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Tuesday, October 22, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Ten years ago: The Federal Communications Commission put broadcasters on notice it would impose a broader definition of indecency over the airwaves. Winners of the 1987 Pulitzer Prizes included August Wilson’s “Fences” for drama and Peter Taylor’s “A Summons to Memphis” for fiction.

Five years ago: The House Ethics Committee listed 303 current and former lawmakers who had overdrawn their House bank accounts.

One year ago: President Clinton and his wife, Hillary, arrived in Japan for a three-day visit after a brief stopover in South Korea. Britain’s Prince Andrew and his wife, Sarah, the Duchess of York, announced they were in the process of getting a divorce.

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