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  1. Doctor: No health risk from 2 US Ebola patientsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

    ... Thursday, and by 10am, they had already handed out 838 backpacks filled with school supplies to children in Spokane County. SPOKANE, Wash. - The doors to The Salvation Army's annual Backpacks for Kids Distribution and Resource Fair opened at 9am on ...

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  2. Deputies tracking Spokane prostitution onlineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    Prostitution has been a problem in Spokane County for years, but neighbors living in hot spots are fed up.

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  3. In brief: Doggie Dips planned at pools - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... Oriented Policing Services or the West substation, visit www.spokanecops.org/ shop-locations/cops-west. Spokane County - A workshop on protecting homes from wildfires will be Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 5720 S. ...

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  4. Spokane adds 716-room convention center hotel, other amenities that visitors, big events demandRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

    ... also own and manage the Spokane Indians (baseball) and Chiefs (hockey). With perpetual greenspaces funding by Spokane County and a bond measure coming this fall to upgrade the 40-year-old site of the fair, the city and region are taking big steps to ...

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  5. Automated checkout system approved for Spokane Public Library - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... echnology and the opportunity to serve our customers," said Marich, vice president of community relations for Spokane County United Way. "No one ever likes to make decisions that impact people, but we have a responsibility at a higher level."

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  6. Housing project near I-90 heads to hearing - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    A developer based in Vancouver, Washington, is moving ahead with plans to develop 40.5 acres of new housing near Interstate 90 in southwest Spokane County.

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  7. Neighborhood updates - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    The Land Use Committee will meet today at 5 p.m. at the West Central Community Center, 1603 N. Belt St. The Morgan Acres Neighborhood Council will meet today at 6 p.m. at Spokane County Fire District 9, Station 98, 6606 N. Regal St. The Building Stronger Neighborhoods Committee will meet Monday at 5 p.m. at the Spokane Fire Department Station 4, ... (more)

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  8. Community services - Thu, 21 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    For low-income 16- to 21-year olds, in Spokane County; contact Next Generation Zone at 340-7800 or visit www.nextgenzone.org .

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  9. Letter calls alleged inmate-deputy prosecutor relationship a "Cinderella story"Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KREM-TV Spokane

    The FBI continues to investigate an alleged inappropriate relationship between a Spokane County deputy prosecutor and a convicted felon in jail.

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  10. More local departments rolling out body camerasRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... as Coeur d'Alene Police and the Airway Heights Police Department, have seen success with body cameras. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has done a pilot program with 15 of its deputies, received positive feedback, and are awaiting a ruling from ...

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  11. Spokane readers spill their secrets: one doesn't like Oregon Ducks or their fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OregonLive.com

    ... pick me up and close enough to walk to Manito Park. ----- The fairs at the end of summer. Cusick, Clayton and Spokane county fairs are all so fun to go to for such a small price to pay ----- The historic buildings, both downtown, and the homes the ...

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  12. Doug Clark: No jury duty in 45 years? No fair! - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... his trademark Mohawk and an FBI T-shirt and hat. Court officials tell me that 6,098 jurors appeared for Spokane County jury trials in 2013. Add another 640 jurors when you factor our federal courts into the stew. I'm told that when he instructs ...

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  13. Avista planning rate hikes - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... meet this fall to vote on the agreement. Customers can weigh in on the proposal at two public hearings in Spokane County next week. Mail comments to P.O. Box 47250, Olympia, WA 98504; email comment@utc.wa.gov ; or call (888) 333-9882. Avista plans ...

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  14. Spokane Sheriff expanding Air 1 programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is taking ownership of two more helicopters to add to its Air 1 program courtesy of the U.S. Army.

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  15. Admitted voyeur caught targeting Spokane Co. shoppersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KREM-TV Spokane

    ... A local man was recently accused of taking video and pictures of women's rear-ends in Spokane Valley stores. Spokane County Sheriff's deputies said they found the evidence on Kyle Tucker's cell phone. The 26-year-old was recently arrested and ...

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  16. Man starts North Spokane garage fire with propane torchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... of damage. While it's a little incident, it comes with a bigger message. A burn ban remains in effect for Spokane County and there are consequences for anyone disobeying that. This incident could come with a fine. "It's open burning, so it would be ...

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  17. Party plan like a pro - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... a good pool party, but consider safety if young kids are coming. Be sure to provide hydration. Parties at Spokane County pools cost $12.95 a person including tables, umbrellas, facility entry and a combo meal. Pattison's North Family Skating Center: ...

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  18. The Slice: Survival tips for the schoolyard - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... day is almost certain to be regarded with respect, if not awe. Slice answer: Harold Voltz said he thinks Spokane County might have the highest per capita concentration of Confederate flags in the Inland Northwest because of the number of Civil War ...

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  19. social calendar - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PSTRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | The Spokesman-Review

    ... in all price ranges. Hours of show are Friday, 4-9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spokane County Fair and Expo Center, 404 N. Havana St. $6/admission, good all weekend; free/age 12 and younger. Appraisals are $7 per item, ...

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  20. Tree SchoolRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Spokane 7

    The Spokane Conservation District and the Spokane County WSU Extension are planning an educational event for foresters, arborists, small forest owners and backyard gardeners who want to expand their skills and knowledge.

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