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  1. FAA grants permits for agriculture, real estate dronesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Seattle Times

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday issued permits to use drones to monitor crops and photograph properties for sale, marking the first time permission has been granted to companies involved in agriculture and real estate. The exemptions to the current ban on commercial drone flights were granted to Advanced Aviation Solutions in Spokane, Washington, for "crop scouting," and to Douglas Trudeau of Tierra Antigua Realty in Tucson, Arizona.

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  2. Police body camera pilot ends in Spokane; review nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A four-month pilot program to outfit Spokane police officers with body cameras will formally come to an end this week, but little is expected to immediately change in the department's day-to-day use of the cameras. Officers who began wearing the cameras during the pilot will be able to continue wearing them on a volunteer basis going into 2015, said Tim Schwering, director of the department's Office of Professional Oversight.

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  3. Spokane woman dies in Christmas-morning blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A woman died in a Christmas-morning fire that destroyed a mobile home in West Central Spokane, the Spokane Fire Department said. Firefighters were called to the Sans Souci West park at 3231 W. Boone Ave. around 4 a.m. Thursday.

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  4. UW panel: Triple the UW medical school program in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A University of Washington panel headed by former Gov. Dan Evans believes the best way to quickly increase the number of doctors working in rural Washington is for the UW to expand its medical school program in Spokane. It did not weigh in on what's become a sore point between UW and Washington State University: whether it's also necessary for to build its own, separate medical school in Spokane to alleviate the physician shortage.

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  5. Thief makes off with Salvation Army kettle in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A thief stole an unknown amount of money and a great deal of Holiday cheer on Saturday when he made off with a Salvation Army kettle at a South Hill grocery store. A Salvation Army bell ringer told officers he was collecting donations about 4 p.m. Saturday at Rosauers, 2610 E. 29th Ave., when a man approached him and asked if he'd ever been robbed, according to the Salvation Army.

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  6. Legislators unveil bills for new WSU medical schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Two state legislators from Spokane will propose bills to create a new medical school in Spokane under the control of Washington State University. State Rep. Marcus Riccelli, a Democrat, and state Sen. Mike Baumgartner, a Republican, will unveil legislation Tuesday to change a 1917 law that limits medical education to the University of Washington.

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  7. 5 free things to do in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Cyclists ride the Centennial Trail, a 60-mile paved biking and hiking trail that connects Spokane with Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and Lake Coeur d'Alene. Much of the trail is along the Spokane River.

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  8. Steve Gleason will be inducted into Washington State University Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Seattle Times

    New Orleans coach Sean Payton, left, leads a cheer with former Saints player Steve Gleason, who suffers from ALS, before an NFL game last season. Gleason will enter the WSU Hall of Fame.

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  9. 3A semifinal preview: Eastside Catholic at Mount SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Seattle Times

    For the second time in three years, the road to the Tacoma Dome goes through Spokane for Eastside Catholic. To reach the 3A state championship football game, the second-ranked Crusaders must beat No.

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  10. Denny Fitzpatrick looks back at 1974 Apple Cup performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Seattle Times

    In his final game in a Washington uniform, and in the final game of Jim Owens' 18-year coaching career at UW, Fitzpatrick rushed for 249 yards to lead the Huskies to a 24-17 Apple Cup victory at Joe Albi Stadium, on the same artificial turf he had starred in high school for Gonzaga Prep. Temperatures were in the high-30s for that game on Nov. 23, 1974.

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  11. Tia Presley leads WSU women to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Seattle Times

    HAMPTON, Va. Tia Presley scored 36 points to lead the Washington State women's basketball team to a 74-60 victory over Hampton on Tuesday night.

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  12. What was the most memorable Apple Cup game?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Seattle Times

    With the Washington State Cougars and Washington Huskies scheduled face each other for the 107th time Saturday in Pullman, we're remembering some the greatest Apple Cups each day leading up to the game in the Take 2 blog. At the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote on which game you think is the most memorable.

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  13. No bull: Trio of moose visit Pasco tree nurseryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Garden Gate Nursery north of Pasco isn't open to customers this time of year, but that didn't stop one visitor from making herself at home among the trees Monday. Three moose - believed to be a bull and two cows - were spotted around the nursery about 7 a.m., owner Everett Wray said.

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  14. Shadle Park's Brett Rypien breaks state recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Shadle Park quarterback Brett Rypien broke the career passing yards record previously held by Skyline's Max Browne this past Saturday. Rypien added 329 passing yards in a 35-20 loss to Mt.

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  15. No. 24 Gonzaga women win on the roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Shelby Cheslek, who is from Pullman, matched her career high with 16 points as No. 24 Gonzaga cruised past Montana State 89-60 Friday night.

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  16. Football semifinals: Tacoma Dome scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Here is the schedule for next week's semifinal games at the Tacoma Dome. The teams are to be determined, obviously.

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  17. A look back at the 4A state volleyball tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Although I was concentrating on the Class 3A state volleyball tournament, I got to watch a fair amount of the 4A matches, too - at least until the championships, which were played simultaneously. Matt Massey did a great job covering the 4A event for us, and you can ready his final story here .

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  18. Auburn Mountainview knocked out of 3A playoffs by Shadle Park, 41-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Seattle Times

    Auburn Mountainview's season came to a close in the first round of the 3A state playoffs after a 41-22 loss to Shadle Park in Spokane on Saturday. Despite losing starting quarterback Gresch Jensen to a knee injury in the first quarter, the Lions scored three touchdowns in the second quarter to close to within 27-22 at the half.

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  19. State volleyball previewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Seattle Times

    The state volleyball tournament starts Friday at three different sites. Here are three teams to keep an eye on in Class 4A, 3A and 2A along with time and site information.

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  20. Officer’s body camera was off during shooting in SpokaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Seattle Times

    A Spokane police officer involved in the shooting of a domestic violence suspect last weekend was wearing a body camera but did not have it turned on, according to an initial investigation. Spokane police Chief Frank Straub announced at a public forum on Oct. 31 that the 17 officers wearing body cameras as part of the department's pilot program would record every interaction they responded to, except in extenuating circumstances.

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