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  • Chewelah man barricades himself in home after suspected domestic violence attack

    Chewelah man barricades himself in home after suspected domestic violence attack

    Thursday, October 19 2017 10:52 AM EDT2017-10-19 14:52:06 GMT

    CHEWELAH, Wash.- Wednesday evening, Chewelah Police Officers, assisted by Stevens County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a domestic violence call where the suspect reportedly assaulted his wife and would not allow her to leave their residence, in the 800 block of W. Robert Avenue in Chewelah. 

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    CHEWELAH, Wash.- Wednesday evening, Chewelah Police Officers, assisted by Stevens County Sheriff’s Deputies, responded to a domestic violence call where the suspect reportedly assaulted his wife and would not allow her to leave their residence, in the 800 block of W. Robert Avenue in Chewelah. 

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  • Freeman High School responds to reported social media threat

    Freeman High School responds to reported social media threat

    Tuesday, October 17 2017 8:27 PM EDT2017-10-18 00:27:03 GMT

    FREEMAN, Wash. - School administrators at Freeman High School informed parents Tuesday afternoon that they were notified of a possible threat Tuesday morning. The threat was made on social media Tuesday morning according to a letter sent to parents. School officials say they worked with law enforcement to "process and resolve the situation."

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    FREEMAN, Wash. - School administrators at Freeman High School informed parents Tuesday afternoon that they were notified of a possible threat Tuesday morning. The threat was made on social media Tuesday morning according to a letter sent to parents. School officials say they worked with law enforcement to "process and resolve the situation."

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  • Man arrested for weekend shooting death of former Spokane Empire player

    Man arrested for weekend shooting death of former Spokane Empire player

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 11:33 PM EDT2017-10-12 03:33:37 GMT
    Ricky TannerRicky Tanner

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A weekend shooting on a downtown sidewalk sent Carl Sims, a former Spokane Empire player to the hospital for the gunshot injury. Sims later died from the injury. Just before 1:00 a.m. on October 8th, an argument developed outside businesses in the area of Sprague Avenue and Washington Street. During the confrontation a man displayed a knife, another grabbed a handgun and fired a shot. Sims was struck by the bullet.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A weekend shooting on a downtown sidewalk sent Carl Sims, a former Spokane Empire player to the hospital for the gunshot injury. Sims later died from the injury. Just before 1:00 a.m. on October 8th, an argument developed outside businesses in the area of Sprague Avenue and Washington Street. During the confrontation a man displayed a knife, another grabbed a handgun and fired a shot. Sims was struck by the bullet.

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  • Pumpkin spice air freshener prompts evacuation of school

    Pumpkin spice air freshener prompts evacuation of school

    Friday, October 6 2017 10:16 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:16:11 GMT

    BALTIMORE (AP) - An unusual smell prompted an evacuation and a hazardous materials response at a Baltimore high school. But after five people were taken to the hospital complaining of upset stomachs, fire officials discovered the source of the smell: a pumpkin spice air freshener. Cristo Rey Jesuit High School was evacuated Thursday afternoon after students and teachers detected a strong smell on the third floor.

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    BALTIMORE (AP) - An unusual smell prompted an evacuation and a hazardous materials response at a Baltimore high school. But after five people were taken to the hospital complaining of upset stomachs, fire officials discovered the source of the smell: a pumpkin spice air freshener. Cristo Rey Jesuit High School was evacuated Thursday afternoon after students and teachers detected a strong smell on the third floor.

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  • 150 jobs coming to new Spokane Valley manufacturing plant

    150 jobs coming to new Spokane Valley manufacturing plant

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 1:56 PM EDT2017-09-26 17:56:59 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A new manufacturing plant in the city of Spokane Valley will employ 150 people to make engineered-wood products. Katerra, based in Menlo Park, California, plans to open the 250,000-square-foot factory early next year. The factory will produce cross-laminated timber and other engineered products that can replace concrete and steel in wooden high-rise buildings and parking garages.

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) - A new manufacturing plant in the city of Spokane Valley will employ 150 people to make engineered-wood products. Katerra, based in Menlo Park, California, plans to open the 250,000-square-foot factory early next year. The factory will produce cross-laminated timber and other engineered products that can replace concrete and steel in wooden high-rise buildings and parking garages.

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  • Ironman competitor hit by car during cycling course upgraded to fair condition

    Ironman competitor hit by car during cycling course upgraded to fair condition

    Monday, August 28 2017 11:15 AM EDT2017-08-28 15:15:55 GMT

    UPDATE: 52-year-old Crystal E. O'Conner of Bozeman, Montana is now listed in fair condition as of Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle while she was on the 112-mile bike portion of Ironman Coeur d'Alene. O'Conner was airlifted to Kootenai Health following the collision and initially listed in critical condition.

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    UPDATE: 52-year-old Crystal E. O'Conner of Bozeman, Montana is now listed in fair condition as of Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle while she was on the 112-mile bike portion of Ironman Coeur d'Alene. O'Conner was airlifted to Kootenai Health following the collision and initially listed in critical condition.

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  • Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers pictured with Charlottesville rally attendee, and WSU College Republican President, James Allsup

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:58:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash.- A picture of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is getting a lot of attention on social media. The picture shows the the 5th District representative with a large group of students at Washington State University. But one student in particular is the reason that the picture is going viral. James Allsup is in the picture.

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    SPOKANE, Wash.- A picture of Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers is getting a lot of attention on social media. The picture shows the the 5th District representative with a large group of students at Washington State University. But one student in particular is the reason that the picture is going viral. James Allsup is in the picture.

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  • Washington State University president responds to outcry after Charlottesville violence

    Washington State University president responds to outcry after Charlottesville violence

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:32 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:32:51 GMT

    PULLMAN, Wash.- Washington State University has released a statement in response to what they call "many questions and comments from staff, faculty, students and more" about Saturday's Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA.

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    PULLMAN, Wash.- Washington State University has released a statement in response to what they call "many questions and comments from staff, faculty, students and more" about Saturday's Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, VA.

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  • Three vehicle crash shuts down one of Spokane's busiest intersections

    Three vehicle crash shuts down one of Spokane's busiest intersections

    Monday, July 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-07-17 13:03:37 GMT

    KHQ.COM - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred yesterday evening at the intersection of Sprague/Division. The intersection was closed for just over 6 hours as investigators processed the scene. Anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t spoken to police yet is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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    KHQ.COM - The Spokane Police Department is investigating a serious crash that occurred yesterday evening at the intersection of Sprague/Division. The intersection was closed for just over 6 hours as investigators processed the scene. Anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t spoken to police yet is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

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  • Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

    Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

    Sunday, July 16 2017 10:07 PM EDT2017-07-17 02:07:00 GMT


    Veteran actor, Martin Landau, died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, according to his publicist.

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    Veteran actor, Martin Landau, died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, according to his publicist.

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  • PHOTOS: Is any of this stolen property found at Silverwood yours?

    PHOTOS: Is any of this stolen property found at Silverwood yours?

    Friday, July 14 2017 10:01 PM EDT2017-07-15 02:01:43 GMT

    HAYDEN, Idaho- There's never a good time to be the victim of theft, but it feels especially violating when it happens during a holiday. That's why we're very happy to report that the Kootenai County Sheriff's office just posted dozens of pictures of property they recently found. ...

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    HAYDEN, Idaho- There's never a good time to be the victim of theft, but it feels especially violating when it happens during a holiday. That's why we're very happy to report that the Kootenai County Sheriff's office just posted dozens of pictures of property they recently found. ...

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  • New York City cop fatally shot in 'clear assassination' while sitting in patrol car

    New York City cop fatally shot in 'clear assassination' while sitting in patrol car

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 11:17 AM EDT2017-07-05 15:17:27 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a New York City officer who was shot while sitting in her patrol car has died in what they're calling a "clear assassination." Police Sgt. Brendan Ryan says 48-year-old Officer Miosotis Familia died at a hospital early Wednesday. Police say other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a New York City officer who was shot while sitting in her patrol car has died in what they're calling a "clear assassination." Police Sgt. Brendan Ryan says 48-year-old Officer Miosotis Familia died at a hospital early Wednesday. Police say other officers shot and killed the suspect after he drew a revolver on them.

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  • Man breaks into New Jersey woman's home and climbs in bed with her

    Man breaks into New Jersey woman's home and climbs in bed with her

    Thursday, June 29 2017 8:24 AM EDT2017-06-29 12:24:58 GMT

    PALISADES PARK, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey say a man broke into a woman's home and lay next to her in bed before asking to spend the night. Palisades Park police say the woman began screaming and the man then fled. Police are on the lookout for the man and released a sketch of him Wednesday.

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    PALISADES PARK, N.J. (AP) - Police in New Jersey say a man broke into a woman's home and lay next to her in bed before asking to spend the night. Palisades Park police say the woman began screaming and the man then fled. Police are on the lookout for the man and released a sketch of him Wednesday.

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  • Driver swallows false teeth then crashes into two parked cars on Monroe, sending one crashing into tavern

    Driver swallows false teeth then crashes into two parked cars on Monroe, sending one crashing into tavern

    Thursday, June 1 2017 7:28 PM EDT2017-06-01 23:28:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The driver of a minivan swallowed his false teeth, then hit a couple of parked cars near Fairview and Monroe. Spokane Police say the driver was heading south on Monroe, swallowed his teeth, lost control of the minivan ran into two cars in front of The Hub Tavern, forcing one of the parked cars to crash into  the bar, causing major structural damage.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The driver of a minivan swallowed his false teeth, then hit a couple of parked cars near Fairview and Monroe. Spokane Police say the driver was heading south on Monroe, swallowed his teeth, lost control of the minivan ran into two cars in front of The Hub Tavern, forcing one of the parked cars to crash into  the bar, causing major structural damage.

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  • Zillow's real estate 'Zestimates' under fire

    Zillow's real estate 'Zestimates' under fire

    Friday, May 26 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-05-26 21:08:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're selling a home, it's probably something you check. If you own a home, you might just check it out of curiosity. And if you're buying a home, you're definitely going to check it out. We're talking about the home's "Zestimate." The Zestimate is a home's value based on real estate website Zillow's estimation. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're selling a home, it's probably something you check. If you own a home, you might just check it out of curiosity. And if you're buying a home, you're definitely going to check it out. We're talking about the home's "Zestimate." The Zestimate is a home's value based on real estate website Zillow's estimation. 

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  • New Pediatric guidelines: No fruit juice for kids younger than 1

    New Pediatric guidelines: No fruit juice for kids younger than 1

    Monday, May 22 2017 2:56 PM EDT2017-05-22 18:56:29 GMT
    Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it's advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This is the first change to the academy's fruit juice recommendation since 2001. Past guidelines advised against juice for babies under six months, but doctors are concerned about childhood obesity and dental health. They say juice is full of calories and sugar, and is not a good substitute for fresh fruit.   ...>>
    Children should not be given fruit juice before they are 1 year old unless it's advised by a doctor, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. This is the first change to the academy's fruit juice recommendation since 2001. Past guidelines advised against juice for babies under six months, but doctors are concerned about childhood obesity and dental health. They say juice is full of calories and sugar, and is not a good substitute for fresh fruit.   ...>>
  • Teen swerves to avoid deer, ends up in Hauser Lake

    Teen swerves to avoid deer, ends up in Hauser Lake

    Friday, May 12 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-05-13 01:06:07 GMT

    HAUSER LAKE, Idaho - Friday morning, May 12th, 2017, a young woman found herself in a split second decision. According to Kootenai County deputies, she swerved to avoid a deer, but ended up in Hauser Lake. “We never suggest people to swerve out of the way for deer, there's much more dangerous and harder things you could crash into,” Trooper Cody Herman with the Idaho State Police said. Trooper Herman says people could crash 

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    HAUSER LAKE, Idaho - Friday morning, May 12th, 2017, a young woman found herself in a split second decision. According to Kootenai County deputies, she swerved to avoid a deer, but ended up in Hauser Lake. “We never suggest people to swerve out of the way for deer, there's much more dangerous and harder things you could crash into,” Trooper Cody Herman with the Idaho State Police said. Trooper Herman says people could crash 

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  • Spokane St. Patrick's Day parade a tradition for some

    Spokane St. Patrick's Day parade a tradition for some

    Saturday, March 11 2017 7:39 PM EST2017-03-12 00:39:44 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The sun was shining, the streets were crowded, and everything was green. It was the perfect day for 7-year-old Seth Haynes. “At the St. Patrick’s Day parade, I get candy all the time,” Seth says. He says it’s a family fun day and wouldn’t be complete without his grandmother.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The sun was shining, the streets were crowded, and everything was green. It was the perfect day for 7-year-old Seth Haynes. “At the St. Patrick’s Day parade, I get candy all the time,” Seth says. He says it’s a family fun day and wouldn’t be complete without his grandmother.

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  • PHOTOS: A behind the scenes look at Riverfront Park

    PHOTOS: A behind the scenes look at Riverfront Park

    Thursday, March 2 2017 6:34 PM EST2017-03-02 23:34:53 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you’ve been Downtown recently you’ve likely noticed a lot of changes in Riverfront Park. Many might be thinking these changes are sad to see but rest assured, Riverfront Park is going to be a sight to see!Tour guides from the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department showed KHQ some of the exciting changes. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you’ve been Downtown recently you’ve likely noticed a lot of changes in Riverfront Park. Many might be thinking these changes are sad to see but rest assured, Riverfront Park is going to be a sight to see!Tour guides from the City of Spokane Parks and Recreation Department showed KHQ some of the exciting changes. 

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  • Spokane Public Schools discussing plans to eliminate valedictorian

    Spokane Public Schools discussing plans to eliminate valedictorian

    Friday, February 3 2017 2:01 PM EST2017-02-03 19:01:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Public Schools have been discussing doing away with the valedictorian system for about a year and a half. The committee has been meeting often and reaching out to students, principals, and college admission staff for input. This is not policy or procedure yet but it is a large topic of conversation.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Public Schools have been discussing doing away with the valedictorian system for about a year and a half. The committee has been meeting often and reaching out to students, principals, and college admission staff for input. This is not policy or procedure yet but it is a large topic of conversation.

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  • UPDATE: Colfax Police say child made up abduction story

    UPDATE: Colfax Police say child made up abduction story

    Thursday, May 4 2017 3:04 PM EDT2017-05-04 19:04:34 GMT

    COLFAX, Wash. - Colfax Police tell KHQ the child who claimed he was abducted Wednesday afternoon made up the story. Police say the child was at a friends house and didn't want to get into trouble so he made up the abduction story. 

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    COLFAX, Wash. - Colfax Police tell KHQ the child who claimed he was abducted Wednesday afternoon made up the story. Police say the child was at a friends house and didn't want to get into trouble so he made up the abduction story. 

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  • Looking to file a claim for pothole damage? Here's how

    Looking to file a claim for pothole damage? Here's how

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:22:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's pothole season right now in Spokane and this year is particularly bad.  I grew up south of Spokane in the country and I've seen gravel roads in better condition than some of the streets in our town.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's pothole season right now in Spokane and this year is particularly bad.  I grew up south of Spokane in the country and I've seen gravel roads in better condition than some of the streets in our town. Most of the potholes seem to be visible enough to where you can safely navigate them, but there are those tire-eaters that seem to come out of nowhere and live up to their name. 

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  • Jonathan Smith, who admitted to KHQ he assaulted women on Centennial Trail, charged with 11 counts of assault with sexual motivation

    Jonathan Smith, who admitted to KHQ he assaulted women on Centennial Trail, charged with 11 counts of assault with sexual motivation

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:42:50 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who came to KHQ earlier this week and admitted to slapping several women on their backsides along the Centennial Trail made his first court appearance on Friday and is being charged with 11 counts of Assault with Sexual Motivation.  Jonathan Smith's bond was set at $11,000 - $1000 for each charge - Friday morning.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The man who came to KHQ earlier this week and admitted to slapping several women on their backsides along the Centennial Trail made his first court appearance on Friday and is being charged with 11 counts of Assault with Sexual Motivation.  Jonathan Smith's bond was set at $11,000 - $1000 for each charge - Friday morning.  

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  • Comedian Don Rickles dead of kidney failure at age 90

    Comedian Don Rickles dead of kidney failure at age 90

    Thursday, April 6 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-04-06 18:31:54 GMT

    LOS ANGELES, Calif.- Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90.   
    Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.
        
     

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    LOS ANGELES, Calif.- Comedian Don Rickles has died at age 90.   
    Paul Shefrin, his longtime publicist and friend, said Rickles died Thursday of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home.
        
     

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  • Law enforcement looking for woman involved with credit card, identity theft

    Law enforcement looking for woman involved with credit card, identity theft

    Friday, March 24 2017 12:52 AM EDT2017-03-24 04:52:32 GMT
    Courtesy Spokane County Sheriff's OfficeCourtesy Spokane County Sheriff's Office

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Property Crimes Task Force Detectives are investigating the criminal activities of 39-year-old Shannon L. Shelton. Investigators have been attempting to contact Shelton after they learned she was involved with the theft of credit cards/checks, resulting in several incidents of identity theft. Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the incidents also resulted in multiple fraudulent charges, totaling several thousands 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Property Crimes Task Force Detectives are investigating the criminal activities of 39-year-old Shannon L. Shelton. Investigators have been attempting to contact Shelton after they learned she was involved with the theft of credit cards/checks, resulting in several incidents of identity theft. Spokane County Sheriff's Office says the incidents also resulted in multiple fraudulent charges, totaling several thousands 

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  • PHOTOS: 'Suspicious packages' found at downtown Spokane gas station

    PHOTOS: 'Suspicious packages' found at downtown Spokane gas station

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-03-22 22:38:19 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police blocked off roads in the area of 2nd and Browne in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon after two "suspicious packages" were found at a gas station. An explosive disposal unit was called to the scene.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police blocked off roads in the area of 2nd and Browne in downtown Spokane Wednesday afternoon after two "suspicious packages" were found at a gas station. An explosive disposal unit was called to the scene.

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  • Man with a history of breaking out of jail now back in jail

    Man with a history of breaking out of jail now back in jail

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-03-21 19:58:32 GMT
    Roy BieluchRoy Bieluch

    OSBURN, Idaho- The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office reports that Roy Bieluch is back in custody after being on the run since Friday night. The Sheriff's Office says an off-duty Deputy found Bieluch on Tuesday. Bieluch tried running from the deputy again, running back and forth across the freeway.

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    OSBURN, Idaho- The Shoshone County Sheriff's Office reports that Roy Bieluch is back in custody after being on the run since Friday night. The Sheriff's Office says an off-duty Deputy found Bieluch on Tuesday. Bieluch tried running from the deputy again, running back and forth across the freeway.

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  • The story behind Dicey: the die that appeared on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene

    The story behind Dicey: the die that appeared on the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:03:19 GMT
    Courtesy Michele GridleyCourtesy Michele Gridley

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On Monday, thanks to flooding, the world was introduced to Dicey. Dicey was a single die that washed up onto the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene just outside the Resort. No one knew what it was or where it came from, but there were some interesting guesses.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho- On Monday, thanks to flooding, the world was introduced to Dicey. Dicey was a single die that washed up onto the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene just outside the Resort. No one knew what it was or where it came from, but there were some interesting guesses.

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  • NFL: Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

    NFL: Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey found

    Monday, March 20 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-03-20 14:42:17 GMT

    NEW YORK - The search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over. The NFL says it was in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media." The league did not elaborate in its statement on specifically who had it. The NFL says the jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities." 

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    NEW YORK - he search for Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jersey is over. The NFL says it was in "possession of a credentialed member of the international media." The league did not elaborate in its statement on specifically who had it. The NFL says the jersey was found through the "cooperation of the NFL and New England Patriots' security teams, the FBI and other law enforcement authorities." 

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  • UPDATE: Spokane County Road Closures

    UPDATE: Spokane County Road Closures

    Friday, March 17 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-03-17 19:49:52 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Updated list of road closures due to washouts and flooding in and around Spokane County as of Wednesday afternoon

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Road Closure Update for 1:00 PM This afternoon, Spokane County Public Works reports additional road closures from washouts.

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  • Flooding forces evacuation of Hunters fire station

    Flooding forces evacuation of Hunters fire station

    Thursday, March 16 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-03-16 17:10:11 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Flooding has forced the evacuation of the Hunters Fire Station in Stevens County Fire District #2.  Fire Chief Rick Anderson told KHQ he has lived in the area his whole life and the area is experiencing unprecedented flooding and it was an "abandon ship" mentality when they decided to leave the fire station. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Flooding has forced the evacuation of the Hunters Fire Station in Stevens County Fire District #2.  Fire Chief Rick Anderson told KHQ he has lived in the area his whole life and the area is experiencing unprecedented flooding and it was an "abandon ship" mentality when they decided to leave the fire station. 

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  • UK grants 1st license to make babies using DNA from 3 people

    UK grants 1st license to make babies using DNA from 3 people

    Thursday, March 16 2017 8:15 AM EDT2017-03-16 12:15:11 GMT

    LONDON - Britain's Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people, the first time such approval has been granted. The license was granted by the country's fertility regulator on Thursday, according to the university.

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    LONDON - Britain's Newcastle University says its scientists have received a license to create babies using DNA from three people, the first time such approval has been granted. The license was granted by the country's fertility regulator on Thursday, according to the university.

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  • PHOTOS: Driver of Audi found submerged in Lake Coeur d'Alene identified

    PHOTOS: Driver of Audi found submerged in Lake Coeur d'Alene identified

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-03-15 23:54:25 GMT

    COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - An Audi has been pulled out of Lake Coeur d'Alene near the 3rd street boat launch. According to Coeur d'Alene Police, someone walking by saw the car floating in the water Wednesday morning and reported it to police. Authorities sent a dive team in the water to see if the car was occupied. After smashing out the rear windshield and the sun roof it was determined the car was empty.

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    COEUR d'ALENE, Idaho - An Audi has been pulled out of Lake Coeur d'Alene near the 3rd street boat launch. According to Coeur d'Alene Police, someone walking by saw the car floating in the water Wednesday morning and reported it to police. Authorities sent a dive team in the water to see if the car was occupied. After smashing out the rear windshield and the sun roof it was determined the car was empty.

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  • Canoeists found safe after boat overturns near People's Park

    Canoeists found safe after boat overturns near People's Park

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-15 23:24:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Responders on the scene of a water rescue near People's Park in Spokane say five canoeists are safe and accounted for after their abandoned boat triggered a water rescue response Wednesday afternoon.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Update: Responders on the scene of a water rescue near People's Park in Spokane say five canoeists are safe and accounted for after their abandoned boat triggered a water rescue response Wednesday afternoon.

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  • Florida judge rules citizen's shooting of suspect fighting with deputy was justified

    Florida judge rules citizen's shooting of suspect fighting with deputy was justified

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-03-15 21:22:18 GMT

    LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man in Florida ha been cleared of charges after he shot and killed another man who was attacking a Lee County, Florida deputy back in November. Cell phone video of the incident was released on Wednesday by the Florida State Attorney's Office. In the footage, you see Deputy Dean Bardes pinned to the ground by suspect Edward Strother. 

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    LEE COUNTY, Fla. - A man in Florida ha been cleared of charges after he shot and killed another man who was attacking a Lee County, Florida deputy back in November. Cell phone video of the incident was released on Wednesday by the Florida State Attorney's Office. In the footage, you see Deputy Dean Bardes pinned to the ground by suspect Edward Strother. 

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  • 12 railroad cars derail in Boundary County

    12 railroad cars derail in Boundary County

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:29:36 GMT

    BOUNDARY COUNTRY, Idaho - A Union Pacific Railroad train had 12 cars derail Wednesday morning in Boundary County.  The Boundary County Sheriff's Office says the 12 cars were loaded with grain and derailed due to a mudslide about four miles north of Highway 2 on Moyie River Road. None of the cars reached the nearby Moyie River and no HAZMAT material was involved.  

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    BOUNDARY COUNTRY, Idaho - A Union Pacific Railroad train had 12 cars derail Wednesday morning in Boundary County.  The Boundary County Sheriff's Office says the 12 cars were loaded with grain and derailed due to a mudslide about four miles north of Highway 2 on Moyie River Road. None of the cars reached the nearby Moyie River and no HAZMAT material was involved.  

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  • PHOTOS: Do you know this woman? Detectives believe she cashed fake checks

    PHOTOS: Do you know this woman? Detectives believe she cashed fake checks

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-03-15 19:29:07 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a woman they believe fraudulently cashed counterfeit checks.  Back in January, a victim told detectives he had learned some checks used to make payments were stolen from his outgoing mailbox. The stolen checks were not cashed, but the victim checked his banking information and learned several unauthorized checks had been written against his account.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help finding a woman they believe fraudulently cashed counterfeit checks.  Back in January, a victim told detectives he had learned some checks used to make payments were stolen from his outgoing mailbox. The stolen checks were not cashed, but the victim checked his banking information and learned several unauthorized checks had been written against his account.

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  • Highway 5 in near Plummer closed

    Highway 5 in near Plummer closed

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-03-15 14:48:04 GMT

    ST. MARIES, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Transportation have closed Highway 5 east of Plummer and about 4 miles west of Parkline at milepost 6. The road collapsed Tuesday afternoon and crews are working to fix it. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes. 

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    ST. MARIES, Idaho - Officials with the Idaho Department of Transportation have closed Highway 5 east of Plummer and about 4 miles west of Parkline at milepost 6. The road collapsed Tuesday afternoon and crews are working to fix it. Avoid the area and seek alternate routes. 

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  • Thieves target home of deceased Lewiston man while family attends his funeral

    Thieves target home of deceased Lewiston man while family attends his funeral

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-03-14 20:21:30 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - Talk about the lowest of low. A grieving family believes crooks preyed on them after they created an obituary for their father. His home was ransacked shortly after his death, possibly during his memorial service. Jim Sprenger, 84, passed away earlier this month. Those who knew him say he was incredibly loved and admired throughout the community.

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - Talk about the lowest of low. A grieving family believes crooks preyed on them after they created an obituary for their father. His home was ransacked shortly after his death, possibly during his memorial service. Jim Sprenger, 84, passed away earlier this month. Those who knew him say he was incredibly loved and admired throughout the community.

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  • Body of woman found after Medical Lake house fire

    Body of woman found after Medical Lake house fire

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-03-14 23:02:25 GMT

    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a body was found in a Medical Lake home following a fire early Tuesday morning. The Sheriff's Office says investigators are on scene trying to determine how the person died. Arson investigators are also on scene. 

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    MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a body was found in a Medical Lake home following a fire early Tuesday morning. The Sheriff's Office says investigators are on scene trying to determine how the person died. Arson investigators are also on scene. 

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  • Lawmaker mocks abortion law with call for masturbation fines

    Lawmaker mocks abortion law with call for masturbation fines

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 11:21 AM EDT2017-03-14 15:21:10 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas lawmaker is making a point about legislation that restricts women's access to health care and abortions by proposing to fine men $100 when they masturbate. Alongside the penalty for wasting semen not resulting in a pregnancy, state Rep. Jessica Farrar's bill would require a "medically unnecessary digital rectal exam" before any man undergoes a vasectomy or can be prescribed Viagra. 

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    AUSTIN, Texas - A Texas lawmaker is making a point about legislation that restricts women's access to health care and abortions by proposing to fine men $100 when they masturbate. Alongside the penalty for wasting semen not resulting in a pregnancy, state Rep. Jessica Farrar's bill would require a "medically unnecessary digital rectal exam" before any man undergoes a vasectomy or can be prescribed Viagra. 

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  • UPDATE: Standoff suspect accused of assault and unlawful imprisonment

    UPDATE: Standoff suspect accused of assault and unlawful imprisonment

    Monday, March 13 2017 7:02 PM EDT2017-03-13 23:02:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a 34-year-old man this weekend after a woman said he locked her in a room, threatened her with an ax and strangled her with her own shirt.  According to court documents, the woman said she arrived home near 17th and Jefferson and a man, later identified as Steven Serpa, pulled up in a red car.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police arrested a 34-year-old man this weekend after a woman said he locked her in a room, threatened her with an ax and strangled her with her own shirt.  According to court documents, the woman said she arrived home near 17th and Jefferson and a man, later identified as Steven Serpa, pulled up in a red car.

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  • Hecla releases statement on strike at Lucky Friday Mine

    Hecla releases statement on strike at Lucky Friday Mine

    Monday, March 13 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-03-13 21:55:47 GMT

    MULLAN, Idaho - Miners of the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho are on strike after failing to agree on negotiations with Hecla who owns the mine. 250 miners are employed there and in a strike vote taken Sunday night at 7pm, 230 miners voted to strike while on 2 voted not to strike. According to Phil Epler, President of the United Steel Workers Local 5144, miners began negotiations with Hecla back in May of 2016.

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    MULLAN, Idaho - Miners of the Lucky Friday Mine in Mullan, Idaho are on strike after failing to agree on negotiations with Hecla who owns the mine. 250 miners are employed there and in a strike vote taken Sunday night at 7pm, 230 miners voted to strike while on 2 voted not to strike. According to Phil Epler, President of the United Steel Workers Local 5144, miners began negotiations with Hecla back in May of 2016.

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  • Villanova, Gonzaga, Kansas, Arizona lead final AP poll

    Villanova, Gonzaga, Kansas, Arizona lead final AP poll

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:33:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll of the season.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll of the season. The Wildcats (31-3) were a runaway choice Monday, receiving 59 first-place votes from the 65-member media panel. Gonzaga (32-1), which received the other six first-place votes, and Kansas, two No. 1 seeds for the tournament, were second and third.

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  • WSDOT opens one lane of Highway 20

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:28:31 GMT

    NEWHALEM, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation has opened one lane of Highway 20 after a snow slide covered the road over the weekend, trapping residents from the towns of Newhalem and Diablo, along with 53 high school students who were on a field trip.  53 students and 17 staff members from Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek were visiting the North Cascade Institute on Friday.

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    NEWHALEM, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation has opened one lane of Highway 20 after a snow slide covered the road over the weekend, trapping residents from the towns of Newhalem and Diablo, along with 53 high school students who were on a field trip.  53 students and 17 staff members from Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek were visiting the North Cascade Institute on Friday.

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  • Cleanup finished at pipeline protest camps

    Cleanup finished at pipeline protest camps

    Monday, March 13 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-03-13 17:41:31 GMT

    BISMARCK, N.D. - The Army Corps of Engineers has finished cleaning up three Dakota Access pipeline protest camps that were on federal land in North Dakota. 

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    BISMARCK, N.D. - The Army Corps of Engineers has finished cleaning up three Dakota Access pipeline protest camps that were on federal land in North Dakota. The Corps hired a contractor after the main camp and two others were cleared out and shut down late last month in advance of the spring flooding season. They'd operated since last spring and at times held thousands of pipeline opponents.

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  • Not sweet: Girl Scout cookie cash stolen from South Carolina mom, daughter

    Not sweet: Girl Scout cookie cash stolen from South Carolina mom, daughter

    Monday, March 13 2017 1:33 PM EDT2017-03-13 17:33:57 GMT

    ANDERSON, S.C. - A mother and her daughter have been robbed as they sold Girl Scout cookies outside a Wal-Mart store in South Carolina.      Anderson County sheriff's deputies say a woman first asked them for change for a vending machine.

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    ANDERSON, S.C. - A mother and her daughter have been robbed as they sold Girl Scout cookies outside a Wal-Mart store in South Carolina.      Anderson County sheriff's deputies say a woman first asked them for change for a vending machine. Then she went back and forth to a Jeep, supposedly to see what flavor cookies the driver wanted. 

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  • Clarkston man arrested in DUI crash

    Clarkston man arrested in DUI crash

    Sunday, March 12 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-03-12 18:00:22 GMT

    LEWISTON, Idaho - On Saturday night, Lewiston police officers were dispatched to a rollover crash on Bryden Canyon Road. Initial reports indicated a man was trapped in his vehicle, When police arrived they found the man, later identified as Mark Poirier of Clarkston, outside the car along with his two dogs. The car was nose down in a ditch on the north side of the road.

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    LEWISTON, Idaho - On Saturday night, Lewiston police officers were dispatched to a rollover crash on Bryden Canyon Road. Initial reports indicated a man was trapped in his vehicle, When police arrived they found the man, later identified as Mark Poirier of Clarkston, outside the car along with his two dogs. The car was nose down in a ditch on the north side of the road.

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  • Post Falls man still recovering after paralyzing crash

    Post Falls man still recovering after paralyzing crash

    Saturday, March 11 2017 9:20 PM EST2017-03-12 02:20:00 GMT

    POST FALLS, Idaho - About a month ago, a Post Falls man was hit by a car while walking along Seltice Way in Post Falls. The crash left the man paralyzed from the waist down. He's been recovering in a hospital bed since the crash, and now he's speaking about the incident for the first time.

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    POST FALLS, Idaho - About a month ago, a Post Falls man was hit by a car while walking along Seltice Way in Post Falls. The crash left the man paralyzed from the waist down. He's been recovering in a hospital bed since the crash, and now he's speaking about the incident for the first time.

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  • Passenger knocks out STA bus driver in northwest Spokane

    Passenger knocks out STA bus driver in northwest Spokane

    Saturday, March 11 2017 1:51 AM EST2017-03-11 06:51:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A STA bus driver was knocked out by a passenger Friday morning while the driver was training another driver in northwest Spokane.  STA tells KHQ the bus was making a stop at Alberta and Northwest Blvd. at around 7:05 a.m. STA says one of their Coach Operators was training a bus driver, who was driving at the time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A STA bus driver was knocked out by a passenger Friday morning while the driver was training another driver in northwest Spokane.  STA tells KHQ the bus was making a stop at Alberta and Northwest Blvd. at around 7:05 a.m. STA says one of their Coach Operators was training a bus driver, who was driving at the time. 

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  • UPDATE: 'Barricaded subject' near 17th and Cedar arrested

    UPDATE: 'Barricaded subject' near 17th and Cedar arrested

    Friday, March 10 2017 5:12 PM EST2017-03-10 22:12:22 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they have located and arrested the assault suspect they were looking for near 17th and Cedar. Roads should reopen soon. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police say they have located and arrested the assault suspect they were looking for near 17th and Cedar. Roads should reopen soon. 

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  • Spokane County Sheriff's Office identifies Sgt. shot by domestic violence suspect

    Spokane County Sheriff's Office identifies Sgt. shot by domestic violence suspect

    Friday, March 10 2017 4:51 PM EST2017-03-10 21:51:48 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the Sergeant who was shot in the shoulder earlier this week by a domestic violence suspect. Sergeant H.J. Whapeles (pronounced Way-pulls) was shot in the shoulder by Dean Bellamy during a standoff earlier this week in north Spokane County. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the Sergeant who was shot in the shoulder earlier this week by a domestic violence suspect. Sergeant H.J. Whapeles (pronounced Way-pulls) was shot in the shoulder by Dean Bellamy during a standoff earlier this week in north Spokane County. 

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  • Oregon joins legal challenge to US travel ban

    Oregon joins legal challenge to US travel ban

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:55 PM EST2017-03-09 23:55:36 GMT

    SEATTLE - New York's attorney general says his state will join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's travel ban. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in a statement Thursday calls the executive order "a Muslim ban by another name." Legal challenges to the ban are mounting.

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    SEATTLE - New York's attorney general says his state will join Washington state's lawsuit against President Donald Trump's travel ban. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in a statement Thursday calls the executive order "a Muslim ban by another name." Legal challenges to the ban are mounting.

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  • Man steps in front of cement truck on I-90 off-ramp in downtown Spokane

    Man steps in front of cement truck on I-90 off-ramp in downtown Spokane

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:47 PM EST2017-03-09 23:47:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man suffered non-life threatening injuries on Thursday after officials ay he stepped in front of a cement truck in downtown Spokane.  Troopers say the man walked in front of the truck on the westbound I-90 off-ramp at Division. His injuries are not life-threatening and the driver will not be cited.  One lane on the off-ramp was blocked for a short time. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A man suffered non-life threatening injuries on Thursday after officials ay he stepped in front of a cement truck in downtown Spokane.  Troopers say the man walked in front of the truck on the westbound I-90 off-ramp at Division. His injuries are not life-threatening and the driver will not be cited.  One lane on the off-ramp was blocked for a short time. 

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  • No contact order outlines murder suspect Steven Denson's January strangulation arrest

    No contact order outlines murder suspect Steven Denson's January strangulation arrest

    Thursday, March 9 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-03-09 23:30:03 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for 61-year-old Steven Denson, who they believed shot and killed his ex-fiance, Kelly Pease, on Wednesday.  Denson has a history of domestic violence that most recently included being arrested for strangling Pease back on January 23, 2017. Court documents in a No Contact Order detail the events that led to Denson's arrest the next day.  

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Coeur d'Alene Police are searching for 61-year-old Steven Denson, who they believed shot and killed his ex-fiance, Kelly Pease, on Wednesday.  Denson has a history of domestic violence that most recently included being arrested for strangling Pease back on January 23, 2017. Court documents in a No Contact Order detail the events that led to Denson's arrest the next day.  

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  • Resources for anyone caught up in an abusive relationship

    Resources for anyone caught up in an abusive relationship

    Thursday, March 9 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-03-09 20:54:05 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The writing was on Kelly Pease's Facebook wall for quite some time. She posted several references to being in an abusive relationship and wanting to leave.  On Wednesday, she was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police are currently looking for her ex-fiance, 61-year-old Steven Denson, as the prime suspect in her murder.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The writing was on Kelly Pease's Facebook wall for quite some time. She posted several references to being in an abusive relationship and wanting to leave.  On Wednesday, she was found dead with a gunshot wound to the head. Police are currently looking for her ex-fiance, 61-year-old Steven Denson, as the prime suspect in her murder.

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  • Rock slide shuts down Highway 971 near Chelan

    Rock slide shuts down Highway 971 near Chelan

    Thursday, March 9 2017 2:39 PM EST2017-03-09 19:39:32 GMT

    CHELAN, Wash. - A rock slide is blocking Highway 971 (S. Lakeshore Road) in Chelan and officials expect the highway to be closed for several days. The rock slide happened Wednesday evening about five miles west of Chelan. No injuries have been reported.  The Washington State Department of Transportation has the road closed between milepost 9 and milepost 11. 

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    CHELAN, Wash. - A rock slide is blocking Highway 971 (S. Lakeshore Road) in Chelan and officials expect the highway to be closed for several days. The rock slide happened Wednesday evening about five miles west of Chelan. No injuries have been reported.  The Washington State Department of Transportation has the road closed between milepost 9 and milepost 11. 

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  • North Idaho College issues statement on murder of nursing student; Hunt for suspect continues

    North Idaho College issues statement on murder of nursing student; Hunt for suspect continues

    Thursday, March 9 2017 1:53 PM EST2017-03-09 18:53:39 GMT
    As police search for 61-year-old Steven Denson, the man they believed murdered 37-year-old Kelly Pease, North Idaho College issued a statement on the murder of Pease.  Pease was a nursing student at the school, and after learning of her death, NIC issued the following statement: "It is with great sadness that I share the news of the death of one our students. Information about yesterday’s tragic and public death of Kelly Pease that occurred on the Kootenai Health cam...>>
    As police search for 61-year-old Steven Denson, the man they believed murdered 37-year-old Kelly Pease, North Idaho College issued a statement on the murder of Pease.  Pease was a nursing student at the school, and after learning of her death, NIC issued the following statement: "It is with great sadness that I share the news of the death of one our students. Information about yesterday’s tragic and public death of Kelly Pease that occurred on the Kootenai Health cam...>>
  • FBI offering reward in disappearance of Coeur d'Alene Tribe member last seen in 1988

    FBI offering reward in disappearance of Coeur d'Alene Tribe member last seen in 1988

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-03-08 21:12:39 GMT

    PLUMMER, Idaho - The FBI is offering up a substantial reward to anyone with information on the disappearance of a 25-year-old woman in 1988.  Coeur d'Alene Tribe member Tina Finley of Plummer, has not been seen or heard from since March 8, 1988 - exactly 25 years ago. Investigation suggests she was the victim of foul play and now the FBI is offering up a $10,000 reward.

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    PLUMMER, Idaho - The FBI is offering up a substantial reward to anyone with information on the disappearance of a 25-year-old woman in 1988.  Coeur d'Alene Tribe member Tina Finley of Plummer, has not been seen or heard from since March 8, 1988 - exactly 25 years ago. Investigation suggests she was the victim of foul play and now the FBI is offering up a $10,000 reward.

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  • Toothy smiles prohibited on Idaho driver's licenses

    Toothy smiles prohibited on Idaho driver's licenses

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 3:55 PM EST2017-03-08 20:55:40 GMT

    BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles is no longer allowing people to flash a big grin when they get their picture taken for a new driver's license. DMV spokesman Jake Melder tells the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2miMl85) the change is due to a new facial recognition software designed to help stop identity theft.

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    BOISE, Idaho - The Idaho Department of Motor Vehicles is no longer allowing people to flash a big grin when they get their picture taken for a new driver's license. DMV spokesman Jake Melder tells the Idaho Statesman (http://bit.ly/2miMl85) the change is due to a new facial recognition software designed to help stop identity theft.

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  • Starburst selling "Pink Only" packs

    Starburst selling "Pink Only" packs

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 11:59 AM EST2017-03-08 16:59:35 GMT

    KHQ.COM - If you woke up Wednesday bummed out about the new round of snow and ice covering the streets, perhaps this will brighten your day.  Starburst is selling all-pink packs! No longer will you have to secretly hoard them from your friends and family and say preemptively, "Man, this pack had no pinks in it," while you discretely go into the bathroom, lock the door and enjoy the coveted pink candies in private. 

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    KHQ.COM - If you woke up Wednesday bummed out about the new round of snow and ice covering the streets, perhaps this will brighten your day.  Starburst is selling all-pink packs! No longer will you have to secretly hoard them from your friends and family and say preemptively, "Man, this pack had no pinks in it," while you discretely go into the bathroom, lock the door and enjoy the coveted pink candies in private. 

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  • Spokane County Deputy recovering after being shot during domestic violence call; Suspect identified

    Spokane County Deputy recovering after being shot during domestic violence call; Suspect identified

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 5:45 PM EST2017-03-07 22:45:57 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County Deputy is recovering after being shot while responding to a domestic violence call.Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says the deputy was shot in the should following a standoff with a domestic violence suspect near Colbert. The Sheriff's Office says they were called to the home at around 7:15 p.m. Monday night. The caller said the suspect, identified as later as 47-year-old Dean Bellamy

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane County Deputy is recovering after being shot while responding to a domestic violence call.Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich says the deputy was shot in the should following a standoff with a domestic violence suspect near Colbert. The Sheriff's Office says they were called to the home at around 7:15 p.m. Monday night. The caller said the suspect, identified as later as 47-year-old Dean Bellamy

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  • PHOTOS: WSP responds to multiple collisions on I-90 near Snoqualmie

    PHOTOS: WSP responds to multiple collisions on I-90 near Snoqualmie

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:59 PM EST2017-03-07 19:59:42 GMT

    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. - Winter isn't over yet. The Washington State Patrol responded to multiple collisions on I-90 between Ellensburg and Snoqualmie Pass on Monday, including one fatal crash, according to Trooper Brian Moore.  Many of the crashes were reported as minor injury, including one where a semi-truck trailer rolled onto another vehicle. 

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    SNOQUALMIE, Wash. - Winter isn't over yet. The Washington State Patrol responded to multiple collisions on I-90 between Ellensburg and Snoqualmie Pass on Monday, including one fatal crash, according to Trooper Brian Moore.  Many of the crashes were reported as minor injury, including one where a semi-truck trailer rolled onto another vehicle. 

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  • Looking for a job? Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season

    Looking for a job? Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:32 PM EST2017-03-07 19:32:52 GMT

    ATHOL, Idaho - If you're in the market for a seasonal job this summer, Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season.  The theme park needs to fill openings of ride operators, lifeguards, food and beverage workers, landscapers, housekeepers, retail positions, games employees and more.  

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    ATHOL, Idaho - If you're in the market for a seasonal job this summer, Silverwood is looking to hire up to 1200 employees for the upcoming season.  The theme park needs to fill openings of ride operators, lifeguards, food and beverage workers, landscapers, housekeepers, retail positions, games employees and more.  

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  • Hacking disclosures test for new CIA director

    Hacking disclosures test for new CIA director

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 11:31 AM EST2017-03-07 16:31:25 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The WikiLeaks release poses one of the first big tests for Mike Pompeo, a former GOP congressman from Kansas, who is President Donald Trump's new CIA director. During his confirmation hearing, just two months ago, Pompeo was asked to assess America's preparedness in the cyber domain. 

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    WASHINGTON - The WikiLeaks release poses one of the first big tests for Mike Pompeo, a former GOP congressman from Kansas, who is President Donald Trump's new CIA director. During his confirmation hearing, just two months ago, Pompeo was asked to assess America's preparedness in the cyber domain. 

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  • George Michael died of natural causes, British coroner says

    George Michael died of natural causes, British coroner says

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 10:11 AM EST2017-03-07 15:11:31 GMT

    LONDON - A British coroner says George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, says a post-mortem has found that the singer died of "dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver."

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    LONDON - A British coroner says George Michael died of natural causes as the result of heart disease and a fatty liver. Darren Salter, senior coroner for Oxfordshire, says a post-mortem has found that the singer died of "dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver." Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the heart's ability to pump blood is limited, while myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle. 

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  • Washington state mulling further travel ban challenge

    Washington state mulling further travel ban challenge

    Monday, March 6 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-03-06 22:21:31 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's going to take two or three days to decide whether to continue challenging President Donald Trump on immigration, in light of the administration's revised travel ban.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's going to take two or three days to decide whether to continue challenging President Donald Trump on immigration, in light of the administration's revised travel ban.

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  • President Trump's new executive order on refugees and immigration

    President Trump's new executive order on refugees and immigration

    Monday, March 6 2017 4:58 PM EST2017-03-06 21:58:55 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Monday morning, President Donald Trumps signed a new executive order temporarily banning new visas for citizens from six majority-Musilm countries.  How does it differ from the first travel ban?  For starters, there are only six countries listed in the order, compared to seven in the previous one. 

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    WASHINGTON - Monday morning, President Donald Trumps signed a new executive order temporarily banning new visas for citizens from six majority-Musilm countries.  How does it differ from the first travel ban?  For starters, there are only six countries listed in the order, compared to seven in the previous one. 

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  • Former leader of Spokane Police union, John Gately, suspended for 4 weeks

    Former leader of Spokane Police union, John Gately, suspended for 4 weeks

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:56 PM EST2017-03-06 20:56:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A former president of the Spokane police union will be suspended for four weeks without pay following an internal investigation. Police Sergeant John Gately was accused of sharing confidential information about a rape investigation involving a fellow officer. The internal investigation was completed Feb. 10, and obtained by The Spokesman-Review newspaper after a public records request.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A former president of the Spokane police union will be suspended for four weeks without pay following an internal investigation. Police Sergeant John Gately was accused of sharing confidential information about a rape investigation involving a fellow officer. The internal investigation was completed Feb. 10, and obtained by The Spokesman-Review newspaper after a public records request.

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  • Three people arrested in connection to Tekoa arson case

    Three people arrested in connection to Tekoa arson case

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-03-06 20:15:04 GMT

    TEKOA, Wash. - Three people have been arrested in connection to an arson case last fall in Tekoa.  The home, located in the 500 block of Truax, was destroyed and at the time the official cause of the fire was undetermined. 

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    TEKOA, Wash. - Three people have been arrested in connection to an arson case last fall in Tekoa.  The home, located in the 500 block of Truax, was destroyed and at the time the official cause of the fire was undetermined.  In January, investigators with the Whitman County Sheriff's Office received a tip that the fire had been intentionally set, and that the homeowner was directly involved in the planning.

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  • Bill Paxton died from stroke suffered after surgery

    Bill Paxton died from stroke suffered after surgery

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:10 PM EST2017-03-06 20:10:38 GMT

    LOS ANGELES - Bill Paxton's death certificate states the actor died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to his aorta. The aorta is the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. The prolific actor died late on Feb. 25. That was 11 days after the surgery.

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    LOS ANGELES - Bill Paxton's death certificate states the actor died last month from a stroke days after surgery to replace a heart valve and repair damage to his aorta. The aorta is the main artery that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body. The prolific actor died late on Feb. 25. That was 11 days after the surgery.

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  • President Trump aides defend wiretapping claim

    President Trump aides defend wiretapping claim

    Monday, March 6 2017 11:12 AM EST2017-03-06 16:12:59 GMT

    WASHINGTON - White House advisers aren't backing away from President Donald Trump's claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his campaign. They insisted that Trump believes the explosive allegations he made over the weekend, for which he provided no evidence. The allegations were swiftly denied by an Obama spokesman and by Obama's intelligence chief.

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    WASHINGTON - White House advisers aren't backing away from President Donald Trump's claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped his campaign. They insisted that Trump believes the explosive allegations he made over the weekend, for which he provided no evidence. The allegations were swiftly denied by an Obama spokesman and by Obama's intelligence chief.

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  • Cops: New York man threw gas on wife and set her on fire, killing her

    Cops: New York man threw gas on wife and set her on fire, killing her

    Monday, March 6 2017 10:20 AM EST2017-03-06 15:20:34 GMT

    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her. Police in Schenectady say a fire was reported Saturday morning at the home of Elizabeth Gonzales and Antonio Bargallo. A neighbor awoken by her screams used a blanket to put out the flames on her burning clothes.

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    SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - Authorities in New York say a man threw gasoline on his wife and set her on fire during an argument, killing her. Police in Schenectady say a fire was reported Saturday morning at the home of Elizabeth Gonzales and Antonio Bargallo. A neighbor awoken by her screams used a blanket to put out the flames on her burning clothes.

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  • Official says FBI wants Trump claim rejected

    Official says FBI wants Trump claim rejected

    Sunday, March 5 2017 7:58 PM EST2017-03-06 00:58:50 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that the FBI has asked the Justice Department to dispute allegations made on Twitter by President Donald Trump that Barack Obama as president ordered the tapping of Trump's phones during the presidential campaign      The official isn't authorized to discuss the situation and spoke on condition of anonymity. 

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that the FBI has asked the Justice Department to dispute allegations made on Twitter by President Donald Trump that Barack Obama as president ordered the tapping of Trump's phones during the presidential campaign      The official isn't authorized to discuss the situation and spoke on condition of anonymity. 

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  • Tea party parallel? Liberals taking aim at their own party

    Tea party parallel? Liberals taking aim at their own party

    Sunday, March 5 2017 3:03 PM EST2017-03-05 20:03:44 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a national surge of anti-Donald Trump protests, boycotts and actions. But liberals are taking aim at a different target -their own party. Over the past few weeks, activists have formed a number of organizations threatening to run a primary opponent against any Democratic incumbent who offers anything less than complete resistance to the president.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a national surge of anti-Donald Trump protests, boycotts and actions. But liberals are taking aim at a different target -their own party. Over the past few weeks, activists have formed a number of organizations threatening to run a primary opponent against any Democratic incumbent who offers anything less than complete resistance to the president.

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  • House intel panel to probe Trump wiretap claims

    House intel panel to probe Trump wiretap claims

    Sunday, March 5 2017 1:46 PM EST2017-03-05 18:46:58 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes says President Donald Trump's allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower last year will become part of his panel's investigation.      Trump has offered no evidence or details to support his claim, and Obama's spokesman has denied it.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes says President Donald Trump's allegations that the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower last year will become part of his panel's investigation.      Trump has offered no evidence or details to support his claim, and Obama's spokesman has denied it.

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  • Coeur d'Alene rape suspect turns himself in

    Coeur d'Alene rape suspect turns himself in

    Saturday, March 4 2017 9:56 PM EST2017-03-05 02:56:26 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Coeur d'Alene Police say they are no longer searching for rape suspect Steven Garrett Bruna. Officers, working with the U.S. Marshal Service contacted members of Bruna's family along with his attorney and Bruna turned himself in to the Kootenai County Jail Saturday evening.

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Update: Coeur d'Alene Police say they are no longer searching for rape suspect Steven Garrett Bruna. Officers, working with the U.S. Marshal Service contacted members of Bruna's family along with his attorney and Bruna turned himself in to the Kootenai County Jail Saturday evening.

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  • First House health care votes near, GOP dissenters persist

    First House health care votes near, GOP dissenters persist

    Saturday, March 4 2017 2:44 PM EST2017-03-04 19:44:14 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans seem set to start muscling legislation through Congress reshaping the country's health care system.      Don't confuse that with GOP unity or assume that success is guaranteed. Unresolved disputes over taxes and Medicaid rage on. And conservatives complaining that Republican proposals are too timid could undermine efforts.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans seem set to start muscling legislation through Congress reshaping the country's health care system.      Don't confuse that with GOP unity or assume that success is guaranteed. Unresolved disputes over taxes and Medicaid rage on. And conservatives complaining that Republican proposals are too timid could undermine efforts.

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  • Supporters gather for 'March 4 Trump' rallies around US

    Supporters gather for 'March 4 Trump' rallies around US

    Saturday, March 4 2017 1:22 PM EST2017-03-04 18:22:37 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to convene at Trump Tower, the Washington Monument and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency.

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Supporters of President Donald Trump plan to convene at Trump Tower, the Washington Monument and scores of other places around the country in marches to show their pride in his presidency.

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  • Trump alleges Obama had Trump phones wiretapped during race

    Trump alleges Obama had Trump phones wiretapped during race

    Saturday, March 4 2017 12:38 PM EST2017-03-04 17:38:26 GMT

    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump's telephones "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump isn't offering any evidence or saying what prompted the allegation.      Trump says in a series of tweets that he "just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower." 

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) - President Donald Trump is accusing former President Barack Obama of having Trump's telephones "wire tapped" during last year's election, but Trump isn't offering any evidence or saying what prompted the allegation.      Trump says in a series of tweets that he "just found out that Obama had my 'wires tapped' in Trump Tower." 

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  • AOL emails among records Gov. Pence kept private

    AOL emails among records Gov. Pence kept private

    Friday, March 3 2017 6:31 PM EST2017-03-03 23:31:56 GMT

    JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly stonewalled media requests to view public records when he was Indiana's governor. The latest case involves his use of a private AOL email account to conduct state business, which was first reported Thursday by the Indianapolis Star. The Associated Press has also tried to obtain his AOL emails after filing a public ...

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    JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) - The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence (all times local): 6:00 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence repeatedly stonewalled media requests to view public records when he was Indiana's governor. The latest case involves his use of a private AOL email account to conduct state business, which was first reported Thursday by the Indianapolis Star. The Associated Press has also tried to obtain his AOL emails after filing a public ...

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  • Search for Spokane's next Fire Chief underway

    Search for Spokane's next Fire Chief underway

    Friday, March 3 2017 5:28 PM EST2017-03-03 22:28:29 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is looking far and wide for their next Fire Chief, as a nationwide search has begun.  Candidates who wish to apply need to submit their application materials by the end of the month. A panel of community members, medical services representatives and City employees will then review and select qualified candidates. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The City of Spokane is looking far and wide for their next Fire Chief, as a nationwide search has begun.  Candidates who wish to apply need to submit their application materials by the end of the month. A panel of community members, medical services representatives and City employees will then review and select qualified candidates. 

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  • Gay moment nixes 'Beauty and the Beast' at Alabama drive-in

    Gay moment nixes 'Beauty and the Beast' at Alabama drive-in

    Friday, March 3 2017 5:27 PM EST2017-03-03 22:27:13 GMT

    HENAGAR, Ala. - An Alabama drive-in theater won't show a new re-telling of the classic fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" because one of its characters is portrayed as homosexual.  A Facebook post for the Henagar Drive-In Theatre says its operators are "first and foremost Christians" and will not compromise on what the Bible teaches. 

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    HENAGAR, Ala. - An Alabama drive-in theater won't show a new re-telling of the classic fairy tale "Beauty and the Beast" because one of its characters is portrayed as homosexual.  A Facebook post for the Henagar Drive-In Theatre says its operators are "first and foremost Christians" and will not compromise on what the Bible teaches. 

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  • Petition urges Obama to run for president - of France

    Petition urges Obama to run for president - of France

    Friday, March 3 2017 5:13 PM EST2017-03-03 22:13:09 GMT

    PARIS - "Oui on peut!" The slogan on posters in Paris streets translates as "Yes We Can!" Heard that before? The people behind the campaign are urging former U.S President Barack Obama to join the French presidential race.

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    PARIS - "Oui on peut!" The slogan on posters in Paris streets translates as "Yes We Can!" Heard that before? The people behind the campaign are urging former U.S President Barack Obama to join the French presidential race.

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  • Mercedes recalls 354,000 vehicles; starter part can overheat

    Mercedes recalls 354,000 vehicles; starter part can overheat

    Friday, March 3 2017 10:31 AM EST2017-03-03 15:31:17 GMT

    DETROIT - Mercedes is recalling about 354,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because a starter part can overheat and cause a fire. The recall covers certain C-Class, E-Class and CLA cars and GLA and GLC SUVs, all from 2015 through 2017.

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    DETROIT - Mercedes is recalling about 354,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. because a starter part can overheat and cause a fire. The recall covers certain C-Class, E-Class and CLA cars and GLA and GLC SUVs, all from 2015 through 2017.

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  • State Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sites

    State Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sites

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:19 PM EST2017-03-03 04:19:14 GMT
    State Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sitesState Senate passes bill to ban heroin injection sites

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Senate has passed a measure that ultimately bans safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state. Senate Bill 5223 passed in the Republican-led Senate Thursday on a 26-23 vote and now heads to the Democratic-controlled House, where it is not expected to advance. The measure would remove local authority to establish heroin injection sites. State Sen. Mark Miloscia, a Republican from Federal Way, sponsored ...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The Senate has passed a measure that ultimately bans safe-injection sites for heroin users in Washington state. Senate Bill 5223 passed in the Republican-led Senate Thursday on a 26-23 vote and now heads to the Democratic-controlled House, where it is not expected to advance. The measure would remove local authority to establish heroin injection sites. State Sen. Mark Miloscia, a Republican from Federal Way, sponsored ...

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  • State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    Thursday, March 2 2017 11:11 PM EST2017-03-03 04:11:43 GMT
    State Senate passes bill protecting students' free speechState Senate passes bill protecting students' free speech

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Senate passed a bill protecting high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media. Senate Bill 5064 passed Thursday on a 45-4 vote in the Senate and now heads to the House for consideration. Under the measure, student editors would be responsible for determining what goes into their publication or broadcast. School administrators would not be allowed to censor or review any content be...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Senate passed a bill protecting high school and college students' rights to publish and speak freely in school-sponsored media. Senate Bill 5064 passed Thursday on a 45-4 vote in the Senate and now heads to the House for consideration. Under the measure, student editors would be responsible for determining what goes into their publication or broadcast. School administrators would not be allowed to censor or review any content be...

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  • Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed

    Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed

    Thursday, March 2 2017 7:30 PM EST2017-03-03 00:30:00 GMT
    Last-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashedLast-ditch effort to add LGBT protections in Idaho dashed

    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A surprise rule technicality blocked Idaho's House Democrats attempts to add last-minute legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination. House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding said Thursday that his caucus was planning on submitting an amendment to an election-related bill that would have deleted the majority of the bill's original language. Instead, the proposal would have added the words "g...

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    BOISE, Idaho (AP) - A surprise rule technicality blocked Idaho's House Democrats attempts to add last-minute legislation to protect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people from employment and housing discrimination. House Minority Leader Mat Erpelding said Thursday that his caucus was planning on submitting an amendment to an election-related bill that would have deleted the majority of the bill's original language. Instead, the proposal would have added the words "g...

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  • Tom Hanks buys White House Press Corps an espresso machine

    Tom Hanks buys White House Press Corps an espresso machine

    Thursday, March 2 2017 5:56 PM EST2017-03-02 22:56:38 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Journalists who cover The White House received a new toy this week from a familiar name.  Actor Tom Hanks sent an espresso machine to the White House Press Corps this week. The machine, while nice, serves a purpose, according to a note Hanks included. The note reads, accompanied by a 1945 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoon by Bill Mauldin reads...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Journalists who cover The White House received a new toy this week from a familiar name.  Actor Tom Hanks sent an espresso machine to the White House Press Corps this week. The machine, while nice, serves a purpose, according to a note Hanks included. The note reads, accompanied by a 1945 Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoon by Bill Mauldin reads...

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  • Student with knife arrested at Rogers High School

    Student with knife arrested at Rogers High School

    Thursday, March 2 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-03-02 18:42:35 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools says a student brought a knife to Rogers High School and was arrested after refusing to turn it over to school officials. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools says a student brought a knife to Rogers High School and was arrested after refusing to turn it over to school officials. Kevin Morrison with SPS says the school received a tip that the student had brought the knife to school. Administrators called the student into their office and asked the student to turn the knife over. When the student refused, the school called police.

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  • Debate prompts Garfield creator to clarify cat's gender

    Debate prompts Garfield creator to clarify cat's gender

    Thursday, March 2 2017 1:41 PM EST2017-03-02 18:41:46 GMT

    Garfield's gender has become the subject of an internet debate. The Washington Post reports Wikipedia locked changes on the animated cat's page after the site's volunteer editors battled over whether the animated cat is male or not. The controversy bubbled up two years after Garfield creator Jim Davis told viral content site Mental Floss that as a cat, Garfield is "not really male or female." 

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    Garfield's gender has become the subject of an internet debate. The Washington Post reports Wikipedia locked changes on the animated cat's page after the site's volunteer editors battled over whether the animated cat is male or not. The controversy bubbled up two years after Garfield creator Jim Davis told viral content site Mental Floss that as a cat, Garfield is "not really male or female." 

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  • Subway: Tests show only 'trace' soy in chicken

    Subway: Tests show only 'trace' soy in chicken

    Thursday, March 2 2017 1:37 PM EST2017-03-02 18:37:01 GMT

    Subway says lab tests it commissioned show its chicken had only trace amounts of soy. That comes after a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. show reported that tests showed only about half the DNA from Subway chicken samples was from chicken. The rest was mostly from soy. After calling the report "false and misleading,"

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    Subway says lab tests it commissioned show its chicken had only trace amounts of soy. That comes after a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. show reported that tests showed only about half the DNA from Subway chicken samples was from chicken. The rest was mostly from soy. After calling the report "false and misleading,"

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  • Baby monitor captures disturbing photo of man in infant's bedroom

    Baby monitor captures disturbing photo of man in infant's bedroom

    Thursday, March 2 2017 12:02 AM EST2017-03-02 05:02:24 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. - Police in Billings, Montana are alerting the public to a disturbing incident that happened to a new mother last week. Police say the mother called them to report she saw a man in her infant daughter's bedroom on a baby monitor. The mother ran into the room, grabbed her daughter and left the house. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. 

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    BILLINGS, Mont. - Police in Billings, Montana are alerting the public to a disturbing incident that happened to a new mother last week. Police say the mother called them to report she saw a man in her infant daughter's bedroom on a baby monitor. The mother ran into the room, grabbed her daughter and left the house. Officers were unable to locate the suspect. 

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  • Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016

    Justice Dept: Sessions spoke with Russian ambassador in 2016

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 11:31 PM EST2017-03-02 04:31:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign.   The Justice Department said Wednesday night that the two conversations took place last year when Sessions was a senator. 

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign.   The Justice Department said Wednesday night that the two conversations took place last year when Sessions was a senator. 

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  • UPDATE: Missing 66-year-old man found safe

    UPDATE: Missing 66-year-old man found safe

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 5:47 PM EST2017-03-01 22:47:58 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say Wallace Marsh was found on the South Hill. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say Wallace Marsh was found on the South Hill. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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  • One dog killed in Cheney mobile home fire

    One dog killed in Cheney mobile home fire

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:48 PM EST2017-03-01 21:48:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - One dog was killed in a mobile home fire in Cheney on Wednesday. Firefighters on scene say the fire started in the living room of the mobile home on E. 1st Ave. Crews were able to rescue three of the four dogs inside the home, but unfortunately, one dog died in the fire. No one else was injured. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - One dog was killed in a mobile home fire in Cheney on Wednesday. Firefighters on scene say the fire started in the living room of the mobile home on E. 1st Ave. Crews were able to rescue three of the four dogs inside the home, but unfortunately, one dog died in the fire. No one else was injured. 

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  • Who's watching your children? Check on providers here

    Who's watching your children? Check on providers here

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:30 PM EST2017-03-01 21:30:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It can be stressful for any new parent to leave their child in the care of someone they don't really know, like a daycare.  When searching for childcare, it's important to do your research. The State of Washington has a useful site that can help parents navigate through their concerns and ease their minds. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It can be stressful for any new parent to leave their child in the care of someone they don't really know, like a daycare.  When searching for childcare, it's important to do your research. The State of Washington has a useful site that can help parents navigate through their concerns and ease their minds. 

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  • Markets: Stocks rise sharply, Dow over 21,000

    Markets: Stocks rise sharply, Dow over 21,000

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-03-01 21:28:56 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Wednesday's gain was the biggest for the blue-chip index so far this year. 

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    NEW YORK (AP) - Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stocks sharply higher, pushing the Dow Jones industrial average above 21,000 points for the first time. Wednesday's gain was the biggest for the blue-chip index so far this year. 

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  • K9 Laslo captures four suspects on last shift before retirement

    K9 Laslo captures four suspects on last shift before retirement

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 4:01 PM EST2017-03-01 21:01:06 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office K9 Laslo is officially retired as of today (Wednesday), but he didn't go out on an uneventful night.  Much like Detective Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon, Laslo didn't have an uneventful last day on the force. Sure, he didn't take down a heroin-trafficking drug cartel, or even a South African drug cartel.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane County Sheriff's Office K9 Laslo is officially retired as of today (Wednesday), but he didn't go out on an uneventful night.  Much like Detective Roger Murtaugh in Lethal Weapon, Laslo didn't have an uneventful last day on the force. Sure, he didn't take down a heroin-trafficking drug cartel, or even a South African drug cartel.

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  • Additional seats released for Elton John's concert this Sunday at the Spokane Arena

    Additional seats released for Elton John's concert this Sunday at the Spokane Arena

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-03-01 20:16:37 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you don't have any plans this Sunday and want to see a living legend perform some of the greatest songs ever written, the Spokane Arena announced on Wednesday that additional seats were just released for Elton John's concert this Sunday in Spokane! Spokane is just one of twelve stops on John's current tour in support of his latest release, Wonderful Crazy Night

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you don't have any plans this Sunday and want to see a living legend perform some of the greatest songs ever written, the Spokane Arena announced on Wednesday that additional seats were just released for Elton John's concert this Sunday in Spokane! Spokane is just one of twelve stops on John's current tour in support of his latest release, Wonderful Crazy Night

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  • Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

    Airports, legal volunteers prepare for new Trump travel ban

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 7:09 PM EST2017-03-01 00:09:06 GMT

    Airport officials and civil rights lawyers are preparing for President Donald Trump's new travel ban. They're mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way.

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    Airport officials and civil rights lawyers are preparing for President Donald Trump's new travel ban. They're mindful of the chaos that accompanied his initial executive order but hopeful the forthcoming version will be rolled out in a more orderly way.

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  • Bloomsday 2017: What's new this year?

    Bloomsday 2017: What's new this year?

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 5:59 PM EST2017-02-28 22:59:55 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - We're about two months away from Spokane's most famous run!  The 41st Bloomsday takes place on May 7, 2017 and on Tuesday, race organizers outlined what's new for runners this year.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - We're about two months away from Spokane's most famous run!  The 41st Bloomsday takes place on May 7, 2017 and on Tuesday, race organizers outlined what's new for runners this year.  

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  • Boy pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stabbing of twin

    Boy pleads not guilty to manslaughter in stabbing of twin

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-02-28 20:54:01 GMT

    EPHRATA, Wash. - A 17-year-old boy from Coulee City who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is pleading not guilty to a charge of first-degree manslaughter. The 17-year-old entered his plea Monday in Grant County Superior Court in Ephrata. The Columbia Basin Herald says the youth is free on bail and his trial is set for May 17.

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    EPHRATA, Wash. - A 17-year-old boy from Coulee City who is accused of fatally stabbing his twin brother is pleading not guilty to a charge of first-degree manslaughter. The 17-year-old entered his plea Monday in Grant County Superior Court in Ephrata. The Columbia Basin Herald says the youth is free on bail and his trial is set for May 17.

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  • No lock down after Shadle Park High School arrest concerns parents

    No lock down after Shadle Park High School arrest concerns parents

    Monday, February 27 2017 9:16 PM EST2017-02-28 02:16:32 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools confirmed a Shadle Park High School student was arrested on-campus on Monday. SPS says the student was involved in an off-campus assault and was taken into custody at the school. The student was armed with a gun, but was taken into custody without incident. SPS says a lockdown at the school during the incident was not necessary, but some parents were left wondering why.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Public Schools confirmed a Shadle Park High School student was arrested on-campus on Monday. SPS says the student was involved in an off-campus assault and was taken into custody at the school. The student was armed with a gun, but was taken into custody without incident. SPS says a lockdown at the school during the incident was not necessary, but some parents were left wondering why.

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  • TRAVEL ALERT: Snoqualmie Pass open in both directions

    TRAVEL ALERT: Snoqualmie Pass open in both directions

    Monday, February 27 2017 8:20 PM EST2017-02-28 01:20:49 GMT

    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation reported Snoqualmie Pass is closed in both directions due to a collision in the westbound lanes of I-90. The Washington State Patrol reports the crash involves a logging truck. Westbound traffic is being stopped at Ellensburg, milepost 106.

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    SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. - The Washington State Department of Transportation reported Snoqualmie Pass is closed in both directions due to a collision in the westbound lanes of I-90. The Washington State Patrol reports the crash involves a logging truck. Westbound traffic is being stopped at Ellensburg, milepost 106.

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  • Cheaper to send your child to daycare or college?

    Cheaper to send your child to daycare or college?

    Monday, February 27 2017 7:24 PM EST2017-02-28 00:24:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - How am I going to support my family? That's the question countless Washington parents are asking themselves as childcare costs continue to go up. Minimum wage hikes are hurting many local daycares, and some say they have no choice but to pass the financial burden onto their customers.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - How am I going to support my family? That's the question countless Washington parents are asking themselves as childcare costs continue to go up. Minimum wage hikes are hurting many local daycares, and some say they have no choice but to pass the financial burden onto their customers.

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  • Appeals court won't put Trump's travel ban case on hold

    Appeals court won't put Trump's travel ban case on hold

    Monday, February 27 2017 6:30 PM EST2017-02-27 23:30:01 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - A federal appeals court has refused a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order. 

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    SEATTLE (AP) - A federal appeals court has refused a request from the U.S. Justice Department to put President Donald Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new executive order. 

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  • Wendy's plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations

    Wendy's plans self-ordering kiosks at 1,000 locations

    Monday, February 27 2017 3:25 PM EST2017-02-27 20:25:55 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Self-ordering kiosks may be coming to a Wendy's near you. The fast-food chain says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks at about one-thousand locations by the end of the year. According to the Columbus Dispatch, a typical location would have three kiosks. The self-ordering kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs. 

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    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Self-ordering kiosks may be coming to a Wendy's near you. The fast-food chain says it plans to install self-ordering kiosks at about one-thousand locations by the end of the year. According to the Columbus Dispatch, a typical location would have three kiosks. The self-ordering kiosks are intended to appeal to younger customers and reduce labor costs. 

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  • Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting with President Trump

    Inslee expresses concern over health care following meeting with President Trump

    Monday, February 27 2017 2:55 PM EST2017-02-27 19:55:41 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president’s travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is in Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president’s travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations.

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  • RECALL ALERT: Apple sauce recalled from Trader Joe's

    RECALL ALERT: Apple sauce recalled from Trader Joe's

    Monday, February 27 2017 2:04 PM EST2017-02-27 19:04:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you recently purchased apple sauce at Trader Joe's, you'll want to know about this recall. Three different types of Trader Joe's unsweetened apple sauces are being recalled after reports from customers finding glass pieces inside. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - If you recently purchased apple sauce at Trader Joe's, you'll want to know about this recall. Three different types of Trader Joe's unsweetened apple sauces are being recalled after reports from customers finding glass pieces inside. They are: Trader Joe's All Natural Unsweetened Apple Sauce, Trader Joe's Organic Unsweetened Apple Sauce and Trader Joe's First Crush Unsweetened Gravenstein Apple Sauce. 

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  • Loss to BYU drops Gonzaga to #4

    Loss to BYU drops Gonzaga to #4

    Monday, February 27 2017 12:19 PM EST2017-02-27 17:19:34 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Jayhawks (26-3) moved up two places to the top spot, receiving 58 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Kansas is the sixth school to be No. 1 this season. The Jayhawks were on top last season for five weeks, including the final three polls of the season.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Jayhawks (26-3) moved up two places to the top spot, receiving 58 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Kansas is the sixth school to be No. 1 this season. The Jayhawks were on top last season for five weeks, including the final three polls of the season.

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  • Judge rules Bill Cosby case to be decided by outside jury

    Monday, February 27 2017 11:57 AM EST2017-02-27 16:57:27 GMT

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled that a jury from outside the area will hear the sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Monday. He says the jury will be sequestered during the trial. Lawyers for the 79-year-old TV star had pushed to have his trial moved out of the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand him "a serial rapist."

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    NORRISTOWN, Pa. - A suburban Philadelphia judge has ruled that a jury from outside the area will hear the sexual assault case against actor Bill Cosby. Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill ruled Monday. He says the jury will be sequestered during the trial. Lawyers for the 79-year-old TV star had pushed to have his trial moved out of the Philadelphia suburbs because of worldwide media reports that brand him "a serial rapist."

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  • Trump's choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

    Trump's choice to be Navy secretary withdraws

    Sunday, February 26 2017 7:20 PM EST2017-02-27 00:20:02 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy is withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.      The nominee, Philip Bilden, is a businessman and former military intelligence officer in the Army Reserve.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump's choice to be secretary of the Navy is withdrawing from consideration for the post, citing concerns about privacy and separating himself from his business interests.      The nominee, Philip Bilden, is a businessman and former military intelligence officer in the Army Reserve.

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  • Officials: Trump isn't cutting Medicare, Social Security

    Officials: Trump isn't cutting Medicare, Social Security

    Sunday, February 26 2017 2:19 PM EST2017-02-26 19:19:05 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare.      Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to see that as part" of the administration's first budget.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Administration officials say President Donald Trump has no plans to cut Social Security or Medicare.      Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that "we are not touching those now." He says people should not "expect to see that as part" of the administration's first budget.

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  • White House dodging questions of Sessions' role in FBI probe

    White House dodging questions of Sessions' role in FBI probe

    Sunday, February 26 2017 2:06 PM EST2017-02-26 19:06:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is dodging questions about whether Attorney General Jeff Sessions should consider withdrawing from the FBI's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

    Trump says he won't attend correspondents dinner this spring

    Saturday, February 25 2017 6:28 PM EST2017-02-25 23:28:40 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring.      In a tweet on Saturday, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!"      The annual fundraiser for college scholarships mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring.      In a tweet on Saturday, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!"      The annual fundraiser for college scholarships mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities.

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  • Ex-Labor Secretary Perez voted Dem chairman

    Ex-Labor Secretary Perez voted Dem chairman

    Saturday, February 25 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-02-25 20:44:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have a new national party chairman and it's Tom Perez, who was labor secretary under President Barack Obama.      Perez won over Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman, in the second round of voting Saturday by Democratic National Committee members at their meeting in Atlanta.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Democrats have a new national party chairman and it's Tom Perez, who was labor secretary under President Barack Obama.      Perez won over Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman, in the second round of voting Saturday by Democratic National Committee members at their meeting in Atlanta.

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  • Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

    Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

    Saturday, February 25 2017 3:04 PM EST2017-02-25 20:04:31 GMT

    CHICAGO (AP) - As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.      Under the health care law, insurance companies are required to cover people with serious medical problems.

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    CHICAGO (AP) - As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: the guarantee of health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions.      Under the health care law, insurance companies are required to cover people with serious medical problems.

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  • Spokane artist’s past as mysterious as the art he creates

    Spokane artist’s past as mysterious as the art he creates

    Friday, February 24 2017 8:38 PM EST2017-02-25 01:38:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man is expressing himself in a way that he’s never been able to before.  21-year-old Eddie Kerr is a painter and it’s the unique process in which he paints that is grabbing people’s attention. The lines and designs displayed in Eddie’s work are created using Frisbees. .

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane man is expressing himself in a way that he’s never been able to before.  21-year-old Eddie Kerr is a painter and it’s the unique process in which he paints that is grabbing people’s attention. The lines and designs displayed in Eddie’s work are created using Frisbees. .

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  • A pothole proof car? Ford introduces 'Pothole Mitigation' technology

    A pothole proof car? Ford introduces 'Pothole Mitigation' technology

    Friday, February 24 2017 8:34 PM EST2017-02-25 01:34:42 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Potholes. Enough already, right?  Drivers have been dodging and swerving to avoid them for weeks now, but the tire and wheel victim count keeps on rising. It's 2017! We have cars that can brake themselves, park themselves and even drive themselves. But we don't have a car that can avoid monster potholes. Or do we?  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Potholes. Enough already, right?  Drivers have been dodging and swerving to avoid them for weeks now, but the tire and wheel victim count keeps on rising. It's 2017! We have cars that can brake themselves, park themselves and even drive themselves. But we don't have a car that can avoid monster potholes. Or do we?  

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  • Washington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal pot

    Washington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal pot

    Friday, February 24 2017 6:16 PM EST2017-02-24 23:16:45 GMT
    Washington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal potWashington ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal pot

    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana. Ferguson made the comments Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's administration might crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Ferguson, who also led the states in challenging Trump's executive order on immigration, not...

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    SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) - Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana. Ferguson made the comments Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's administration might crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use. Ferguson, who also led the states in challenging Trump's executive order on immigration, not...

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  • Too few flushes get Pennsylvania legislative candidate thrown off ballot

    Too few flushes get Pennsylvania legislative candidate thrown off ballot

    Friday, February 24 2017 3:25 PM EST2017-02-24 20:25:11 GMT

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Democratic candidate's run for the Pennsylvania Legislature is down the drain - partly because he used too little water at the house he claimed as his residence. A state judge on Thursday threw Frederick Ramirez off the ballot in the race for an open House seat in Philadelphia.

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    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A Democratic candidate's run for the Pennsylvania Legislature is down the drain - partly because he used too little water at the house he claimed as his residence. A state judge on Thursday threw Frederick Ramirez off the ballot in the race for an open House seat in Philadelphia.

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  • Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

    Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

    Friday, February 24 2017 3:10 PM EST2017-02-24 20:10:18 GMT

    SEATTLE, Wash. - The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order. A government motion filed Friday says all actions on the appeal should be stopped because Trump intends to issue a new executive order that addresses some of the constitutional concerns raised by his first action.

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    SEATTLE, Wash. - The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump's travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order. A government motion filed Friday says all actions on the appeal should be stopped because Trump intends to issue a new executive order that addresses some of the constitutional concerns raised by his first action.

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  • New York man sentenced to prison for threats to presidents

    New York man sentenced to prison for threats to presidents

    Friday, February 24 2017 3:09 PM EST2017-02-24 20:09:53 GMT

    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A New York man who served time in prison for threatening then-President Barack Obama is heading back to prison for a threat against President Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors say 20-year-old Jared Brown was given a two-year sentence Friday for violating the conditions of his supervised release.

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    BUFFALO, N.Y. - A New York man who served time in prison for threatening then-President Barack Obama is heading back to prison for a threat against President Donald Trump. Federal prosecutors say 20-year-old Jared Brown was given a two-year sentence Friday for violating the conditions of his supervised release.

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  • WATCH LIVE @ 11: Mayor Condon's Pothole Plan

    Friday, February 24 2017 1:44 PM EST2017-02-24 18:44:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mayor David Condon is holding a press conference at 11:00 a.m. to discuss Spokane's pothole problem.  You can watch the conference LIVE in the player inside, or on our Facebook page. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mayor David Condon is holding a press conference at 11:00 a.m. to discuss Spokane's pothole problem.  You can watch the conference LIVE in the player inside, or on our Facebook page. 

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  • Govt: 746 people subjected to travel ban on Jan. 28-29

    Govt: 746 people subjected to travel ban on Jan. 28-29

    Thursday, February 23 2017 9:11 PM EST2017-02-24 02:11:38 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - The government has given civil rights attorneys a list of 746 people subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban who were detained or processed by U.S. border agents in the turbulent 27 hours after a judge partially blocked enforcement of the executive order. A federal judge in New York had ordered the list turned over by late Thursday. The list includes travelers who landed in the U.S. on the weekend that Trump's ban was put in place ...

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    NEW YORK (AP) - The government has given civil rights attorneys a list of 746 people subject to President Donald Trump's travel ban who were detained or processed by U.S. border agents in the turbulent 27 hours after a judge partially blocked enforcement of the executive order. A federal judge in New York had ordered the list turned over by late Thursday. The list includes travelers who landed in the U.S. on the weekend that Trump's ban was put in place ...

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  • Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to meet with Trump Monday

    Washington Gov. Jay Inslee to meet with Trump Monday

    Thursday, February 23 2017 6:37 PM EST2017-02-23 23:37:33 GMT

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is heading to Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president's travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Inslee left for D.C. Thur...

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    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is heading to Washington, D.C. for a gathering of the National Governors Association that will include a meeting with President Donald Trump. Inslee has been a vocal opponent of Trump and supported the lawsuit filed by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson that has led to a temporary halt of the president's travel ban aimed at immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim nations. Inslee left for D.C. Thur...

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  • PAML sold to North Carolina-based LabCorp

    PAML sold to North Carolina-based LabCorp

    Thursday, February 23 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-02-23 22:21:27 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - North Carolina-based LabCorp has purchased Spokane-based Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML). This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - North Carolina-based LabCorp has purchased Spokane-based Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML). This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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  • White House: Justice may crack down on legalized marijuana

    White House: Justice may crack down on legalized marijuana

    Thursday, February 23 2017 4:38 PM EST2017-02-23 21:38:20 GMT

    WASHINGTON - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is suggesting the Trump administration may crack down on states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Spicer says during a press briefing Thursday that the issue rests with the Justice Department. But he says, "I do believe that you'll see greater enforcement of it."

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    WASHINGTON - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is suggesting the Trump administration may crack down on states that have legalized recreational marijuana. Spicer says during a press briefing Thursday that the issue rests with the Justice Department. But he says, "I do believe that you'll see greater enforcement of it."

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  • Spokane County detectives charge 33-year-old woman with multiple counts of possessing child porn

    Spokane County detectives charge 33-year-old woman with multiple counts of possessing child porn

    Thursday, February 23 2017 4:31 PM EST2017-02-23 21:31:52 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 33-year-old woman and charged her with possession of child porn.  The Sheriff's Office say the investigation began months ago after a detective received a tip from Internet Crimes Against Children and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The Spokane County Sheriff's Office has arrested a 33-year-old woman and charged her with possession of child porn.  The Sheriff's Office say the investigation began months ago after a detective received a tip from Internet Crimes Against Children and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. 

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  • Spokane Valley fire destroys outbuilding, truck, boat and a lifetime collection of tools

    Spokane Valley fire destroys outbuilding, truck, boat and a lifetime collection of tools

    Thursday, February 23 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-02-23 20:44:16 GMT

    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane Valley man and his wife lost an outbuilding, a brand new truck, and 70 years worth of tools in a fire on Thursday. 

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    SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. - A Spokane Valley man and his wife lost an outbuilding, a brand new truck, and 70 years worth of tools in a fire on Thursday.  Firefighters arrived to the home in the 20000 block of East Micaview Drive at around 11:00 a.m. and found an outbuilding engulfed in flames. A neighbor was the one who initially saw the smoke and notified the owners. 

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  • RECALL: Little Tikes recalling more than 500,000 toddler swings

    RECALL: Little Tikes recalling more than 500,000 toddler swings

    Thursday, February 23 2017 3:30 PM EST2017-02-23 20:30:45 GMT

    KHQ.COM - Little Tikes is recalling more than half a million toddler swings because they can break and cause the child in them to fall. The recall involves certain Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure pink toddler swings sold from November 2009 through May 2014. No other colored swings are affected. 

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    KHQ.COM - Little Tikes is recalling more than half a million toddler swings because they can break and cause the child in them to fall. The recall involves certain Little Tikes 2-in-1 Snug 'n Secure pink toddler swings sold from November 2009 through May 2014. No other colored swings are affected. 

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  • Elson F. Floyd College of Medicine granted NWCCU accreditation

    Elson F. Floyd College of Medicine granted NWCCU accreditation

    Thursday, February 23 2017 2:51 PM EST2017-02-23 19:51:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mark another significant achievement down for Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.  WSU was granted accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities for the doctor of medicine program that the College of Medicine will be offering.  

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Mark another significant achievement down for Washington State University's Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.  WSU was granted accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities for the doctor of medicine program that the College of Medicine will be offering.  

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  • Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    Former House speaker predicts 'Obamacare' won't be repealed

    Thursday, February 23 2017 2:22 PM EST2017-02-23 19:22:29 GMT

    WASHINGTON - Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen."

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    WASHINGTON - Former House Speaker John Boehner predicted on Thursday that a full repeal and replacement of "Obamacare" is "not going to happen." Boehner was forced out by conservatives in 2015. The Ohio Republican says he started laughing when he heard President Donald Trump and Republicans promise swift action on undoing and replacing the health law. 

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  • Seattle mayor says Trump transgender move is 'bullying'

    Seattle mayor says Trump transgender move is 'bullying'

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 8:11 PM EST2017-02-23 01:11:58 GMT
    (AP) - Seattle's mayor decried "the bullying coming from the White House" and criticized a move by the Trump administration to end federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.      Ed Murray said in a statement that President Donald Trump is sending a message that he doesn't respect individual rights. Murray also said that by lifting the federal guidelines th...>>
    (AP) - Seattle's mayor decried "the bullying coming from the White House" and criticized a move by the Trump administration to end federal protection for transgender students that required schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching their gender identities.      Ed Murray said in a statement that President Donald Trump is sending a message that he doesn't respect individual rights. Murray also said that by lifting the federal guidelines th...>>
  • UPDATE: 911 outage ends in Moscow, Pullman, Palouse, Garfield and surrounding areas

    UPDATE: 911 outage ends in Moscow, Pullman, Palouse, Garfield and surrounding areas

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 7:37 PM EST2017-02-23 00:37:01 GMT

    MOSCOW, Idaho - Update: Whitcom 9 1 1 advises that the fiber optic line that was cut impacting telephone communications in the Moscow, Pullman, Palouse and Garfield areas has been repaired and services have been restored. 

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    MOSCOW, Idaho - Update: Whitcom 9 1 1 advises that the fiber optic line that was cut impacting telephone communications in the Moscow, Pullman, Palouse and Garfield areas has been repaired and services have been restored. 

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  • Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    Trump administration lifts transgender bathroom guidance

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 7:14 PM EST2017-02-23 00:14:59 GMT

    The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity. 

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    The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms matching their chosen gender identity. 

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  • Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

    Trump sends top aides to Mexico amid deep strains with US

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:56 PM EST2017-02-22 22:56:33 GMT

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border.

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    MEXICO CITY (AP) - President Donald Trump is sending his top diplomat and homeland security chief to Mexico on a fence-mending mission made all the more challenging by the actual fence he wants to build on the southern border.

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  • Revised Trump immigration order delayed until next week

    Revised Trump immigration order delayed until next week

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:50 PM EST2017-02-22 22:50:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back the release of President Donald Trump's revamped refugee and immigration executive order until next week.      Trump had said his administration would unveil the new order this week, but a White House official says that has been delayed.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is pushing back the release of President Donald Trump's revamped refugee and immigration executive order until next week.      Trump had said his administration would unveil the new order this week, but a White House official says that has been delayed.

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  • Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

    Iceland's president says he would not ban pineapple pizza

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 5:30 PM EST2017-02-22 22:30:48 GMT

    REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could. 

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    REYKJAVIK, Iceland - Iceland's president's strong views on pizza have caused an international stir. Gudni Th. Johannesson disclosed his opposition to pineapple on pizza to Icelandic high school students last week. Icelandic media reported that he said he'd ban the fruity topping if he could. 

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  • Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

    Powerball jackpot tops $400 million for 1st time in months

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 1:42 PM EST2017-02-22 18:42:17 GMT

    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The top prize for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $403 million if paid over 29 years or $244 million in cash. Winners then would have to pay taxes on their winnings.

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    DES MOINES, Iowa - The Powerball jackpot has climbed above $400 million for the first time in nearly three months. The top prize for Wednesday night's drawing will be an estimated $403 million if paid over 29 years or $244 million in cash. Winners then would have to pay taxes on their winnings.

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  • Billings woman cited for DUI twice in 12 hours

    Billings woman cited for DUI twice in 12 hours

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 11:18 AM EST2017-02-22 16:18:43 GMT

    BILLINGS, Mont. - A Billings woman is jailed with her bail set at $25,000 after being arrested for driving drunk twice in a period of 12 hours. The Billings Gazette reports 44-year-old Robia Jane Bedoni was arrested after a traffic stop just after 1 a.m. Monday and again just before 1 p.m. Monday. Both times she had a 15-year-old passenger, which led to two counts of felony criminal endangerment.

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    BILLINGS, Mont. - A Billings woman is jailed with her bail set at $25,000 after being arrested for driving drunk twice in a period of 12 hours. The Billings Gazette reports 44-year-old Robia Jane Bedoni was arrested after a traffic stop just after 1 a.m. Monday and again just before 1 p.m. Monday. Both times she had a 15-year-old passenger, which led to two counts of felony criminal endangerment.

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  • Officials plan capture of wild horses in central Idaho

    Officials plan capture of wild horses in central Idaho

    Wednesday, February 22 2017 11:18 AM EST2017-02-22 16:18:18 GMT

    CHALLIS, Idaho - Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a news release Tuesday says the capture will likely go through mid-April using a large-scale bait trap operation.

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    CHALLIS, Idaho - Federal officials say they plan to capture 150 wild horses starting later this month in central Idaho near Challis and remove about 50 for adoption. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management in a news release Tuesday says the capture will likely go through mid-April using a large-scale bait trap operation.

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  • Young child found cold, wet, soiled and locked out of Spokane apartment; Mother charged

    Young child found cold, wet, soiled and locked out of Spokane apartment; Mother charged

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:56 PM EST2017-02-22 04:56:27 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 28-year-old Spokane mother was booked on a charge of criminal mistreatment after witnesses say they found her passed out inside her home while her young child was locked outside in the rain.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A 28-year-old Spokane mother was booked on a charge of criminal mistreatment after witnesses say they found her passed out inside her home while her young child was locked outside in the rain.

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  • Seattle mayor may sue Trump over immigration information

    Seattle mayor may sue Trump over immigration information

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 7:59 PM EST2017-02-22 00:59:23 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to know exactly what President Donald Trump has planned for cities like Seattle that vow to resist federal immigration enforcement actions.

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    SEATTLE (AP) - Seattle Mayor Ed Murray wants to know exactly what President Donald Trump has planned for cities like Seattle that vow to resist federal immigration enforcement actions.

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  • UPDATE: Missing/Endangered Spokane woman found safe

    UPDATE: Missing/Endangered Spokane woman found safe

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 5:14 PM EST2017-02-21 22:14:54 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say LuAnn Jensen has been found safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - UPDATE: Spokane Police say LuAnn Jensen has been found safe. Thanks to everyone who helped spread the word. 

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  • February 2017: The second wettest February recorded in Spokane

    February 2017: The second wettest February recorded in Spokane

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:18 PM EST2017-02-21 20:18:33 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - That snow that came down this morning? Yeah, it officially bumped February 2017 into the second wettest February on record in Spokane. So far this month, we've had nearly 4 inches (3.97) of precipitation. The previous wettest February on record was in 1961, when we received 3.94 inches of precipitation, and the .16 inches we received Tuesday put us past that. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - That snow that came down this morning? Yeah, it officially bumped February 2017 into the second wettest February on record in Spokane. So far this month, we've had nearly 4 inches (3.97) of precipitation. The previous wettest February on record was in 1961, when we received 3.94 inches of precipitation, and the .16 inches we received Tuesday put us past that. 

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  • United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

    United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 3:03 PM EST2017-02-21 20:03:33 GMT

    DALLAS - American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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    DALLAS - American and United have started selling cheaper "basic economy" fares as they battle discount airlines for the most budget-conscious travelers. American announced early Tuesday that it began selling the new fares for flights starting March 1 on 10 different routes from its hub airports in Dallas, Miami, Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina. 

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  • Conn. Police: Look out for escaped cattle selling dairy products door to door

    Conn. Police: Look out for escaped cattle selling dairy products door to door

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 12:02 PM EST2017-02-21 17:02:31 GMT

    SUFFIELD, Conn. - Farm to table, indeed.  Police in Connecticut had a little fun while responding to a call on Sunday.  "Early this morning, officers responded to a complaint of 2 suspicious males going door to door trying to sell dairy products," Suffield Police posted on Facebook. "Officers determined that the 2 individuals did not have a solicitors (sic) permit and were apprehended after a short foot pursuit." 

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    SUFFIELD, Conn. - Farm to table, indeed.  Police in Connecticut had a little fun while responding to a call on Sunday.  "Early this morning, officers responded to a complaint of 2 suspicious males going door to door trying to sell dairy products," Suffield Police posted on Facebook. "Officers determined that the 2 individuals did not have a solicitors (sic) permit and were apprehended after a short foot pursuit." 

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  • Trump: Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painful

    Trump: Threats against Jewish centers 'horrible and painful

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 11:06 AM EST2017-02-21 16:06:11 GMT

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful." Trump made the remarks Tuesday after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture. 

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    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is calling recent threats against Jewish community centers "horrible and painful." Trump made the remarks Tuesday after touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture. He said the museum was a "meaningful reminder of why we have to fight bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all forms."

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  • K9 Laslo takes down convicted felon in possession of a gun and meth

    K9 Laslo takes down convicted felon in possession of a gun and meth

    Monday, February 20 2017 5:53 PM EST2017-02-20 22:53:43 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A convicted felon in possession of a handgun and meth was arrested after a pursuit early Monday morning in Spokane Valley.  Corporal Jeff Thurman spotted a stolen Jeep traveling west on I-90 near Havana just after 4:00 a.m. Corporal Thurman followed the Jeep and waited for backup, but the driver, identified as 42-year-old Thomas E. Lenocker, sped away. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - A convicted felon in possession of a handgun and meth was arrested after a pursuit early Monday morning in Spokane Valley.  Corporal Jeff Thurman spotted a stolen Jeep traveling west on I-90 near Havana just after 4:00 a.m. Corporal Thurman followed the Jeep and waited for backup, but the driver, identified as 42-year-old Thomas E. Lenocker, sped away. 

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  • South Carolina school bus driver arrested for driving students while drunk

    South Carolina school bus driver arrested for driving students while drunk

    Monday, February 20 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-02-20 21:21:34 GMT

    NEWBERRY, S.C. - Bond has been set for a man accused of driving a school bus carrying students while intoxicated.  The Newberry County Detention Center says Brent Patrick Carter's bond was set for $2,267 on a DUI charge and $445 on a child endangerment charge.  Carter, a Berkeley County school bus driver, was driving the bus eastbound in the westbound lanes of a highway near Newberry at about 7:05 p.m.

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    NEWBERRY, S.C. - Bond has been set for a man accused of driving a school bus carrying students while intoxicated.  The Newberry County Detention Center says Brent Patrick Carter's bond was set for $2,267 on a DUI charge and $445 on a child endangerment charge.  Carter, a Berkeley County school bus driver, was driving the bus eastbound in the westbound lanes of a highway near Newberry at about 7:05 p.m.

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  • Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    Trump taps military strategist as national security adviser

    Monday, February 20 2017 3:49 PM EST2017-02-20 20:49:57 GMT

    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago. He says McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."

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    PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach club, Mar-a-Lago. He says McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience."  Trump says retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg, who had been his acting adviser, will now serve as the National Security Council chief of staff.  

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  • KHQuiz: Presidents Day trivia

    Monday, February 15 2016 10:36 AM EST2016-02-15 15:36:57 GMT
    Monday, February 20 2017 1:20 PM EST2017-02-20 18:20:52 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Today is President's Day, and a lot of focus lately has been placed on those who are trying to become President this fall, but let's take a moment to reminisce about those who have already served as Commander in Chief. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Today is President's Day, and a lot of focus lately has been placed on those who are trying to become President this fall, but let's take a moment to reminisce about those who have already served as Commander in Chief. 

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  • Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan

    Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan

    Sunday, February 19 2017 2:43 PM EST2017-02-19 19:43:17 GMT

    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he will make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits.      Mattis says he spoke by video conference for several hours on Sunday with the top commander in Afghanistan, U.S. Gen. John Nicholson.

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    ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he will make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits.      Mattis says he spoke by video conference for several hours on Sunday with the top commander in Afghanistan, U.S. Gen. John Nicholson.

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  • Israeli leader lauds 'new day' in relations with Trump's US

    Israeli leader lauds 'new day' in relations with Trump's US

    Sunday, February 19 2017 2:37 PM EST2017-02-19 19:37:47 GMT

    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's leader says President Donald Trump told him it was a "new day" in Israeli-American relations.      Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet Sunday that last week's meeting with Trump in Washington was "historic" and strengthened the two countries' longtime alliance.

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    JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's leader says President Donald Trump told him it was a "new day" in Israeli-American relations.      Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet Sunday that last week's meeting with Trump in Washington was "historic" and strengthened the two countries' longtime alliance.

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  • Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

    Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

    Sunday, February 19 2017 1:25 PM EST2017-02-19 18:25:01 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Trump administration official was fired after criticizing President Donald Trump's policies toward Mexico during a private speech.      Trump had appointed Craig Deare last month to head the National Security Council's Western Hemisphere division. On Friday, Deare was escorted out of the building where he worked.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Trump administration official was fired after criticizing President Donald Trump's policies toward Mexico during a private speech.      Trump had appointed Craig Deare last month to head the National Security Council's Western Hemisphere division. On Friday, Deare was escorted out of the building where he worked.

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  • Trump interviewing 2 candidates for adviser job

    Trump interviewing 2 candidates for adviser job

    Saturday, February 18 2017 1:44 PM EST2017-02-18 18:44:31 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is interviewing John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster for the job of national security adviser.      A White House official says both meetings will take place this weekend at the president's private club in South Florida.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is interviewing John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster for the job of national security adviser.      A White House official says both meetings will take place this weekend at the president's private club in South Florida.

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  • UPDATE: Road closures in Spokane County

    UPDATE: Road closures in Spokane County

    Friday, February 17 2017 6:23 PM EST2017-02-17 23:23:06 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The following roads have either been closed or are being carefully monitored by road crews in Spokane County due to flooding issues: Emergency Road Closures:

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - The following roads have either been closed or are being carefully monitored by road crews in Spokane County due to flooding issues: Emergency Road Closures:

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  • $10,000 reward being offered in Coeur d'Alene cat abuse case

    $10,000 reward being offered in Coeur d'Alene cat abuse case

    Friday, February 17 2017 6:12 PM EST2017-02-17 23:12:26 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - PETA is offering a $5000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or person responsible for torturing and dunking a Coeur d'Alene cat in diesel oil. However, $5,750 has also been raised by local residents and business owners, which brings the total reward to $10,750.  

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - PETA is offering a $5000 reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or person responsible for torturing and dunking a Coeur d'Alene cat in diesel oil. However, $5,750 has also been raised by local residents and business owners, which brings the total reward to $10,750.  

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  • LGBT employees ask Education Secretary to keep protections

    LGBT employees ask Education Secretary to keep protections

    Friday, February 17 2017 4:37 PM EST2017-02-17 21:37:45 GMT

    WASHINGTON - LGBT employees are asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to commit to safeguarding anti-discrimination regulations. The staffers sent an email to DeVos that was obtained Friday by The Associated Press.  In the email, staffers urge the new education secretary to issue a statement confirming her commitment to Title IX rules, which prohibit discrimination based on sex in educational programs.

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    WASHINGTON - LGBT employees are asking Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to commit to safeguarding anti-discrimination regulations. The staffers sent an email to DeVos that was obtained Friday by The Associated Press.  In the email, staffers urge the new education secretary to issue a statement confirming her commitment to Title IX rules, which prohibit discrimination based on sex in educational programs.

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  • State of Emergency declared in Spokane County due to flooding and washed out roadways

    State of Emergency declared in Spokane County due to flooding and washed out roadways

    Thursday, February 16 2017 11:51 PM EST2017-02-17 04:51:43 GMT

    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County has declared a state of emergency as heavy rainfall has brought flooding and washed out roads in the area. 

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    SPOKANE COUNTY, Wash. - Spokane County has declared a state of emergency as heavy rainfall has brought flooding and washed out roads in the area.  Spokane County has reported two road closures in southeast Spokane County near Freeman and Rockford.  RELATED: PHOTOS: 15 feet of road washed out in Adams County This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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  • Washouts force road closures in south Spokane County; Detours in place

    Washouts force road closures in south Spokane County; Detours in place

    Thursday, February 16 2017 8:09 PM EST2017-02-17 01:09:46 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Public Works Department announced Harvard Road between Stringham and Elder has been closed due to a washout.  A detour is in place from Elder and Molter, then onto Stringham Road.  Spokane County also announced Stoughton Road between Larking and Darknell has been closed.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane County Public Works Department announced Harvard Road between Stringham and Elder has been closed due to a washout.  A detour is in place from Elder and Molter, then onto Stringham Road.  Spokane County also announced Stoughton Road between Larking and Darknell has been closed.

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  • PHOTOS: 15 feet of road washed out in Adams County

    PHOTOS: 15 feet of road washed out in Adams County

    Thursday, February 16 2017 2:18 PM EST2017-02-16 19:18:42 GMT

    RITZVILLE, Wash. - A road in Adams County washed out early Thursday morning, sending an SUV plummeting into rushing water below.  A 15-foot section of Lind Warden Road washed out, taking a 2000 Chevy Blazer with it. The Adams County Sheriff's Office reports after the SUV was quickly submerged, but the driver was able to free himself and escaped unharmed. 

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    RITZVILLE, Wash. - A road in Adams County washed out early Thursday morning, sending an SUV plummeting into rushing water below.  A 15-foot section of Lind Warden Road washed out, taking a 2000 Chevy Blazer with it. The Adams County Sheriff's Office reports after the SUV was quickly submerged, but the driver was able to free himself and escaped unharmed. 

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  • Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

    Thimble tossed! Game piece voted out of Monopoly board game

    Thursday, February 16 2017 11:04 AM EST2017-02-16 16:04:17 GMT

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added to Monopoly in 1935. The move is part of a campaign to select the next generation of game pieces....

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    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - You can still pass "Go" and collect $200 on the Monopoly board, but you soon won't be able to do it with the thimble game piece. Voters have rejected the thimble, an integral part of the game since being added to Monopoly in 1935. The move is part of a campaign to select the next generation of game pieces.

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  • Cat found in Coeur d'Alene covered in oil after apparent torture

    Cat found in Coeur d'Alene covered in oil after apparent torture

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 7:55 PM EST2017-02-16 00:55:30 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A cat was brought into a Coeur d'Alene animal hospital after suffering horrific abuse and torture and now police are trying to find the person or persons responsible. The cat was soaked in diesel when it was brought into Alpine Animal Hospital on Saturday. Employees at the clinic said the cat had bruises, wounds, and deep cuts around his neck. 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - A cat was brought into a Coeur d'Alene animal hospital after suffering horrific abuse and torture and now police are trying to find the person or persons responsible. The cat was soaked in diesel when it was brought into Alpine Animal Hospital on Saturday. Employees at the clinic said the cat had bruises, wounds, and deep cuts around his neck. 

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  • Pursuit suspect tells Spokane County deputies he wanted to 'work on his driving skills'

    Pursuit suspect tells Spokane County deputies he wanted to 'work on his driving skills'

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 6:52 PM EST2017-02-15 23:52:28 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's never a good idea to lead law enforcement officers on a chase. Even if you are doing it because it's Valentines Day and you want to spend more time with your girlfriend. You'll just get more charges added on, which will result in spending more time away from your sweetheart. Deputies say Tuesday night they tried to pull over a Dodge Caravan in Airway Heights because the registered owner had a warrant for his arrest.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's never a good idea to lead law enforcement officers on a chase. Even if you are doing it because it's Valentines Day and you want to spend more time with your girlfriend. You'll just get more charges added on, which will result in spending more time away from your sweetheart. Deputies say Tuesday night they tried to pull over a Dodge Caravan in Airway Heights because the registered owner had a warrant for his arrest.

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  • Puzder withdraws nomination for labor secretary

    Puzder withdraws nomination for labor secretary

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 6:14 PM EST2017-02-15 23:14:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Andrew Puzder says he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary.      The fast food executive says in a statement provided to The Associated Press that he was "honored to have been considered by President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Labor and put America's workers and businesses back on a path to sustainable prosperity."

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Andrew Puzder says he is withdrawing as President Donald Trump's nominee for labor secretary.      The fast food executive says in a statement provided to The Associated Press that he was "honored to have been considered by President Donald Trump to lead the Department of Labor and put America's workers and businesses back on a path to sustainable prosperity."

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  • SPLC says number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise

    SPLC says number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 2:56 PM EST2017-02-15 19:56:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON - The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical Islamic attacks and the incendiary rhetoric of last year's presidential campaign. This comes from the Southern Poverty Law Center's new report released Wednesday. It says there were 917 hate groups last year, up from 892 in 2015 and 784 in 2014.

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    WASHINGTON - The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the United States has nearly tripled since 2015, due in part to radical Islamic attacks and the incendiary rhetoric of last year's presidential campaign. This comes from the Southern Poverty Law Center's new report released Wednesday. It says there were 917 hate groups last year, up from 892 in 2015 and 784 in 2014.

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  • Russia cloud over Trump not going away with Flynn exit

    Russia cloud over Trump not going away with Flynn exit

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 8:13 PM EST2017-02-15 01:13:46 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Michael Flynn. Investigations are underway, and more are likely by the new administration and on Capitol Hill. U.S. agencies, including the FBI, have been probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Questions about the Trump administration's ties to Russia are hardly going to disappear with the firing of national security adviser Michael Flynn. Investigations are underway, and more are likely by the new administration and on Capitol Hill. U.S. agencies, including the FBI, have been probing Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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  • Getting paid to shop? Yeah.

    Getting paid to shop? Yeah.

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 5:33 PM EST2017-02-14 22:33:18 GMT

    KENNEWICK, Wash. - The days of rummaging through a mountain of coupons are over. Now, in the age of technology, there are apps you can use to save money at the grocery store. "I just started about a month ago," said Diane Crawford, grocery savings app user. 

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    KENNEWICK, Wash. - The days of rummaging through a mountain of coupons are over. Now, in the age of technology, there are apps you can use to save money at the grocery store. "I just started about a month ago," said Diane Crawford, grocery savings app user. 

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  • Schools closed in California dam evacuation areas

    Schools closed in California dam evacuation areas

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 4:13 PM EST2017-02-14 21:13:57 GMT

    OROVILLE, Calif. Dozens of schools in evacuation areas throughout Yuba, Sutter and Butte counties are closed. Nearly 200,000 people, who evacuated Sunday over fears that a damaged spillway at Lake Oroville could fail and unleash a wall of water, have to stay away indefinitely while officials race to repair it before more rains arrive Thursday.

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    OROVILLE, Calif. Dozens of schools in evacuation areas throughout Yuba, Sutter and Butte counties are closed. Nearly 200,000 people, who evacuated Sunday over fears that a damaged spillway at Lake Oroville could fail and unleash a wall of water, have to stay away indefinitely while officials race to repair it before more rains arrive Thursday.

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  • Lawyer to panel: No promises to 'Making a Murderer' inmate

    Lawyer to panel: No promises to 'Making a Murderer' inmate

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 4:08 PM EST2017-02-14 21:08:57 GMT

    CHICAGO - State attorneys are trying to persuade a panel of federal appellate judges that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was properly convicted. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death two years earlier. Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in Manitowoc County.

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    CHICAGO - State attorneys are trying to persuade a panel of federal appellate judges that a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" was properly convicted. Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in 2007 in photographer Teresa Halbach's death two years earlier. Dassey told detectives he helped his uncle, Steven Avery, rape and kill Halbach in Manitowoc County.

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  • Moscow, Idaho man recreates Beyonce's pregnancy photo

    Moscow, Idaho man recreates Beyonce's pregnancy photo

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 3:09 PM EST2017-02-14 20:09:36 GMT

    MOSCOW, Idaho - She's one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She's sold 100 million records as a solo artist alone. She's one of the highest paid musicians in history. She has 62 Grammy nominations and 22 Grammy Awards. They call her Queen Bey. You might know her as Beyonce. 

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    MOSCOW, Idaho - She's one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She's sold 100 million records as a solo artist alone. She's one of the highest paid musicians in history. She has 62 Grammy nominations and 22 Grammy Awards. They call her Queen Bey. You might know her as Beyonce. 

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  • Flynn resigns amid Russia controversy

    Flynn resigns amid Russia controversy

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:15 PM EST2017-02-14 04:15:36 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - National security adviser Michael Flynn has resigned after reports he misled Trump administration officials about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S.

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  • Kootenai County Sheriff's Office recommends charges in fatal boat crash on Lake Coeur d'Alene

    Kootenai County Sheriff's Office recommends charges in fatal boat crash on Lake Coeur d'Alene

    Monday, February 13 2017 9:26 PM EST2017-02-14 02:26:15 GMT

    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says they have completed their investigation into a fatal boat crash that killed three people on Lake Coeur d'Alene last summer. 

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    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office says they have completed their investigation into a fatal boat crash that killed three people on Lake Coeur d'Alene last summer. The Sheriff's Office says their investigation found that on the night of July 30, 2016, a boat operated by Dennis Magner of Spokane was southbound with it struck another stationary boat. 

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  • Federal judge in Seattle says lawsuit against Trump travel ban can proceed in lower court

    Federal judge in Seattle says lawsuit against Trump travel ban can proceed in lower court

    Monday, February 13 2017 7:10 PM EST2017-02-14 00:10:22 GMT

    SEATTLE (AP) - A federal judge in Seattle says a lawsuit by Washington state and Minnesota challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban will proceed as an appellate court considers a preliminary injunction in the case.      U.S. District Judge James Robart, who previously issued a temporary restraining order halting the ban, ruled Monday the lawsuit can go forward. 

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    SEATTLE (AP) - A federal judge in Seattle says a lawsuit by Washington state and Minnesota challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban will proceed as an appellate court considers a preliminary injunction in the case.      U.S. District Judge James Robart, who previously issued a temporary restraining order halting the ban, ruled Monday the lawsuit can go forward. 

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  • Fight back fashion: Gadgets to keep you protected if you run into trouble

    Fight back fashion: Gadgets to keep you protected if you run into trouble

    Monday, May 23 2016 9:17 PM EDT2016-05-24 01:17:04 GMT
    Monday, February 13 2017 6:44 PM EST2017-02-13 23:44:53 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's the time of year when most of us head outdoors to take advantage of the nice weather, but do you have a plan in place if you encounter danger on your trail? Being the target of an attack is a subject most of us would like to avoid, but in this day and age, preparation is your best defense.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's the time of year when most of us head outdoors to take advantage of the nice weather, but do you have a plan in place if you encounter danger on your trail? Being the target of an attack is a subject most of us would like to avoid, but in this day and age, preparation is your best defense.

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  • AP sources: US sanctions Venezuela's new vice president

    AP sources: US sanctions Venezuela's new vice president

    Monday, February 13 2017 6:20 PM EST2017-02-13 23:20:38 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is slapping sanctions on Venezuela's new Vice President Tareck El Aissami and accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking.  That's according to individuals briefed on the U.S. government's plans who requested anonymity to disclose the move ahead of a formal announcement.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is slapping sanctions on Venezuela's new Vice President Tareck El Aissami and accusing him of playing a major role in international drug trafficking.  That's according to individuals briefed on the U.S. government's plans who requested anonymity to disclose the move ahead of a formal announcement.

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  • Plane rejoining search for crab boat missing in Bering Sea

    Plane rejoining search for crab boat missing in Bering Sea

    Monday, February 13 2017 2:27 PM EST2017-02-13 19:27:00 GMT

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A C-130 transport plane is rejoining the search for a 98-foot crab boat with six people on board missing off a remote Alaska island in the Bering Sea. Speaking from Kodiak, Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson said Monday the aircraft could reach the scene near the island of St. George after a flight of about two and a half hours.  

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    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A C-130 transport plane is rejoining the search for a 98-foot crab boat with six people on board missing off a remote Alaska island in the Bering Sea. Speaking from Kodiak, Coast Guard Petty Officer 3rd Class Lauren Steenson said Monday the aircraft could reach the scene near the island of St. George after a flight of about two and a half hours.  

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  • Daniel Tosh coming to Spokane May 4

    Daniel Tosh coming to Spokane May 4

    Monday, February 13 2017 1:06 PM EST2017-02-13 18:06:15 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Comedian Daniel Tosh is coming to the Spokane Arena this spring.  The Spokane Arena announced Tosh will be playing the Star Theater on May 4th as part of his Tosh.Show on Campus tour. Tickets go on sale February 17th

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Comedian Daniel Tosh is coming to the Spokane Arena this spring.  The Spokane Arena announced Tosh will be playing the Star Theater on May 4th as part of his Tosh.Show on Campus tour. Tickets go on sale February 17th

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  • Man injured in northwest Spokane house fire

    Man injured in northwest Spokane house fire

    Monday, February 13 2017 11:35 AM EST2017-02-13 16:35:49 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Fire Department says a man was injured in a house fire early Monday morning. The fire started at a home in the area of Oak and Cleveland. Firefighters on scene say a man in his mid-30s was injured with 2nd-degree burns to his face. The extent of damage to the home is unknown at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Fire Department says a man was injured in a house fire early Monday morning. The fire started at a home in the area of Oak and Cleveland. Firefighters on scene say a man in his mid-30s was injured with 2nd-degree burns to his face. The extent of damage to the home is unknown at this time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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  • Lawyer: 'Pro-Trump' attitudes part of voter fraud sentence

    Lawyer: 'Pro-Trump' attitudes part of voter fraud sentence

    Saturday, February 11 2017 3:21 PM EST2017-02-11 20:21:24 GMT

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A lawyer for a Mexican national sentenced to eight years in prison for voter fraud in Texas says President Donald Trump's widely debunked claims of election rigging was "the 800-pound gorilla" in the jury box. Attorney Clark Birdsall said Friday that 37-year-old Rosa Maria Ortega will likely be deported. She was convicted in Fort Worth this week on two felony counts of illegal voting.

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    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - A lawyer for a Mexican national sentenced to eight years in prison for voter fraud in Texas says President Donald Trump's widely debunked claims of election rigging was "the 800-pound gorilla" in the jury box. Attorney Clark Birdsall said Friday that 37-year-old Rosa Maria Ortega will likely be deported. She was convicted in Fort Worth this week on two felony counts of illegal voting.

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  • Trump says he might give travel ban a tweak or a makeover

    Trump says he might give travel ban a tweak or a makeover

    Saturday, February 11 2017 2:54 PM EST2017-02-11 19:54:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he might give his refugee and immigration travel ban a second try, either as a revision or as a new order, as he contends with an appeals court ruling that prevents the ban from being enforced.      Trump said he expected to win the legal battle over his original directive even though options were being considered by the White House.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says he might give his refugee and immigration travel ban a second try, either as a revision or as a new order, as he contends with an appeals court ruling that prevents the ban from being enforced.      Trump said he expected to win the legal battle over his original directive even though options were being considered by the White House.

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  • Health District: Number of mumps cases up to 191 in Spokane

    Health District: Number of mumps cases up to 191 in Spokane

    Friday, February 10 2017 8:11 PM EST2017-02-11 01:11:47 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Regional Health District says the number of mumps cases in Spokane County has increased to 191. The Health District reports those mumps cases affect 20 schools in four school districts.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Regional Health District says the number of mumps cases in Spokane County has increased to 191. The Health District reports those mumps cases affect 20 schools in four school districts.

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  • Meltdown: Storm drains need clearing too! Here's how to find storm drains by your home

    Meltdown: Storm drains need clearing too! Here's how to find storm drains by your home

    Friday, February 10 2017 3:09 PM EST2017-02-10 20:09:54 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - With temperatures rising and rain under way, the snow melt is on. And while city crews are working to clear snow and ice from storm drains, there are 12,000 storm drains in the city, so they're asking for your help. If you don’t know where the closest storm drain is to your house or business, you can use MapSpokane on the City’s web site to find out. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - With temperatures rising and rain under way, the snow melt is on. And while city crews are working to clear snow and ice from storm drains, there are 12,000 storm drains in the city, so they're asking for your help. If you don’t know where the closest storm drain is to your house or business, you can use MapSpokane on the City’s web site to find out. 

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  • US court refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban

    US court refuses to reinstate Trump's travel ban

    Thursday, February 9 2017 7:57 PM EST2017-02-10 00:57:54 GMT

    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday wouldn't block a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban and allowed previously barred travelers to enter the U.S. An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court is possible.  

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    WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court in San Francisco has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday wouldn't block a lower-court ruling that suspended the ban and allowed previously barred travelers to enter the U.S. An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court is possible.  

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  • Semi-truck hauling apples plunges into Columbia River near East Wenatchee

    Semi-truck hauling apples plunges into Columbia River near East Wenatchee

    Thursday, February 9 2017 5:21 PM EST2017-02-09 22:21:40 GMT

    EAST WENATCHEE, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says they are investigating a semi-truck hauling apples that crashed into the Columbia River.  WSP says the accident happened on Highway 2 about five miles north of East Wenatchee. The road is open, but if you're in the area Thursday afternoon, you should expect delays. No word on any injuries. 

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    EAST WENATCHEE, Wash. - The Washington State Patrol says they are investigating a semi-truck hauling apples that crashed into the Columbia River.  WSP says the accident happened on Highway 2 about five miles north of East Wenatchee. The road is open, but if you're in the area Thursday afternoon, you should expect delays. No word on any injuries. 

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  • PHOTOS: The animals of Cat Tales enjoy the snow

    PHOTOS: The animals of Cat Tales enjoy the snow

    Thursday, February 9 2017 4:18 PM EST2017-02-09 21:18:17 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's a mess outside. The roads are horrible. There are snow berms covering sidewalks. Now the snow is melting, which is creating an even bigger mess with flooding. The streets are icy and getting narrower and narrower with each plowing. It's always dark and gray. We've had enough! 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - It's a mess outside. The roads are horrible. There are snow berms covering sidewalks. Now the snow is melting, which is creating an even bigger mess with flooding. The streets are icy and getting narrower and narrower with each plowing. It's always dark and gray. We've had enough! 

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  • Oregon Zoo announces passing of oldest male Asian elephant in North America

    Oregon Zoo announces passing of oldest male Asian elephant in North America

    Thursday, February 9 2017 1:40 PM EST2017-02-09 18:40:38 GMT

    PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon Zoo announced on Facebook Thursday morning that they had to put down one of their elephants, Packy.  "With great sadness, we said goodbye to Packy this morning. Packy, the oldest male Asian elephant in North America, was humanely euthanized at the zoo after animal-care staff determined his quality of life and the safety of the herd was compromised by his illness," the statement said. 

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    PORTLAND, Ore. - The Oregon Zoo announced on Facebook Thursday morning that they had to put down one of their elephants, Packy.  "With great sadness, we said goodbye to Packy this morning. Packy, the oldest male Asian elephant in North America, was humanely euthanized at the zoo after animal-care staff determined his quality of life and the safety of the herd was compromised by his illness," the statement said. 

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  • SNOW GUIDE 2017

    SNOW GUIDE 2017

    Thursday, February 9 2017 10:28 AM EST2017-02-09 15:28:08 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The snow has arrived in the Inland Northwest and we want to make sure you're as prepared as you possibly can be. Here are a few helpful links to get you through what's looking to be a snowy winter:  1.) ARE YOU READY FOR WINTER?  This handy guide includes tips from Greater Spokane Emergency Management, the Spokane Regional Health District, the Spokane Fire Department, and SCRAPS.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The snow has arrived in the Inland Northwest and we want to make sure you're as prepared as you possibly can be. Here are a few helpful links to get you through what's looking to be a snowy winter:  1.) ARE YOU READY FOR WINTER?  This handy guide includes tips from Greater Spokane Emergency Management, the Spokane Regional Health District, the Spokane Fire Department, and SCRAPS.

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  • Gorsuch disheartened by Trump attacks on judges

    Gorsuch disheartened by Trump attacks on judges

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 8:28 PM EST2017-02-09 01:28:24 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has told a Democratic senator that he found the president's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing."      Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut disclosed the comments from Judge Neil Gorsuch after meeting with the nominee Wednesday.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee has told a Democratic senator that he found the president's attacks on the judiciary "disheartening" and "demoralizing."      Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut disclosed the comments from Judge Neil Gorsuch after meeting with the nominee Wednesday.

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  • Senate confirms Sessions as attorney general

    Senate confirms Sessions as attorney general

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 7:32 PM EST2017-02-09 00:32:21 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration.      The 52-47 vote broke largely along party lines and capped weeks of divisive battles over Sessions, an early supporter of Donald Trump and one of the Senate's most conservative Republicans.

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    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate has confirmed Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration.      The 52-47 vote broke largely along party lines and capped weeks of divisive battles over Sessions, an early supporter of Donald Trump and one of the Senate's most conservative Republicans.

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  • Dam opponents send letter to Trump seeking dam removal

    Dam opponents send letter to Trump seeking dam removal

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 6:23 PM EST2017-02-08 23:23:06 GMT
    Dam opponents send letter to Trump seeking dam removalDam opponents send letter to Trump seeking dam removal

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - More than 50 fishing companies and environmental groups are asking President Donald Trump to take a fresh look at removing four dams on the lower Snake River to help restore wild salmon runs. The group sent a letter to the White House this week saying the dams must be removed to save wild salmon and steelhead runs. Supporters of the dams say they produce many benefits for the region, including electricity and barge shipping for commoditie...

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    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - More than 50 fishing companies and environmental groups are asking President Donald Trump to take a fresh look at removing four dams on the lower Snake River to help restore wild salmon runs. The group sent a letter to the White House this week saying the dams must be removed to save wild salmon and steelhead runs. Supporters of the dams say they produce many benefits for the region, including electricity and barge shipping for commoditie...

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