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Kim Barker

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Auctioned Gandhi items to return to India

NEW DELHI – Mahatma Gandhi, father of India and beacon of nonviolence, eschewed personal property. Yet a proposed auction of his goods in New York on Thursday sparked a furor in India and nearly caused an international incident.

News >  Spokane

Transplant Proposal Could Cut Off Region Local Patients May Have To Wait 100 Days Longer For Transplant

People waiting for an organ transplant in the Inland Northwest would wait even longer under a plan proposed by the federal government, area transplant doctors say. The plan announced Thursday by the Department of Health and Human Services would eliminate the current organ-allocation system. That system divides the nation into regions and gives potential recipients priority for receiving organs donated in the same region.
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Public Health Experts To Discuss Hepatitis Outbreak

A nationally recognized expert in hepatitis A and the state's chief epidemiologist will talk about the virus today at the Spokane Regional Health District. "We're hoping we can put Spokane in the national perspective," Dr. Kim Thorburn, health officer for the district, said of the public meeting.
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Nurses, Hospital Have Deal Compromise Averts Strike

Nurses and management at Sacred Heart Medical Center reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday. Hours earlier, nurses overwhelmingly had voted to reject a prior contract offer and authorize a strike. If an agreement hadn't been reached Thursday, the nurses probably would have given the hospital a 10-day strike notice.

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