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Spin Control archive for June 5, 2009

FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009

Final candidate list for Spokane County

Legislative District 9 (Adams, Asotin, Franklin*, Garfield, Spokane*, Whitman) State Representative Pos. 1 Partisan office (1-year unexpired term) Susan Fagan(Prefers Republican Party) PO Box 1471 Pullman WA 99163 (509) 979-3083 6/1/200910:59 PM Pat Hailey(Prefers Republican Party) 691 Hailey Rd Mesa WA 99343 (509) 265-4282...

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One more into a council race

Clock is ticking down to the deadline to file for political office.5 p.m. is it. Finito. end of story.In the meantime, the race for Spokane City Council's District 2 in south Spokane grew to four Friday afternoon with the entry of Kristina Sabestinas, an aide...

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A painting of Fatso, the Keyboard Cat, by artist Bud Cadell, is circulating on the Internet (The Spokesman-Review)

Can't get enough Keyboard Cat?

Now there's a painting.Plus, the video clip was used in a bit on the MTV Awards last weekend.Why does Spin Control care? Well, we wouldn't except for the Spokane connection.As colleague Doug Clark reported last month, Keyboard Cat video was made by Spokanite Charlie Schmidt,...

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