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Spin Control archive for April 8, 2009


Beer drinkers, patriots 

If you had a beer over the weekend, pat yourself on the back. You helped out the state economy.A recent press release says beer has nearly a $3 billion impact on Washington's economy, supports 33,000 jobs and generates nearly $230 million in federal, state and…

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Picking up trash with both hands?

Robert Wheeler sat on a lawn chair in his front yard across from Corbin Park and watched the city’s new garbage truck strut its stuff by picking up cans on either side of the 33,000-pound vehicle.“So this is the future of alley pickup?” Wheeler asked.It…

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Two-armed pickup

It's such a nice day that anyone with time on their hands Wednesday morning should consider stopping by Corbin Park at 11 a.m., where the city plans to show off one of its newest vehicles.A new garbage truck that can pick up cans on either…

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