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City Council Votes To Extend Red Light Camera Program

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While the so-called "Bikini Barista" ordinance was the hot topic at Monday night's City Council meeting, red light cameras were also on the agenda, and it looks like they will be around for a while. 

After being around Spokane for 5 years, Council members vote 6-0 to extend the program for another 5 years. 

The cameras are set up at major intersections throughout the city and take a picture of anyone who runs a red light. Since the program began five years ago, nearly 50,000 citations have been issued with a net revenue of nearly $2 million dollars, according to the Spokane Police Department. 

If you run a red light at one of the intersections, you can expect to get a $124 ticket. 

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