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  • GOP OKs platform barring abortions, gay marriage

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republicans emphatically approved a toughly worded party platform at their national convention Tuesday that would ban all abortions and gay marriages, reshape Medicare into a voucher-like …


  • Obama’s juggle: Doing the job, fighting to keep it

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to keep his job as he does his job, President Barack Obama assured the nation Tuesday that his administration was capably ready for a menacing Hurricane …


  • LA mayor hits Republican efforts to woo Latinos

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Democratic mayor of Los Angeles says Republican efforts to use Latino speakers at the GOP national convention to win over Hispanic voters won’t work. Antonio …


  • Drought-stricken states welcome rain from Isaac

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The remnants of Hurricane Isaac could bring welcome rain to some states in the Mississippi River valley this week, but experts say it’s unlikely to break …


  • Ryan opposed new, Obama-backed disaster aid regime

    WASHINGTON (AP) — As Hurricane Isaac bears down on the Gulf Coast, there should be plenty of money — some $1.5 billion — in federal disaster aid coffers, thanks, in …


  • Obama courts college students returning to campus

    FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — President Barack Obama, appealing to students who powered his first White House run, swooped onto college campuses Tuesday to remind those returning to class that …


  • Romney to outline ‘clear vision’ for presidency

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — His convention speech finished, Republican Mitt Romney planned to outline a “clear vision of a Romney presidency” in a Thursday night address that’s likely to touch …


  • Romney sweeps to nomination; convention raps Obama

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney swept to the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night at a storm-delayed national convention, every mention of his name cheered by delegates …


  • Romney says abortion legal for mother’s health

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Republican Mitt Romney says he is in favor of abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health and life of the mother. The presidential candidate’s …


  • Fight for women’s vote defines presidential race

    ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — A nation at war, crippling joblessness and a looming budget standoff that could wreck the economy have been overshadowed in recent days by an issue that …


  • Sign-of-the-times stats on eve of the conventions

    A look at the U.S, past and present, by the numbers: LEAPS AND BOUNDS: The U.S. population has more than doubled since Mitt Romney was born in 1947. Population then: …


  • Romney turns to Ohio amid series of distractions

    POWELL, Ohio (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney declared Saturday that “women need our help” as he promised to promote women-led businesses should he defeat President Barack Obama in …


  • Fla. prepares for Isaac on eve of GOP convention

    MIAMI (AP) — Officials organized shelters and urged vacationers to leave the Florida Keys as Tropical Storm Isaac approached on Saturday, though preparations farther north focused on getting ready for …


  • Romney to feature personal side at convention

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Mitt Romney is about to get personal. The GOP’s presidential nominee-to-be wants to use his four-day party next week in Florida to play up his life …


  • US doping agency erases Lance Armstrong’s titles

    The champagne toasts on the Champs-Elysees and the two-fingered “V” for victory signs he flashed while pedaling to the finish line. The excruciating mountain climbs and the explosions of power …


  • Unity March to highlight MLK Jr. Day

    Events planned for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday include: MLK Jr. Day School Supplies Drive – “A Day On, Not a Day Off,” with supplies to benefit Cheney grade-school …


  • Check out the Go Go Calendar to find out what’s hot this winter!

    Here’s a list of some of the fun events going on this winter, check it out!


  • GoGo Finder helps you find what you are searching for

    Here’s the skinny on upcoming activities in Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and more.


  • GoGo Finder helps you fill up your spring, summer

    Plenty of events, concerts and other diversions are awating you through the greater Northwest.


  • Week ahead

    MONDAY Spokane City Forum Luncheon – Reservations are required by 4 p.m. today. Gonzaga Law Professor Alan McNeil will discuss “Legalized Gambling: Blessing or Curse?” 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday at …


  • Week ahead

    MONDAY Starting and Operating a Construction Business – Community Colleges of Spokane’s Small Business Development Center is presenting this workshop that covers bonding, licensing, contracts and project management, today and …

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