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Spike in domestic violence cases prompt new system to improve protection for victims

A new initiative is spotlighting the high rate of Spokane County domestic violence, a trend that’s also increased the workload for processing protection orders. About a year ago, the Spokane County Clerk’s Office launched a program to speed up the sending of legal protection order details to law enforcement, with two workers entering information electronically as documents are approved.
News >  Spokane

Dangerous fire weather conditions return Sunday to Southern California

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Red flag warnings will be in place Sunday for a broad stretch of Southern California, from Ventura County through Orange County, the Inland Empire and most of San Diego County, according to the National Weather Service. The mountains of Los Angeles County and the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys are also at high fire weather risk.
News >  Spokane

White House: Trump undergoes exam at Walter Reed

BETHESDA, Md. – President Donald Trump spent more than two hours at Walter Reed National Medical Center on Saturday for what the White House said were medical tests as part of his annual physical. The appointment wasn’t on Trump’s weekend public schedule, and his last physical was in February. Press secretary Stephanie Grisham said the 73-year-old president was “anticipating a very busy 2020” and wanted to take advantage of “a free weekend” in Washington to begin portions of his routine checkup.
News >  Spokane

‘Music is a healing essence’: Spokane youth, women’s choirs celebrates togetherness at concert

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019

Spokane Area Youth Choirs are for children ages 7 to 18 and provide singers training in vocal technique, musical theory and music history. The organization, founded in 1987, practices at the oldest church in Spokane, Westminster Congregational Church. Their KPBX Kids’ Concert on Saturday with the Le Donne women’s choir followed Westminster’s 2019 theme of “open doors.”