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  1. What is Antifa?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    After protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned violent on Saturday, leaving one person dead and dozens injured, the world is still grappling with what happened, who was involved and why. Hundreds of white nationalists took to the streets over the weekend to protest the removal of a Gen.

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  2. Amazon takes on the corner store with Instant PickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Amazon is taking on the convenience store with Amazon Instant Pickup, a new service it launched on Tuesday. Instant pickup lets customers order from a limited list of basic supplies and Amazon devices from the app, then pick them up from a nearby pickup locker "within two minutes."

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  3. Station cancels event with famous atheist, citing 'abusive speech' on IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 25 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A public radio station in Berkeley, California, canceled a fundraiser and discussion with Richard Dawkins, the scientist, author and avowed atheist, calling his comments on Islam "abusive speech." Dawkins was scheduled to discuss his new book, "Science in the Soul: Selected Writings of a Passionate Rationalist," at the August 9 event, to which tickets were sold as part of a fundraiser for the station, KPFA.

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  4. New study casts doubt on the benefit of Seattle's $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Seattle wanted to help workers when it voted in 2014 to gradually hike its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Researchers at the University of Washington, who were commissioned by the city, found that when wages went up to $13 in 2016, low-wage workers saw their hours drop by 9%.

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  5. Students warn of stifled speech on college campusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    People protest controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos march in the street on Feb. 1, 2017, in Berkeley, California.

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  6. Young drivers with ADHD more likely to have an accident, study saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are 36 percent more likely than other adolescent drivers to get into a car accident, according to a study published Monday in JAMA Pediatrics. Previous research has found much higher rates of crash risks for young people with ADHD.

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  7. Medication lowers crash risk for drivers with ADHD, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Car accidents occur at dramatically lower rates among medicated ADHD patients in the United States than among those not taking medicine, according to a study of more than 2.3 million people published Wednesday in JAMA Psychiatry. The symptoms of ADHD, a neurodevelopmental disorder, can include an inability to pay attention, impaired impulse control and hyperactivity, which is often expressed as excessive fidgeting, talking or tapping.

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  8. Berkeley braces for dueling protests after Ann Coulter event canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The conservative commentator was slated to make an appearance Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley -- a longtime bastion of free speech that has recently succumbed to violence over controversial speakers. Now, Berkeley is bracing for protests Thursday by both right-wing advocates and opponents trying to "delete" the alt-right.

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  9. Ann Coulter flap tests Berkeley's free-speech credentialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Judging from the talk about the University of California, Berkeley lately, you'd think the campus was filled with hypersensitive snowflakes covering their ears to block out ideas they don't like. The school's latest free-speech controversy came this week when student groups bailed on a planned Thursday speech by right-wing commentator Ann Coulter, who later called the campus of 40,000 students a "radical thuggish institution."

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  10. Ann Coulter's Berkeley speech canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Ann Coulter will not speak Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley, Coulter said Wednesday on her verified Twitter account.

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  11. Group won't host Coulter, but she'll speak anywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Will conservative author and commentator Ann Coulter speak Thursday on the campus of one of America's most famously progressive universities? A student group that had been helping to plan the speaking engagement said Tuesday it now will not host the event in Berkeley, California. After the Washington Post and other media outlets reported that Coulter would appear at the school's famed Sproul Plaza, Coulter cautioned she didn't know where or when she would speak.

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  12. Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speechRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The showdown continued Thursday between the University of California, Berkeley, and Ann Coulter over if and when the conservative firebrand will speak at the famously progressive school. Citing safety concerns, administrators on Wednesday postponed Coulter's scheduled April 27 appearance, saying it needed more time to find a "suitable venue."

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  13. Coulter vows to speak at UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Conservative commentator Ann Coulter vowed to proceed with a scheduled speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley, despite the school's decision to call it off. In a letter to Berkeley College Republicans, who organized the event, Vice Chancellors Scott Biddy and Stephen Sutton said campus police were unable to find a "suitable venue" for the April 27 event.

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  14. New solar-powered device makes water out of desert airRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    A team has created a solar-powered device that can produce drinking water out of air -- even in desert climates, according to the researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley. "I'm most excited about being able to realize a functioning device in these remote areas and to be able to provide clean water to all the people who need it," Evelyn Wang, associate mechanical engineering professor at MIT and co-author of the paper first published in the journal "Science," told CNNTech.

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  15. Auburn University braces for speech by white nationalist Richard SpencerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Auburn University is on edge about a speech Tuesday night by white nationalist Richard Spencer, whose inflammatory comments about race and religion have sparked protests at other schools where he has appeared. Citing safety concerns, the public university in eastern Alabama on Friday canceled a Spencer event that had been scheduled for Tuesday night.

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  16. Pro-Trump, anti-Trump protesters clash in Berkeley, CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    At least 13 people were arrested as pro-Trump and anti-Trump protestors clashed Saturday at a park in Berkeley, California, police said. "A large number of fights have occurred and numerous fireworks have been thrown in the crowds," Berkeley police said in a statement.

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  17. CIA hacking claims: How worried should you be?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Allegations that the U.S. agency has hacked into smartphones, laptops, and internet-connected TVs to spy on people around the world are enough to make anyone paranoid. But security experts are urging tech consumers to keep calm and take a few simple precautions.

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  18. How soap, chairs and clothing could stop mosquito bites and diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Known to health experts as the most deadly animal on the planet, the minuscule mosquito, with its dreaded whine, is responsible for millions of deaths from multiple diseases each year. In 2015, more than 210 million people had malaria, with an estimated 429,000 dying from the disease.

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  19. Eags fans brave the coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    Temperatures are dropping to the single digits, but Eagles fans are braving the bitter cold temperatures for Saturday's semifinal football game against Youngstown State. "We're here and it's like -5 degrees so I would say that's pretty hardcore," said Nick Fell.

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  20. Dictionary.com word of year: xenophobiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The single most dramatic spike in searches for "xenophobia" came on June 24 --- one day after the UK's Brexit referendum returned a shocking "yes" vote. That day, searches surged 938%.

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