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Wednesday, October 23, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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A couple days without WSU news


Before our part of this blog goes dark for a few days, thought it would be a good idea to get you up to speed. Read on.

• We'll be out of pocket the rest of week, finishing up our furlough time, the cost-saving policy everyone in the newsroom is going through this quarter. So sorry, we won't be able to keep you up-to-date on what's going on with WSU athletics. We do have a story in tomorrow's S-R, but as the link isn't available yet, we can't send you there. It's about Romeo Pellum and his departure from the football team, with his side of that story. Pellum faces a couple of court dates in the next month, including his readiness hearing July 31 and a jury trial on burglary and theft charges that is currently set to start Aug. 17. Besides that piece of news, we've got nothing to pass on, other than to answer a question posed by Beiron. Yes, it is normal for Dr. Ed Tingstad to do the surgery. Such things are his specialty and I've heard nothing but praise for his work from his patients and others.


• That's it for this evening. As we've said, we'll be back next week. Until then ...

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