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Spin Control archive for March 8, 2009

SUNDAY, MARCH 8, 2009

Not to butt in on benches, but

Let me get this straight. The Spokane Transit Authority wants benches at its bus stops. A company that sells advertising has benches at many of those bus stops, where it rents the bench backs as signs for its ad customers. The city doesn’t like signs...

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That was the week that was

Although there was a lot going on in national politics -- economic stimulus money pumping out to the states, an omnibus spending bill that crashed and burned in Congress, new rules on bankruptcy -- the national political media had one mantra last week.All Rush, all...

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