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Spin Control archive for July 30, 2014


Gregoire gets Harvard fellowship 

OLYMPIA -- Former Gov. Chris Gregoire will be going to Harvard University in a program designed to inspire undergraduates to seek jobs in government and public service. Gregoire will be one of six resident fellows at the John F. Kennedy School of Government for the…

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Sit-lie protest draws few

Only two people actually sat at today's protest against Spokane's sit-lie ordinance, though one was in a wheelchair. The only other two protesters stood outside downtown's Spokane Regional Business Center to talk about why they believed the law targets the homeless. The law in question,…

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Chud Wendle joins McMorris Rodgers' local staff 

Spokane-native Chud Wendle has joined Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' local office as district director, the congresswoman announced this week. "I was intrigued from day one, by the challenges and opportunities this job would present," Wendle said. A member of the Wendle family that owns several…

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