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Spin Control archive for April 27, 2009

MONDAY, APRIL 27, 2009


Fun video: Deja flu?

We went through a swine flu scare in the 1970s. Seems like National Lampoon dubbed it "Swine Flu Over the Cuckoo's Nest," but I might be misremembering that.But there were some absolutely terrible public service announcement with that non-pandemic. Have a look, if for nothing…

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Counting down to 100

President Barack Obama's first 100 days in office are up on Wednesday. Prepare for more reports like the one above from the national media.Because of that milestone, The Spokesman-Review is collecting comments from readers on what they think of his presidency so far: Specifically, whether…

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Peaceful protest at City Hall

A group of young adults tried to bring some attention to the kidnapping of children in Uganda by camping outside Spokane City Hall over the weekend until they could be "rescued."They were part of a national protest called "Invisible children" which set up demonstrations in…

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