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Spokane, Washington is located in Spokane County. Zip codes in Spokane, WA include 99215, 99213, and 99252. The median home price in Spokane is $145,000 which is roughly $111/per square foot. More Spokane information.

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3 hrs ago | The Day

Billboard artistry

Jessie Pierpoint adds finishing touches to his painting of Nelson Mandela on a billboard near the corner of Main and Bernard in Spokane, Wash., on Friday.

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7 hrs ago | The Olympian

STD cases increasing in northern Idaho, Spokane

Spokane health officials announced Thursday that identified cases of gonorrhea grew more than 50 percent over the past three months.

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11 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Hospital gunman in murder-suicide was a former cop - Fri, 11 Jul 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The man who shot his wife to death before killing himself on the Deaconess Hospital campus had worked as a police officer in Missouri and told sheriff's deputies just hours before this week's fatal attack that he was thinking about returning to law enforcement if he ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

Strong quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Two arrested in connection to Rosa's Pizza robbery

A robbery at Rosa's Pizza ended with two suspects charged with one count of First Degree Robbery on Thursday.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Crews battling blaze, heat on Lake Spokane fire

The fire, spread over 1,000 acres, was 30-percent contained as of Friday afternoon, but the near triple digit temperatures is not helping move things along.

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New York Daily News

Mike Boyer, Spokane, Wash. man fired for buying legal pot, is rehired

The 30-year-old was featured on the local news after he camped out Monday night to be the first person to buy legal weed in the Eastern Washington city.

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The Dam Station

Toker Fired After Legally Smoking Pot Has His Job Back

Some parts of the story are still in dispute, but all parties seem to agree on one fact: Michael Boyer, the first man in Spokane, Wash., to legally purchase recreational marijuana on Tuesday, has his job back.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Prostitute arrested in connection with Google executive's overdose death

The woman arrested in connection with a Google executive's overdose death has ties to a similar case in Georgia.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Special Investigative Unit launches probe into NE Spokane house fire

The fire department's Special Investigation Unit launched a probe into the cause of a house fire that started Thursday afternoon in northeast Spokane.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Spokane Lake wildfire sparked by garbage burn

Fire crews confirmed Thursday night that someone burning garbage sparked the Lake Spokane wildfire in early July.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane teen drowns in Spokane River

A 17-year-old Spokane boy is dead after drowning in the Spokane River Thursday night.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Spokane Police Dept. responding to more suicidal callers

Spokane Police officials said the number of people trying to commit suicide by cop was on the rise across the country in July.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Local student joins call for immigration reform

Supporters of immigration reform held a national day of action Wednesday in cities across the country, including Spokane.

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Free Republic

Washington Man First to Buy Legal Weed in Spokane Is Fired After Spotted on News

Mike Boyer, 30, was canned Tuesday after waiting 20 hours to buy pot and immediately going home to smoke.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Lake Spokane fire burns 900 acres

Firefighters are working to gain an upper hand on the Lake Spokane fire, which has burned 900 acres since Wednesday afternoon.

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USA Today

Spokane's first pot buyer claims coverage cost him job

The first man to buy legal, recreational marijuana in Spokane claimed on Wednesday that he lost his job due to the news coverage on Tuesday.

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KREM-TV Spokane

16-year-old Texas girl says her rape went viral: 'I'm just angry'

A young girl named Jada never thought twice about accepting what seemed like a harmless impromptu invite to the home of a friend of a friend last month.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Steve Garvey returns to Spokane, reflects on Indians' great 1970 season

Steve Garvey's last stop prior to his illustrious MLB career was with the Spokane Indians in 1970.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

First man to buy pot in Spokane loses job

He was the first in line and the first to buy recreational marijuana in Spokane, and now Mike Boyer has another possible first in the wake of marijuana legalization: The first to lose his job.

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