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Spin Control archive for May 14, 2014

WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 2014

4th Cong District: Holmquist Newbry makes 8

In a sign that politics abhors a vacuum almost as much as nature, an open seat in Central Washington’s 4th Congressional District has drawn eight candidates with two days left in the state’s filing week. State Sen. Janéa Holmquist Newbry, R-Moses Lake, on Wednesday afternoon...

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Washington job numbers up 

OLYMPIA – Washington has gained back the jobs it lost during the Great Recession and sees its employment slowly expanding. Figures released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department put the state unemployment rate at 6.1 percent, down two-tenths of 1 percent from March and...

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City of Spokane plans park/streets meetings

Spokane city officials will hold six public meetings this month on their plan to refinance bonds to raise money for street maintenance and the proposed Riverfront Park Master Plan. The proposal involves refinancing three older bond issues, paying them off and raising an extra $25...

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