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    Lelisa Desisa keeping his Boston Marathon medal this time

    BOSTON – He returned his winner’s medal last time. Two months after the Tsarnaev brothers decided hate was the answer, Lelisa Desisa decided hate was no answer at all. So …

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    Obama visits Everglades with Earth Day message

    EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. – Amid lurking alligators and the steamy heat of Florida’s Everglades, President Barack Obama on Wednesday sounded the alarm about damage from climate change he said …

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    Obituary: Thompson, Jodi Lynn

    May. 14, 1983 - Apr. 14, 2015

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    First measles case reported in Spokane County in 21 years

    An adult in Spokane County has tested positive for the measles, the first case of the highly contagious disease in the county in 21 years. 17

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    Spat deepens among county commissioners

    The fissure is growing among the three Republicans serving on the usually lock-step Spokane County Commission. A political battle over the proposed sales tax increase to fund public transit has … 59

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    No damage reported in two earthquakes near Sandpoint

    Two earthquakes shook Sandpoint and much of North Idaho Thursday night, but there was little damage. 14

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    Police: Couple planned baseball bat attack on employer

    A married couple is accused of planning the February attack on the owner of an Italian restaurant after a fight over employment. 16

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    Police investigating death in East Central Spokane

    Spokane police have closed Fifth Avenue near Magnolia where a car is stopped in the street and a body is outside it. 5

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    Teen arrested in connection to South Hill shooting

    Spokane Police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with the shooting of a man near the area of 13th Avenue and Grand Boulevard on Spokane’s South Hill Tuesday night. 15

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    Spokane police hope liquor board continues ban

    Spokane police hope the state Liquor Control Board will continue to ban the sale of certain high-alcohol beverages in the downtown area, though department data about the ban’s effectiveness is … 11

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    Spokane police: Man died from accidental gunshot

    Spokane Police detectives said today they believe the shooting that left a man dead Saturday in the East Central Neighborhood was accidental. 9

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    Campaign finance bill dies in Senate

    OLYMPIA – A campaign finance reform bill that supporters said would shine light on “dark money” in politics appears dead after a procedural fight between the two caucuses in the … 144

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    Driver died of gunshot wound to thigh

    David James Darling, 36, died of a gunshot wound believed to be accidental Saturday afternoon. His car was stopped in the driving lane near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and … 49

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    Kyle Wiltjer will return to Gonzaga for senior season

    Junior forward Kyle Wiltjer has decided to return for his senior year at Gonzaga, The Spokesman-Review has learned. 7

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    Missing elderly man found dead near Tekoa

    A Coeur d’Alene Tribe elder missing since early April was found dead Thursday in a forested area a few miles north of Tekoa, Washington, off of Stateline Road. 10

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    Lost dachshund found 6 days later by son of ATV accident victim

    COEUR d’ALENE — The lone survivor of an all-terrain vehicle crash that killed two people last week didn’t sustain any injuries as a result of the 500-foot fall or her … 5

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    Spokane police arrest second shooting suspect

    Spokane Police have arrested the second suspect in connection with the shooting of a man in a pickup truck near 13th Avenue and Cowley Street Tuesday evening. 11

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    Shooting at Lacey, WA, high school; reportedly no one hurt

    LACEY, Wash. — District officials say reportedly no one has been injured in a school shooting in Washington state, and the gunman has been apprehended by staff. 69

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    City Hall, River Park Square back open

    Stores and streets are back open after a suspicious package found outside the Rock City Grill in downtown Spokane caused the evacuation of River Park Square and City Hall for … 25

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    Two Spokane adventurers reported safe in Nepal

    Two well-known Spokane adventurers in Nepal have reported they are unharmed and doing OK as earthquakes continue to rumble and cause widespread havoc and death in the Himalayan country. 1