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    Shock jock fired for ‘hate-filled’ tweets

    Anthony Cumia of the “Opie & Anthony” radio show has been fired by SiriusXM, which cited his “racially charged” and “hate-filled” remarks on Twitter as the reason. SiriusXM spokesman Patrick … 5

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    Arthur cuts power to 250,000 Canadians

    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia – Arthur hit Canada’s Maritime provinces Saturday with near-hurricane strength winds and torrential rains, knocking down trees and leaving about 250,000 customers without power. Canadian Hurricane Centre … 1

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    Two dead in shooting on Deaconess Medical Center campus

    Reports of a shooting in a building on the Deaconess Medical Center campus are being investigated by Spokane police. 180

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    Diaw will re-sign with San Antonio

    NBA: Boris Diaw says he’s staying in San Antonio. The versatile forward tweeted Sunday evening that he is staying in San Antonio “for a few more years.”

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    Spokane’s first pot buyer says he’s getting fired

    The man who was first in line to buy legal marijuana in Spokane on Tuesday said he lost two part-time jobs because of the media attention. 346

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    Chinese hackers target federal employees

    WASHINGTON – Chinese hackers broke into the computer networks of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management earlier this year with the intention of accessing the files of tens of thousands …

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    Man shoots woman at Deaconess Hospital, turns gun on self

    A domestic violence attack on the Deaconess Hospital campus that left two dead Tuesday is the latest in a growing number of similar workplace shootings nationwide. The Spokane shooting remains … 80

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    Man dies at South Dakota hot dog eating contest

    CUSTER, S.D. (AP) — A Fourth of July hot dog eating contest in western South Dakota turned tragic when a contestant choked to death. Walter Eagle Tail, 47, of Custer, … 25

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    Downtown Spokane developer bringing back the Bickett

    A three-story brick building on the east end of downtown Spokane is being renovated into ground floor commercial space and eight new apartments on the upper floors. The project is … 7

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    Sprint Cup race postponed until Sunday

    The day race at Daytona International Speedway ended up at night. And now the night race will go off during the day.

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    Budget deficit likely to be lowest so far of Obama’s presidency

    WASHINGTON – The government’s budget deficit will drop to $583 billion this year, the lowest level of President Barack Obama’s tenure, the White House said Friday. Last year’s deficit was … 15

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    3 Spokane pot stores get licenses

    Three stores in north Spokane are among 25 applicants who will get the first licenses to sell recreational marijuana as early as Tuesday. 205

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    Tough task pulling fuselages from Montana river

    Removing three Boeing 737 fuselages from the Clark Fork River in western Montana following a train derailment could take until Tuesday. 103

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    More government workers than private workers are unionized

    WASHINGTON – Unions representing government workers are expanding while organized labor has been shedding private-sector members over the past half-century. A majority of union members today now have ties to … 19

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    Woman shot by police in Sandpoint identified

    The Bonner County Sheriff’s Office has identified the woman shot by police outside the Bonner General Hospital in Sandpoint on Tuesday as former Priest River resident Jeanetta Marie (Maddox) Riley, … 11

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    Long lines, high prices as legal pot shop opens in Spokane

    A cross-country road trip landed New Hampshire natives Steve and Tricia Goyette in north Spokane just hours before the city’s first recreational marijuana store let in its first customers Tuesday. … 104

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    Briefcase: Lawsuit delays Lyft debut in New York City

    ALBANY, N.Y. – The on-demand ride-sharing app Lyft postponed its scheduled Friday launch in New York City while a state judge will wait until next week to consider whether its …

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    Employment restored for Spokane pot buyer

    LaborReady, a temp agency that employs Spokane’s first purchaser of legal recreational marijuana, said Friday confusion about Mike Boyer’s assignment status led to a request for a drug test. He’s … 125

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    Man held on $2 million in strangulation deaths of woman, 5-year-old girl

    The man accused of strangling a woman and young girl in his Post Falls apartment Tuesday had removed his own two children from the household before returning to commit the … 17

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    Spokane to give parking scofflaws the boot

    The dreaded parking boot is back. Spokane city officials brought out the boot Thursday to show what’s waiting for parking ticket scofflaws when they get caught parking downtown again. 86