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Ex-broadcaster Shaw battling cancer

In this Aug. 31, 2015, SR file, Spokesman-Review columnist Doug Clark, left, sings a song parody to Randy Shaw, retiring KREM news anchor, to the tune of Barry Manilow's "Mandy" during the retirement roast for Shaw at the Bing Crosby Theater. (Jesse Tinsley/SR file photo)
In this Aug. 31, 2015, SR file, Spokesman-Review columnist Doug Clark, left, sings a song parody to Randy Shaw, retiring KREM news anchor, to the tune of Barry Manilow's "Mandy" during the retirement roast for Shaw at the Bing Crosby Theater. (Jesse Tinsley/SR file photo)

Randy Shaw, who appeared on nightly newscasts in Spokane for three decades, is battling cancer after moving to Arizona just a few months ago to run a restaurant with his wife. Shaw, who after stints with KHQ and KREM is the longest-serving TV news broadcaster in Spokane’s history, said Friday he was receiving rounds of chemotherapy at the Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona, in anticipation of “major surgery.” “I’m in great hands,” Shaw said. “I don’t want anyone to worry about me”/Kip Hill, SR. More here.



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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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