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The Slice archive for June 13, 2011

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011






Spokane slugs dissed

"Having lived in Southwest Washington for 23 years, these slugs are nothing," wrote Mary S. Nelson, who works for the American Red Cross Inland Northwest Chapter. She remembers one slug-eradication tactic that was particularly effective. "Ducks," she said. "They love slugs." Of course, then you...

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Re: Friday's Slice

Not everyone understood what I was saying about Spokane TV news and anchor-team performances regarding the weather. But Slice reader Alison Duke, who doesn't mind cool temps, did. "I've even written to the stations to ask that they just report the weather, not how they...

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Looking ahead to Tuesday's Slice

I realize Flag Day is actually about the U.S. flag. But tomorrow's print column invites readers to imagine what the other 49 state flags might look like if people elsewhere followed Washington's lead and put someone's face on their banners. So now you have a...

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Seasonal imperative disorder

Heard some people talking about the weather Sunday. It was clear they were in the grips of a feverish desire to be outside 100 percent of the time the sun is shining between now and autumn. I understand. We all know it has been a...

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