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Spin Control archive for Aug. 19, 2014

TUESDAY, AUG. 19, 2014

Two-thirds of voters skipped primary 

Less than one in three. That's the final statewide turnout of voters for the Aug. 5 primary, which stands at a smidgen over 31 percent. Spokane County did marginally better, at 35.3 percent with the final count certified this afternoon. At least it moved up...

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City Hall Scoop: Hoofing It

The gavel pounded not even 30 minutes into last night's Spokane City Council meeting, and Council President Ben Stuckart erupted at attendees for cheering and applauding. He called for a five-minute recess and warned the crowd that another "outburst" would send the rest of the...

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