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Spin Control archive for July 20, 2009

MONDAY, JULY 20, 2009

Bar rates Muni Court candidates 

The Spokane County Bar Association released its rating for the contested Spokane Municipal Court race.Lawyers polled consider appointed Judge Tracy Staab well-qualified, and attorney Brian Whitaker qualified.It should be noted, however, that the two candidates were separated by average scores of about of less than...

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16 apply for Valley Council seat 

The regularly scheduled elections for Spokane Valley Council positions didn't generate much interest last month, but an appointment to an open seat did.A total of 16 people would like to be appointed to the seat being vacated by Steve Taylor. Whoever gets the appointment will...

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