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    Popular downtown hot dog vendor dies of flu

    Chad Rattray, a hot dog vendor who helped keep downtown Spokane fed from outside the front of the Bank of America building, died Tuesday from flu complications. 50

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    Jeff Gordon decided last year to leave NASCAR after 2015

    Jeff Gordon is stepping away as a full-time NASCAR driver. The four-time champion told the AP he decided in the middle of last season that 2015 would be his 23rd …

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    North Idaho lawmakers help kill state salamander bill, fear ‘federal overreach’

    North Idaho lawmakers concerned about “federal overreach” helped kill a bill today that’s been pushed for the past five years by a determined 8th grader who wants to designate the … 35

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    Car goes over hill near Maple Street Bridge, killing driver

    One person died early this morning in a single-car accident near the south end of the Maple Street Bridge. 15

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    State could raise smoking age to 21

    Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants to raise the state’s legal age for cigarettes to 21. 43

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    Patriots’ Vince Wilfork rescues woman from overturned car

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Tom Brady earned his latest Super Bowl berth, then left Gillette Stadium with his supermodel wife. Patriots coach Bill Belichick probably went straight to the film room. …

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    Director apologizes for crash movie clip that some believe is Fairchild AFB footage

    Hollywood producer Michael Bay apologized Wednesday for including a two-second clip of a fiery plane crash that appears to be that of the B-52 bomber that went down during practice … 8

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    Catholic church settles lawsuit against lawyers

    The law firm of Paine Hamblen has settled a bankruptcy malpractice case regarding its multi-million dollar representation of the Catholic Diocese of Spokane. 21

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    Sheriff says deputy should recover fully from major crash

    Bonner County Sheriff Daryl Wheeler said he is optimistic one of his deputies will recover and one day return to work after a collision with a semi truck Tuesday left … 11

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    EWU announces fall quarter dean’s honor roll

    Eastern Washington University recently announced the dean’s honor roll for the fall quarter 2014. Students must maintain a grade-point average of 3.5 or more on a 4.0 grade scale to …

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    Man found dead at scene indicating possible struggle

    Police are investigating the death of a man found lying on his living room floor surrounded by broken glass and other items, indicating a possible struggle. 12

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    Spokane police investigating homicide

    Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives are investigating an apparent homicide involving a man in his 30s whose body was found inside an apartment in the 500 block of South Hatch. 10

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    Spokane sports legend William ‘Bud’ Roffler dies

    William “Bud” Roffler, a former NFL player and star at Washington State and considered one of the top athletes from the Inland Northwest, has died. 6

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    Man uses cattle prod in robbery

    Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a man wielding a cattle prod who robbed the Didier’s Yogurt and Deli at 10410 N. Division Saturday evening. 25

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    Murder charge added for Spokane man arrested after assault

    A man arrested last November for allegedly assaulting an acquaintance is now being charged with murder. 15

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    Stabbing reported downtown

    Police responded to a reported stabbing at an apartment building in the 200 block of South Wall Street in downtown Spokane around 2 p.m. this afternoon. 9

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    Bonner County Deputy in critical condition after crash

    A Bonner County Sheriff’s Deputy was critically injured Tuesday evening after his SUV was hit by a semi truck on Highway 95 near Cocolalla. 4

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    Obama brings pitch for his ideas to red-state Idaho

    In his first visit as president to Idaho, President Barack Obama told a cheering crowd at Boise State University today, “There’s not a liberal America or a conservative America, but … 148

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    Gonzaga joins expanding analytics trend

    You don’t need a bunch of numbers to understand that Gonzaga has a pretty good basketball team. The eye test confirms as much. But it doesn’t hurt to have statistical …

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    Dead whale washes up under Seattle ferry terminal

    SEATTLE (AP) — A dead whale has turned up under the Washington state ferry terminal in downtown Seattle. 41