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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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    • Cathy McMorris Rodgers spokesperson issues statement on her response to Putin comment

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is calling a comment made by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy that's making national headlines "an attempt at a humorous joke." In a Washington Post article published Wednesday McCarthy told GOP leaders in a meeting last year “There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump."

    • Idaho mother from viral donation video finishes chemotherapy

      BOISE, Idaho (AP) - Life is slowly settling back into a normal routine for an Idaho mother who four weeks ago finished chemotherapy. The Idaho Statesman reports 30-year-old Amanda Kofoed, a mother of four, is optimistic about her chances of fully recovering from Stage 3 Hodgkin Lymphoma. Kofoed is widely known across the internet for being the woman in a viral video who received $13,000 in donations. She had been diagnosed with cancer seven months ago. ...

    • UN, Microsoft announce $5M partnership on human rights

      GENEVA (AP) - Microsoft says it's contributing $5 million over five years to the U.N. human rights office, which the Geneva-based agency calls a "landmark partnership" that could prod other big private-sector donors to follow suit. The Redmond, Washington-based company plans to develop and use technology to help the U.N. rights office "predict, analyze and respond to critical human rights situations" at a time of arbitrary killings, rape, detention wit...

    • Coeur d'Alene school district superintendent Matt Handelman has announced that he will be resigning so he can take a job at Evergreen Public Schools in Vancouver.  Handelman will say with the Coeur d'Alene district through the end of April, and will work as a consultant for the district until fall.  The Director of Secondary Education, Trina Caudle, will be the interim superintendent until the district finds a replacement.  According to the district website, Handelma...
    • Idaho police arrest man who had been hiding for 17 years

      COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) - Officials say a northern Idaho man arrested of unlawfully possessing firearms was handed over to the U.S. Marshal's Service. The Bonner County Daily Bee reports the U.S. Marshal Service's took custody of 45-year-old Eric Corbett Tuesday. Corbett had been living in Elmira for 17 years under the alias Jubal Burke. Officials say he faces 15 to 21 months in prison if convicted of the weapons possession charge. Corbett worked in the state...

    • HBO sets 'Game of Thrones' 7th season debut for July 16

      LOS ANGELES, Calif. (AP) - "Game of Thrones" will be back in action in July. HBO said Thursday that the series will return for its seventh season on July 16. The season will be the next-to-last for the fantasy saga based on George R.R. Martin's novels. It will include seven episodes instead of the usual 10 and is debuting later than seasons past. They had usually begun in spring. Returning cast members include Kit Harington, Peter Dink...

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