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    Credibility of local NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal questioned

      Controversy is swirling around one of the Inland Northwest’s most prominent civil rights activists, with family members of Rachel Dolezal saying the local leader of the NAACP has been falsely … 1047

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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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    Woman’s 2-year-old son accidentally shoots, kills her at Hayden Wal-Mart

    HAYDEN, Idaho — A 29-year-old woman is dead after her 2-year-old son got a hold of a loaded handgun in her purse and accidentally shot her inside a Wal-Mart store … 13

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    Polar Bear Plunge draws big crowds despite 25-degree weather

    Veterans of Coeur d’Alene’s annual Polar Bear Plunge were in agreement about one thing: We were in for a colder-than-average year. The forecast called for a not-exactly balmy high of … 6

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    At least 3 homes lost in wildfire near Bayview

    At least three houses near Bayview, Idaho, went up in flames Sunday afternoon in a fast-moving wildfire that began near the Lake Pend Oreille shoreline, raced up a steep hillside …

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    George enjoys first game, boosts Pacers

    NBA: Paul George savored every moment of his postgame stroll to the locker room. He pumped his fist, traded high-fives with teammates, gave the No. 1 signal to the fans …

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    Ice Cube’s son becomes him in ‘Straight Outta Compton’

    LOS ANGELES – O’Shea Jackson Jr. was determined to play his father, Ice Cube, in “Straight Outta Compton.” Not only does the 24-year-old look uncannily like his dad, but he’s …

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    Downtown bar owner indicted on fraud charges

    Spokane bar owner Jeremy Tangen has been indicted on four counts of bank fraud after authorities learned he was taking advantage of mortgage relief programs under false pretenses. 83

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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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    Fire in Stevens County doubles in size as it burns toward Springdale

    A wildfire burning in Stevens County has more than doubled in size as it burns northwest toward the community of Springdale. 5

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    NFL notes: Cardinals turn to Logan Thomas at quarterback

    When he takes the field Sunday in San Francisco, Logan Thomas, the team’s fourth-round pick, will be Arizona’s fourth starting quarterback this season. If St. Louis upsets Seattle, the Cardinals …

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    Stolen cabin found outside of Springdale

    Stevens County sheriff’s deputies have located a cabin stolen from a family’s rural property near Springdale. 26

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    Coeur d’Alene police officer in critical condition after early-morning shooting

    A Coeur d’Alene police officer is battling for his life after being shot in the line of duty early this morning. Sgt. Greg Moore, a 16-year veteran of the Coeur … 148

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    ‘My husband would have laughed’ about Seahawks dig in obituary

    Michael Vedvik was a longtime Seahawks fan. So his wife thinks he’d laugh about the last line in his obituary today: “We blame the Seahawks lousy play call for Mike’s … 24

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    Two dead as winds topple trees across the region; blackouts everywhere leave 200,000 people without power

    High winds are likely to cause widespread power outages and other damage on Tuesday evening as a powerful Pacific storm moves over the Inland Northwest. Authorities are calling on employers … 31

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    NFL notes: League reinstates running back Adrian Peterson

    Adrian Peterson has been cleared to return to the NFL. Now all that remains to be settled is where he will play next season. Commissioner Roger Goodell sent the Minnesota …

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    Too little, too late for ‘Selma’

    LOS ANGELES – The Oscars were “Selma’s” last hope. The civil rights drama from director Ava DuVernay seemed, upon its first screening in November, like it could sweep awards season … 3

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    Spokane’s air pollution sinks to lowest level, ‘hazardous’ for first time

    Spokane’s smoke-filled skies Friday evening turned the Lilac City into the most air-polluted place in the country as air quality dropped to a reading of very unhealthy for all. 47

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    NFL docks Seahawks’ Lynch for TD celebration against Cardinals

    RENTON, Wash. – Richard Sherman thinks he could have spared Marshawn Lynch about $11,000. The league said Merry Christmas to Lynch, in the not-so-merry way it has often interacted with … 2

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    Washington Wizards hand New York Knicks franchise-record 13th straight defeat

    NBA: The New York Knicks’ deconstruction project hit a new low Wednesday night with a 101-91 loss to the host Washington Wizards, setting a record for longest in-season losing streak … 2