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Week Ahead

Conventions 2020 Spokane Golf and Travel Show – Vision Marketing, today, Spokane Convention Center, 3,800 attendees.


Business Beat

Education WSU Health Sciences Spokane has named Gwen Halaas the vice chancellor of academic affairs. She has worked in medical education for more than 34 years as a faculty member …


Tom Kelly: Investing in real estate abroad? Take a look at your IRA

If you think property in Spain, Ireland or another foreign country is an absolute bargain, yet you have no money to purchase a property there, do your research and then …


Millennials

Some savers have done what seems impossible. They’ve managed to save $1 million or more in their workplace retirement accounts. I’ve written before about this trend and will continue to …


Motley Fool: Healthy profits for Guardant Health

Guardant Health gained 108% last year, enough to land a spot among the top health care stocks of 2019.


Spin Control: Liberty State rally had no chance of moving legislation

Proponents of the persistent mirage that is the 51st State of Liberty scheduled, and later wisely canceled, a rally on the Capitol steps Friday.


Coming soon: airline Wi-Fi that actually works

There may be some good news on the horizon-a new era of ground-quality internet connectivity that could save airlines billions of dollars.


BBB Tip of the Week: Watch out for those robocalls

Robocalls have become an insidious part of daily life. Our phones are perpetually plagued by calls from unknown numbers, leaving us with useless missed calls, voicemails and wasted time. In …


100 years ago in Spokane: Sheriff’s deputy, city detective injured in friendly fire during raid gone wrong

A raid on a liquor still in Spokane went wrong when city police and county deputies arrived on the scene – and proceeded to shoot at each other.


Eye on Boise: Another freeze on property tax freeze bill

When it came time to debate HB 409, Rep. Mike Moyle’s one-year property tax freeze bill, in the House on Thursday, it was put off for a second time, this …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Nevada finish doesn’t dampen Elizabeth Warren rally in Seattle

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, seemingly unfazed by a fourth-place finish in the Nevada caucuses earlier in the day, electrified a crowd packed into two buildings at Seattle Center, promising to …


Nassar victim slams Michigan for response to doctor abuse

The first woman who publicly accused convicted sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse says she is horrified and deeply disappointed with the University of Michigan for how it has …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Marchers support Assange ahead of London extradition hearing

Hundreds of supporters of Julian Assange have marched through London to demand the British government’s refusal to extradite the WikiLeaks founder to face spying charges in the United States


Lizzo, ‘Just Mercy’ win top honors at NAACP Image Awards

Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” took home top film honors at the NAACP Image Awards


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

AP Exclusive: DEA agent accused of conspiring with cartel

A once-standout U.S. federal narcotics agent known for spending lavishly on luxury cars and Tiffany jewelry has been arrested on charges he conspired to launder money with the same Colombian …


Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside San Diego

A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment, killing three people and injuring 18 others.


In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during Carnival

A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country, with some forces threatening to protest as rowdy Carnival celebrations start.


At Trump’s India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image

A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad, in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s meeting there on Monday with President Donald Trump, whom he’s promised millions …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Security adviser: I’ve seen no intel of Moscow helping Trump

President Donald Trump’s national security adviser says he has not seen any intelligence indicating that Russia is doing anything to try to get the president re-elected


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

California couple who vanished for nearly a week found alive

An academic couple who vanished during a Valentine’s Day hike in the woods of Northern California has been found by rescue workers who spent almost a week looking for them …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Germany admits there’s a far-right problem, but what to do?

The rampage this week in Germany, in which a gunman killed nine people with foreign backgrounds, was the country’s third deadly far-right attack in a matter of months.


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Afghan truce worry: One militant could threaten peace process

U.S. officials and experts say hopes for ending America’s longest war hinge on maintaining a weeklong fragile truce in Afghanistan that will be difficult to assess and fraught with pitfalls


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Cases rise in S Korea, China, as Iran, Italy battle outbreak

South Korea and China have both reported a rise in new virus cases, as the South Korean prime minister warned that the fast-spreading outbreak linked to a local church and …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

By decoding the coronavirus genome, scientists seek the upper hand against COVID-19

Those nucleotides conceal secrets of the virus’ past, including its origins, its passage among families and its journey to distant ports. They signal how long it has been at large …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead

Bernie Sanders is leading Nevada’s presidential caucuses based on early returns


Bernie Sanders leading Nevada contest, Joe Biden second in early results

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Saturday was leading the Nevada caucuses, while former Vice President Joe Biden was second in early results


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Spokane voters gather for legislative update from 3rd District representatives

Representatives from Washington’s 3rd District delivered an update on 2020 legislative issues – including education, health, housing, gun control and Rep. Matt Shea – to about 200 Spokane voters at …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020

Shelley Redinger withdraws from consideration as Scottsdale schools chief

For now at least, Spokane Public Schools Superintendent Shelley Redinger isn’t going anywhere.


Case of missing children tied to doomsday beliefs, 3 deaths

A woman with doomsday beliefs whose children have been missing for months has appeared in court in Hawaii after her arrest.


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