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2 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Neighborhood updates - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

The Land Use Committee will meet today at 5 p.m. at the West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. The Morgan Acres Neighborhood Council will meet today at 6 p.m. at Spokane County Fire District 9, Station 98, 6606 N. Regal St. The Building Stronger Neighborhoods Committee will meet Monday at 5 p.m. at the Spokane Fire Department Station 4, ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Community services - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PST

For low-income 16- to 21-year olds, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at 340-7800 or visit www.nextgenzone.org .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

More local departments rolling out body cameras

It's been almost two weeks since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, the incident raising many questions, among them would a body camera worn by the officer help clear up what transpired.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Letter calls alleged inmate-deputy prosecutor relationship a "Cinderella story"

The FBI continues to investigate an alleged inappropriate relationship between a Spokane County deputy prosecutor and a convicted felon in jail.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Spokane, WA

OregonLive.com

Spokane readers spill their secrets: one doesn't like Oregon Ducks or their fans

Following are the other half of the responses I received in a reader survey asking for the "secrets of Spokane."

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Doug Clark: No jury duty in 45 years? No fair! - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. I first dove into the juror eligibility pool back in 1969.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Spokane Sheriff expanding Air 1 program

The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is taking ownership of two more helicopters to add to its Air 1 program courtesy of the U.S. Army.

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KREM-TV Spokane

Admitted voyeur caught targeting Spokane Co. shoppers

Shoppers beware! A local man was recently accused of taking video and pictures of women's rear-ends in Spokane Valley stores.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KXLY-TV Spokane

Man starts North Spokane garage fire with propane torch

A garage fire in North Spokane on Saturday is prompting firefighters to ask residents to be cautious during this dry streak.

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The Spokesman-Review

The Slice: Survival tips for the schoolyard - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST

So here goes. I know there are a few grandfathers who would like to teach young grandchildren a selection of memorable lines from prison movies.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Volunteer opportunities - Sat, 16 Aug 2014 PST

Global Neighborhood - Volunteers are needed to work with refugee individuals and families.

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KXLY-TV Spokane

Flett conviction brings victim's family closure

A Spokane jury found Jason Flett guilty of first degree murder on Friday. Flett was on trial for the 2012 murder of Ramona Childress.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

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Woman found dead on porch identified - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The woman found dead on the porch of a mobile home just south of Spokane on Aug. 1 has been identified as Kimberly N. Bradley, 42. A neighbor in the 8900 block of South Mullen Hill Road called police the morning of Aug. 1 to report seeing Bradley on the porch and said she ... (more)

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Downpour drenches Spokane - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The National Weather Service said that a cluster of thunderstorms in Spokane County is moving slowly to the northeast this afternoon..

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Panel begins work on ways to reduce region's crime rate - Fri, 15 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Eight months after a blue ribbon panel submitted 58 pages of recommendations for criminal justice reforms in Spokane County, the leaders who are responsible for implementing the reforms went to work on Tuesday evening.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

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Police arrest alleged burglar posing as officer - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Spokane police arrested a man they say burglarized a home, armed with a replica rifle and telling residents he was a law enforcement officer.

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KREM-TV Spokane

How common is three summer storms in 20 days?

The Inland Northwest received the wrath of three big summer storms within 20 days of each other; the most recent hitting the region on Tuesday evening.

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Annual car show does best to dazzle - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. At the Spokane County Fair and Expo Center this weekend, there will be hundreds of cars.

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Community services - Thu, 14 Aug 2014 PST

Employment, Education and Training - For Spokane County residents who have been laid off from work or have low income; provided through Work Source Spokane.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

First on KHQ: Witnesses pull driver from Suv moments before it catches fire

Spokane County Sheriff's Deputies said the woman was driving along Parksmith Dr. around 4 p.m. when she crossed into oncoming traffic.

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