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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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    Palin family dust-up brings out the police

    Sarah Palin’s supporters have long urged her to found her own party. Last week, she went out in Anchorage and did find a party, but the trouble may be different …

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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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    Blase Cupich named Chicago archbishop

    Catholic Bishop of Spokane Blase Cupich will be the next archbishop of Chicago, the Associated Press is reporting. It’s a major step for the 65-year-old Cupich, who came to Spokane … 56

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    Former Brave Frank Torre dies

    NEW YORK – Frank Torre, the World Series star who helped put little brother Joe on a path that led to the Hall of Fame, has died. He was 82. …

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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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    Heart failure drug shows promise, study finds

    A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade: a first-of-its-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization …

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    Obama’s credit card declined for non-use

    President Barack Obama said he was at a New York restaurant recently eating out with first lady Michelle Obama during the United Nations General Assembly. But when it came time …

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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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    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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    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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    Obama promises electricity aid in Washington fire areas

    SEATTLE – The federal government will provide emergency assistance to help restore electricity in areas of Central Washington where wildfires have knocked out power, Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday. Inslee … 4

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    Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfires

    Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds …

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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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    Presidential vacations irk critics amid crises

    CHILMARK, Mass. – President Barack Obama has spent less time away from the White House than his predecessors. But his two-week break on the resort island of Martha’s Vineyard and …

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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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    Auto racing: Tony Stewart reportedly hits driver who was walking on track

    Authorities are investigating a serious crash that injured one person at a dirt track in Canandaigua, New York, where Tony Stewart was racing on the eve of a NASCAR race. …