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    Barbara Shelly: Kathleen Sebelius deserves credit for surviving furnace

    So this is it for Kathleen Sebelius. The former Kansas governor officially announced her resignation as U.S. health and human services secretary on Friday. The headlines make her sound like … 45

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    Harvick earns pole at Darlington

    Kevin Harvick won his first career pole at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on Friday as he looks to chase his first Southern 500. Harvick came out on top in the first …

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    Antitheft tools planned for mobile devices, group says

    SAN FRANCISCO – A trade group for wireless providers says the country’s biggest smartphone makers and carriers will soon put antitheft tools on the devices to try to deter rampant …

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    Following uproar over McDonald’s, Council imposes moratorium

    Responding to community uproar over a planned McDonald’s drive-thru restaurant near Gonzaga University, the Spokane City Council this week imposed an emergency six-month moratorium on similar projects along Hamilton Street … 161

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    Lisa Mispley Fortier replaces Graves at Gonzaga

    Gonzaga followed its history and turned to one if its own by hiring Lisa Mispley Fortier to replace Kelly Graves as the women’s basketball coach. 1

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    Police: Morning stabbing sends two to hospital

    Two men were taken to the hospital with reported stab wounds Monday morning. Investigators say a fight that broke out at some downtown apartments prompted police activity near Spokane Falls … 132

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    Man dies in single-vehicle collision overnight in Spokane Valley

    Alejandro Apodaca, 34, died in a single-vehicle collision likely caused by speed late Thursday, the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office said. 2

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    NFL notes: Colin Kaepernick defends himself against report

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is defending his reputation. Kaepernick put out a statement on his Twitter account Friday, a day after his name was linked to a Miami …

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    Spokane man arrested with shotgun sticking out of backpack

    A man was arrested on Tuesday afternoon in Spokane when police officers found him riding a small bike with a full-size shotgun sticking out of his backpack. 86

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    Second arrest made in Doug Carlile murder case

    Police have arrested a 33-year-old man they believe drove the getaway van in the shooting death of Doug Carlile at his South Hill home in December. Robby Wahrer faces a … 16

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    Kansas killing suspect has racist ties to region

    The man accused of going on a hate-crime killing rampage targeting two Jewish facilities over the weekend in Kansas has Inland Northwest ties and served as a key prosecution witness … 146

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    Samsung packs on features on its new Galaxy S5 phone

    There’s a lot to like about Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone – among them, its relative lack of features. The company’s new flagship smartphone has plenty of innovations, including water …

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    Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy, liquidation

      SANDPOINT — The women’s clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after failing to find a potential buyer or a source of capital to help fund … 30

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    Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy, will close stores

    Coldwater Creek Inc., the Sandpoint clothier that blended women’s apparel and lifestyle into a successful venture, filed for bankruptcy Friday. The company plans to sell off inventory at a discount, … 7

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    UN climate report balances science and politics

    BERLIN (AP) — After racing against the clock in an all-night session, the U.N.’s expert panel on climate change was putting the final touches Saturday on a scientific guide to … 118

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    Okanogan woman fined, sentenced to community service in dog theft case

    Judy Camp must serve 100 hours of community service and pay $768 in fines after being found guilty of obstructing justice last month. Camp took a blue heeler, which she’s … 21

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    Spokane to take over Waste-to-Energy Plant operations

    The company that has operated Spokane’s electricity-producing trash incinerator on the West Plains for more than two decades is getting a pink slip. Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. was advised Wednesday by … 16

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    Idaho trooper’s video camera yields details in license-plate profiling case

      BOISE – Video of a traffic stop shows an Idaho State Police trooper pulling behind a pickup truck with Colorado license plates as soon as he sees it. The trooper … 31

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    Dozens of tips pour in from across the country on manhunt

    Officers in Minnesota and Washington are chasing down dozens of leads in their search for Victor A. Barnard – a minister charged with sexually assaulting girls he called his “maidens” … 3

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    Daniel Arteaga murder trial begins this week

    A murder trial begins this week for a former Spokane Valley scuba instructor accused of shooting dead a woman with whom he was having an affair. Daniel Arteaga, 42, has … 1