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Jim Allen joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently covers K-12 education and women's basketball.

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News >  Spokane
Aug. 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
“I have a strong faith in God, and believe one day he will make a miracle for us to get back together,” Arooj Nirmal said from the offices of World Relief, which welcomed her to Spokane in 2017.

Aug. 15, 2019, 5 a.m.
She’s no longer the national teacher of the year, but Mandy Manning of Spokane is still attempting to make a difference on a national scale. Usually, she’s been successful. Not so on Wednesday morning in McAllen, Texas, where she and other educators were denied entrance to the nation’s largest immigrant detention center.

Aug. 14, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
It will go down as the budget that no one wanted to approve. But pass it did Wednesday night – a $461 million General Fund expenditure for the upcoming year that isn’t as bleak as it appeared several months ago but depressing nonetheless for the Spokane Public Schools board of directors.