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The Slice archive for June 30, 2011

THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2011

Programming alert 

Called my friend who lives next to Audubon Park to tell him his "Twilight Zone" is part of the Syfy channel's Sunday/Monday marathon. According a schedule I consulted, "The Hunt" is on at 10.am. on Monday. Dex doesn't have a huge role in it, but...

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Feedback on today's print Slice 

Got an email from a woman who was absolutely irate about a newcomer's thumbs-down verdict on Spokane's uncontrolled intersections in residential areas. For one thing, she was angered by the idea of spending money on additional stop signs (which isn't going to happen) when the...

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Sighing and praying 

So what do you do after reading in the morning paper about a father throwing his young son into some cacti and driving off, abandoning the little boy? Me, I tried hard to think about something I saw last night. The preschool boy across the...

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The first time I ever saw Spokane 

I was a kid in the back seat of one of these. My family was taking a cross-country trip. Ours wasn't pink, though. I believe Pontiac called the color "aquamarine." Can't remember if our Bonneville had two doors or four. But, the problem of space-hogging...

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S comes before T

If you occasionally deal with far-away people who repeatedly confuse Spokane with Tacoma, try this. Tell them Spokane is the one that is south of Deer Park. They won't understand. But it's true and it is fun to say.

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