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Stories tagged: march

UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 10:15 p.m.

Spokane’s May Day March takes stand against local agencies working with border patrol

A group of protesters gathered Wednesday in Riverfront Park is calling on Spokane County officials to stop working with border patrol agents.

UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

Downtown apartment fire ruled accidental

Fire investigators ruled a March 20 apartment fire in downtown Spokane, sparked by a bedside candle, as accidental.

UPDATED: Wed., March 27, 2019, 9:31 p.m.

Teen gang member shoots toward children during kidnapping and robbery, police say

Police say a 16-year-old gang member shot toward children Saturday during a kidnapping and robbery of a 15-year-old acquaintance.

Tens of thousands march in anti-racism rally in Milan

Tens of thousands of people have marched in Italy’s financial capital against policies by the populist government that they say promote racism.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 8:42 a.m.

Spokane’s first Indigenous Peoples March winds through downtown

Spokane’s first Indigenous Peoples March, held Friday in coordination with

Police arrest 7 in downtown Seattle during march calling for social change

A march to call attention to issues like poverty, systemic racism and militarism culminated Saturday afternoon with the arrests of seven demonstrators who blocked an intersection in downtown Seattle.

Hundreds march down Capitol Way in Olympia Monday to call attention to poverty

About 200 people gathered on the Capitol Campus, marched down Capitol Way and temporarily blocked traffic at some downtown intersections on Monday afternoon, all of it coordinated to call attention …

After May Day march, will protesters indulge in mayhem or ‘peace joints’?

There are a few things that mark the arrival of spring in Seattle: unpredictable weather, the pink poofs of cherry blossoms along Lake Washington and, more recently, the sound of …

March consumer spending rebounds 0.4 percent as wages rise

Americans boosted their spending by 0.4 percent in March, the best showing in three months. Meanwhile, a key gauge of inflation closely watched by the Federal Reserve rose at the …

UPDATED: Thu., April 26, 2018, 10:02 p.m.

Teacher walkouts shut Arizona, Colorado schools

Teachers in Arizona and Colorado turned their state Capitols into a sea of red Thursday as they kicked off widespread walkouts that shut down public schools in a bid for …

UPDATED: Thu., April 19, 2018, 11:09 a.m.

Washington unemployment rate at 4.8 percent

Washington’s jobless rate increased slightly as the state added 3,900 jobs last month.

U.S. consumer prices in March rose 2.4 percent from year earlier

U.S. consumer prices rose 2.4 percent in March from a year earlier, the fastest annual pace in 12 months.

Auto sales up 6.3 percent in March as SUV, pickups dominate

U.S. auto sales grew 6.3 percent in March on rising sales of SUVs and pickup trucks.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Snow expected throughout Inland Northwest overnight, with rain to follow

The first few days of March will see overnight snow with rain during the day, as temperatures struggle to reach 40 degrees in urban areas. Mountain regions could see significant …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 9:29 p.m.

Hundreds turn out for anti-abortion march in downtown Spokane

Love – for life, for babies – was the most common motto for the hundreds of pro-life marchers who descended upon downtown Spokane Saturday morning for the annual Walk for …

Polish prosecutors open racism probe of far-right march

Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw this month violated laws against propagating racism.

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 1:23 p.m.

Zimbabweans say Mugabe must quit now, but more talks planned

In a euphoric gathering that just days ago would have drawn a police crackdown, crowds marched through Zimbabwe’s capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one …

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:01 p.m.

Hundreds join pride march in India, where gay sex is illegal

Hundreds of gay rights activists and supporters, many wearing colorful costumes and holding balloons, marched through India’s capital on Sunday in celebration but also defiance in a nation that continues …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 11, 2017, 2:42 p.m.

60,000 join far-right march on Poland’s Independence Day

Tens of thousands of nationalists marched in a demonstration organized by far-right groups in Warsaw Saturday, as Poles celebrated their country’s Independence Day.

English edition of new Pope Francis book coming in March

NEW YORK – The first English language edition of Pope Francis’ new book is coming out in March. Image Books told the Associated Press on Thursday that it will release …

Fifty detained as anti-Semitic group marches in Swedish city

Police said at least 50 people were detained Saturday during a right-wing demonstration in Sweden’s second-largest city that left one police officer and several others injured.

Report: Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of March

Hackers broke into Equifax’s computer systems in March, two months earlier than the company had previously disclosed, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Report: UVA police didn’t enforce fire bans during march

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A report from University of Virginia leaders says campus police responding to a torch-lit march of white nationalists on school grounds relied on incomplete intelligence and failed …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:31 a.m.

Coalition plans 10-day march against white supremacy

A multi-racial coalition of faith, student and community activists announced Saturday that they plan to march from Charlottesville, Virginia, to the nation’s capital in response what they called President Donald …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 8:54 p.m.

Thousands march through Boston week after Virginia bloodshed

Thousands of leftist counterprotesters marched peaceably through downtown Boston on Saturday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism ahead of a rally being staged by conservative activists a …

Outside View: Hate speech abhorrent; banning it worse

The moment Americans empower the government to tell them what they can and cannot say, our nation and its cherished democratic principles will be doomed.

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 8:36 p.m.

Advocates stage big Texas protest against border wall

Hundreds of people are marching in South Texas toward the Rio Grande to oppose the wall the U.S. government wants to build on the river separating Texas and Mexico.

UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Marchers take to downtown Spokane streets for mental health awareness

A small but passionate group of marchers carried signs and chanted Tuesday in support of more services for those with mental illnesses.

UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:36 p.m.

Scientists and supporters rally at Spokane’s Riverfront Park

The speeches had only just begun, but the field in front of the clock tower was crowded with thousands of people when the Spokane March for Science got underway Saturday …

Report: Can’t blame El Nino as global temps spike in March

In what scientists call a clear sign of a warming world, Earth’s temperatures in March were the most above-normal on record without an El Nino spiking temperatures.