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Democratic debate takeaways: Somber on Paris, divisions on policy

Some takeaways from the Des Moines debate.


Bill Clinton rallies for wife; Sanders on the march

Hillary Rodham Clinton turned to her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and pop singer Katy Perry to energize her campaign’s faithful Saturday before a pivotal dinner with thousands of Iowa …


100 years ago in Spokane: As Spokane prepared to go dry, Des Moines proclaimed prohibition a success

The Spokesman-Review sent a correspondent to Des Moines, Iowa, to explore the question: What will Spokane be like without saloons?


Gonzaga men face one of tallest assignments with Iowa

SEATTLE – No chance Gonzaga overlooks Iowa today in an NCAA tournament round-of-32 game. For one of the rare times this season, the Zags won’t see eye-to-eye with their opponent. …


Blanchette: Gonzaga needs Sweet 16 for extra validation

SEATTLE – Now that we’re done with the most underappreciated achievement in sports … Speaking, of course, about winning a round-of-64 game in the NCAA tournament.


Young Volunteers turn aside Iowa with quick start

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Tennessee coach Butch Jones was soaked from a celebratory sideline dousing. Quarterback Joshua Dobbs carried the Most Valuable Player trophy with him all around EverBank Field.


Carl P. Leubsdorf: Clinton must illustrate differences from Obama

Americans tend to choose presidents who differ from their predecessors, regardless of whether they come from different parties or from the same party. That’s readily evident in comparing Bill Clinton …


Hill runs for 216 yards, LSU beats Iowa 21-14

TAMPA, Fla. – What Anthony Jennings lacked in experience, LSU more than compensated for with a talented supporting cast in the Outback Bowl. Jennings made plenty of freshman mistakes Wednesday, …


Alleged Spokane kidnapping victim recants

Jason Hanson told a Superior Court judge earlier this week he lied to police when he said he was taken from a home in Sioux City, Iowa, against his will …


Shock kings of the road with third win

DES MOINES, Iowa – Erik Meyer tossed nine touchdown passes and the Spokane Shock defense forced three turnovers en route to a 66-43 Arena Football League road win over the …


Shock take on Barnstormers in AFL game

They’re both 2-0, stocked with returning players and trying to build on early season momentum. One will earn its best win of the young Arena Football League season. The Spokane …


In brief: Paynter pulls away to win Haskell Invitational horse race

Horse racing: Paynter followed his runner-up finish in the Belmont Stakes with a dominating run in the Haskell Invitational, another breakout performance for the colt who languished as Bodemeister’s lesser-known …


Shock lose opener in overtime

Add one more to the list of unbelievable endings to a Spokane Shock game. Only this time, the Shock weren’t able to complete an improbable comeback. With starting quarterback Erik …


Strike over, Shock return focus to football

Finally, it’s about football. After several days of phone calls, texts and tweets centered on labor issues, the Spokane Shock will open the Arena Football League season against Iowa on …


After an 0-2 start, the Spokane Shock look to get their first win on the season

Spokane head coach Rob Keefe knows that many are questioning his team and his tactics after a 0-2 Arena Football League start and his abrupt dismissal of offensive coordinator Fred …


Gonzaga women not sorry they aren’t on the road

The Gonzaga Bulldogs don’t believe they are missing the NCAA experience by playing at home. “It’s a little bit different just because we’re not in a hotel. Just being around …


No early looks at women’s teams

Women’s basketball fans who thought a day relaxing in the comfortable chairs at McCarthey Athletic Center watching four teams go through their pre-NCAA tournament practice were turned away Friday afternoon.


Gonzaga, Iowa face off in women’s opener

Iowa (22-8), seeded sixth in the Spokane Regional, meets 11th-seeded Gonzaga (28-4) Saturday afternoon at 1 in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament in a matchup of …


Mona Charen: Wrestler lost to gender-neutral absurdity

Around Washington, D.C., if you mention Iowa, the first thing that will pop into most people’s minds is “caucuses.” But in Iowa, if you asked a local about the matchups, …