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  • Army Announces Major Cuts To Comply With Budget

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Army has announced major cuts to comply with federal budget cuts. It will eliminate at least 12 combat brigades, relocate thousands of soldiers and cancel $400 million in construction projects.
  • Snowden Pardon Petition Passes 100,000 Signatures

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A petition asking President Barack Obama to pardon admitted state secret leaker Edward Snowden has passed 100,000 signatures. The petition posted on Whitehouse.gov calls the former National Security Agency contractor a "national hero." It says he should immediately be pardoned for any crimes in "blowing the whistle" on classified government programs to collect phone records and online data.
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    • PHOTOS: National Dog Day!

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Wednesday morning, we put the call out on our Facebook page for photos of your pups, and we received what El Guapo from The Three Amigos would refer to as a "plethora" of submissions!
    • PHOTOS: WSU Veterinary Hospital treating 1100 pound Yak named 'Makloud'

      PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University's Veterinary Teaching Hospital has a unique patient that they are hoping to get back to normal: A 1100 pound Yak named "Makloud". What is a Yak?
    • PHOTOS: St. Patrick's Day in the Inland Northwest

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Top o' the morning (or afternoon or evening depending on when you're reading this) to you!We are all Irish on St. Patrick's Day and hopefully you're wearing your green! We want to see your St. Patrick's Day photos! 
    • PHOTOS: Mysterious lights in sky over Spokane Monday night

      SPOKANE, Wash. - We often count on our wonderful viewers to let us know when they see news happening, and judging by the volume of phone calls that flooded our newsroom last night, we were pretty sure the plot from the movie Red Dawn was coming to fruition. Phone call after phone call, viewers were telling us about mysterious lights racing across the skies above Spokane. 
    • PHOTOS: 'Milky Rain' hits the area

      SPOKANE, Wash. - The rain fell and the phones rang. It is not uncommon for us to get phone calls from viewers letting us know about rain or snow in their "neck of the woods" to steal a phrase from Al Roker. 
    • PHOTOS: Crime Stopper February fugitives

      SPOKANE, Wash. - If you're looking for a little extra cash to buy your valentine something real nice, Crime Stoppers can help you out. They have cash to hand out, all you have to do is tell them where some fugitives are hiding. 
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    • BREAKING: Spokane Police Looking for One Person After Officer-Involved Shooting

      A suspect wanted out of Reno on multiple warrants is recovering in the hospital after an officer involved shooting near Monroe and Sinto early Monday morning.

    • Police: Man nabbed trying to rob just-burglarized restaurant

      COVINA, California (AP) - Police say a man with a knife tried to rob a Southern California pizza restaurant just a few hours after burglars had already stolen from it. Covina police Lt. Trevor Gaumer tells the San Gabriel Valley Tribune that burglars broke into Pizza Chalet on Tuesday and made off with $1,500. As the owner was cleaning up after the burglary less than three hours later, the knife-wielding man walked in and demanded money. The 

    • Responders ram driveway gate to save UPS driver from dogs

      TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities say firefighters in Washington state rammed through a driveway gate to save a delivery driver who was being mauled by pit bulls. The News Tribune newspaper reports the UPS driver had driven up the 75-foot driveway of a house in the South Hill area, near Tacoma, on Wednesday when the dogs backed him against a trailer. The driver called 911 and used his belt to try to fend off the animals. The Pierce 

    • Damaged chalet in Montana being protected from winter

      WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) - Work is being done to help protect what remains of a fire damaged chalet in Glacier National Park from Montana's winter weather. The effort will help preserve the site for eventually rebuilding the structure. The historic Sperry Chalet building was burned by a wildfire on Aug. 31. Other buildings in the complex, including a dining hall, survived the fire. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ordered an independent 

    • Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills takes plea deal

      CALWELL, Idaho (AP) - An Idaho nurse accused of stealing pills from nursing home residents pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance. The Idaho Press-Tribune reports that 32-year-old Jennifer Talich made the guilty plea for the felony charge on Tuesday as part of a deal that dropped all other charges against her. The dropped charges included felony destruction of evidence and misdemeanor theft and possession of a controlled substance.

    • Lewiston employees handcuff man with loaded shotgun outside storefront

      LEWISTON, Idaho - Lewiston Police say they arrested 47-year-old David Helm after he allegedly pointed a loaded shotgun at a man in downtown Lewiston Wednesday afternoon.  When they arrived, business owners in the area had already handcuffed Helm.  Police say through their interview process, they learned that Helm and another man had agreed to meet at The Right Spot store on G Street to settle a disagreement.  Helm allegedly 

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