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Police Pension Group OKs Hypnosis

A retired Spokane police officer will have his hypnosis weight-loss therapy paid for by city tax money. Members of the Spokane Police Pension and Relief Board unanimously approved the unusual claim from board member Gary Gow at its meeting Thursday. Gow, who retired from the Spokane Police Department in 1985 after 20 years of service, abstained from voting. He’s been a member of the pension board for 21 years. The board agreed to pay $2,207 for the nine-month program. Gow is required to submit a treatment plan and progress notes regarding his weight loss/Meghann M. Cuniff, SR. More here.

Seriously?



D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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