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  1. Deployed Washington National Guard soldier dies in Iraq - Sun, 08 May 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A Washington National Guard soldier, who was a state trooper in his civilian life, has died in Iraq in a noncombat related incident, the Defense Department said Sunday. First Lt.

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  2. Seattle's Alaskan Way Viaduct to close Friday for 2 weeks - Thu, 28 Apr 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Seattle commuters are bracing for a two-week closure of the Alaskan Way Viaduct by adjusting work schedules or making plans to bike, bus or take other transportation to work. State Route 99 through downtown Seattle will fully close 12:01 a.m. on Friday.

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  3. Contaminated site could send North Spokane Corridor soaring over Hillyard - Sun, 17 Apr 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Underground oil contamination in the path of a new north Spokane freeway is disrupting long-laid plans for the high-speed corridor through Hillyard, and neighborhood leaders aren't happy about it. Oil that leaked from a locomotive refueling yard decades ago has seeped through the ground and now floats atop the Underground oil contamination in the path of a new north Spokane freeway is disrupting long-laid plans for the high-speed corridor through Hillyard, and neighborhood leaders aren't happy about it.

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  4. Obituary: Colgren, Monte Lee - Wed, 30 Mar 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    COLGREN, Monte Lee Monte passed peacefully at Holy Family Hospital, Jan. 13th, 2016, at the age of 88 years. He was born to Mauritz and Marie Louise Colgren at Cascade Tunnel on top of Stevens Pass in WA State Dec. 10, 1928.

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  5. Profile: Benjamin Gaines recalls his days on the railroad as a Pullman porter - Mon, 28 Mar 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    In his nine years as a Pullman porter, Benjamin Gaines waited on high society types as they traveled across the country aboard luxury rail cars. Gaines, who moved to Chicago in 1945, washed dishes, mixed drinks, served aged cheese and sardines, shined shoes, changed bedsheets and also found time CHICAGO - In his nine years as a Pullman porter, Benjamin Gaines waited on high society types as they traveled across the country aboard luxury rail cars.

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  6. Region's bicycling season starts brewing before weather heats up - Sat, 26 Mar 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    Listings include convenient hot links to more information and event registration, as well as access to racing and cycling groups in the region. Find it at spokesman.com/outdoors But plenty of biking activity already is underway, and some of the most popular summer events have already reached their sign-up quotas.

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  7. Will Idaho find a soft spot to land its football program?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A GRIP ON SPORTS So the Sun Belt Conference said "thanks for the memories" to the University of Idaho, even if those memories don't reach too far back and still have two years to run. The big question now is what do the Vandals do next? Read on.

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  8. Seattle brushed off feasibility of NHL, NBA at KeyArena - Mon, 15 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    It was a summerlong secret: A consultant's report showed Seattle's KeyArena could become NHL and NBA compatible without demolishing and rebuilding it. The prevailing wisdom had been that the 17,000-seat arena's floor space needed expansion, which required razing the site - a political nonstarter because historical landmark It was a summerlong secret: A consultant's report showed Seattle's KeyArena could become NHL and NBA compatible without demolishing and rebuilding it.

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  9. Microsoft workers gave away $125 million to nonprofits in 2015 - Wed, 10 Feb 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A couple of years ago, Mari Horita asked her friend David Jones, a longtime Microsoft employee, if he could answer a few questions about Excel. She had asked the right guy: Jones, who spent almost seven years earlier in his career working on the spreadsheet program, was happy to help A couple of years ago, Mari Horita asked her friend David Jones, a longtime Microsoft employee, if he could answer a few questions about Excel.

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  10. Developer chosen by WSU to redevelop Jensen-Byrd says warehouse could ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A once-doomed brick warehouse on the edge of downtown may be on the verge of becoming a centerpiece of Spokane's University District. Washington State University-Spokane announced last week that a national construction firm that already has invested considerably in Spokane is part of a group that wants to redevelop A once-doomed brick warehouse on the edge of downtown may be on the verge of becoming a centerpiece of Spokane's University District.

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  11. Avalanche danger in Cascades is high through this weekend - Fri, 22 Jan 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    A forecast for rain and snow at higher elevations in the Cascade Mountains could also cause dangerous avalanche conditions for mountain travelers, and especially for backcountry skiers, snowmobilers and other winter recreationists. "A warming trend with rain on top of a lot of snow layers leads to a dangerous profile," said Dennis D'Amico, a meteorologist for the Northwest Avalanche Center in Seattle.

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  12. 10 Under $10 - Thu, 07 Jan 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | The Spokesman-Review

    863-8098. Admission: $7 Wedding models show off bridal dresses at the Bridal Festival in Spokane on Jan. 12, 2013, at the Spokane Convention Center in Spokane, Wash.

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  13. ATF agent who's been part of some of the region's biggest news...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Special Agent Lance Hart never intended to spend his career in Spokane. When he joined the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in 1987, he was asked to rank four northwest cities for assignment: Portland, Seattle, Boise and Spokane.

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  14. New art museum celebrates unique Pacific Northwest - Sat, 14 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Richly colored paintings glowed in the soft light, set off by crisp white walls and soaring, beamed ceilings. Patrons leaned in close, transfixed by the sweep and detail of the carefully placed Jess Cauthorn A'BuilderA's Brick Company, Off Columbian WayA', 1955 Watercolor, 22 x 30A' Private Collection. 1 comment

  15. Seattle shows support for people of Paris - Sat, 14 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Seattle sent its thoughts and prayers to the people of Paris on Saturday by hoisting a giant French flag from the city's iconic Space Needle. "The attacks in Paris on Friday night were so tragic that flying the French flag was the least we could do to show The French flag is flown atop of the Space Needle in Seattle on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015.

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  16. Visiting writers come from near and far - Sat, 14 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    It's been a heady couple of weeks for the visiting writer scene in Spokane. Sherman Alexie was in town, helping Shann Ray launch his novel, "American Copper."

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  17. Landmarks: Jenkins helped shape Spokane - Wed, 11 Nov 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Col. David P. Jenkins does have an elaborate grave monument at Fairmount Memorial Park named for him, as well as one building in Spokane and one school in Chewelah, but that's pretty much it Col. David P. Jenkins is buried at Fairmount Memorial Park.

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  18. Woldson gift to Gonzaga largest ever for university - Thu, 15 Oct 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Gonzaga University is now an owner of three prized Seattle waterfront properties worth in excess of $20 million - and potentially much more. Although legally still in the hands of the estate of the late Myrtle Woldson, GU was named as beneficiary of the properties in the late businesswoman's will Gonzaga University is now an owner of three prized Seattle waterfront properties worth in excess of $20 million - and potentially much more.

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  19. 10 under $10 - Thu, 08 Oct 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Wordsmiths from Seattle and Eastern Washington will gather for the greatest assemblage of literary 1. Spokanity and Grohls 7 p.m. Friday, The Big Dipper , 171 S. Washington St. Pacifica Literary Review and Willow Springs are teaming up to present an East-meets-West night of Washington's finest poetry and prose. Wordsmiths from Seattle and Eastern Washington will gather for the greatest assemblage of literary talent between the Snake River and the Salish Sea.

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  20. Literary Calendar - Sun, 04 Oct 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    More than 15,000 new and used books, DVDs, CDs, LPs, videos, puzzles and games for 50 cents to $1 each . Benefits the animals of the Spokane Humane Society.

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