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  1. Ivan Doig, author who chronicled the American West, dies - Thu, 09 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Ivan Doig, an award-winning author whose books set in his native Montana made him one of the most respected writers of the American West, has died. He was 75. Geoff Kloske, the publisher of Riverhead Books, said in a statement that Doig died Thursday of multiple myeloma at his Seattle home.

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  2. WALeg Day 78: $12 minimum wage debate continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    OLYMPIA Raising the state's minimum wage to $12 by 2019 was described as not enough by some and too much by others as a Senate committee provided another forum for what's become a familiar debate in this session. Although the House approved that increase to the state's current rate of $9.47 in a series of four annual bumps, other legislators said they had other, and in their minds better, approaches the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee should consider.

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  3. Roast House to unveil Modbar - Wed, 04 Mar 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    It's the same technology used in the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery and Tasting Room, which opened late last year in Seattle. That's the closest Modbar has come to Spokane - until now.

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  4. Senate bill calls for end to Seattle tunnel project - Wed, 28 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    Two state senators say it's time to scrap the stalled Seattle tunnel project and bury Bertha, the broken-down $80 million state-of-the-art drilling machine, so the Transportation Department can find alternatives to fix or replace the viaduct that carries traffic along the city's waterfront. Republican Sens. Michael Baumgartner and Doug Ericksen introduced a bill Tuesday that says the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Project has failed "and the project as it is currently designed cannot be justified financially."

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  5. Literary calendar - Sun, 25 Jan 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | The Spokesman-Review

    A launch party and reading for "The Sasquatch Hunter's Almanac." Join the celebration with a reading and discussion of this work set in Eastern Washington.

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  6. Another busy Friday night - and dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    Friday was the night the lights were turned on in college basketball arenas all over America. It was also, as usual for the fall, a high school football night.

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  7. Seattle megachurch Mars Hill dissolves; local branches urged to continue - Sat, 01 Nov 2014 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2014 | The Spokesman-Review

    Two weeks after lead Mars Hill Church pastor Mark Driscoll resigned amid questions about his leadership, the Seattle megachurch he founded announced Friday it was dissolving its network of branches across four states. The church said on its website that the best future for its branches would be for them to becoming "autonomous self-governed entities."

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