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Spin Control archive for Sept. 16, 2009


2010 preview: GOP primary in the 6th? 

We pause in the middle of this year's election season to bring you a preview of next year's.There's could be an interesting Republican primary in Spokane's 6th Legislative District.Former Rep. John Ahern has talked about wanting a rematch ever since he lost to Democratic challenger...

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ACORN update: Shakeup ordered

Shortly after finishing the ACORN post below, the e-mail Inbox had a press release from that national organization explaining changes it's putting in place as a response to a series of video investigations of its practices.It's a press release that all but concedes the actions...

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Tea time Thursday afternoon

A Tea Party gathering is scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Spokane. But don't expect crumpets.This is the kind of Tea Party for folks unhappy with some or all aspects of their government. It will feature syndicated radio host Laurie Roth and some local speakers, some...

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