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  1. Study: Ethiopian fossils indicate new forerunner of humansRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    In an April 29, 2015 photo provided by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selasie conducts comparative analysis of "Australopithecus deyiremeda" in his laboratory at t... . In an undated photo provided by the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, team members crawl the area where a jaw fragments and teeth of "Australopithecus deyiremeda" was found, sear... .

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  2. Discovery opens door for homemade morphine, painkillersRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Scientists have figured out all the steps to make morphine and similar painkillers without using opium poppies, opening the door for home-brewed drugs and even wider abuse. While no one has yet reported making morphine in the laboratory from scratch, some experts are calling for regulations to prevent garage tinkerers from making do-it-yourself morphine, which can be converted into heroin.

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  3. 10 Things to Know for TuesdayRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    One of the men had been on the radar of law enforcement for years for possible terror ties - but authorities say they had no indication he was plotting an attack. Both of the Republicans are highlighting the possibility that they can help the party expand its appeal among an increasingly diverse electorate.

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  4. UC Berkeley's Mark Twain project finds cache of new writingRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have pieced together a collection of letters written by Mark Twain when the author was a young newsman in San Francisco. In the letters, the man who would write The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, likened the city's police chief to a dog chasing its tail and accused city government of rascality.

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  5. Berkeley's Mark Twain project reveals cache of new writingRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Scholars at the University of California, Berkeley have uncovered and authenticated a cache of stories written by Mark Twain when he was a 29-year-old newspaperman in San Francisco. The San Francisco Chronicle reports Twain wrote some of the letters and stories at the newspaper's offices when it was called the San Francisco Dramatic Chronicle.

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  6. Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk off the Northern California coast decades ago. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration located and recorded video of the U.S.S. Independence as part of a mission to map an estimated 300 historic shipwrecks in the waters outside San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge.

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  7. Project aims to record stories from survivors of India splitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    19, 1947 file photo, Muslim refugees sit on the roof of an overcrowded coach railway train near New Delhi in trying to flee India. Millions of Muslims migrated from India to Pakistan.

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  8. Pope names history scholar as new San Diego bishopRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Vatican said Tuesday that his selection, Monsignor Robert McElroy, has been serving as an auxiliary bishop in San Francisco since 2010. McElroy, 61, earned history degrees at Harvard University and Stanford University.

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  9. Employers appeal to dockworkers in West Coast port fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Seaports in the U.S. West Coast that were all but shut over the weekend because of a contract dispute are reopening as the ... . Cargo trucks wait in line to enter the Port of Long Beach, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Long Beach, Calif.

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  10. Employers appeal to longshoremen in West Coast port fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Seaports in the U.S. West Coast that were all but shut over the weekend because of a contract dispute are reopening as the ... . Cargo trucks wait in line to enter the Port of Long Beach, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, in Long Beach, Calif.

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  11. Charles Townes, who helped invent now-ubiquitous laser, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died. He was 99. Officials at the Un... .

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  12. Nobel laureate Charles Townes, laser co-creator, dies at 99Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Charles Hard Townes, the co-inventor of the laser and a Nobel laureate in physics, has died at age 99. Officials at the University of California, Berkeley, where Townes was a professor emeritus, said he had been in poor health before he died Tuesday on the way to an Oakland hospital. Townes did most of the work that would make him one of three scientists to share the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics for research leading to the creation of the laser while he was a faculty member at Columbia University.

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  13. The heat is on; NOAA, NASA say 2014 warmest year on recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Federal science officials announced Friday that for th... . FILE - In this July 25, 2014 file photo, a roofer works under the mid-day sun in Gilbert, Ariz.

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  14. In resort towns, working class squeezed out as rich move inRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    At first, Loly Garcia didn't have to travel far to her jobs in the chic hotels of this fabled tourist town. She shared a tiny studio apartment with her father, brother and a cousin after arriving from El Salvador more than 20 years ago.

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  15. Cal Tops WSU Women Despite Cooks Double-DoubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Junior forward Mariah Cooks notched her first career double-double for Washington State who's second half comeback came up short in a 70-62 defeat to the University of California in Beasley Coliseum Friday. The Cougars scored 20 points off of 22 Cal turnovers but surrendered a 53-39 rebound advantage to the Golden Bears who shot over 43 percent from the field and scored 42 points from inside the paint.

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  16. Mexican-American author Michele Serros dies at age 48Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Michele Serros, a short story writer, essayist and poet whose wry and witty observations on growing up Mexican-American in Southern California became required reading in many ethnic studies courses, has died at age 48. Serros died Sunday at her home in Berkeley, California, after a 20-month battle with a rare form of oral cancer, her husband, Antonio Magana, said. Serros was a community college student when she burst on the literary scene in 1994 with the publication of "Chicana Falsa and Other Stories of Death, Identity and Oxnard," a collection of stories and poems inspired by her family life and childhood in a majority Hispanic coastal community.

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  17. EWU's Statement On Passing Of John RodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Statement from Eastern Washington University Head Football Coach Beau Baldwin Regarding the Passing Early Saturday of John Rodgers, who suffered a medical emergency in the stands during the final minutes of EWU's NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoff Game versus Illinois State on Dec. 13. Rodgers is the father of EWU senior All-America offensive tackle Jake Rodgers. "On behalf of the entire Eastern Washington University family and our football program, our thoughts, hearts and prayers go out to Jake Rodgers and his family during this very tough time.

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  18. Defense Takes EWU Women To Gator Holiday Classic Championship GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The Eastern Washington University women's basketball team used a stellar defensive performance in the second half to pull away from Georgia Southern, 55-42, at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center Sunday, Dec. 21, advancing to the championship game of the 2014 Gator Holiday Classic. EWU has now won two straight games and will look for a third consecutive victory tomorrow, Dec. 22, in the championship game of the Gator Holiday Classic.

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  19. EWU Men Fall At Cal, 78-67Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Promising starts by the Eastern Washington University men's basketball team in the first 10 minutes of each half were overturned fast and furiously by California, and the Golden Bears went on to win their seventh-straight game Friday, Dec. 19, with a 78-67 win over the Eagles at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. Eastern scored 44 of its points in a 20:09 stretch of the game - 10:28 at the beginning of the first half and 9:41 to start the second half.

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  20. California artists say they hung black effigiesRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2014 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    A group of anonymous artists took responsibility for hanging three life-size cardboard images of black lynching victims at the University of California, Berkeley, leading campus authorities to say Monday they no longer view the incident as a hate crime. A note pinned to a bulletin board at the school said a "Bay Area collective of queer, black and PoC artists" placed the images on campus ahead of a nearby protest of police brutality on Saturday.

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