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  • Use of Force Commission approves of Spokane Police Department's progress

    SPOKANE, Wash. - A month after delivering their final report to the Use of Force Commission, Mayor David Condon and Spokane Police Chief Frank Straub received a stamp of approval from the commission last week. In their report last month, Condon and Straub outlined the progress of the Spokane Police Department in implementing the Commission's 26 recommendations.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHO BECOMES FIRST MAJOR CANDIDATE TO JUMP INTO 2016 RACE 2. AFGHAN PRESIDENT GOES TO THE PENTAGON, THANKS U.S. FOR SACRIFICES 3. LEE'S LEGACY MAY FALL SHORT IN SINGAPORE
  • Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz to launch presidential bid

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he is running for president.The news comes from a strategist for the first-term Republican senator, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity so as not to preclude the formal announcement.
  • Wolves thriving in Washington, but only in the east

    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Wolves are thriving in Washington, primarily on the eastern side of the Cascade Range.That has sparked conflict because much of the support to bolster the wolf population comes from urban and liberal western Washington, but the negative impacts strike eastern Washington.
  • Pope: Earth's water must be protected, available to everyone

    VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis is encouraging the world to ensure its water supplies are protected and available to all. Francis noted the United Nations was marking Sunday as an occasion to draw attention to water's importance. He quoted St. Francis of Assisi, who inspired his choice of name as pope, in praising water for its usefulness and purity.
  • Richard III remains pass site of 1485 death ahead of burial

    LONDON (AP) - The remains of Richard III, the medieval king whose bones were found under a parking lot, are being transferred to a cathedral in central England ahead of a proper burial ceremony more than 500 years after his death.The monarch's remains have been sealed inside an oak coffin.
  • Would you eat this? Protein bar uses cricket flour

    KHQ.com - The Crobar, a new protein bar made with insects, just launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance production. The bar's creator, marathon runner Christine Spliid, is trying to raise about $15,000 via the crowdsourcing site. It would be the first cricket protein bar sold in the UK.
  • Southern Idaho man robbed during heart attack

    POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) - A passerby robbed a southern Idaho man who was collapsed on the ground suffering a heart attack. Frank Angley tells the Idaho State Journal that a man pulled the wallet from his back pocket, took more than $700 out of it and walked away.
  • Starbucks baristas stop writing 'Race Together' on cups

    SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks baristas will no longer write "Race Together" on customers' cups starting Sunday. Company spokesman Jim Olson says the coffee chain's initiative to create discussion on diversity and racial inequality will continue without the handwritten messages, which are phasing out as originally planned.
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