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Spin Control archive for April 2, 2009


City to PD: We may need cuts in 2010

Spokane Police were told Thursday to begin thinking creatively about a cut to their budget next year which could top $2 million. Chief Anne Kirkpatrick, Mayor Mary Verner and Chief Financial Officer Gavin Cooley held a closed-door meeting with more than 100 members of the…

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When the smoke clears in the parks

The Spokane Park Board has banned smoking in city parks.. Sort of. It might change its mind next Thursday after a public hearing on whether to ban smoking in city parks...But don’t count on it. If the ban holds, a person who lights up in…

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