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  • Digest: Altidore scores twice, US advances with 4-0 win

    Jozy Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half, Sacha Kljestan and Paul Arriola had goals and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 on Tuesday …


  • Digest: Predators acquire P.K. Subban from Canadiens for Shea Weber

    The Nashville Predators acquired P.K. Subban from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Shea Weber on Wednesday in a blockbuster swap of All-Star defensemen two days before free agency opens.


  • Digest: Hawks stifle Boston in 1st quarter, lead opening series 2-0

    The Atlanta Hawks held the visiting Celtics to the lowest-scoring first quarter in the playoffs since the NBA went to the shot clock, building a 21-point lead and beating Boston …


  • Bankamerica Weighs Cost-Cutting Steps

    BankAmerica Corp. said it’s considering cost-cutting in its retail banking unit, the biggest on the U.S. West Coast. “Given industrywide pressures on operating margins, (cost cuts are) a consideration,” the …


  • Plane Crash Kills Three

    A single-engine plane from Canada crashed into the north face of Saddle Mountain on Tuesday, killing all three people aboard, authorities said. The Cessna 210 had just left Moses Lake …


  • Amr Expands Order For Boeing 777 Jets

    AMR Corp.’s American Airlines will order at least seven additional 777 jetliners, worth as much as $1 billion, from Boeing Co. as the airline adds routes to Asia. The latest …


  • Aztech Electric Fined For Safety Violations

    Spokane’s Aztech Electric was fined $128,500 by the state Department of Labor and Industries for willfully violating worker safety rules. The fine comes in connection with the fatal fall of …


  • Man Apparently Jumps From Bridge

    A man is believed to have jumped to his death from the Sunset Bridge into Latah Creek during rush hour traffic Tuesday, police said. Witnesses said the unidentified man was …


  • Ex-Seahawk Arrested

    Darrell Irvin, president of the Seattle Seahawks Alumni Association, has been charged with assault and resisting arrest at a bar in this resort town. A copyright report on the arrest …


  • Motorola Sets Stage For Big Restructuring

    Motorola Inc., top-heavy with numerous divisions and struggling to fend off competition, plans to announce a major restructuring within weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. The maker of cellular …


  • Contractor Fined For Lineman’s Death

    A Spokane electrical contractor was fined more than $128,000 by the state Tuesday in connection with the death of a lineman last September near Darrington. Jerry Cade, 52, of Enumclaw, …


  • Holyfield States He’d Never Duck Lewis

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  • Source Says Apple Wants To Keep Jobs

    Apple Computer Inc. wants co-founder Steve Jobs to become its permanent chief executive but won’t pressure the interim leader to make a decision, people familiar with Apple’s plans said Monday. …


  • Tark Beats Ncaa

    Terry Giles, Jerry Tarkanian’s San Diego-based lawyer and lead counsel in their long-standing suit against the NCAA, is expected to announce a public victory later this week in Las Vegas …


  • New Beetle Proving To Be Popular Car

    Would-be New Beetle buyers are finding it’s dog-eat-dog - or bug-eat-bug - when it comes to nabbing their prize. Waiting lists are 60 people deep at some dealerships, even though …


  • Police Investigate Fatal Pursuit Of Cyclist

    Police traffic experts spent Monday investigating a weekend pursuit in which a 19-year-old Spokane man was killed. John A. Maidhoff died about 5:30 p.m. Saturday, an hour after his motorcycle …


  • Sony Merges Columbia, Tri-Star Operations

    Sony Pictures Entertainment said Monday that it combined Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures into one studio, a move aimed at unifying film production under a single brand name. TriStar, producer …


  • Rams Coach Retires

    The St. Louis Rams’ coaching staff lost one of its biggest names when defensive coordinator Bud Carson retired due to health concerns. Carson, who’ll be 67 next month, quit because …


  • Teamsters Get Break On Election Costs

    A federal appeals court ruled Monday that the government must pay for a rerun election to choose a new Teamsters president. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in a …


  • Event Of The Year Wins

    Event of the Year kept his record perfect, improving to 4 for 4 by beating two longshots to the wire in the $600,000 Jim Beam Stakes at Turfway Park. The …


  • Pischner To Run Again

    Don Pischner will run for a third term in the Idaho House of Representatives. The District 4 Republican cites his efforts to restore state funding for children’s health insurance and …


  • Council Expected To Vote On Hud Loan

    The Spokane City Council tonight plans to decide whether to help River Park Square’s developers secure a $22.65 million federal loan. After more than three years of public debate, council …


  • Watson Seeks 2nd Term

    Larry Watson announced he will seek a second term in the Idaho House of Representatives from District 4. The Wallace Democrat says his accomplishments include work on property tax relief, …


  • Sadler Wins 250

    Elliott Sadler took the lead on a fast pit stop with 99 laps left and went on to win the crash-filled Moore’s Snacks 250 at Bristol, Tenn., his fourth NASCAR …


  • Cardenas Going To Jail

    Former Cincinnati Reds shortstop Leo Cardenas has been sentenced to 90 days in prison for beating a man with a baseball bat last year. Cardenas, 59, pleaded guilty last month …


  • Soccer Player Dies

    Stacey Martin, 21, a junior for the University of Dayton women’s soccer team, died after collapsing during an exhibition game in Dayton. Martin, a three-year starter, collapsed during the first …


  • Silver Charm Rallies To Earn $2.4 Million

    In a dramatic finish, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Silver Charm nosed out Dubai’s Swain to win the $4 million Dubai (United Arab Emirates) World Cup Saturday and double his …


  • Wallace Wins Pole

    Winston Cup points leader Rusty Wallace added to his growing list of 1998 accomplishments by winning the pole for the Food City 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. It was …


  • Three Charged Following Drug Sting

    Two Spokane men and a St. Maries, Idaho, woman were jailed Thursday after they sold undercover detectives methamphetamine out of a local hotel room, sheriff’s deputies said. Trek Vincent Carey, …


  • Mother Charged With Abusing Her Children

    A Spokane woman was jailed after witnesses told police she was abusing her children, officers said. Misty D. Kateley, 26, of 2225 N. Howard remains in the Spokane County Jail …


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