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    Obama’s credit card declined for non-use

    President Barack Obama said he was at a New York restaurant recently eating out with first lady Michelle Obama during the United Nations General Assembly. But when it came time …

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    Embattled Mars Hill founder resigns

    SEATTLE – Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll, who has been under fire amid questions about his leadership style and falling membership in his Mars Hill Church, has stepped down, the … 12

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    Charles Krauthammer: Ebola demands we bear down – quickly

    Unnervingly, the U.S. public health services remain steps behind the Ebola virus. Contact tracing is what we do, Centers for Disease Control Director Tom Frieden assured the nation. It will …

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    Idaho schools chief hopeful earned specialist degree, not doctorate

    Sherri Ybarra, the Republican candidate for Idaho state superintendent of schools, claimed for months that she expected to get a doctorate in education in August, giving her a top educational … 73

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    Baldwin steps forward

    RENTON, Wash. – The situation called for a stand-up guy to answer all that was going on with the Super Bowl champions. Friday’s sudden, stunning trade of Percy Harvin. Its …

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    Spokane doctor charged with child rape

      Dr. Craig Morgenstern, an emergency room doctor at the Spokane VA Medical Center, was arrested Monday and charged in Stevens County with child rape. 53

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    Historic demolition rule stalls downtown auto dealer’s expansion

    A city ordinance intended to protect Spokane’s historic buildings stands in the way of a car dealership’s plans to expand downtown. Larry H. Miller Lexus Spokane is threatening to leave … 145

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    WSP arrests Deer Park man in hit-an-run fatality

    A hit-and-run collision a mile north of Spokane left a pedestrian dead Wednesday morning. 32

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    Partial solar eclipse today will darken sky

    A partial solar eclipse is descending from the arctic this afternoon and will darken a portion of the sun along the entire West Coast, including the Inland Northwest. 14

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    Vickers takes disputed pole

    NASCAR’s new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega (Alabama) Superspeedway and left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make today’s race. …

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    Report: Islamic State flying captured planes

    BAGHDAD – Syrian activists say the Islamic State militant group has captured some MiG fighter jets and is test-flying the warplanes in Syria with the help of former Iraqi air …

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    Food truck park planned in Spokane

    SPOKANE — A food fair on wheels is planned east of downtown Spokane where John Shriner hopes to set up a year-round food truck park near the corner of Sprague … 73

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    City Council’s Stratton partner in pot production

    August was a busy month for Karen Stratton. Not only was she appointed to the Spokane City Council. She also planted her first marijuana crop. 153

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    Former Kettle Falls man dies in Montana crash

    HELENA — Authorities have identified a 36-year-old man who died in a one-vehicle crash in southwestern Montana over the weekend. 2

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    ‘Action alert’ storm over Hitching Post hits CdA

    The offices of the Coeur d’Alene mayor and Idaho governor were deluged with emails and phone calls protesting the city’s anti-discrimination ordinance Tuesday in an escalating clash over religious freedom … 201

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    Two face 201 counts in 40 Green Bluff burglaries

    Two 21-year-olds were accused Thursday in a string of 40 Green Bluff burglaries. Trever J. Burzic and Damian A. Zowal face 201 felonies after sheriff’s officials say they broke into … 37

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    Police shooting of dog Arfee brings $350,000 claim

    The loss and pain from the unjustified police shooting of Arfee in Coeur d’Alene last July is worth $350,000, the dog’s owner says in a tort claim filed with the … 73

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    Huppin to receive national honor

    Spokane businessman Murray Huppin will be recognized by the Anti-Defamation League next month, an honor he calls the most satisfying of his three-decade career. Huppin, 54, is president and CEO … 8

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    Confusion arises over Idaho candidate Sherri Ybarra’s degree

    BOISE – Sherri Ybarra, the Republican candidate for superintendent of schools in Idaho, claimed for months that she expected to get a doctorate in education in August. But in August, … 38

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    In Spokane, there’s help for hoarders

    From the outside, Kristi’s house looks like everyone else’s in her neighborhood. The grass is green and mowed. Blooming plants greet visitors near the door. But inside there are telltale … 26