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If you followed the news last week, you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. Warm up by taking the newspaper version, and then go to, where top entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries go into a drawing for movie tickets.

1. The Eastern Washington University men’s basketball team upset what perennial college basketball power?


B. Georgetown

C. Kentucky

D. Indiana

E. Michigan State

2. A new documentary features Barbara Peterka Newbry, a woman who grew up in North Idaho and excelled at what?

A. Barrel racing

B. Roller derby

C. Stock car racing

D. Figure skating

E. Log rolling

3. A Washington state attorney general’s ruling on body cameras worn by law enforcement officers on duty found what?

A. Most interactions between officers and the public are exempt from privacy laws

B. The cameras are illegal

C. The cameras must be switched off when officers enter a private residence

D. Officers must have consent of everyone at the scene before switching on their cameras

E. A defendant may choose after the fact whether video from a body camera is used as evidence

4. Former Idaho Sen. Larry Craig was ordered by a federal judge to repay $242,000 for improperly using campaign funds. What was Craig’s reaction?

A. Appeal the ruling

B. Pay the money to the U.S. Treasury

C. Pay the money, but specify that it goes to charity

D. Pay a portion of the money

E. None of the above

5. Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan has proposed having the mayor’s salary decided how?

A. Indexing the salary to be double the Spokane median income

B. Setting the mayor’s salary 5 percent above that of any other city employee

C. Having the city’s Salary Review Commission determine the mayor’s salary

D. Setting the mayor’s salary to be the average of the salaries of the mayors of Tacoma and Boise

E. Requiring the mayor’s salary be within 5 percent of a Spokane County commissioner’s salary

Check your work

Find answers and last week’s winners on page B3.

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