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Matter of Opinion archive for March 13, 2008


The Drive at 5

It's raining.No snow.Are we officially into early spring now? Spokane early spring: Rain, mud, hope for the buds just teasing us on the trees.Be careful out there on the drive home. If you're already home, be careful, too.More of everything tomorrow.

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Keo Chronicles: March 13, 1945

(Keo's childhood home, located just east of the intersection of Maxwell and Monroe streets in North Spokane.)E. softened the water -- so she could wash her hair. I suggested I use the hot water in the tank (to get it down to the soft water)...

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What about Chico's human victims?

(The Monday morning protest against the euthanizing of Chico the monkey. Photo by RAJAH BOSE/The Spokesman-Review)We stressed the health of the human beings in our editorial today.Let us begin with a moment of silence for Chico, the South Hill monkey euthanized Monday. Now let us...

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