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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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    • Twitter trend shows your 'unpopular opinions' might not be that unpopular

      Unpopular opinions; we all have them, but is it okay to share them? If you tweet them-- perhaps.  Early May, the internet was being...well, the internet, and a new trend emerged that provides users with a new way of expressing their opinions that they feel might not be widely accepted.  Here's how it works: If you tweet “Unpopular opinion,” before you tweet tweet your thought, you can tell the world what you really think. The “unpopular op...
    • Suspect in 1986 Washington murder case pleads not guilty

      TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - A man arrested in the killing of a 13-year-old Tacoma, Washington girl over three decades ago has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. The News Tribune reports 60-year-old Robert Washburn pleaded not guilty Thursday in Tacoma, Washington, to murder with aggravated factors of sexual motivation and deliberate cruelty in the death of Jennifer Bastian. Washburn is accused of abducting Bastian while she was on a bike ride in a Tacoma park on Aug. 4, 1...

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      APNewsBreak: Ethics complaint made over 2017 reporter attack

      HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The head of the Montana Democratic Party on Thursday asked for a congressional ethics investigation into whether Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte lied to the police and the public when he assaulted a reporter last year. The request by the party’s executive director, Nancy Keenan, comes exactly one year after Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs said Gianforte “body slammed” him for asking a question the day 

    • City of Bozeman, MSU police create unit focused on sex crimes

      BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - The Bozeman and Montana State University police departments have created a Special Victims Unit to investigate sex crimes and help victims acquire resources. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports officials from both departments announced Wednesday that the unit includes four detectives from the Bozeman department and one detective from the university's force who will work together on cases both in the city and on campus. Bozeman Police Detective Anthony ...

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      Police investigate how a handgun ended up in driver's bumper

      LAKEWOOD, Wash. -  (AP) - Talk about gunning the engine. Authorities say a driver near Tacoma, Washington, saw an object strike the front of his car during his evening commute Wednesday. When he stopped for gas 18 miles (29 kilometers) later, he discovered it was a handgun. The weapon was embedded in his bumper, barrel-end first, with the trigger sticking out just below the driver's-side headlight. Washington State Patrol Trooper Guy Gill says the driver noti...

    • Mother says thieves stole box full of late son's belongings

      SANDPOINT, Idaho - “He was just so happy, always happy, funny, running around always getting into things. (He) had the goofiest little smile with big buck teeth.” Katelynn Bailey is a mother who lives a busy life. As she flips through photos of her son, Vaiden, she can’t help but hold back emotions. Because the pictures are all she has left. “The 29th will be the two year anniversary that he passed away,” Bailey said. In April 2016, the toddler 

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