and some incomplete editions being delivered. 51

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    Carson enthuses Spokane audience

    Rising conservative star Ben Carson did not apologize for avoiding political correctness at an event in Spokane on Friday night. “If you’re white, and you disagree with a black progressive, … 299

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    Prompt action sought on next AG

    The White House suggested it expected the Senate to confirm a replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder during the post-election lame-duck session of Congress, before a new Senate is sworn …

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    Woman dies in accident north of Cusick

    An 18-year-old woman died in a car accident north of Cusick Sunday night.

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    Spokane’s first charter school may have found a home

    Spokane’s first charter school may have found a home near the heart of the city. Pride Prep leaders have proposed teaching classes inside the 15,000-square-foot building that once housed the … 40

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    Cougars rise up, take down Utes

    SALT LAKE CITY – The hole the Cougars found themselves in with less than a quarter gone in their game at Utah was too deep to even see out of, … 3

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    Truck containing rotting chicken still sitting in the heat at Missoula truck stop

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A truck dripping rancid juices from thousands of pounds of rotting chicken sat in the heat attracting flies Thursday at a western Montana truck stop, where … 56

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    Top 25 college football: Kenny Hill, Texas A&M rally past Arkansas

    Kenny Hill threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, with a 25-yarder to Malcome Kennedy on the first play of overtime, and sixth-ranked Texas A&M rallied from a two-touchdown deficit …

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    SR columnist Shawn Vestal wins PEN/Bingham Prize

    NEW YORK — The author of the story collection “Godforsaken Idaho” has won a $25,000 prize. Shawn Vestal is the winner of the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for debut fiction. … 48

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    Note to readers: Paper delivery delayed two hours

    Note to our readers: Home delivery of The Spokesman-Review will be delayed by two hours. We apologize for the inconvenience. 19

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    Doug Clark: Potties’ pot levels shouldn’t be a city priority

    I never bought that old argument about marijuana being a gateway to harder drugs. I thought it was just a scare tactic. Until now, that is. 68

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    Three detained after pair of reported coffee stand robberies

    Spokane police are investigating a robbery at the Hot Toddy’s coffee stand in North Spokane. 19

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    Animals deemed neglected at Spokane County farm seized

    Nearly 150 animals were seized Friday from a small, makeshift farm in north Spokane County as the owner wept nearby. Most were rabbits and chickens, many with untreated sores, living … 18

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    Rancid chicken truck moved to landfill

    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — An official says an abandoned trailer containing up to 37,000 pounds of rotten chicken has been towed from a truck stop to a western Montana landfill.

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    Hart pleads guilty to murder in acid slaying

    Jason Hart pleaded guilty Monday to strangling Regan Jolley and then attempting to dispose of her body using acid. 59