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  1. Background check blocks gun sale to wanted man at Spokane showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | KOMO News

    The organizer of a Spokane County gun show says Washington's new law requiring expanded background checks for firearms transfers blocked the sale of a rifle to a wanted man. The Northwest News Network reports that the man attempted to buy the weapon at the Lewis Clark Trader Gun Show at the Spokane County Fair and Expo on Dec. 6. Gun show organizer Paul Snider said he recruited three federally licensed firearms dealers to conduct background checks, in compliance with newly passed Initiative 594. 1 comment

  2. Inslee wants to beat deadline on education suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KOMO News

    Gov. Jay Inslee has a plan for putting $2.3 billion more into preschool through college education and workforce training and for meeting Washington state's obligation to the state Supreme Court a year early. But he won't say where he's going to get the money until Thursday, when he releases his full budget proposal.

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  3. Man sentenced to 2 years in medical fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | KOMO News

    A California man who told central Washington residents that God taught him how to construct a laser that cured cancer will spend two years in federal prison after pleading guilty to medical fraud. 67-year-old Edward J. Brown was sentenced Thursday by a federal judge in Spokane.

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  4. FBI: Bank robber called 'Roscoe Bandit' capturedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | KOMO News

    The FBI says it has captured a Washington bank robber nicknamed "The Roscoe Bandit" in Grants Pass, Oregon. Fifty-five-year-old William Mitchell was arrested around 3 p.m. Wednesday after a federal arrest warrant charged him with bank robbery.

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  5. Charge: Local mom collected child porn, shared 'disgusting' fantasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | KOMO News

    A Washington state mother accused of happily discussing dreams of dismembering a child now faces child pornography charges. Federal prosecutors contend Sarah Wales collected child rape photos and videos while living at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in 2013.

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  6. Man arrested on suspicion of mooching neighbor's electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | KOMO News

    A 34-year-old Spokane man was arrested last Saturday for repeatedly plugging an electrical cord into his elderly neighbor's house in order to steal her electricity, according to the Spokane Valley Sheriff's Office. According to the Sheriff's Office, the victim -- who is in her 70s, retired and on a "tight budget" -- discovered an electrical cord plugged into an outlet on the outside of her house in the 5800 block of East Fourth Avenue last Friday.

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  7. Pope names Spokane bishop as next Chicago archbishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    In this June 30, 2010, file photo, Bishop Blase Cupich, 61, of Rapid City, S.D., poses for a photo at The Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes after his announcement in Spokane, Wash. Bishop Blase Cupich, who has struck a moderate tone on divisive social issues, was appointed the archbishop of Chicago on Saturday, succeeding a cardinal with an aggressive approach to the culture wars.

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  8. UW criticizes WSU medical school studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | KOMO News

    The University of Washington on Monday criticized as deeply flawed a study released last week that supported the creation of a new medical school in Spokane by rival Washington State University. A statement from the Seattle university said the study released last week contained "faulty assumptions, omissions and erroneous data.

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  9. Art Thiel: Huskies coach Petersen and the entitled athleteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2014 | KOMO News

    It's not as if Chris Petersen is attempting to teach his Huskies players to speak Mandarin. Except it apparently feels like it.

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  10. Study says a medical school feasible at WSURead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | KOMO News

    Washington State University is well-positioned to develop an accredited medical school in the near future with a relatively modest investment from the state, according to a study commissioned by the university that was released Thursday. The study found there is a "significant and growing statewide need" for more doctors, especially outside the Seattle metropolitan area.

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  11. Vet saves tiny kitten tossed from speeding carRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | KOMO News

    A tiny, 5-week-old kitten tossed from a speeding vehicle in Spokane, Washington, has been rescued and treated for a broken leg.

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  12. Taxable retail sales in Wash. state up 5 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2014 | KOMO News

    The state Department of Revenue says taxable retail sales increased nearly 5 percent in the first three months of the year to more than $27 billion.

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  13. 'Optimism in the air' as crews go on offensive against wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | KOMO News

    Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of terrain in Washington State.

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  14. Helpful weather coming to Washington wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2014 | KOMO News

    Cooler temperatures and lighter winds are forecast to descend on a wildfire-stricken Washington state, helping firefighters battle flames that have been growing unfettered for a week and have covered hundreds of square miles.

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  15. Pot shop owners blame state bureaucracy for shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | KOMO News

    Business is booming for recreational pot shops in Washington. But, as the first weekend of legal sales approaches, many stores are sold out of bud.

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  16. Sheriff: Young girls hide from intruders in basement crawlspaceRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | KOMO News

    Two young girls hid inside a basement crawlspace when they heard intruders break through the front door of their Spokane home Wednesday evening, according to the Spokane County Sheriff's Office.

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  17. State issues first 24 retail marijuana licensesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | KOMO News

    Washington state issued its first retail marijuana licenses Monday with a middle-of-the-night email alerting bleary-eyed pot-shop proprietors that they'll finally be able to open for business.

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  18. Manhunt follows fatal Spokane stabbingRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2014 | KOMO News

    A tense six-hour long manhunt in which officers went house to house through a neighborhood followed a fatal stabbing in downtown Spokane on Saturday.

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