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WSU Coordinator Charged With Rape

Ralph Young, the man who is suspected of attempting to rape another man in a College Hill residence early Tuesday morning, has been identified as a Washington State University employee. Young, 30, is the Native American Outreach Coordinator for WSU and in that capacity is responsible for recruiting Native American students as well as promoting higher education. He was arrested Monday after police responded to a sexual assault call on College Hill. A 22-year-old WSU student was sleeping on a friend's couch when he was awakened allegedly early in the morning by the assault by Young, his friend's roommate. The victim stopped Young's assault by pummeling him/Rob Kauder, KXLY. More here.

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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