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    Eastern Washington’s Vernon Adams gets scholarship offer from Oregon Ducks

    Eastern Washington quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. has been offered a scholarship by the University of Oregon and will visit the school this weekend, Adams said Wednesday afternoon. 27

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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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    Spokane County Deputy Brian Hirzel fired

    A Spokane County Sheriff’s Deputy cleared of wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a Spokane Valley pastor in 2010 has been fired for improperly using county-owned vehicles. 190

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    Quintrall announces resignation

    The Spokane administrator who led Spokane’s engineering, streets, business and other departments, announced Tuesday that she was resigning her position. 180

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    Flu kills 14 in region; precautions urged

    The flu has put 249 people into Spokane hospitals and is blamed for 10 deaths this season – including four in the past week. The numbers are higher than last … 19

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    Julyamsh Pow Wow canceled

    The big Julyamsh Pow Wow held annually at the Greyhound Park in Post Falls has been cancelled, the Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort announced Friday. 69

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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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    Lower South Hill homicide victim identified

    The Spokane County medical examiner Wednesday identified the man killed in his home Sunday as Damien L. Stewart, 33. 35

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    Four arrested in Lower South Hill homicide

    Spokane police arrested four men Wednesday night in connection with the Jan. 25 homicide of Damien Stewart. 12

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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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    Man killed in crash near Maple Street Bridge identified

    The Spokane County medical examiner has identified the man killed Sunday morning after his car went over the embankment near the south end of the Maple Street Bridge as Chancer … 8

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    Investigation shows deputy did not strike teenage bicyclist who died

    Three separate investigations into a May bicycling fatality have determined that the patrol car driven by Spokane County sheriff’s Deputy Joe Bodman did not strike 15-year-old bicyclist Ryan Holyk, according … 39

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    Spokane County says drug task force is still in its budget

    County officials are pushing back after Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich predicted last week the end of large-scale drug trafficking investigations due to budget woes. Knezovich said Monday he’d met with county … 53

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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. 12

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    Beau Baldwin’s new contract at EWU worth $212K a year

    Even as he was mentioned as a candidate at other schools, Eastern Washington University football coach Beau Baldwin signed new a 5-year contract, worth an additional $45,293 annually, to remain … 11

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    Beau Baldwin shakes up football staff, names Jeff Schmedding defensive coordinator

    In the first significant staff shake-up in Beau Baldwin’s seven years as football coach at Eastern Washington, he has promoted safeties coach Jeff Schmedding to defensive coordinator. 3

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    Court rules that voters will consider Community Bill of Rights for third time

    Envision Spokane, a wide-ranging initiative that sought to bolster neighborhood, environmental and labor rights and twice failed at the polls, will be before voters again, after a decision today by … 46

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    Photo: ‘I miss her every day’

    Keeping memories alive: Greg Jensen stands and salutes as taps is played Monday during military honors offered at the chapel nearby at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. … 1

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    Judge: CdA teen voluntarily confessed to murders

    The murder trial of a Coeur d’Alene 15-year-old accused of killing his father and brother has been rescheduled for this summer to give his defense team more time to prepare. 21